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CROSS COUNTRY RIDES ROLLER COASTER INTO CIF FINALS

Written by Jenna Bernath (’20) RIVERSIDE: After a season of ups and downs, the cross country teams entered the CIF Prelims on Friday with one goal: Advance to CIF Finals. The lofty accomplishment would validate the endurance 2019 has required of them. Both the CIF Prelims and next week’s Finals are held at the Riverside Cross Country

MONDAY NIGHT IS NCAA NIGHT

The King High Athletic Department is holding an information meeting for all student-athletes who are interested in, planning on, or thinking about competing at the collegiate level. All Sophomores through Seniors are encourage to attend Click here for more information

ATHLETICS STAGES FALL NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT SIGNING CEREMONY

In a day in which Americans tend not to write letters, opting instead for the quick and abbreviated form of texting one’s ideas or intent to others, a tradition has formed in the last decade that counters that trend. High school seniors – many of whom may never have actually used an envelope in this day and

IN THE END, CAMARADERIE COUNTS MOST

Written by Jenna Bernath (’20) Coach Brad Peters constantly reminds his athletes that team chemistry is the most important aspect of a team because it is not the PRs that get remembered, it is the memories with teammates that live on for a lifetime. The Big VIII League Finals held at Riverside’s Andulka Park on

STILL TRYING TO FIRE ON ALL CYLINDERS

WALNUT:  By most measures, the 2019 boys varsity team is a good one.  Lots of experience, several seniors, talent … the parts are there. But for whatever reason, all those parts have yet to show up together on the same day in the same race. Like an engine who has 3 or 4 of it’s

HOMETOWN CROWD BRINGS OUT GREAT EFFORTS

Written by Jenna Bernath (’20).  Photos by Stephanie Ortiz (’23) The Riverside Cross Country Course is a course the Wolves know almost too well. They know the dips, bumps, and sharp turns, but most notably they know the dust. Saturday’s dust settled over the course like a morning fog, making for a perfect Halloween season

TEAMS PASS THE BIG 8 TEST

CORONA:  In the first running of the Big 8 cross country season, the Wolves … well you could say they survived. On the boys’ level they were walloped by Roosevelt, on the girls side, they struggled home with a third-place finish. It wasn’t King’s best day that day some three weeks ago. But adversity is a

A GOOD DAY TO BE JOHN, A GOOD DAY TO BE KING

OCEANSIDE:  “It was a good day to be named John” said King cross country coach Jim Griesinger after the meet was over. He was speaking to the assembled King cross country team as he praised three of their own: Johnny Weaver, John Gathuu and John Wangari. The three harriers had exceptional races and headlined what was

KING FINDS FIRE IN THE DESERT, ISN’T BURNED

CASA GRANDE, ARIZONA:  Wander off into the desert, and you’ll likely come face to face with overwhelming obstacles to your own survival. Drive purposefully into the desert, like the cross country teams did this weekend, you might just be looking for something. That “something” that King was looking for was the Nike Desert Twilight Invitational, a