M L King Boys Varsity Basketball

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BIG 8 ALL ACADEMIC HONORS

Martin Luther King High School Athletic Director, Chip George, is excited to announce our Big VIII All Academic team representatives from our winter sports. Boys Basketball – Congrats Coach Jeff Dietz!    Jonathan Dietz    Alaon Saulet    Roland H’Orvath    Connor Phipps Boys Soccer – Congrats Coach Todd Mapes!    Adolfo Aguilera    Gavin

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

THRILLER AT THE BUZZER AND KING WINS

RIVERSIDE.  It ended with a buzzer-beater from the free throw line.  With Big 8 foe Santiago on their home court, King made the final shot and edged the Sharks  57-55. It was a hard-fought, back and forth game.  David Mitchell and Kenny Clayton led the scoring for King with 16 points a piece and 8

WINTER LETTER OF INTENT SIGNING INKS SIX MORE

Athletics staged another edition of it’s popular and needed “National Letter of Intent” signing ceremony.  This is done three times a year. The Winter ceremony was held in the school theater on Wednesday morning and six seniors each spoke briefly and then signed their “letters of intent” for their school of choice in front of

WOLVES GET CONSISTENTLY STINGY, BEAT ROOSEVELT

Photos by Myles Hamilton RIVERSIDE: In a  Big 8 rivalry game, King’s boys basketball team played stingy.  Really stingy, and they did it with uncanny consistency. Roosevelt was held to 11 points in each quarter but the second in which they only got 10.  The final score was King 53, Roosevelt 43 “Very pleased” said coach Mark

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.

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

LOSS TO NORCO A LEARNING EXPERIENCE

RIVERSIDE:  According to the coaching staff, the King boys’ basketball team “made it hard on themselves” and the result was a narrow loss to Norco, 45-49. While David Mitchell put down 15 points and Kenny Clayton had 10 alongside 7 rebounds, the game needed a bit more than what those two leaders were able to

PROFILE IN CHARACTER – SEAN ROWLAND

Sean is entering his 3rd year of Varsity play.  Always the quiet one, Sean has pushed himself to become the vocal leader we need on the court.  Sean carries a 3.8 GPA into his role of PEAK athlete.  Knowing the areas which one wants to improve is one thing, but acting on them and changing oneself

BIG DADDY GIVES KING A BIG WIN

In pool play in the Big Daddy Tournament, the boys basketball team got their season going with a win over Grand Terrace, 70-61.  The Wolves were up at the quarter, 22-18 and never looked back. Kenny Clayton had 18 points behind the leading scorer, David Mitchell who put up 21 to go with 8 rebounds.