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Game of the week: Knights look to take down Hawks in tough matchup

By Dylan O'Toole, Round Table Sports Editor September 18, 2014

The lights will be bright on the Middletown High School boys soccer team on Sept. 18 when they take on the Urbana Hawks in its home opener. The Knights come into the game with a 3-1 record, having won...

Football: Oh, what a Knight!

Football: Oh, what a Knight!

It was a magical season from start to finish with an even more magical ending for the Knights; a 17-3 win.
By Ben Spector, Round Table Sports Editor December 7, 2013

No one knew it on Aug. 14,but the Middletown High School Knights football team was about to embark on one a magical journey, that almost nobody in the town, county, or even the state for that matter could...

Football: Knights look for three-peat; 36 straight wins

Football: Knights look for three-peat; 36 straight wins

Middletown is on the verge of a dynasty; can they succeed with a win at states?
By Dylan O'Toole, Round Table Sports Editor December 7, 2013

The Middletown High School football team is in the Class 2A State Championship for the fourth straight year, and is looking to complete a three-peat. This time, though, Patuxent may prove to be a worthy...

Football: Knights use strong regular season to excel in playoffs

Football: Knights use strong regular season to excel in playoffs

The Knights have benefitted from a tough regular season when the playoffs come. Can they use that experience to head to Baltimore for the 4th consecutive time?
By Ben Spector, Round Table Sports Editor November 29, 2013

By Ben Spector Round Table Sports Editor The Middletown High School Knights varsity football team has looked cool, calm, and collected in their systematic destructions of the Poolesville High School...

Football: Knights knockout Nardo in second half; take down Cavs 42-14

Football: Knights knockout Nardo in second half; take down Cavs 42-14

The Knights used an impressive defensive second half to stymie South Carroll and their most dangerous weapon, QB Ben Nardo.
By Ben Spector, Round Table Sports Editor November 22, 2013

The Middletown High School Knights football team knew it would have to stop South Carroll High School Cavaliers senior quarterback Ben Nardo if they were to win the 2013 2A West Championship and advance...

The Knights will look to take down the #2 seed Cavaliers on Friday.

Football: Knights look to end South Carroll’s season – again

Middletown has seen South Carroll time and time again during playoffs and has dispatched them with ease. Can the trend continue on Friday?
By Dylan O'Toole, Round Table Sports Editor November 22, 2013

The Middletown High School football team will face a familiar opponent on Nov. 22 in the 2A West Regional Finals. The Knights (11-0) have beaten South Carroll (9-2) five times in the last four years; three...

Football: Middletown gets ready for playoff showdown vs. Poolesville

Football: Middletown gets ready for playoff showdown vs. Poolesville

The town of Middletown will turn their collective attention to Knights Field on Friday as their drive for a three-peat starts.
By Ben Spector, Sports Editor November 15, 2013

The Middletown High School Knights football team and the Middletown community as a whole have become accustomed to making the playoffs throughout the past years. The last time the Knights weren’t competing...

Football: Knights offensive line leading the way

Football: Knights offensive line leading the way

“The offensive line is where it all starts,” said MHS Head Coach Kevin Lynott. “A good offensive line is something you got to have in order to succeed as a football team.”
By Dylan O'Toole, Sports Editor November 8, 2013

The Middletown High School football team has won back-to-back 2A state championships, and is on the verge of completing its sixth undefeated season in team history.  The unsung heroes through it all....

Football: Knights wont panic, they look to win 31 straight

Football: Knights won’t panic, they look to win 31 straight

“We are aware of the potential threats they have at wide receiver, but we are not going to sweat about that,” says Rinehart. “ Their number one receiver, Gontarek, I plan to shut him down.”
By Dylan O'Toole, Sports Editor October 31, 2013

This is the biggest game of the year for the Knights. They will face Linganore, another undefeated squad, and a team that most consider to be the most talented and deepest team in Frederick County. Linganore...

Football: Rinehart wont allow the Knights to get too far ahead of themselves

Football: Rinehart won’t allow the Knights to get too far ahead of themselves

“I’m not really talking about my individual success,” says Rinehart. “Without my line I wouldn’t have gotten the touchdowns I have. Without coach Ridenour running the defense and the rest of the coaching staff stressing to focus on our jobs, I wouldn’t have had the defensive success I have had.”
By Dylan O'Toole, Sports Editor October 22, 2013

Middletown High School senior Bradley Rinehart is a premier a player at MHS and in Frederick County, but he takes no credit himself. He thinks all of his success derives from the great team he is on. Rinehart...

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