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OVERCOMING ADVERSITY, CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS MOVE ON TO CIF FINALS

The CIF Prelims is the path through which teams must tread to make it to the CIF Finals. That path was strewn with obstacles for both the girls and the boys cross country teams on Saturday at the Riverside City Course, but they proved themselves to be up to the challenge and King will send

THUS ENDS THE REIGN OF THE QUEEN OF KING

The stellar career and season for senior golfer Morgan Sjoerdsma ended on Thursday.  It concluded a four year campaign that had hints of King High Hall of Famer Nicole Smith’s career from 13 years ago. The final round of golf for the great ambassador of all that is good about King and PEAK athletics came at

TENNIS IS OUT, BUT NOT WITHOUT A FIGHT

RIVERSIDE:  On their home courts, King’s tennis team entered the Quarter final round of CIF D1, a Championship round King Tennis has never contested at the Division One in it’s storied and illustrious 20 seasons. But the girls lost to Troy High School of Fullerton in a tight match that was hard fought to the very end. “The

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – DANITA YOUNG

Danita Young has been one of our most vocal leaders for the past two years.  She not only represents our program with integrity and pride, but she handles business in the classroom as well.  She is constantly finding ways to improve herself both on the court and off, and works hard to obtain her desired

KING DETHRONES THE KING, ADVANCES TO QUARTER FINALS

Photo and story by Becky Gagnon TUSTIN:  On Friday, the King Girls Varsity Tennis made history as they advanced to the CIF Division 1 Quarterfinals. They revved up their engines one more time to dethrone the CIF Division 1, #2 seed. After the girls traveled to Foothill High School in Tustin, they stepped on the

DRAMATIC FINAL PUTT GETS MORGAN SJOERDSMA TO THE NEXT ROUND

OXNARD: Not since King High Hall of Fame inductee, Nicole Smith (2005) has a Lady Wolf advanced beyond the 2nd round of the CIF Individual Championships.  Morgan Sjoerdsma achieved that feat today when she fired a 76 at a very difficult River Ridge golf course in Oxnard, CA. She finished tied for 20th. But that

NO TRICKS, ALL TREATS FOR TENNIS IN CIF ROUND 1

Written by Becky Gagnon On a breezy, Halloween afternoon, King Tennis got after it and worked hard to defeat the Mater Dei Monarchs, 13-5 in the first Division I, CIF playoff match of 2018.  After being tied 3-3 at the end of the first rotation, the score was dead even as games were counted 23-23.

RUNNER-UP FINISH AT FINALS HAS XC LOOKING PAST THE NUMBERS

“We were a little mad” said senior runner, Garrett Vasta, when asked by the local media about the boys’ varsity 2nd place finish in league, separated by just 3 points from Roosevelt. “That was our goal coming in, to win league.” The narrow loss was not without great effort nor excellence as the King harriers ran

WOLVES BOW OUT AT REGIONALS, FINISH IN 7TH

JURUPA HILLS:  Finishing 7th out of 22 high quality teams is not usually the equivalent of a bad day, but the high finish wasn’t high enough and the girls golf team failed to advance past the CIF Regionals. “The team hoped to finish in the top three but 7th out of 22 top regional teams

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – MATT CASTRO

Learning, Integrity, Faithfulness and Excellence are the characteristics the cross country team hopes to be defined by.  They form an acronym, LIFE.  The LIFE goals for the program, especially when we fall short of them, draw us back, correct us and remind us of what’s truly important. Matthew Castro embodies each of those values and thus serves