One of North Carolina’s most successful high school football coaches, Tom Knotts, is moving to South Carolina to become the new head coach at Dutch Fork. Knotts told the Charlotte Observer that he will make the move from Independence High to Dutch Fork. He has a career mark of 296-60 at three Charlotte area high schools. He replaces long time Silver Foxes coach Bill Kimrey who retired after last season.
Hillcrest High School has hired Greg Porter of Southside High as its new football coach. Porter was 10-12 at Southside and took the Tigers to the playoffs for the first time in 13 years in 2008.