Randallstown hires English

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June 07, 2008

Former Franklin assistant coach Kevin English was named boys basketball coach at Randallstown, athletic director Mike Gelman said yesterday.

English replaces Kim Rivers, who stepped down in April to coach Shiloh High School in Atlanta after guiding Randallstown to five state titles - including three straight from 2005 to 2007 - in his 14 seasons.

English, a starter on Milford Mill's 1992 state championship team who played three years at Bowie State, was Franklin's junior varsity coach the past two seasons. Before that, he was a varsity assistant coach with the Indians.

"I've got big shoes to fill taking over for Kim Rivers," said English, who also will teach science at Randallstown. "I'm glad to have the opportunity and glad to take on the challenge."

Said Gelman: "I like his enthusiasm, and he presented himself very well [in the interview]. ... He's excited, and I'm excited. It's a new era."

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