King’s football approaching tough against No. 18 Del-Val

Photo credit: Frank Lauri
Photo credit: Frank Lauri

King’s (3-4, 3-3) football takes on nationally-ranked (No. 18) Delaware Valley (7-0, 6-0) on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

King’s will be led by senior running back Kyle McGrath who rushed for 126 yards on 23 attempts in last week’s loss to Albright in double overtime. This was the first time McGrath hit the century mark this year.

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Shifflett, Carr lead Lady Monarch Volleyball to 3-1 win against Del-Val

Photo credit: Tyler R. Tynes (Staff Photographer)
Photo credit: Tyler R. Tynes (Staff Photographer)

It was closer then Coach Kachinko would like, but the Lady Monarchs (16-11, 1-6) pulled off the victory 3-1 against Delaware Valley (6-21, 0-7) Wednesday night at Scandlon Gymnasium. The win marked King’s first conference win and ended the home season on a good note.

King’s won each of their three sets 25-22 but each was a battle. In what prevailed to be the final set of the game, King’s trailed 20-18, but then stormed back to take a 22-18 lead and eventually won the set on the back of sophomores Jessica Carr and Brenna Smudde.

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King’s Volleyball prepping for finale with Delaware Valley

Photo credit: Frank Lauri
Photo credit: Frank Lauri

The King’s College Lady Monarchs volleyball team (15-11, 0-6) take on Delaware Valley (6-20, 0-6) at home, at 7 p.m. This matchup is the last conference game for both teams, and will decide which team can get their first conference win.

King’s head coach Bernie Kachinko said he’s not too worried about getting that first conference win but did say that it’s always important to win something in conference.

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Winners & Sinners: King’s vs. Albright

Photo Credit: Frank Lauri
Photo Credit: Frank Lauri

King’s football has dropped another, this time to lowly Albright that’s been having a subpar season up until Saturday. With the win, the Monarchs fall to 3-4 matching the Lions’ record.

After falling in double overtime to a lesser opponent, there are obvious holes in the team’s game. Let’s examine them with this week’s “Winners & Sinners.”

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