SportsBoone, Crockett punishments reduced following appeal

The aftermath of the Oct. 30 Musket Bowl brawl between David Crockett and Daniel Boone appears to finally have reached a conclusion with the TSSAA reducing the original punishments for both schools that had been levied less than 24 hours after the incident.

Although Crockett and Boone will remain on a regular three-year probationary period, the TSSAA announced a day following the Nov. 13 hearing that the postseason ban for the two schools would be reduced to only the 2015 season and each program’s fine lowered to $1,000.

The decision comes after administrators from the schools met with the TSSAA Board of Appeals on Nov. 13 in Murfreesboro regarding what they considered to be an unusually swift and severe punishment that consisted of a three-year postseason ban and a fine of $4,750 for each program. More...

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