M L King Varsity Cross Country

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SPRING SIGNING INKS FOUR MORE COLLEGIATE ATHLETES

RIVERSIDE:  King High Athletics was pleased to present four more National Letter of Intent signers on Wednesday in the school’s theater.  Though smaller in number than the Fall and Winter events, the four brought the total of NLI athletes at King in 2017-18 to a total of 32. Carissa Avila, Cross Country and Track –

PEURIFOY, MAVHERA AND TAYLOR EARN ALL-AREA HONORS

Lauren Peurifoy was honored by the Riverside Press Enterprise with “First-team” All-Area honors for her successes this past cross country season.  After a break out season in 2016 in which she was the Press’s Runner of the Year, the junior continued to improve and earned First-Team status in the very competitive Inland Empire region for

GREAT EXPECTATIONS MET AND MISSED AT NATIONALS

PORTLAND, OREGON:    Expectations.  Whether they are internal or pressed upon them by others, they are the luggage athletes carry throughout their careers.  The best carry them well, or they learn to do so over time. Expectations of all variety accompany some 400 athletes to Portland, Oregon every December as Nike presents the National Championship (NXN)

PLAN-B ENDS UP HER A-GAME ON A NATIONAL STAGE

A brand new bag of golf clubs she got as a gift in 8th grade made the difference in Lauren Peurifoy’s sporting life.  As high school approached, the precocious middle schooler was already looking forward to high school and wondering what other sport beside soccer would be her thing.  Golf looked attractive. “My mom bought me some

STATE MEET WRITES A HAPPY ENDING FOR GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

FRESNO, CA:  The California State Finals for cross country is a grand event with the 23 best teams from each of the 10 CIF sections competing in just five divisional races. For King’s girls team, racing in Division 1, the trip to Fresno was a repeat of the one they took in 2016, and when

GIRLS CROSS WRITES A NEW STORY, WILL FINISH IN FRESNO AGAIN

RIVERSIDE: After what most considered somewhat of a fairy-tale 2016 season that produced an unheralded team that eventually finished sixth at the State Championship, the 2017 story line has been of a different sort. With several new faces to the team, youth, inexperience and injury, the path to CIF Finals on Saturday morning was anything but

PRELIMS CREATES ANTICIPATION, SOONER AND LATER

RIVERSIDE: Some ten miles from King High is the new home of the CIF Championships. Now in it’s third season on a course created as an alternative to the historic Mt.SAC,  the venue is starting to create a bit of history of its own. On Friday morning, teams from across Southern California assembled to earn the

HIGHS AND LOWS TELL THE STORY OF BIG 8 FINALS

EASTVALE: The season of 2017 as it’s been written for the girls cross country team from King has been one of missed opportunities and adversity.  Bitten by an injury to one of their top scorers and felled in the first two league races by an asthma attack that caused another scoring runner to drop from the

RIVERSIDE INVITE GROWS IN TEAMS AND PR’S

FILE PHOTO RIVERSIDE: The Riverside Invitational hosted by La Sierra and King High is only three years old, but it drew over 100 schools on Saturday from across California (and one school from Las Vegas) and the once tiny meet suddenly became a competitive spectacle. For King, the races turned into an opportunity to run some

POISED FOR THE POST SEASON

WALNUT:  Lining up on the start line of the 70th annual MT. SAC Invitational, on one of America’s premier courses, the King Girls varsity cross country team proved they belonged there by placing a confidence-building 6th place in the Individual Sweepstakes race. The race contains a compilation of many of the best teams on the day,