M L King Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 23 - 6
  • Conference Record: 9 - 1

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GIRLS HANG A HIGH FIVE WITH FIVE TO GO

RIVERSIDE:  The King girls basketball team had a thriller game with Centennial, winning, to go 5-0 on the Big 8 season with five games left to play.  Read the article the Press Enterprise has posted, written by Landon Negri

SJOERDSMA, CORONA ADDED TO RIVERSIDE’S WALL OF DISTINCTION

Each year the Riverside Sport Hall of Fame  (www.riversidesporthalloffame.com) honors athletes, coaches, administrators and contributors to sport from the city who have excelled at their craft.  Inductees to the Hall of Fame are honored each May with a banquet and an elaborate ceremony.  Bronze busts adorn the Hall’s site at the corner of 14th and Market

RIVERSIDE SPORT WALL OF DISTINCTION TO ADD 3 KING MEMBERS

The Riverside Sport Hall of Fame will conduct a ceremony on Saturday at the City Hall in Riverside to install 21 new names to their Wall of Distinction.  Among those names are three past and present members of the King family. The first principal of King High School, Ray Plutko, is being honored not just

WOLVES RIDE WIN TO TOP OF BIG 8 STANDINGS

Written by Jesus Martinez.  Photo for illustration The Lady Wolves took on Roosevelt last night at home; both teams are considered to be top teams in league and come playoff time.  After all was said and done, the Lady Wolves beat The Roosevelt Mustangs 63 to 41.  The Lady Wolves are now in first place

A RELAXED WIN STIRS URGENCY ON THE COURT

Photo for Illustration It is possible for a loss to be hidden inside a win.  The King High girls basketball team learned that reality on Wednesday night at home in their Big 8 League opener against Santiago-Corona. While the final score and especially the lopsided score at the half were decidedly in the Wolves’ favor, there

KING UPSETS CROSS TOWN RIVAL, JW NORTH

Written by Jesus Martinez. Photo for illustration. Saturday night at King high school, the Lady Wolves had their first home game of the season, hosting the 10-1 JW North Huskies, who came in ranked 20th in the state of California.  When all was said and done, The Lady Wolves put together a strong second half and

BASKETBALL TAKES TWO ON THE ROAD

Written by Jesus Martinez.  Photo for illustration The girls’ basketball team dropped two W’s in the column while on the road this week, building nice momentum from their Mustang Tourney win as they head into the Christmas break and more tournaments on the docket. On Monday night, the Lady Wolves took on a very scrappy

BASKETBALL DEFENDS ROOSEVELT TOURNEY TITLE

EASTVALE — Any team in any sport will at some point miss personnel for one reason or another. How that team responds can be a telling factor in its success. That might explain why King girls basketball coach Jesus Martinez was so happy Saturday night. A year removed from graduating HSGameTime Girls Basketball Player of

GIRLS GAIN BIG WIN OVER GREAT OAK

Written by Jesus Martinez.  Photo Illustration EASTVALE: The Lady Wolves got their 1st big win of the season, defeating Great Oak 52 to 40 at the Mustang Holiday Classic at Roosevelt High School. The Lady Wolves were led by Sophomore Raya Smith, who dropped 19 points and 8 assists.  Danita Young contributed with 10 points and

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – SHAE JOHNSON

Shae Johnson is coachable, a leader and the model athlete.  She is always positive, always cheering on her team and, when it comes time to get on her teammates, she does it in such a powerful way that its efficient and effective.  She is the perfect representation of what our program is all about. Written