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RASH, SJOERDSMA ARE THE 2019 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

The Athletes of the Year for the King High Athletic Program are Morgan Sjoerdsma and Reyte Rash.   SHE’S GONNA NEED A NEW GOLF BAG Morgan Sjoerdsma has spent almost her whole life golfing.  She first picked up a club at four years old.  You read that right … four. Lucinda Brewer, King High’s former softball

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

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

IF HE WALKED THESE HALLS

If He Walked These Halls: A Reflection on Martin Luther King Day Written by Brad Peters Swing wide the front doors of King High, enter, and you’ll come face to face with Martin Luther King. Not in person of course, but by way of a large mural that wraps a wall from floor to ceiling.

FORMER KING STANDOUT NOW COACHING AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

Written by Rod Warren Garrett Swanson, class of 2012, and a Fresno State Bulldog grad has been selected as an assistant coach alongside former NFL coach Lovie Smith at the University of Illinois. While at King High, Swanson was named the football team’s Most Valuable Player – rare for a kicker – and was All

THIS GLORIOUS APOCALYPSE: ADVERSITY AND TRIUMPH IN A YEAR OF SPORT

Written by Brad Peters Photo by Jesse Gardner When Retye Rash threw his chest across the finish line of Buchanan High School’s track in the 100th running of the California State Championship in Track and Field last weekend, he literally was the last athlete at King High to finish competing this year.  The girls softball

LAST DAYS FOR COMMUNITY INPUT ON ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

As the 20th school year in King High’s history arrives next August, an exciting addition to add to and honor that history will be unveiled … the Martin Luther King High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Remarkably, despite the school’s relative youth, athletic programs and individuals across the spectrum have excelled inside this short time

MAPES TAPPED BY PRESS FOR ALL-AREA LIST

Mason Mapes was selected by the Riverside Press Enterprise for the All Area honors, spotting him 3rd Team Defense for his success this past season in Football. You can read the entire list by clicking here.

PROFILES IN CHARACTER – MATT SYLVESTER

Matt Sylvester has been a varsity football player for the past three years.  In that time he has been one of the most dedicated and hard working players we’ve had in the football program.  Matt has an outstanding work ethic and is an outstanding leader.  Matt leads both vocally and by example, and is an inspiration

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