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RIVERSIDE IS TRACK TOWN FOR A DAY

RIVERSIDE: The city of Riverside, back in the day, was known as a “track town.”  In the 1960’s and 70’s a host of elite track athletes, many to become future Olympians, hailed from the city, and the annual “Riverside City Championships” was the showcase event of the season. During the 1980’s and 90’s the meet dissolved

RUST, REV … NO PROBLEM

RIVERSIDE:  Up against the Wildcats of Redlands East Valley (REV)- their girls were CIF runners up last year – King knew it had a quality opponent. Coming out of spring break and a span of a couple weeks without competition, King also knew it had some rust to bust off. “We are always a little

KING GETS THE “W” DESPITE THE “L”

RIVERSIDE:  On their home courts, the King High boys tennis team played a very competitive match against Yorba Linda on Thursday. Coach Harris had been looking forward to it.  “As a coach I look forward to this match as it is a gauge on how well prepared we are for CIF next month” he said.

AN ANTHEM OF HOPE IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH

51 years ago today in Memphis, a shot rang out, it’s report echoing off the walls of downtown.  The bullet found its intended mark; a silver retort to the message and the messenger. Martin Luther King fell backward, splayed on the second floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel.  A teal blue door to room 306

DOG FIGHT NEVER MATERIALIZES

King and North have had some sweet and competitive contests in a hosts of sports over the years, but on Tuesday, the boys tennis teams matched up and, well, it wasn’t quite the competitive contest one would hope for. The King  Wolves nearly swept the entire match, closing out singles play 9-0.  The Huskies avoided

GOLF’S HOT SEASON STILL BUBBLING

The Wolves took part in the Cougar Invitational held at Tukwet Golf Course this week. This was the third tournament the Wolves had been in thus far this year. After having a week off for spring break the Wolves continued their hot start to the season by finishing in second out of thirteen teams. “Shooting

LAST DAYS FOR HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS

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

FROSH SOPH CLASSIC GIVES SPOTLIGHT TO UP AND COMERS

RIVERSIDE:  Occasionally in the sport of track and field, a freshman will burst on the scene and upstage the veterans.  More often, sophomores can do the trick, but usually it is the juniors and seniors who garner all the attention and hog the spot light.   The sport is notoriously slow in development requirements and thus, for

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.