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

...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 for him if the program started...

Mustangs overwhelm Bobcats

...was pleasing to get a zero on the other end after the kind of defense we've been playing," Midland Valley coach Rick Knight said.The Bobcats were delayed on their trip from Yonges Island, S.C., when their bus broke down. After a second...

Aquinas dominating halfway through road stretch

...winning record in the first half of its season against nonregion opponents.Now it's time for what Mustangs coach Rick Knight likes to call the "second season."Midland Valley (3-2) travels to Gilbert this week to begin Region 5-AAA...

Mustangs' young talent lifts expectations

...still have an extremely young team with only 12 seniors, but a lot of those kids played and started last year," coach Rick Knight said. "We had two freshmen playing and many sophomores, so it's a matter of how their experience last year solidifies...

Some area football teams increase safety protocols involving concussions

...Ultimately a concussed athlete must be cleared by a physician before returning to action, Cooper said. Midland Valley coach Rick Knight said the extra attention placed on player safety is a step in the right direction."We're very excited at the fact...

Midland Valley football improves thanks to young talent

LANGLEY - Rick Knight sees the turnovers and can live with them. The Midland Valley football coach knows all about the other, game-winning side of...

Midland Valley looks to rebound from a poor 2011 campaign by shuffling some players around

LANGLEY - Before football season could begin at Midland Valley High School, head coach Rick Knight first had to play a little chess.The Mustangs suffered through a 1-9 season a year ago, and Knight decided to move many of his...

DeVonte Pressley leads offensive onslaught in North Augusta win

...Trenton Baughman was under duress.There was some success later in the game when Carr broke free for a 34-yard run, but the Mustangs never got onto the scoreboard."We got a lot of work to do," Midland Valley coach Rick Knight said.

Silver Bluff remains undefeated with win over Midland Valley

...hauled in five receptions for 106 yards."We're just trying to take what they gave us," Midland Valley coach Rick Knight said of the new offensive approach in the second half. "There were some things that were available to us. Daniel...

Late TD propels Mustangs to win

...On fourth down from the 27 -- with his team too far for a field goal and too close to punt -- Midland Valley coach Rick Knight elected to go for it. J.W. Allen ran a slant pattern toward the middle of the field and caught Hightower's pass...

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