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WHAT BLOOMS WHEN SPRING IS CANCELLED

Written by Brad Peters Nothing is guaranteed. Those three words have likely been uttered, stated, shouted or declared by every coach in every sport more times than they could count. It’s a reality in sports.  Injuries play no favorites, every athlete is susceptible.  No win is final until the buzzer. No race is won until you’ve crossed

A CHANCE TO SAY GOOD BYE, ANOTHER TO SAY HELLO

Written by Leisha Masi, Swim Head Coach It’s hard sometimes for me to believe, but I have been coaching during the Spring season for the past 22 years. Prior to March 13th, the toll of two decades had me mulling over the commitment it takes for me to maintain my professional and personal life while

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – BRETT HILE

Written by Coach Kostka This year’s Character Counts recipient for  ML King Boys Lacrosse is Brett Hile.  Brett is a senior this year, and is fairly new to Lacrosse, however, he is athletic and has learned the sport very quickly.  Brett plays Midfielder ( Middie) for us this year.   Brett has a great attitude

REGGIE THOMPKINS AND DAUGHTER AUTUMN: A STORY OF OVERCOMING ADVERSITY

Reggie Thompkins, a former King High Vice Principal, and one of the most beloved and highly respected members of the King High Staff in the school’s history, was featured alongside his daughter Autumn today in the Press Enterprise. Autumn – a star player on Santiago’s soccer team – is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity, something

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – KAI SANA

Written by Coach John Corona Throughout the history of King Track and Field, there have been numerous sibling acts that have carried on the traditions of the program AND the family legacy as well.  Introducing the Sana brothers; Kyle (Class of ’17) and Kai, currently a senior captain of the Wolves 2020 team. Kyle was

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – AMIYAH APONTE

Written by Coach Chantal Millard Amiyah is a natural born leader and shows all the qualities of a true captain and teammate. She not only leads by example on the field, but is mature, intelligent, and has sound of reason. There has not been a situation on the field that she has not been able

CIF COMMISSIONERS MEET, DELAY DECISION

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. –Today the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Office and the 10 Section Commissioners held their annual scheduled spring meeting. The agenda included a discussion concerning the impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 CIF spring sports season.   While the time may come when we have to cancel post-season events, today is not that day.

TAKING HIS TURN: JUSTIN ANDRUSAK’S JOURNEY FROM KING TO SYRIA AND BACK

Written by Brad Peters When he landed in Syria in 2017,  one of the first things Justin Andrusak noticed was the destruction a civil war can do to a society.  Syria’s civil war started in 2011 and six years of warfare was enough to make a mess of the place. Raqqa was one especially hard

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – BRYCE GOLDMAN

Written by John Corona The motto of King Track and Field is Class, Character and Courage. The hope of the coaching staff is that these are words that will dictate each athlete’s view of the program and those words will serve as both motivation and inspiration as they move forward into adulthood. It isn’t often