CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men's swimming team set 10 school records over the weekend at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. Simen Vik set five records, Jabari Ramsey set two, and the Tornado set three relay records.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s basketball team dropped a tight nonconference tilt with regional rival Carson-Newman University on Saturday afternoon in the Student Center Complex. The contest featured 12 ties and 12 lead changes as the Eagles edged King 87-86, handing the Tornado their first defeat of the year.
OAKWOOD, Ga. – The King University women’s cross country team finished 13th at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championship on Saturday morning. The Tornado were led by All-Southeast Region performer Kirstin Barton who finished 20th.
OAKWOOD, Ga. – The King University men’s cross country team finished the season with a 20th place finish at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championship on Saturday morning. The Tornado were led by Blaine Metcalf who finished 110th.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team opened their home schedule in style on Thursday night against regional rival UVa-Wise. The Tornado held a slim lead at halftime but used a big second half to defeat the Cavaliers 78-62.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s wrestling team hosted the annual King Open and had six wrestlers place, including one champion. Kody Eichlin led the way for the Tornado, taking first at 174 pounds.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men’s basketball team posted their second win of the opening weekend on Saturday, defeating Columbus State 80-76. The Tornado had to hold a late run from the Cougars but were led by Kalen Clifton’s 23 points.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s volleyball team’s season came to a screeching halt on Saturday as they faced Conference Carolinas North Division champion Belmont Abbey College in a conference semifinal. The Tornado took the opening two sets, but Belmont Abbey came back to win the final three sets to take the match 3-2.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship semifinal matches, the league held a banquet to announce their all-conference selections. Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year and first team all-conference and Tristyn Lozano garnered third team honors.
BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s basketball team opened their season against Coker College. The Tornado controlled the lead the entire game and strong performances from Kori West and Ali Golden helped lift the Tornado to an 82-67 victory over the Cobras.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s basketball team got off to a good start as they defeated Flagler College on Friday night. The Tornado had four scorers in double figures and shot nearly 50 percent from the floor in their 90-72 victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Starting this year, Conference Carolinas started handing out the Elite 23 award, which is an award giving to the student-athlete at the championship site with the highest GPA for each respective sport. In the fall, two Tornado earned the Elite 23 award, Sam Mburu of the men’s soccer team and Kaitlin Rivera of the women’s cross country team.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team traveled to Wilmington, N.C. over the weekend to help with cleanup following Hurricane Florence. The team helped a family move debris out of their yard and help repair their house that was damaged by the hurricane.
TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start in their Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship quarterfinal match at North Greenville University. The north division third seed Tornado dropped the first two sets to south second seed North Greenville, but came storming back to take the match 3-2.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Coming off of their third Conference Carolinas regular season championship, the King University men's basketball team aims for another trip to the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. Head coach George Pitts returns two all-conference performers, including the Conference Carolinas Player of the Year that will be joined with a solid group of newcomers as the Tornado look to make another run to the NCAA Tournament in 2018-19.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's basketball team is coming off of their third straight Conference Carolinas Tournament championship game appearance and second runner-up finish. Under head coach Josh Thompson, the Tornado had an experienced group returning King looks to break through with another tournament title in 2018-19.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Last month, Conference Carolinas sponsored a two-day leadership forum focused on building confidence, identifying core values, and exploring the vulnerability of its attendees. King University cross country and track & field assistant coach Abigail Slonski along with Meg Davis of the cross country team and Nick Carroll of the baseball team.
FERRUM, Va. – The King University women’s wrestling team earned a pair of wins on Saturday at Ferrum College. The Tornado cruised to a 33-4 win over Brewton-Parker College before running away with a 40-5 victory over Ferrum.