As students begin to return to settle into school for the semester, that can only mean two things. The first is that it is time to hit the books hard, and the second is that the Tornado is back! After a long summer, it is time to start filling up those stands and cheering for your Tornado.
Since 2017, King University’s men’s volleyball team has been a juggernaut in the Conference Carolinas. The team has had four seasons in the top three in the conference standings, and 1st place finish earning them a Conference Carolinas regular season championship. As the Conference Carolinas tournament fast approaches in the coming weeks, King sits in third place with a record of 5-3 in the Conference and 10-12 overall.
On February 15, the King University men’s and women’s swim team journeyed to Kingsport, Tennessee, hoping to win a Conference Carolinas championship. After a grueling season, the feat did not come easy. While both teams have struggled throughout the season, it is truly anyone’s ballgame when it came down to the conference tournament. Furthermore, the Tornado had come into the event as underdogs, fueling the fire to the team’s flame. That said, the results were not what either team had desired, but there was no quit this past weekend.
Acrobatics is a skill that is not easily acquired by many. However, the ladies at King University somehow make it look effortless. With the season fast approaching, the King University Acrobatics & Tumbling team looks to have another strong and successful season with hopes to top the last.
“Many people like to get into a philosophical debate as to whether eSports is an actual sport. It is a sport, by definition, and has an athletic scholarship,” says eSports coach and King alum Frank Morgan. Morgan holds 3 world records in Mario Kart and is ranked the second fastest in America and the ninth fastest in the world. He is motivated to make the eSports program an amazing part of King and to continue King’s mission through it…