M L King Girls Varsity Tennis

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TIM SWEENEY JR. ADDS HIS NAME TO RIVERSIDE’S “WALL OF DISTINCTION”

Written by John Corona This past Saturday the Riverside Sports Hall of Fame (link) unveiled its 2020 Wall of Distinction recipients and among those honored was former King head basketball coach Tim Sweeney, Jr.  From 1999 through 2014, the King High Wolves were a force on the basketball courts of the CIF Southern Section and beyond.

PATEL AND GINES HONORED BY PRESS ENTERPRISE IN TENNIS

Seeta Patel and Jaslyn Gines were honored by the Press Enterprise for their outstanding seasons in tennis. Both girls were selected as “First Team All SoCal for Riverside and in the Inland Empire. You can see the whole list and the Athlete of the Year here.

HOW SPORTS IMPACTS THE LIVES OF GIRLS AND WOMEN LONG AFTER THEIR PLAYING DAYS ARE DONE

Written By Esteban Bustillos for wgbh.org December 9, 2019 The old adage that sports builds character, mental toughness, teamwork and other intangibles that will last a lifetime appears to be especially true for girls and women. Team sports offer lessons to girls that they often don’t get elsewhere, experts say. And research shows experience in sports is

MATER DEI BOOKENDS KING’S SEASON; UPENDS CIF RUN

FOUNTAIN VALLEY:  King Tennis traveled to the Los Caballeros Racquet Club to once again face the Mater Dei Monarchs in Round 2 of Team CIF. The two teams squared off in September, as Coach Becky Gagnon was planning for the future. In a season where King rarely lost (only three times) Gagnon  put the Monarchs

HARD MATCH DISGUISED BY EASY WIN AS TENNIS MOVES ON

King Tennis came out ready to play in the 1st  Division 1 playoff match against the Dana Hills Dolphins. Both singles and doubles refused to lose and closed out the 1st round with a hard fought 6-0 sweep. But the second round proved to be more of a challenge as the Dolphins answered with a score

TENNIS THE MENACE

October 30, 2019 RIVERSIDE: The Big 8 must let out a collective groan each time they have to face off against the King Wolves girls tennis team.  The play of King in the Big 8 – they’ve lost only once to a league opponent since the league’s inception in 2008 – has been the epitome of

KING’S PEAK PROGRAM IS PEAKING

King tennis is familiar with winning seasons and CIF competition, but this season is kissed with something special. “Yesterday’s prelims were a coach’s dream come true.” said Coach Becky Gagnon after another successful set of matches in the the Big 8 League Prelims. King Tennis earned 3 of the four top seeds in both singles

DEUCES ARE WILD AS TENNIS CLAIMS ANOTHER TITLE

With a 22-2 record the girls tennis team has had quite a run and they rolled to another league title, their 19th in King’s 21 seasons by dispatching first Centennial on Monday and then Santiago on Wednesday.  For those keeping track, its the 148th league title across all sports in King High’s history. The Huskies fell

COMMANDING PERFORMANCES TAKE TENNIS TO BRINK OF TITLE

Girls Tennis had another successful week of match play against Roosevelt and Corona with two 18-0 wins. The difference between those matches lie in the fact that only four of the Varsity starters were in the match against Corona. All of the remaining players were Varsity non-starters with a few JV players added in for

STILL LOOKING FOR GOLD IN ALL THE WINNING

Twice they traveled to Corona this week, and twice the tennis team came home victorious. First it was Santiago that fell, then it was Norco. Things are going well for tennis, but Coach Gagnon still has her players, despite the very lopsided victories they amass, looking for even better play and better outcomes. King won