Ever since their victory against LaVergne, the season for the Cougars was clear.
Show improvement against Symrna, win or lose.
Survive a matchup with Cane Ridge.
Then prove how far you have come by doing what teams on the hill have failed to do in recent memory.
Not just beat an inferior opponent, Antioch in this case, but beat them soundly and without concern.
Dickson County did that Friday night with a 48-6 homecoming victory.
The Cougars looked cool, collected, and in control all night.
They will hopefully carry that momentum into the offseason.
Colbey Lamberth showed finally what we thought we would see from him all year.
Young guys like Demarcus Strickland gave us a glimpse of what the future holds at the skill positions.
According to Head Coach Greg Burns, quite a lot will be changing in the offseason if he has a chance to make it happen.
He will be looking to overhaul the program not just for the returning players, but for incoming Freshmen and his coaching staff which he hopes to expand in the coming months.
We shall see how everything shakes out as we go forward, but do not be surprised if the Cougars’ first multi-win season since 2018 and their first in region play since 2016, does not lead to a revitalized team and program going forward.