Skyline football hires Mike Silva as coach

Skyline football has hired Mike Silva as its next football coach, according to Falcons athletic director Michael Green.

Silva has been an assistant at Silver Creek for the past six seasons, and was a member of the staff when the Raptors won the Class 3A championship in 2012, and finished as runner-up in 3A in 2013. He was also the head wrestling coach at Silver Creek.

Silva is a graduate of Skyline.

"He has been an integral part of the Silver Creek program for the past six years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Skyline," Green wrote in an email. "We are excited to announce his hiring and are looking forward to the future of Skyline football."

Skyline, a 4A program, went 2-8 last season under former coach Kevin Rice, who was 16-63 in eight seasons at the school.

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