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HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS DOWN TO FINAL WEEKS

After a very successful Inaugural Class Induction ceremony last Fall, the King High Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations from the community and school for the 2019 class. (To read that story, click here) To nominate a candidate for the Martin Luther King High School Hall of Fame in 2019-2020 please complete this

ALL SMILES AT THE MEET OF CHAMPIONS

AZUSA:  Tears flowed down Edgar Ortega’s face after his 1600 performance under the lights at the Azusa Meet of Champions Distance Carnival Saturday night.  “These are tears of joy” he told his coach. “I just love this so much.” There was a lot to love for the passionate sophomore who ran 4:24.64 in the 1600, his fastest

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – LUKE JACKSON

My selection for Character Counts is Luke Jackson.  Luke is a senior and in his second season of lacrosse.  Luke plays mid-fielder “middie”  for us.  With his speed, and ball handling skill, Luke is one of our top scorers, with 5 goals already this season in 4 games.  He also plays great defense for us.

PREPARATION, MEET OPPORTUNITY

Written by Sondra Lough Preparation and opportunity met Thursday night for the Wolves, sweeping the Centennial Huskies 25-23, 25-22, 25-23.  Something needed to change and with the numbers we put up in our stats we needed to prepare in practice for moments like this.  For the past week, our drills were set up to compete

ABNORMAL ENDING AND BEGINNING WRITE THE STORY AGAINST CORONA

RIVERSIDE:  Normally, the 800 meter race in a track meet marks the middle of the meet.  Normally, the first day of Spring in So-Cal marks the end of the rainy season and the start of dry weather. Things were not normal on Wednesday in the track meet between King and Corona. The 800 spelled the

IMPROVEMENT FOUND IN THE NUMBERS

The King Wolves battled the Hillcrest Trojans despite the numbers on the score board when the volleyball match was done.  Stats are not everything but they are information.  The team put up some good numbers but fell short of the victory 25-18, 14-25, 22-25, 17-25. “Our setters, freshman Ian Swanson and sophomore, Christian Nieves did

GOLF GETS GOIN’ AGAIN

RIVERSIDE:  After suffering a difficult defeat to end last week, the Wolves got back on the winning side of things yesterday. The Wolves defeated Corona 213-271 at General Old Golf Course. The match was pretty special for two players who got to play their first varsity matches of their high school career. Those two Michael

SPLIT SQUADS SPREAD SO-CAL WITH SUCCESS

King Track and Field split their squads on Saturday sending some North and some West.  Both groups performed admirably. About 90 members of the King Track team headed out to the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains to participate in the Monrovia Invitational.  Despite the fact that the meet fell 2 hours behind its proposed

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – TAYLOR VANDENBERG

Taylor Vandenberg is a two-year varsity player on the boys’ volleyball team.  He is one of our most dominating middle blockers in King’s boys’ volleyball history.  During his impressive Junior year as a Middle, Taylor finished 56 sets played, with 84 Kills, averaging .363 hitting percentage, 26 solo blocks and 34 total blocks and 2 aces. 

LOUGH SEES POSITIVES REFLECTED IN ROOSEVELT LOSS

EASTVALE:  The boys’ volleyball team was on the road facing the first place team in the Big VIII, Roosevelt Mustangs.  The way the Wolves played did not reflect on how the score looked; 13-25, 18-25, 14-25.  King played well throughout the match with good energy, effort and a positive attitude.   “The boys played well together and

KING OVERCOMES WIND, CENTENNIAL

CORONA:  On a windy Thursday afternoon, an obstacle to tennis all by itself, King took on another obstacle, Centennial on their home courts.  King overcome the challenges, winning 15-3, and losing 2 games only to the Huskies’ number 3 singles and one from King’s sub-doubles match. King’s standout on the afternoon was Austin Harvill, as he beat Centennial’s best player,