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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

WIN OVER POLY GOES A LONG WAY

Photos courtesy of King Football Facebook page In a season in which interim head coach Richard Martinez acknowledges is a rebuilding process, a win against Poly – cross town rival, Poly – can go al long way. On Friday night at King High before a packed house, King did earned a well-played win against the

COACH MARTINEZ PREVIEWS THE FOOTBALL SEASON

1)  How long have you been coaching at King? 19 years 2)  What was the 2016 season like? Where did your team end up?  We went to the semi finals and lost to Capo Valley 20-14. 3) How does 2016 factor into 2017? This year is kind of a rebuilding year we only have about

START TIMES FOR LOWER LEVEL FOOTBALL GAMES PUSHED BACK

In light of the tremendous heat wave Southern California is enduring right now, the Athletic Department announces that the start of the football games on THURSDAY against Great Oak will be delayed until 6:00 PM. The Freshmen will play at home, while the JV team will travel to Great Oak. Both games in their respective

FALL SPORTS PARENT-ATHLETE MEETING WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30

Parents and athletes are expected to be in attendance on Wednesday, August 30 starting at 6:30 PM for the Fall Sports Parent Meeting. The meeting will start in the gym for a short presentation by the Athletic Director, then the individual sports will break out for sport-specific information.