Knight's in the News

King’s boys grateful for state tournament berth, and each other

The King’s boys basketball team is headed to the 1A state tournament in Yakima this week after their bus rolled over on Feb. 14. (Mark Harrison/The Seattle Times)


The private Shoreline school will be wearing “Saved for a Reason” shirts at the 1A state tournament after all of them walked away with minor injuries after a rollover bus crash in Mountlake Terrace on...

Girls Basketball Wins Regionals

No. 1 King’s girls advance, beat No. 7 Kalama 52-40


Herald staff

EVERETT — Some coaches aren’t thrilled with the current draw system for regionals, which occasionally pits strong teams against each other before the state tournament.

King’s girls head coach Dan Taylor welcomes the competition.

Taylor’s Knights, the No. 1 team in the final 1A Associated Press...

Boys Basketball Wins Regionals

King's boys earn 1A state berth two weeks after scary bus crash

By David Krueger, Herald Writer 


EVERETT — The King's boys basketball team made a pretty simple adjustment at halftime.

Find Corey Kispert.

The sophomore, who had just two points in the first half on a spectacular dunk, scored 15 in the second half to help lead the Knights, who pulled away from Charles Wright...

Herald Regionals Preview Article and Prediction

Regional preview: King's girls vs. Kalama


By Aaron Lommers, Herald Writer


When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Where: Everett Community College

Classification: 1A

Records: Kalama 20-4; King’s 20-3.

AP Rankings: Kalama (No. 7); King’s (No. 1).

How they got to regionals: Kalama defeated Elma 59-35 in the third-place game in the District 4 tournament to capture the final regional...

Girls Basketball Wins BiDistrict Championships

Prep girls basketball: King’s 70, Seattle Academy 26


Herald Staff

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE – Daylee Hanson scored 16 points and Savanna Hanson, her older sister, added 10 as King’s routed Seattle Academy 70-26 in the 1A District 1/2 championship Saturday night at Mountlake Terrace High School.

Both teams had already qualified for next week’s regional round of the state...

Boys Basketball Wins BiDistrict Championships

Days after scary crash, King’s boys top Seattle Academy for 1A Bi-District title


By David Krueger, Herald Writer 


MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Last week, the members of the King's boys basketball team may have thought basketball was life and death.

Now, the Knights see things a little differently.

Less than a week after the team bus flipped, injuring several players,...

Associated Press Final Basketball Rankings

1A Boys

School    Record    Points    Last    Week

 1. Zillah (4)    21-1    58    1

 2. King’s (2)    20-2    55    2

 3. Vashon Island    19-1    49    3

 4. Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls)    17-3    39    4


King's Alum Matsumoto Hired as Football Coach at Lincoln HS

Masaki Matsumoto to be announced new football coach at Lincoln High

Posted by dougd

Former King’s High standout Masaki Matsumoto has left Los Angeles’ Bernstein High to take the vacant head football coaching position at Lincoln High in Tacoma.


The Los Angeles Times posted a short story on the announcement on Saturday morning. The Times reported that Matsumoto told his team on...

Ryan Fransen Honored as Scholar Athlete Finalist

Ryan Fransen of King's High School a finalist for football award

Herald Staff

High school football

Ryan Fransen of King's High School is a finalist for the National Football Federation's Seattle Chapter scholar athlete award. Fransen lives in Mill Creek and was a key member of the Knights' football team that reached the 1A state quarterfinals this past season.


The annual awards banquet is...

Coach Wilcox Named State Coach of the Year

The Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association named Rod Wilcox of King's High School the 2014 State 1A Coach of the Year. This is the fourth time Wilcox has been honored by this award. No other coach in state history has won this award four times.

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