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PROFILE IN CHARACTER – DOMINIC PASSALACQUA

DOMINIC PASSALACQUA was picked by his wrestling peers – by a huge margin and with three other quality candidates – but it came as no surprise to the coaching staff.  Dom has weathered injuries, State qualifiers and CIF Finalists dropping down to his weight class a year’s end and numerous other challenges thrown at him,

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – JESSICA GUTIERREZ

Jessica Gutierrez sky rocketed to fame in the wrestling world by being ranked number two in the whole state of California. It was only her second year participating in a sport where many of her competitors had wrestled since elementary school.  Unfortunately, after becoming a CIF Champion, she was injured at the Masters CIF Meet

BATTLE OF WOOD ROAD GOES IN KING’S DIRECTION

RIVERSIDE:  A wrestling match between Citrus Hill and King – schools that both share a Wood Road address – launched what the coaches hope will be an annual tradition, “The Battle of Wood Road.” King brought home the trophy as winners in this first round. The trophy will be passed on to the winner every

WRESTLING WITH ONE ARM TIED BEHIND THEIR BACKS

Photo by Terry Pierson, Press Enterprise Wrestling competitions at the team level are often decided by the depth and breadth of a squad.  With points awarded a team for win across numerous weight-classes, when a team lacks contenders at some or many of those levels, it’s a bit of a disadvantage, a lot like fighting

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – INDIANA MITSUNAGA

Indiana works hard in the wrestling room and in the class room. He is polite, listens, learns and works hard. He is a coach’s dream. He has great participation, great character towards his teammates and coaches, and is very humble. Written by Coach Kistler

WRESTLING UPDATE: MAT KINGS FALL TO SANTIAGO

King wrestling moved 2-1 on the season with a varsity loss to Santiago.  JV remained undefeated. “The team is doing well since we don’t have any big guys in our line up – the ones we do have lack the experience at this stage of the season. Our light and middle weights are ferocious … expect to

MARISSA RITCHIE NAMED TCW WRESTLER OF THE WEEK

Photo by the Press Enterprise This past weekend, Junior MARISSA RITCHIE of ML King, competed at the tough Inland Empire Girls Season Opener up two weight classes from last season. Her bracket included a 2017 CIF state champion, a runner-up, and two additional state medalists. Seeded No. 3 at 111-pounds, Ritchie battle her way to the finals

WINTER SPORTS MEETING TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 14

All parents and athletes of each winter sport are asked to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, November 14. The meeting will be held in the gym starting at 6:30 pm. A short presentation by the Athletic Director will be followed by break-out sessions by each sport and their head coach.

WRESTLING TRYOUTS COMING IN EARLY OCTOBER

If you are interested in joining the wrestling team this Winter, tryouts will be on the following days and times: Monday October 2nd 6:30PM Wednesday October 4th 2:00 PM Thursday October 5th 6:30 PM There will be a mandatory parent meeting Tuesday October 10th at 6:30 PM in room A310 Effective week of 9/25 wrestling will

KING ALUMS GAIN ACADEMIC ALL AMERICAN STATUS AT CBU

  Two King High Alums have earned Academic All American honors at CBU.  Read the Cal Baptist article below: By Andrew Shortall, Asst. Sports Information Director at Cal Baptist University First posted at cbulancers.com RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A pair of Riverside natives and California Baptist University athletes, Nolan Kistler and Joseph Moorman, were named to