King News Archives

  • King goes 3-0 in pool play at Patriot Duals
    October 21, 2017
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The King University women’s wrestling team continued their dominance early in the season as the Tornado won their first three matches at the Patriot Duals in pool play.  The Tornado outscored their opponents 88-44 on the day as recorded three wins on day one.
  • King falls 3-0 to Converse
    October 21, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University Women’s Soccer team headed to Converse College on Saturday night for a Conference Carolinas matchup. The Valkries offense was strong and took down the Tornado 3-0.
  • King falls to Belmont Abbey 3-2
    October 21, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball took on Belmont Abbey College on Saturday afternoon in a Conference Carolinas matchup. King got down 2-0 early, but stormed back to tie the match 2-2, however, they could not finish off the Crusaders as Belmont Abbey won the match 3-2 over the Tornado.
  • Tornado finish fourth at Conference Championship
    October 20, 2017
    CONCORD, N.C. – The King University men’s cross country team competed at the conference championship on Friday afternoon.  The team finished fourth overall and was led by James Russell-Ballowe’s 16th place finish.
  • King places 5th at conference championship
    October 20, 2017
    CONCORD, N.C. – The King University women’s cross country team competed at the Conference Carolinas Championship and came away with a fifth place finish. The Tornado were led by Hannah Kusmierz who finished eighth.
  • Tornado fall to Montevallo 9-0
    October 19, 2017
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team faced off against the University of Montevallo on Thursday afternoon. The team struggled and fell 9-0 to the Falcons.
  • King falls to Montevallo in fall finale
    October 19, 2017
    CHATTNOOGA, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team took on the University of Montevallo in Chattanooga on Thursday afternoon. The Tornado tried to comeback in singles play, but the Falcons held on for the 6-3 win.
  • King acrobatics & tumbling signs 14
    October 18, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University acrobatics and tumbling team welcomes 14 new recruits to campus this fall. New head coach Miranda Merkison looks for this group to make in impact this season as the Tornado open the 2018 campaign in February.
  • Tornado defeat Milligan 7-0
    October 18, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team took on Milligan College Wednesday afternoon in a nonconference matchup.  The Tornado played fantastic as they posted a 7-0 victory over the visiting Buffalos. King posted their highest single game goal total in this one as the offense was dominate.
  • King falls to Tusculum
    October 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team faced off against Tusculum College for the second time this season. The Tornado started off strong, but the Pioneers offense proved to be too much as they took the match 3-1 over King.
  • King closes fall with 14th at LeeAnn Noble Memorial
    October 17, 2017
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University women's golf team finished the LeeAnn Noble Memorial with a score of 328 in the second round for a tournament total of 652. The Tornado finished 14th and were led by Roxane Nataf who finished 30th.
  • Five Tornado named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    October 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their academic all-conference performers for cross country, leading up to the conference championship this weekend. King University had five runners honored, four from the men’s team and one from the women’s team.
  • Bell, Harr take wins, King falls at UVa-Wise
    October 16, 2017
    WISE, Va. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to the court on Monday night at UVa-Wise. The Tornado took a pair of wins in singles, but that was it as the Cavaliers took the dual 7-2.
  • Taylor leads King in opening round of LeeAnn Noble Memorial
    October 16, 2017
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University women’s golf team opened the LeeAnn Noble Memorial with a score of 324. King is in 13th place and they Tornado were led by Samantha Taylor who sits in 25th.
  • King takes 3 titles, has 7 placers at Emmanuel Open
    October 14, 2017
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The four-time defending national champion King University women’s wrestling team opened their collegiate season with a solid showing at the Emmanuel Open on Saturday. The Tornado had three individuals win titles as part of seven individual placers at the event.
  • Tornado take third straight win with sweep of LMC
    October 14, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this season, the King University women’s volleyball team has won three straight matches. The Tornado came away with a 3-0 win over rival Lees-McRae College behind their stellar service attack.
  • Tornado fall to Columbia and Milligan
    October 14, 2017
    BRISTOL, VA. – The King University women’s swimming team faced Milligan College and Columbia College on Saturday afternoon.  The Tornado swam well, but fell to both of their opponents.
  • King falls to Milligan
    October 14, 2017
    BRISTOL, VA. – The King University men’s swimming team faced Milligan College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado swam well, but fell to Milligan.
  • King drops contest at Mount Olive
    October 14, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team took another tough loss on the road on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell at the University of Mount Olive 3-0.
  • Tornado fall to Trojans 4-2
    October 14, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team traveled to the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon for a Conference Carolinas matchup.  The Tornado found the back of the net twice on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to the Trojans 4-2.
  • Tornado drop meets at Mars Hill
    October 13, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team faced Mars Hill University and Lindsey Wilson College on Friday night. The Tornado swam well, but fell to both Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson.
  • King falls to Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson
    October 13, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team faced Mars Hill University and Lindsey Wilson College on Friday night. The Tornado swam well, but fell to both Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson.
  • Kusmierz leads King at Queen City Invitational
    October 13, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In their final preparations before the Conference Carolinas Championship, the King University women’s cross country team finished 10th at the Queen City Invitational. The Tornado were led by another solid performance from Hannah Kusmierz, who finished with another personal record.
  • Tornado play to scoreless draw at SWU
    October 11, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University men’s soccer team played a solid defensive contest at Southern Wesleyan, but the Warrior defense was just as stout. Neither offense could find the back of the net as the Conference Carolinas contest ended in a scoreless draw.
  • Second half surge lifts King over SWU
    October 11, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s soccer team used a pair of second half goals to comeback and defeat Southern Wesleyan University on the road on Wednesday night. Catherine Walsh got the Tornado on the board, and Reagan Dempsey netted the game-winner with two minutes remaining to give King the 2-1 win.
  • Kusmierz takes second weekly award
    October 11, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following her performance at the Gene Mullin Invitational over the weekend, King University women's cross country runner Hannah Kusmierz was recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference on Wednesday. The sophomore was selected ECZC Runner of the Week following her 13th place performance.
  • King now accepting nominations for 2018 Hall of Fame class
    October 11, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University will be taking nominations from now until November 1 for the King Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Use the following link to nominate a former student-athlete for the King Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
  • Pigage, Scaniffe lead King past Concord
    October 10, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s team won their second straight match, using their serve to sweep Concord University. The Tornado service attack was led by Sydney Pigage, and Cathy Scaniffe led one of the best offensive outputs this season for the Tornado.
  • Tornado move up, take 6th at SE Region Preview
    October 10, 2017
    CONOVER, N.C. – The King University men's golf team moved up the leaderboard in the final round of the Southeast Region Preview to take sixth place with a stroke total of 587. Robert Wilkinson led the way for the Tornado, taking 12th place with a tournament score of 145.
  • King takes 15th at Patsy Rendleman
    October 10, 2017
    SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team finished 15th at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational with a two-round total of 652 following their second round of 332. Nicola Robertson led the way for King with a 16th place finish.
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