M L King Boys 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

TIE BREAKERS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE IN CIF LOSS TO RANCHO CUCAMONGA

King played Rancho Cucamonga  Friday in 2nd round CIF action. The teams were very evenly matched overall so both sides knew that the close ones were going to make the difference. Rancho took the 2 tie breaks on the day, which lead to the loss for the Wolves at 8-10. King grabbed 5 sets in doubles

NO MODI, NO PROBLEM AS TENNIS WINS ROUND 1

Coach Shaun Harris‘ undefeated Big 8 League champion tennis squad opened up CIF action on Wednesday against South Torrance High School. They didn’t know what they were getting into. “Without much knowledge of our opponents strengths we went into the match prepared to just do our best” said Harris. To make matters even more challenging,

BOYS TENNIS NETS NUMEROUS LEAGUE AWARDS

RIVERSIDE:  Last Thursday, the boys’ tennis team had to weather each other and a short spell of warm weather in the Big 8 Finals.  In an odd match up of ranked players, at times in this sport, players from the same school face off for individual honors. “They represented each other and King High really

LOOKING FOR THE BACK DOOR TO SUCCESS

RIVERSIDE:  Success in sports can come in a variety of forms; it isn’t confined to a singular path as if there is just one way to get there. Sometimes, there’s another way to success and sometimes it’s by exposing oneself to what success really, really looks like.  Sometimes success can be found by looking at it, playing

SPORTSMANSHIP IS THE STORYLINE IN NORCO MATCH

RIVERSIDE:  Sadly, at times, blowout wins by a team give rise to arrogance and showboating.  A lopsided score can give one a lopsided sense of one’s talent. Yesterday was an 18-0 win by the boys tennis team against Norco High School, but it was also graciously an opportunity for both King and Norco to display great

KING RIDES THE MUSTANGS TO A SECOND ROUND WIN

The boys tennis team started 2nd round Big VIII action yesterday against the Roosevelt Mustangs. It was a challenge for King, especially on the doubles side of the competition. “We saw very competitive doubles teams that allowed our guys to challenge themselves winning 6 of the 9 sets” said head coach Shaun Harris. But the Singles

KING GETS THE “W” DESPITE THE “L”

RIVERSIDE:  On their home courts, the King High boys tennis team played a very competitive match against Yorba Linda on Thursday. Coach Harris had been looking forward to it.  “As a coach I look forward to this match as it is a gauge on how well prepared we are for CIF next month” he said.

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

DOG FIGHT NEVER MATERIALIZES

King and North have had some sweet and competitive contests in a hosts of sports over the years, but on Tuesday, the boys tennis teams matched up and, well, it wasn’t quite the competitive contest one would hope for. The King  Wolves nearly swept the entire match, closing out singles play 9-0.  The Huskies avoided