Martin Luther King Boys Varsity Soccer

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ALVAREZ SCORES TWICE; LEADS KING TO 4-0 WIN OVER NORCO

April 13, 2021 NORCO: “We were very disciplined tonight” Coach Todd Mapes said of his squad in their soccer match against Norco, a game in which King would win going away, 4-0. Anthony  Alvarez (So) led the scoring with two goals while fellow sophomore Samuel Addo added in one of his own Addo started the

OFFENSE, DEFENSE … IT WAS A FULL TEAM WIN

April 8, 2021 “It was the best game we’ve played this season” said Coach Todd Mapes of his boys’ 2-0 defeat of Corona High last Thursday. Manny Nunez scored an amazing free kick from about 35 yards out in the second half to put King up 1-0 and then Miguel Pedro added a late penalty kick

KING TIES UP ROOSEVELT WITH VALIANT GAME

April 6, 2021 RIVERSIDE:  It wasn’t supposed to end this way. At least not on paper.  Roosevelt High School came to King on Wednesday carrying with them a bag of wins; six of them to be precise.  Oh yea, and they also packed an impressive 19 point differential on the season, having scoring 22 points

PROFILES IN CHARACER – KRISTOPHER TURNER

Written by Coach Todd Mapes When it comes to commitment, loyalty, and dedication, Kristopher Turner comes to mind. Unfortunately Kris has battled injuries the past 2 seasons, including a season ending knee injury his junior year.  But Kris didn’t quit and he kept his spirits high and continued to go to every practice and game

KING OUTSHOOTS CENTENNIAL BUT DROPS LEAGUE OPENER

April 1, 2021 CORONA:  The boys soccer team kicked off the delayed 2020/21 Big 8 season on Thursday at Corona-Centennial. The current makeup of the King squad under seasoned head coach Todd Mapes is decidedly young. “We’re only starting three seniors” Mapes said of the youthful nature of his lineup. Tobi Odufalu scored King’s only

FOOTBALL AND OTHER OUTDOOR SPORTS GIVEN A GREEN LIGHT

By ERIC-PAUL JOHNSON | ejohnson@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021 at 10:01 a.m. | UPDATED: March 2, 2021 at 8:39 p.m. Riverside County’s coronavirus adjusted case rate dropped for the seventh consecutive week, and the county now meets the threshold for football and other outdoor contact sports to resume competitions. In December, the California Department of Public Health released its

CALIFORNIA MAKES IT EASIER FOR SPORTS TO RETURN TO COMPETITION

By DAN ALBANO | dalbano@scng.com and FRED ROBLEDO | frobledo@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: February 19, 2021 at 9:45 a.m. | UPDATED: February 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. The California Department of Public Health made significant updates to its guidelines for youth and high school sports on Friday, paving the way for counties and school districts to start planning for multiple sports in the coming

MENDEZ AND MORAN EARN 2020 ATHLETE OF THE YEAR HONOR

Like most freshmen, Leo Mendez came into Martin Luther King High a small kid.  “Skinny” recalls coach Todd Mapes of his initial impression of the 9th grader four years ago who arrived on King’s doorstep, eager to play and eager to improve. Which meant the weight room. “He knew that in order to be successful, he

CBU-BOUND MENDEZ SNAGS ALL AREA FIRST TEAM ACCOLADES

The Press Enterprise recently released their list of boys soccer players who earned First Team All Area distinction. King’s Leo Mendez was on that list. Leo led the Wolves this season with 17 goals and 7 assists.  He earned as well,  First Team All League honors in the Big8. Most impressively, Leo finished his high school

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