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RECORD BREAKER ENDS SEASON WITH HEART BREAKER

Written by Kevin LeDuc PASADENA: In the shadow of the Rose Bowl on a damp, cool morning, Brookside Golf Course host the SCGA State Qualifier for boys golf. The top 124 players from San Diego to Yosemite battled for the final few spots to state. Due to the tournament being a shotgun start Johnny Walker began his

JOHNNY BE GOOD! WALKER ADVANCES TO STATE QUALIFIER

SANTA BARBARA:  Johnny Walker is a 9th grader but the way he plays golf, you’d never know it. The kid is good.  Really good. After winning a number of in-season tournaments and the Big 8 Individual League Champion, the 15 year-old advanced on Thursday to play in the CIF Southern Section Championships.  He was one of

WALKER PUTTS HIMSELF INTO SECOND PLACE AT CIF REGIONALS

He’s only a freshman, but Johnny Walker is already at the top of the field of Southern Section golfers.  Playing on Riverside’s Victoria Club course, he won a playoff for second place overall and will move on to CIF Finals to be held in Santa Barbara. The Press Enterprise covered the story and you can

WALKER TAKES IT TO THE EDGE, WINS THE LEAGUE TITLE ON THE 18TH

League Finals for Boys Golf concluded over two wet days. On Monday at Canyon Crest Country Club the top 36 players from the Big 8 league faced off, with the top 16 advancing to the second day at Victoria Country Club. The Wolves had 5 players advance to Wednesday’s second round. Terrific showings put Evan

SENIOR DAY SENDS OFF TWO “SPIRITED” KING PLAYERS

Two careers at King HS ended wed as Caesar Ledesma and Ethan Elrod concluded their careers as King seniors. Elrod’s 39 and Ledesma’s 44 led King to a 207-238 victory over Corona High School. The win brought the Wolves record up to 13-4 as well as 7-3 in the Big 8 league. It also secured

REMATCH WITH ROOSEVELT DROPS KING’S WAY

During the first half of the Big 8 season, Kevin LeDuc’s young squad of golfers dropped their match against Roosevelt.  On Wednesday at the Goose Creek Course in Jurupa Valley the Wolves returned the favor in the rematch and won a close battle, 200-209. “It puts us both into a tie for second place” LeDuc said. 

LAST DAYS FOR COMMUNITY INPUT ON ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

As the 20th school year in King High’s history arrives next August, an exciting addition to add to and honor that history will be unveiled … the Martin Luther King High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Remarkably, despite the school’s relative youth, athletic programs and individuals across the spectrum have excelled inside this short time

WALKER LEADS GOLF TO THIRD PLACE AT WILDCAT INVITE

The boys golf team were at The Links at Summerly for the Wildcat invitational hosted by Paloma Valley on Saturday.  The team was able to shoot a 404 and finish 3rd among 12 teams at the event. “Overall it was a good performance” said Coach LeDuc. The Wolves put two teams into the tournament and

SHARKS TAKE A BITE OUT OF WOLVES

File photo for illustration. On their home course at General Old in Riverside on Wednesday, King’s boys golf team took on the Santiago Sharks and saw improvement from prior matches but still fell short of the win by an agonizingly slim five strokes, 198-203. “We won the first two groups (of players) but couldn’t hold

NIGHT HAWKS WINGS ARE CLIPPED, KING TAKES THE WIN

Coach LeDuc’s boys golf team continued their winning ways on Monday with a 2-9-228 (Low score wins) victory over the Nighthawks of Murrieta valley. The Wolves are now 4-0 on the young season. “In all honesty, Murrieta Valley had an injured player which helped us win” confessed LeDuc, but such is the nature of sport and