The citizens of Washington County in Tennessee were ready for the annual “Musket Bowl” on Thursday night as the air was crisp and the lights were bright for high school football.


Cliff Sanders
Daniel Boone


Dylan Bryant

David Crockett

David Crockett’s scholarship recipient is Dylan Bryant, son of Leonard and Cindy Bryant. Dylan is a three-year letterman in football and wrestling, winning numerous awards in wrestling. He has been in the top three of his class throughout high school and is involved in First Touch Ministries at First Assembly of God in Kingsport. Dylan plans to attend University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to major in history then go to medical school for orthopedic surgery.
Hunter Ford

Daniel Boone

The scholarship winner from Daniel Boone is Hunter Ford, son of Brian and Dawn Ford. Hunter is a three-year letterman in varsity football and one-year in baseball. He is president of the senior class and the Ruri-teen Club, as well as a member of the Beta Club, National Honor Society, and Student Council. He plans to attend the University of Tennessean to pursue a degree in pharmacy.


Wesley Dulaney

David Crockett

Wesley played in “The Musket Bowl” all four years at David Crockett, starting at quarterback his sophomore through senior seasons. During that time, he led Crockett to a 2-1 record with victories in his junior and senior seasons. In three Musket Bowls, Dulaney completed 34 of his 59 passing attempts for 490 yards with four touchdowns and 0 interceptions. Following his junior season, he was named to the Tennessee Sportswriter Association First Team All-State in the 4A Division. He finished his career with 4,900 passing yards and 54 touchdowns. Following high school, Wesley obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Campbell University and currently works at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.
Sky Hicks

Daniel Boone

Sky played in the “The Musket Bowl” all four years at Daniel Boone. He scored seven touchdowns in the series, six of them during his senior year. In his final game against David Crockett, Sky rushed for 291 yards on 22 carries. He went on to be the only 2,000 yard running back in school history. He was a unanimous selection to the All-State Team in his senior year.


David Crockett surprised Daniel Boone early in the game after stopping Boone's first drive then scoring on a quarterback run from Anthony Campbell. Boone grabbed the momentum right back by forcing a missed PAT. The Blazers kept the pressure on throughout the first half and tacked on two more scores to give them a 24-6 lead at halftime. The Pioneers kept fighting until the bitter end and cut the Trailblazer lead to 48-12 late in the game on a 14-yard touchdown pass to Seth Wright. Unfortunately, it was too late for the Pioneers.