M L King Boys Varsity Water Polo

  • Overall Record: 15 - 4
  • Conference Record: 8 - 0

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MARSHALING SUCCESS IN CIF AND BEYOND

At 23-8 the boys water polo season, the first under head coach Collin Marshall, was a success.  A win-loss margin of that size however, often obscures the truth of any season, any sport under any coach:  winning ain’t easy. Taking a group of different players and trying to get them all on the same page – or

POLO NOTCHES KING HIGH SCHOOL’S 149th LEAGUE TITLE

NORCO:  Coach Collin Marshall took the helm of the boys water polo team just last May, but he has not wasted any time getting the program back into the winner’s circle. On Wednesday, playing at Norco against Santiago, the Wolves Polo team captured the program’s 6th league championship, its first since 2016. The program boasts

POISED FOR THE PRIZE

With a win over Roosevelt on Monday, King Coach Collin Marshall’s team is on the doorstep of an outright league title. For now, they are in line for at least a share of the title should they win tonight over Santiago. The game on Monday was played at Poly High and Will Tibbets, Evan Ausumus and

POLO SEASON GOING SWIMMINGLY

Coach Collin Marshall’s second season at the helm of the boys water polo team has gone, shall we say, swimmingly. King has won all of their regular season match ups in league and are coming off a very successful tournament last weekend.  In that tournament, Marshall’s team defeated University High which is a highly ranked opponent

POLO SNAGS TWO KEY LEAGUE WINS

The waters of the Big 8 are not placid. They are tossed and sloppy and full of tumultuous competition. King’s polo team took on Roosevelt on Monday and Corona on Wednesday and came away from both with needed victories in league play. In Roosevelt’s waters, King found a tough match up. “We came out strong with a

A FINE TOURNEY FOR KING IN AMERICAS FINEST CITY

SAN DIEGO:  King water polo took to the road over the weekend and ended up in a pretty fine place … San Diego. The city that self-proclaims itself as “Americas Finest City” hosted a large polo tourney, aptly titled “America’s Finest City Tournament” and King competed in it, not for the first time. It was the first

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – KEVIN SHEARER

I have nominated junior Kevin Shearer for our character counts selection from the boys water polo team due to the fantastic set of character SKILLS in which he lives by.  He quickly established himself as a leader for our team by creating a positive, competitive atmosphere through his great attitude and work ethic. He leads

LITTLE MERRIMENT AND MIRTH IN WIN OVER YUCAIPA

RIVERSIDE:  King allowed seven goals in the first half to the visiting Thunderbirds of Yucaipa, but were able, in the end, to pull away for the win, 10-8. Usually a win is grounds for nothing but merriment and mirth, but when the season is young, there is much more to be had than a number

BOYS WHEEL AND DEAL A WIN OVER HILLCREST

RIVERSIDE:  On Friday, August 30, the boys water polo team was on the road at Hillcrest High in West-Riverside, and drove back home with a dominating win, 17-5.  It was their first win of the season after dropping the opener to Rancho Cucamonga. The boys were on the move.  Executing a “wheel offense,” constantly moving

POLY EXPLOITS PENALTIES TO EDGE KING

RIVERSIDE:  King’s boys water polo team hosted their cross town rival Poly on Wednesday.  When the water had settled, Poly left for their home with an 11-9 victory but it wasn’t due to King’s lack of effort.  In fact, it was despite it. We had numerous players scoring goals, stealing the ball, or doing something to help