M L King Girls Varsity Soccer

  • Overall Record: 11 - 6 - 3
  • Conference Record: 4 - 5 - 1

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CALM, FAST AND WINNING. PLAIN AND SIMPLE

RIVERSIDE: “It’s all about keeping yourself level-headed and calm” said junior, Kaila Martin. “Calm play becomes fast play and fast play wins games, plain and simple.” Martin’s description of her team’s play on the soccer season is an indication of growing confidence the team is showing as thus far, they have yet to lose. Corona

HOME TURF LEAGUE BATTLE ENDS IN A TIE

RIVERSIDE: Head coach Dave Smith knew that league rival Roosevelt was going to be a tough battle and so he planned to lean on his starting lineup more than usual. “I appreciate all of the girls understanding that some games may limit the opportunity for playing time for all girls” he said after those starters

IMPROVED, UNDEFEATED AND TURNING THINGS AROUND

NORCO:  The point has been well made on this page, that the turnaround in Girls Soccer that’s happening this season is, thus far, akin to a full-blown transformation. With another shut out victory, this one a 3-0 affair over Norco, the 2019-2020 Wolves,  with a record of 11-0-5, is looking nothing like the squads that  struggled over

HAPPY AND READY TO KICK OFF THE BIG 8 SEASON

The Winter Break proved to be highly successful for the girls soccer team as they nearly ran the table with three wins and two ties in the San G Tournament.  Eisenhower was the first win for King, finishing the game 7-0. King next played Ayala and won 1-0. Rancho Cucamonga was next and the two team battled

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – TATUM LAKSHIN

Tatum loves people. She said “the most important thing to me is seeing the good in others and always having a heart of gentleness for everyone”. She wishes to study communication sciences and disorders in college. She is Vice President of PAWSS which is a club dedicated to working with special needs students and teach

FOLLOWING THE GAME PLAN TAKES KING TO 7th WIN

RIVERSIDE:  Grand Terrace and King’s girls soccer teams were locked at 0-0 at the half, but the Wolves broke free in the second half to run away with a 3-0 win, taking their season out to an impressive 7-0-3. Kaylee Hauck was able to net the first goal off of an assist from Sophomore Kate

SOCCER IS ENJOYING CALM AFTER THE STORM

RIVERSIDE:  “I’m so proud of how far we’ve come since our first game together” said senior, Kennedy Hackbarth after the soccer team defeated Norte Vista 4-0 in their second shut out of the week. (The Wolves shut out Rubidoux on Monday). Indeed, for a team that was in tatters just a few years ago, thus far

ALL TIED UP, WOLVES MISSING THE WINNING SHOT

MORENO VALLEY:  Against the Mustangs of Rancho Verde, the girls soccer team battled, battled and battled, but frustratingly finished in a 1-1 tie, their third of the season. “We are having trouble finishing” said coach Dave Smith of his talented and opportunity-rich team. Ashley Quiroz agreed.  “We all said it wasn’t one of our best games,

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

CITRUS HILL GETS THE SQUEEZE, SO DOES THE HOME TEAM

RIVERSIDE: It was an anticipated match between two undefeated teams as Citrus Hill drove 2 miles north up Wood Road to play King’s girls soccer team on King’s field. The two quality teams played to a 0-0 tie. “We played hard and moved the ball effectively on the field” said Head Coach Dave Smith. King had 11 corner