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ITS KING ON KING IN VICTORIOUS LEAGUE FINALS

Story and Photo by Becky Gagnon Yesterday, on a beautiful, sunshine-filled day, every King Tennis team player was ready to play their best match of the season!  Even if it was against their OWN teammates. Big VIII League Individual Semifinal King doubles teams of Seeta Patel with partner Rida Syed faced off against Hannah Turner and

THE QUEEN OF KING NOW SEEKING A SECOND CROWN

A few weeks back, Morgan Sjoerdsma was crowned the Homecoming Queen for 2018.  A standout in golf for four years, her senior campaign has been equally exciting and the Queen of King moved on to the CIF Southern Section Individual Finals on Wednesday, after firing a 6 over 78 on a very difficult Western Hills

KING TENNIS NETS 8 ALL LEAGUE PLAYERS

The Big 8 season for ladies tennis ended on Tuesday in exciting fashion.  It began with the naming of the BIG VIII All League players.  This award is given to the top 12 individual players selected from the entire Big VIII League.  King players received 8 of the total 12 awards.  Players from all three

IMPROVED VARSITY BOYS HEADLINE RIVERSIDE INVITATIONAL WITH A WIN

The last time the King boys varsity raced on the Riverside City Course was at the CIF Prelims in November of 2017.  It was a young and fresh squad that morning, a team that featured three freshmen and two sophomores.  Though the team did not advance to CIF Finals, it was clear by their tenacity

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – LAUREN PEURIFOY

Lauren Peurifoy’s success in cross country and track over four years has been unquestioned.  Her name sits atop almost every list we keep.  What’s the ticket to her success? Spend any time with the four year cross country runner and you won’t have to wait long to hear Lauren laugh.  It’s big and loud and

FOUR ALL LEAGUE HONORS DESPITE PUTTING PROBLEMS

File photo for illustration At the Big 8 Golf Finals, King’s girls golf experienced a difficult day putting at the Big VIII finals and it cost them some potential plums. “The entire team suffered greatly on the greens” said Coach Moorman. Indeed, poor putting cost the Sjoerdsma sisters the championship title and Hailey Higginbotham and

STELLAR PLAY DEFIES THE WIND

CORONA:  The recently crowned Big VIII Champs from King High continued their stellar play at the League Tournament Prelims on a very difficult Eagle Glen course on Monday.  Wind gusts approaching 35 mph played havoc with the shots, but the ladies persevered nicely. The top 16 golfers and any ties move on to the Finals,

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – KATIE LUCIUS

Katie Lucius is another fine representative for King High School Character Counts.  She has and continues to reflect the virtues of good sportsmanship and integrity as she competes at a high level of tennis competition.  Katie sets an example of great character as she participates in practice and match play.  She is a team leader

STEPPING OUT, TENNIS STEPS UP AND OVER CORONA

CORONA:  Another over-matched opponent — this time it was Corona High School — allowed the King tennis program to quickly sub in those who normally don’t start and give the starters a chance to “tutor” from the sidelines. Thus is the reality when another match is won by a large margin.  King won 15-3. “We

A 1-2 PUNCH FOR KING IN BIG 8 COMPETITION

RIVERSIDE:  It was three years ago to the day that the boys varsity team from King was able to win a Big 8 league race, besting the other five schools.  On the same course as that day in 2015, history repeated itself on Wednesday at Andulka Park as the boys varsity team led by Garrett