King News Archives

  • Pair of titles lead King's nine placers at the Missouri Valley Open
    November 18, 2018
    MARSHALL, Mo. – The King University women’s wrestling team had a solid day at the Missouri Valley Open with nine placers. Cheyenne Sisenstein and Nicole Joseph led the way with championships.
  • Records fall at the Fall Frenzy Invite
    November 17, 2018
    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.
  • Tornado finish fall season at the Fall Frenzy Invite
    November 17, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women's swimming team finished the fall season with a strong showing at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. The Tornado finished 11th at the deep meet.
  • Ridley's title leads six King placers at Georgia Open
    November 17, 2018
    ROYSTON, Ga. – The King University men’s wrestling team posted six placers at the Georgia Open on Saturday. The Tornado were led by heavyweight champion Cade Ridley.
  • Tornado edged by Carson-Newman
    November 17, 2018
    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.
  • Barton earns All-Region, King finishes 13th at NCAA Regional
    November 17, 2018
    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.
  • Metcalf leads King at NCAA Southeast Regional
    November 17, 2018
    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.
  • Big second half lifts King past UVa-Wise
    November 15, 2018
    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.
  • Eichlin leads six placers at King Open with title
    November 11, 2018
    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.
  • King tops Columbus State to start 2-0
    November 10, 2018
    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.
  • King tops Ferrum and Cumberlands fall to #2 Emmanuel
    November 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's wrestling team earned a pair of wins against Ferrum and Cumberland’s and a loss to #2 Emmanuel on Friday.
  • Tornado stunned by BAC in conference semifinal
    November 10, 2018
    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.
  • Caicedo finishes fifth in Tornadocross
    November 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University cycling team had their first cyclocross race at home. The Tornado took one top-five finishes and two top ten finishes.
  • Pioneers too much for Tornado
    November 10, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women's basketball team were in action again Saturday. The Tornado had a tough day and were down almost the whole game as they fell to Tusculum 76-55.
  • Ward, Lozano selected All-Conference Carolinas
    November 10, 2018
    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.
  • King Defeats Coker in Season Opener
    November 09, 2018
    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.
  • Tornado shoot past Flagler in season-opener
    November 09, 2018
    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.
  • King contest against Regent canceled
    November 08, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball game scheduled for Tuesday, November 13 against Regent University has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
  • Mburu, Rivera win Conference Carolinas Elite 23 awards
    November 07, 2018
    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.
  • Vik selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week
    November 07, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Simen Vik had another big weekend for the King University men’s swimming team. He set another school recorded and was selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week.
  • Tornado softball team helps with Hurricane Florence cleanup
    November 07, 2018
    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.
  • Tornado come storming back, down NGU to reach conference semi
    November 06, 2018
    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.
  • King aims for second straight Conference Carolinas title
    November 05, 2018
    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.
  • Tornado seek second trip to NCAA Tournament in 2018-19
    November 05, 2018
    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.
  • Slonski, Davis, Carroll attend Conference Carolinas Leadership Forum
    November 05, 2018
    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.
  • Ridley leads King at the Hokie Open
    November 04, 2018
    BLACKSBURG, Va. – The King University men’s wrestling team opened the season on Sunday at the Hokie Open. Cade Ridley led the Tornado with a fourth place finish in the freshman/sophomore division.
  • Tornado open cyclocross season at Union
    November 03, 2018
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The King University cycling team opened their cyclocross season with a solid day at the Union College (Ky.) race. The Tornado took home three third place finishes and four podiums.
  • Tornado cruise to wins over Brewton-Parker, Ferrum
    November 03, 2018
    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.
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