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King's Track Sweeps the 31st King's Invite

Prep track: King’s Invite

At Woolsey Stadium


Team scores: King’s 116, Northwest Christian (Lacey) 100, Nampa Christian 73.5, Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 52, Cascade Christian 49, Westside Christian 41, Horizon Christian 39.5, Northwest Christian (Colbert) 38, Bear Creek 28.

Top local placers only

100—1, Caleb Perry (K) 11.01; 400 relay—King’s 44.89;400—1,...

Prep track: Cedarcrest meet

At Cedarcrest H.S.


Team scores—Cedarcrest 82, King’s 82, Granite Falls 13

110 hurdles—Peter Kulits (K) 17.73; 100—Caleb Perry (K) 11.17; 1,600—Ian Fay (C) 4:34.14; 400 relay—Cedarcrest 44.21; 400—Joey Hixon (C) 52.81; 300 hurdles—Gunnar Schultz (C) 42.87; 800—Cameron Hammontree (C) 2:05.32; 200—Caleb Perry(K) 22.48;...

Knights shooting for three-peat | Girls golf

By David Pan | Apr 15, 2016

King’s Hannah Roh finished third at last year’s 1A state tournament.

The King’s girls golf team is looking win its third straight state title.

Senior Hannah Roh, who finished third in the 1A tournament, returns to lead the Knights. Roh took first place in the Bi-District and District tournament and was the Cascade Conference champion.


Kings' Giboney wins playoff to capture Dolan Invitational

By Rich Myhre Herald Writer

Published: Monday, April 11, 2016, 9:29 p.m.

EVERETT — Had Grayson Giboney played his last hole of regulation better, the 15th annual Tom Dolan Invitational golf tournament would never have gone to a playoff.

But Giboney, a King's High School freshman, recovered from his final-hole bogey — he needed two shots to escape a greenside bunker on the par-3 15th...

Grayson Leads King's past South Whidbey, wins 86th tourney | Boys golf

Mar 24, 2016

King's Grayson Gibobey took first place during a Cascade Conference meet against South Whidbey March 22 at the Mill Creek Country Club.

Freshman Grayson Giboney shot a 1-over-par 37 at the Mill Creek Country Club to lead the King's boys golf team to a 225-265 win over South Whidbey on March 22.  In taking medalist honors he earned his 86th golf tournament win and King's improved...

New look King’s needs players to step into leadership roles | Boys soccer

By David Pan | Mar 31, 2016

King’s is sporting a bit of a new look.

The Knights lost about seven seniors, including five of the team’s best players, from a squad that advanced to the 1A state quarterfinals.

Second-year coach Sam Hartman noted that the losses not only included talent but some intangible qualities that other players are going to have to fill.

“The biggest thing we...

King's Kispert is The Herald's Boys Basketball Player of the Year

By Aaron LommersHerald Writer 


 King's junior Corey Kispert is The Herald's 2016 Boys Basketball Player of the Year.

Kevin Clark / The Herald

Sometime within the next six months, King's junior Corey Kispert expects to make the biggest decision of his young life — where to attend college and continue his basketball career.

But for now, Kispert will continue to do what...

King’s routs Freeman 80-39 to win back-to-back 1A state boys titles

By Aaron Lommers

Herald Writer @aaronlommers

YAKIMA – Defending a championship is never easy, but the King’s boys basketball team made it look that way.

The Knights rolled to an 80-39 win over Freeman on Saturday to win back-to-back 1A state championships.

“I’m still a little shell-shocked by our performance tonight,” King’s head coach Rick Skeen said....

King’s girls fall in Class 1A state title game

By Aaron Lommers

Herald Writer @aaronlommers

The King’s girls basketball team narrowly missed an opportunity to give both the boys and girls teams from the school back-to-back state championships on Saturday.

Lynden Christian came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat the Knights 43-38 to win the 1A girls state championship.

The King’s boys defeated Freeman 80-39 earlier Saturday...

King's boys win quarte rfinal at the buzzer

Herald staff

YAKIMA — Luke Wicks' lay-in at the buzzer lifted King's to a 65-63 victory over No. 2-ranked Zillah on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the 2A state boys basketball tournament.

The basket by Wicks, a 6-foot-3 junior, capped an 8-1 run for the Knights, who erased a five-point deficit in the final 1 minute, 7 seconds.

King's guard Corey Kispert, who finished with a game-high 29...

1A Boys State Basketball Preview


By Aaron Lommers

Herald Writer @aaronlommers

Thursday's Quarterfinals

Kalama vs. Cashmere, 9 a.m.

Freeman vs. Hoquiam, 10:30 a.m.

King’s vs. Zillah, 12:15 p.m.

Medical Lake vs. King’s Way Christian 2 p.m.

The Favorite

Zillah. The No. 2-ranked Leopards are the highest-ranked team remaining in the 1A tournament after they beat top-ranked Lynden Christian in last weekend’s...

1A Girls State Basketball Preview

By David Krueger

Herald Writer @Krueger_David

Thursday's Quarterfinals

King’s vs. Columbia (Burbank), 3:45 p.m.

Zillah vs. Nooksack Valley, 5:30 p.m.

Kalama vs. Granger, 7:15 p.m.

Lynden Christian vs. Cashmere, 9 p.m.

The Favorite

Lynden Christian. The Lyncs come into the tournament as the top-ranked team in the state and have won 13 of their past 14 games. Lynden Christian’s two...

Boys Basketball Wins Regional

Prep boys basketball: King’s 51, Vashon Island 41

By David Krueger

Herald Writer @Krueger_David

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The King’s boys basketball team is starting to know its way around Yakima pretty well.

The Knights defeated Vashon Island 51-41 in a 1A state regional game Saturday night at Mountlake Terrace High School to punch their ticket to the 1A state quarterfinals at the...

Girls Basketball Wins Regionals

Prep girls basketball: King’s 34, Bellevue Christian 30

BELLEVUE — The defending state champion King’s girls basketball team advanced to the Class 1A state quarterfinals Friday with a 34-30 victory over Bellevue Christian.

Daylee Hanson led King’s with 12 points. Anna Parker added nine.

The Knights (19-5) play Thursday in Yakima. Their opponent and game time will be...

Documentary chronicles King's eventful 2014-15 basketball season

By David Krueger

Herald Writer @Krueger_David

Published: Monday, February 22, 2016, 9:44 p.m.

EDMONDS — The King’s boys basketball team believes it was saved for a reason.

Now, the Knights are sharing that reason with the world.

A year and a week after a life-threatening bus crash, the King’s players sat in a sold-out Edmonds Center for the Arts with friends and family Sunday...

On Deck Home Away

Baseball @ South Whidbey

Boys Soccer @ Cedar Park Chr

Girls Tennis @ Overlake Invite

Track @ Tomahawk Invite

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