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TROY HAS FALLEN! KING REFUSES TO SURRENDER

RIVERSIDE: In Greek Mythology, one of the enduring stories is of the Trojan war in which the Acheans win against the men of Troy through ingenious trickery.  Their strategic and cunning commander, Odysseus, offered to surrender and sent a large wooden horse as a parting “gift” to the Trojans.  The Trojans took the bait, and brought the horse inside their walled

GRACE AND BEAUTIFUL GRIT ON FULL DISPLAY

An unofficial motto of King High over the last decade or so has been “It’s Great to Be King.”  While the slogan has its detractors, on occasion what transpires on campus or among the school’s students gives reason to let the words loose by voice or text or with the ubiquitous hashtag, “#igtbk.” Events at

STEAM ROLLING TENNIS TEAM ADVANCES THROUGH LEAGUE PRELIMS

RIVERSIDE:  After finishing league play on Friday with a shining 19-0 record, (10-0 in league) the girls tennis team continued their season with a very successful set of matches at the Big VIII League Prelims. Number 1 seed,  Katie Lucius dominated in singles with 6-0 sets in all of her matches.  She moves on to the Semi-Finals on

ALL RISE! KING HOLDS COURT, RULES UNANIMOUSLY

Photo by Stan Lim, Press Enterprise The Big 8 league knew last week that it was just a formality before King’s tennis team locked up another league title.  It was made official on Wednesday on the King High courts as the Wolves knocked off Centennial 15-3 and took the crown for the 17th time in

16TH WIN BRINGS 17TH CROWN

Photo by Stan Lim, Press Enterprise The girls tennis team played out the penultimate week of the league season this past week and summarily dispatched both opponents, Norco and Roosevelt with clean, 18-0 shut outs.  It brought the team’s season record to 16-0 and secured the program’s 17th league crown in the 18 years of King

SHARKS ATTACK, MISS THE BIG BITE

KING HIGH: On King’s home court, the Santiago Sharks played, trying desperately to take a bit out of King’s perfect season.  They played well, but in the end missed their opportunity, and King’s tennis team continued moving toward it’s perfect season. King is now 14-0 and 6-0 in league after an 11-7 victory. “We knew that this

PEAK HONORS GIVEN AT THE FALL SPORTS RALLY

KING HIGH:  In conjunction with the Fall Sports/Homecoming Rally on Friday, the athletic department honored selected athletes from each of the Fall sports.  The student-athletes chosen embody the core values of PEAK. PEAK is an acronym that stands for “Promoting Educational Athletics at King” and encompasses the philosophy of sports that King High desires for its

A ROUT OVER ROOSEVELT

A weekend tournament and homecoming events left the girls tennis team a bit off of their normal selves but it wasn’t enough to knock them from their undefeated path this season and they handled the Roosevelt Mustangs by a sizable 16-2 margin. “They were able to dig deep and get the job done” Coach Gagnon

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – LEXI ALVAREZ

Lexi demonstrates the desirable qualities of PEAK on a consistent basis. She leads her team with a quiet, determined demeanor that reflects great character and integrity.  She also exemplifies the  PEAK model and encourages her teammates to do the same.  She is an effective and quietly inspiring Captain who leads her team with class and

TENNIS WINS WITH ‘EVERYONE’ MENTALITY

Under the leadership of Coach Gagnon who started the girls tennis program at King back in 1999, winning matches has become common place. In fact, the girls tennis team has rarely lost a match outside of the deeper rounds of CIF since the school’s opening 18 years ago. Those winning ways continued on Wednesday with