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Strom Thurmond coach Sawyer is retiring after 10 seasons as head coach

...coach said he told team members Monday.Though he pointed out the long-term success coaches such as Silver Bluff's Al Lown and Midland Valley's Rick Knight have had, Sawyer said he didn't want to stay too long where people would feel sorry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-03-17/strom-thurmond-coach-
Aquinas' Garnett named Deon Grant Player of the Year

...honor for this past season's achievements, including the coaches."It's pretty special," said Silver Bluff coach Al Lown, who was this season's South Carolina Coach of the Year, about the banquet. "I've always tried to come to it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-01-17/aquinas-garnett-named
Silver Bluff's Al Lown named South Carolina coach of year

...team gathers on one end, and Silver Bluff's coaches and players mill around at the other.At the center of it all is Al Lown. The veteran football coach usually goes through the handshake line, then talks to the media before addressing his team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-12-25/silver-bluffs-al-lown
Batesburg-Leesville tops Silver Bluff for South Carolina Class AA Division II football title

...Friday night, losing the Class AA Division II championship game to Batesburg-Leesville, 28-24.Silver Bluff coach Al Lown said this group of Bulldogs had nothing to be ashamed of. After reaching the Lower State finals the past two years, Silver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/silver-bluff-bulldogs/2013-12-06/batesburg-leesvill
Overtime win puts Silver Bluff in state title game

...Silver Bluff's senior defensive lineman Gyasi Yeldell said. "It's the best feeling in the world."Silver Bluff coach Al Lown collected the 200th victory of his career, but he was more happy to see this team reach the title game. The Bulldogs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-30/overtime-wins-put-sil
Silver Bluff rides defense into Lower State finals

...but it was too little too late. Woodland added a late touchdown against Silver Bluff's reserves.Silver Bluff coach Al Lown agreed that the early defensive stand was huge."They've been working hard," he said. "The coaches put them in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-22/silver-bluff-rides-de
Silver Bluff runs past Barnwell

...rival, proved unfounded."Especially understanding they had some momentum at the end of the year," Silver Bluff coach Al Lown said. "If they had been a team that had given up ... but give credit to coach (Ed) Moore, they played hard tonight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-15/silver-bluff-runs-pas
Silver Bluff honors state champs, routs Calhoun County to clinch region title

...Bluff didn't disappoint in extending the celebration."It was unbelievable, it was great," said Silver Bluff coach Al Lown, who guided the 2000 and 2001 teams. "I got to see a lot of guys I haven't seen in a number of years. Those are the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-10-25/silver-bluff-honors-s
Laney continues impressive march through region play

...should act as the region championship.GETTING CLOSE: As Silver Bluff closes in on yet another Region 5-AA title, Al Lown is looking forward to the perks that come with a championship.Namely, a bye week and then two home games in the Class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-10-19/laney-continues-impre
Bulldogs win shootout with Mustangs

...We felt we could run the ball on them, and it turned out we had some success doing that," said Silver Bluff coach Al Lown, who watched his team rush for 494 yards.Midland Valley (2-2) struck first when Trenton Baughman took a slant pass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-09-20/bulldogs-win-shootout