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PROFILE IN CHARACTER – KATIE LUCIUS

Katie Lucius is another fine representative for King High School Character Counts.  She has and continues to reflect the virtues of good sportsmanship and integrity as she competes at a high level of tennis competition.  Katie sets an example of great character as she participates in practice and match play.  She is a team leader

STEPPING OUT, TENNIS STEPS UP AND OVER CORONA

CORONA:  Another over-matched opponent — this time it was Corona High School — allowed the King tennis program to quickly sub in those who normally don’t start and give the starters a chance to “tutor” from the sidelines. Thus is the reality when another match is won by a large margin.  King won 15-3. “We

MUDDLING THROUGH, TENNIS GETS THE WIN

EASTVALE:  The Lady Wolves traveled to Eleanor Roosevelt on Tuesday and “managed” to win, 17-1. “The team played well, but it seemed like we were a bit muddling through.  They found a way to win” Coach Gagnon said, after watching another lopsided victory for her squad that challenged the players more on the mental side,

TENNIS NOW PLAYING MIND GAMES

RIVERSIDE:  King tennis took on Norco last Friday and swept the match easily, winning 18-0.  But the win wasn’t half the story. The starters for the Wolves played with intentionality and were effective and focused despite an opponent they knew going in was not going to put up much of a challenge. They got ahead

BIG 8 GETS BAD NEWS

With 18 league titles in 19 years, dominating the league has become commonplace for the King High School’s girls’ tennis team.  It’s a league-level juggernaut unrivaled by any sport at King and likely any sport in the Big 8 save Centennial’s football team.  Yesterday, to close out the first rotation of the league schedule, the

TENNIS HUMMING ALONG ON ALL CYLINDERS

Girls Varsity Tennis Team defeated Corona 16-2 in league play on Wednesday and it would appear that at the mid-way point in the season, at 14-1 overall the team is cruising along at high speed. With their starters back from illness and injury, all three singles players- Geetika Sreeram, Katie Lucius, and Samantha Quezada had

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – NANEETA DESAR

Naneeta Desar has been an exemplary athlete and individual for the past 3 years on the King Varsity Tennis Team.  She stands out for many reasons, but especially for the consideration she always displays for each and every one of her teammates.  She is always willing to do herself whatever she asks of her teammates.

35-1 MAKES FOR A VERY GOOD WEEK

King Tennis played two matches in the Big 8 League this week and dominated their opponents, scoring a combined total of 35 points against their opponents’ ability to score 1 point. League action got off to a roaring start for girls’ tennis as they defeated Norco in a shut out, 18-0. Singles players Geetika Sreeram

SAME STORY, NEW MANTRA

Tennis has a new mantra and it’s called, “confidence.” To an outsider, it may seem odd for a program that has routinely dominated its annual competition and in 19 years has won 18 league titles.  If that doesn’t create confidence, one might wonder what does. But any veteran coach will tell you that each year

KING IS FIRST IN FIRST SERVE TOURNEY

Written by Becky Gagnon The Girls Varsity Tennis Team was once again victorious at the 2018 USTA First Serve Tournament, held this past Saturday, at West Torrance High School. Competition started off against Hart High School, where Katie Lucius and Hyunjin Rheem defeated their opponents 8-1 and 8-6 respectively. In doubles, Hannah Turner and Jaslyn