Athletics News

King Basketball Gains Valuable Learning Experience at the NEPSAC NCAA Scholastic Showcase

In late June on the campus of Avon Old Farms, over 500 basketball players competing at NEPSAC schools throughout New England packed the gym in Avon, Connecticut for the NEPSAC NCAA Scholastic Showcase and the chance to turn some heads in front of college coaches. Charlie VonOehsen, AJ Mickens, and Danny Acosta each share their experiences from participating in the NEPSAC Showcase and how their time competing against other players from around New England benefits King Basketball now and in the future. 

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No Offseason: One-on-One with Bonnie Roberts, Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach

In her 12th year at King, Bonnie has not only helped students, coaches, and individual teams each season establish and maintain healthy habits in the weight room, with conditioning, nutrition, wellness, and stressing the importance of getting enough sleep, but she's also set a standard for success for the King Athletics Department thanks to her care and leadership.

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King Commemorates Naming Recognition of Turf Fields at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Inclement weather did not deter a group of King School's Trustees and Administrators from commemorating the naming of the redesigned outdoor sports complex on campus. The complex is in the heart of the campus on four acres of multi-sport turf fields. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Tuesday, June 8, the fields were formally recognized as the Armstrong and King Family Fields and the Feinberg Field. 

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Vikings Receive All-League and Honorable Mention All-League by FAA Coaches

With the 2021 Spring Athletics season officially in the books at King School, we take time to recognize and congratulate the Spring athletes who were selected to All-League or Honorable Mention All-League by the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) Coaches. The list of FAA honorees includes 28 student-athletes representing 9 of the Spring Athletics teams...

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Five King School Seniors from Class of 2021 Honored at D1 College Athlete Signing Day

King School is very proud and excited to recognize the tremendous achievements of five standout student-athletes who were honored with a signing ceremony on campus on Wednesday afternoon, with King Seniors Anna Boeckman (Swimming - UPENN), Olivia Boeckman (Tennis - Lafayette College), Harrison Feinberg (Baseball - University of Southern California), Sydney Fishkin (Crew - Rutgers University) and Sarah Hammoud (Crew - Boston College) announcing their commitments to compete at the NCAA Division I level next year. 

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Developing healthy minds and bodies in King Lower School

The new Balance Blocks program and the Physical Education program support the development and growth of healthy minds and bodies for King Lower School students. Aligned with the Wellness and Academic Excellence pillars of the King School Strategic Plan 2020-2025, these initiatives teach our PreKindergarten-Grade 5 students skills and strategies that foster mindfulness, social and emotional growth, executive functioning, as well as physical strength and stability that undergird learning.  Zeba Hart-Syed, Grade 5 student, describes Physical Education as, "it helps me get out my energy. The teachers are fun and the different games are interesting so you can really focus on playing and working hard."

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Thomas King ('20) Selected To United Soccer Coaches High School Scholar All-American Team

After being named a 2019-20 Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) Scholar-Athlete Award winner last Spring, recent grad Thomas King ('20) can now add another soccer accolade to his resume after it was announced that he has been selected to the United States Soccer Coaches High School Scholar All-American Team. The award goes to recognize the outstanding achievement of being named one of the nation's best on the field and in the classroom for the 2019-20 academic year. It's an honor that truly reflects TK's dedication and determination toward athletics and academics throughout his time at King. 

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Sean Mullen: King School Rising Senior Using Summer To Grow On Lacrosse Field

Taking a break from training and working out this summer, Sean Mullen ('21) took time to look back on closing out the 2019-20 school year, talk about his decision to choose to play lacrosse at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), provide some valuable advice for fellow student-athletes striving to play in college, and goals for his upcoming Senior year at King...

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