M L King Boys Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 13 - 12
  • Conference Record: 5 - 5

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KING HOOPS ARE ON THE MARCH

Photo by Myles Hamilton Both of the boys and girls basketball teams are into the next rounds of their CIF Championship tournaments after defeating their first opponents over the weekend.  For the girls, playing against Alemany HS, they won with relative ease but are already preparing for a much tougher opponent to come Wednesday in

THE STRENGTH OF THE WOLF IS THE PACK

Photo for illustration CORONA:  After playing the talented and tough Roosevelt to the wire on Tuesday, last night the boys basketball team took on Corona High and after spotting the Panthers a 14 point lead at the half, the Wolves created magic and a special memory by storming back to win. “It was an impressive

KING MAKING STRIDES AGAINST TALENTED ROOSEVELT

EASTVALE:  Playing basketball in the Big 8 is not for the weak of heart.  Just about every team puts a quality team on the court and King (14-11, 4-3) found themselves in a familiar, challenging and tough environment Tuesday night at Roosevelt.   The second-round game of the 2018-19 season saw the Mustangs pushing King to

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.

BASKETBALL PLAYING T-BALL

RIVERSIDE:  In front of their fans, friends and families, the boys of King High put on a clinic in a league game against Norco, winning by a large margin, 64-42. The score looks a bit like the game was a laugher, but in fact, the coaches noted it was the best game they’ve played all

A WORKMANLIKE WIN OVER SANTIAGO

Photo by Myles Hamilton RIVERSIDE: Sometimes pretty things happen in ways that aren’t very pretty.  According to the coaching staff of King’s boys basketball team, that’s how their win Tuesday night over Santiago went down … or looked … or happened.  You pick. Despite solid scoring by Duwan Franklin (11 points), Jacob Tinker (8) and Sean

GOOD HABITS LEAD TO GOOD RESULTS AS KING TOPPLES CORONA

RIVERSIDE:  After a successful trip to the Bay Area over Christmas break, the Wolves returned home to resume the Big 8 League Season and defeated Corona High by a score of 50-46. “We won this game with aggressive, disciplined defense and aggressive, disciplined offense” said coach Mark Vanta. The game plan was to focus on the

BOYS EARN SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD IN BAMBAUER TOURNAMENT

KENTFIELD, CA: The boys varsity basketball team took a road trip to northern California after Christmas to compete in the Bambauer Tournament hosted by Marin Catholic High School.  The team ended up going 2-2 in the tournament, but more importantly were able to impress their hosts with great play and great sportsmanship. “We lost to

ROOSEVELT RIDES IN AND BACK OUT WITH A WIN

RIVERSIDE:  The Roosevelt Mustangs rode into town and gave King all they could handle on Thursday night.  Despite a good start for the home team Wolves, Roosevelt rode right back out with a resounding victory, 58-41. King played a very good first half, which was encouraging to the coaching staff. “We had a great first

REBOUNDING TO FIRST LEAGUE WIN

Photo for illustration NORCO:  After a big and frustrating loss on Saturday to the cross town rival Poly, the boys basketball team looked to rebound in a league contest against Norco Tuesday night. Rebound (and shoot and score and steal) they did. “We got off to a good start in the first quarter” assistant coach Mark