M L King Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 21 - 5
  • Conference Record: 9 - 1

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TROY SURVIVES STARTLING RALLY BY KING TO ADVANCE TO CIF FINAL

Written by Steve Fryer, for the Press Enterprise FULLERTON – Troy had a 25-point lead in the third quarter. The going got tough for Troy when ML King got going. King rallied to cut Troy’s lead to three points with a minute-and-a-half remaining. Troy held  (read the rest of the story here)

GIRLS OUTLAST CHAMINADE IN D1 QUARTERFINALS

Written by Landon Negri, for the Press Enterprise King’s girls basketball team wanted badly to avenge a championship loss Wednesday night, and that, of course, meant points. More appropriately, it meant a lack of them for its high-scoring opponent.. Senior forward Olivia Moran scored a game-high 18 points, and sister Nyah added 12, including a

CIF LOOKING LIKE A CAKE WALK

After dispatching La Habra Sonora High in the first round of CIF by a wallop, 70-17, Coach Jesus Martinez figured the “easy” games through CIF wouldn’t last. But the #3 seed Lady Wolves is a “special team,” to put it in Martinez’s words, and despite the escalating competition by round, the girls are still making it look easy. On Friday

CIF ACTION FOR POLO, BASKETBALL STARTS THIS WEEK

The first round of CIF Playoffs begin for King in three sports. Girls Water Polo will face Long Beach Poly at the Riverside Poly Aquatics center at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 12 Girls basketball will be at home on Thursday, February 13 against La Habra-Sonora HS and the boys team will play at Palm

GIRLS LOOKING AT A DYNASTY WITH 4th STRAIGHT LEAGUE TITLE

CORONA:  In the last game of the league season, King was looking to turn out the lights on the season and at the same time light up what is becoming a dynasty. Consider it mission accomplished. The Lady Wolves defeated Santiago 62-48  and secured their fourth-straight league title.  They remained undefeated in a tough league

SMITH LEADS AS KING MOVES CLOSER TO TITLE

Written by Jesus Martinez.  Photo  Kyusung Gong EASTVALE:  On Wednesday night, the Lady Wolves took on The Lady Mustangs of Roosevelt High.  This was probably one of the biggest games of the season for the Lady Wolves; a win would almost secure them at least a share of the Big VIII league title for the fourth consecutive

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.

SHARKS CAN’T BITE, KING PULLS AWAY

Written by Jesus Martinez The Lady Wolves defeated the Santiago Sharks last night by a final score of 80 to 57.  It was the Lady Wolves’ 5th league victory, which puts them in 1st place in the BIG VIII (5-0).  The Lady Wolves will now take on Norco at King High School this Friday night at

GIRLS BASKETBALL KNOCKS OFF CENTENNIAL IN BIG 8 SHOWDOWN

Written by Landon Negri for the Press Enterprise CORONA: In this case, going “one and done” was a good thing for basketball terms. King’s girls basketball team took advantage of a big rebounding advantage while limiting Centennial’s second-chance points, and the Wolves rode that to a 58-44 victory over the host Huskies in a Big

KING VICTORIOUS OVER CORONA ON THE HARDWOOD

Both the boys and girls basketball teams took on Corona High School on Wednesday and both teams ended up winning handily. The Lady Wolves improved to 3-0 in league with a decisive victory.  Nyah Moran led all scorers with 16 points and 4 assists.  Alexis Mead contributed yet another double-double, adding 11 points and 10 assists. The boys