M L King Girls Varsity Tennis

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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

COACH GAGNON A FINALIST FOR NATIONAL HONOR

The King Athletic  department just received word  that Girls Tennis Coach Becky Gagnon is one the 50 national finalists for the Positive Coaches Alliance (PCA) “Double Goal” Coach of the Year. The PCA is a national organization dedicated to what athletics can help bring to kids through positive coaching role models and the standards they set

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.

TENNIS IS OUT, BUT NOT WITHOUT A FIGHT

RIVERSIDE:  On their home courts, King’s tennis team entered the Quarter final round of CIF D1, a Championship round King Tennis has never contested at the Division One in it’s storied and illustrious 20 seasons. But the girls lost to Troy High School of Fullerton in a tight match that was hard fought to the very end. “The

KING DETHRONES THE KING, ADVANCES TO QUARTER FINALS

Photo and story by Becky Gagnon TUSTIN:  On Friday, the King Girls Varsity Tennis made history as they advanced to the CIF Division 1 Quarterfinals. They revved up their engines one more time to dethrone the CIF Division 1, #2 seed. After the girls traveled to Foothill High School in Tustin, they stepped on the

NO TRICKS, ALL TREATS FOR TENNIS IN CIF ROUND 1

Written by Becky Gagnon On a breezy, Halloween afternoon, King Tennis got after it and worked hard to defeat the Mater Dei Monarchs, 13-5 in the first Division I, CIF playoff match of 2018.  After being tied 3-3 at the end of the first rotation, the score was dead even as games were counted 23-23.

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

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