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2020 CROSS COUNTRY INFORMATION

We are excited to announce our plans for the 2020 season. While we understand that things are fluid in light of COVID-19, we are announcing the plans we have until the situation requires changes. We will start our season on Monday, July 27. All students who want to be a part of the 2020 squads

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.

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

CIF FINAL IS SWEET BITTER FOR CROSS COUNTRY

RIVERSIDE:  All year the boys from King have been full of potential but lacking in execution.  They finished last season 13th at CIF Finals and returned all but one from that race in 2019. That potential had the Wolves starting the season ranked in the top 5 of CIF SS Division 1 (A division with more

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