M L King Boys Varsity Water Polo

  • Overall Record: 13 - 10
  • Conference Record: 6 - 2

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BEATING EXPECTATIONS, WATER POLO WINS LEAGUE

CORONA:  In sports, teams usually match up against other teams to determine the outcome.  Sometimes, they are matched up against expectations of others; the subtle or stated impression that you’re not as capable as you might think,  that the outcome of a game or a season is a foregone conclusion.  The adversary of expectation can

KING WINS IN FIRST GAME OF BIG 8 CAROUSEL

CORONA:  The Big 8 Carousel is a small tournament to decide the league champions and the teams selected to move on into CIF.  On Tuesday, King traveled to Centennial for their first match of the Carousel and made the first step in the right direction by defeating the Huskies by a score of 12-4. Playing with

VETS PASS IT ON TO ‘YOUNGERS’ AGAINST CENTENNIAL

With a final score of 11-3 over Centennial High School, this Big 8 game allowed Coach Rahn to implement a “full team strategy” and sub in younger players who don’t always get a chance to play against stronger varsity opponents. “I think we played well” said Vince Madarang. I was really happy we took the early

GREAT FOURTH STILL LEAVES KING DOWN BY ONE

RIVERSIDE: The boys from King played host to Corona in a Big 8 match-up that ended with the Panthers winning by one skinny point. It looked like the game was going to be a lopsided contest as Corona jumped out to a 7-2 margin due in part to some “sloppy turnovers” as Coach Rahn described them, that

GREAT EXECUTION TAKES KING TO 3-0

RIVERSIDE: The water polo team improved in the Big 8 league to a perfect 3-0 record on Tuesday as they defeated Roosevelt at home by a score of 11-7. “I am extremely happy with they way they (the team) executed early on in the game” Coach Rahn commented.  “It was a good win for us.” Andrew Serrano

WATER POLO TUNE UP SOUNDS GOOD

CORONA: The water polo team competed in a tournament over the weekend hosted by Corona High School dubbed “The Big 8 Tournament.”  Ironically, none of the Big 8 schools played one another.  The only loss came against Sonora High School from La Habra, 10-14. King’s opponents were five in number and saw King gain wins against

‘PEAK’ ATHLETES HONORED AT HOMECOMING RALLY

As King High launches it’s PEAK program, “Promoting Educational Athletics at King“, each sports program is being encouraged to not only discuss the concept of “education-based” athletics, but to celebrate those student-athletes who exhibit the characteristics of the philosophy. At the Fall Sports rally, in conjunction with the football Homecoming Game, each of the head

DEFENSE IS OFFENSE IN WATER POLO WIN

NORCO: Take a look at the score – King 9 to Norco 5 – and you may see a lopsided game.  Not so. “It was a dogfight to the end” Coach Rahn said.  “Norco came ready to play and put a full press on us.  We started slow and sloppy but were able to come together and the

LAST MINUTE VICTORY FOR WATER POLO

RIVERSIDE: In it’s first home game of 2016, the boys water polo team thrilled its crowd with a terrific game, punctuated by a winning goal over Santiago with less than two minutes to play, giving the Wolves a 5-4 victory. Now 1-0 in league, the team improved their record to 6-8 after what must have seemed like

STILL LOOKING AT THE SILVER LINING

VILLA PARK: The water polo teams traveled to find quality competition in the polo-rich environs of Orange County over the weekend.  The competition was definitely found and the boys from King came away with a 2-3 record on the weekend of five games. It brings their season record to 5-8. Ryan Griffitts and David Romero were both