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An inside look at this week’s girls state basketball tournaments

6 local girls teams are headed to the Hardwood Classic, including Glacier Peak and its swarming defense.

An inside look at this week’s boys state basketball tournaments

Jackson and Marysville Pilchuck are among the 5 local boys teams headed to the Hardwood Classic.

King’s frosh, the daughter of UW coaches, was raised on hoops

Learning from her college-coaching parents, King’s freshman Jada Wynn is experienced beyond her years.

Snohomish girls headed back to Tacoma Dome (VIDEO)

The Panthers top Lake Washington 38-35 to reach the Hardwood Classic for the 3rd time in 4 years.

Meadowdale girls’ magic runs out at the buzzer (VIDEO)

The Mavs mounted a stunning comeback, but their Cinderella ride ended in a 41-40 state regional loss.

Cinderella Mavs: Meadowdale girls embrace the underdog role

After an improbable district run, the Mavericks are set for their first state appearance since 2009.

Saturday’s state regional basketball capsules

Area teams begin their quests for a state championship this weekend.

Friday’s prep basketball state regional capsules

Glacier Peak, Arlington boys and Meadowdale, King’s girls begin their state tournament journeys.

Matchups announced for high school basketball state regionals

17 local teams will play in the state regional round Friday or Saturday.

Jackson boys basketball rallies, falls to Mount Si in OT (VIDEO)

After forcing overtime on a buzzer-beater, the T-Wolves went cold and lost the bi-district title game.

Glacier Peak’s Madison Rubino tries to pass around Woodinville’s Katie Minnehan during the Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District Tournament title game Monday, Feb. 18, at North Creek High School. The fourth-ranked Grizzlies fell to the top-ranked Falcons 64-54. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Glacier Peak girls fall to top-ranked Woodinville (VIDEO)

The Grizzlies’ 19-game win streak was snapped with a 64-54 loss in the bi-district title game.

Glacier Peak’s Madison Rubino tries to pass around Woodinville’s Katie Minnehan during the Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District Tournament title game Monday, Feb. 18, at North Creek High School. The fourth-ranked Grizzlies fell to the top-ranked Falcons 64-54. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Shorewood diver earns 2nd at state despite heartbreaking finish (VIDEO)

A number of other locals claimed medals at the 3A state swim and dive championships.

Freestyle trio leads Kamiak’s strong state swim performance (VIDEO)

Vlad Gilszmer beat his twin brother for a state title and helped the Knights to a relay victory in the 4A meet.

Arlington boys top Getchell, punch ticket to regionals (VIDEO)

Griffin Gardoski scored 28 and Josh Gutierrez hit 7 3-pointers in the Eagles’ district semifinal win.

Wesco divers ‘one big happy family’

A talented group of local divers will be rooting for one another at the state championships.

List of local qualifiers for state swim & dive championships

The state meet is Friday and Saturday at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

State boys swim and dive: Local swimmers, divers, teams to watch

Led by its slew of talented freestylers, Kamiak is among the favorites to claim the 4A team title.

Logistical challenges mounting for prep athletic directors

As the snow continues to fall, area administrators face tough choices rescheduling postseason games.

Prep hot tickets: Tuesday, Feb. 12-Saturday Feb. 16

Here are prep sports events to keep an eye on this week, weather permitting.

Edmonds-Woodway swimmers claim 3A district crown (VIDEO)

The Warriors achieve redemption for last year’s district heartbreak; Kamiak rolls to 4A team title.