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CHASE VANDERHORST IS HEADED TO OHIO NORTHERN

MAY 24, 2024 – COVINGTON
Chase Vanderhorst is one of the elite wrestlers in the history of the Covington wrestling program and he is pursing his wrestling dream at Ohio Northern University. Vanderhorst committed to the Polar Bears on Friday, May 24th.

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS NUTTER

On Thursday, January 11, 2024 the Covington wrestling program honored former Buccaneer wrestler Chris Nutter, who passed away on September 29, 2023 from cancer. Legendary coach Tom Barbee shared some memories of Chris from his wrestling days as a Buccaneer wrestler and presented some artwork of Chris to his two sisters, Becky and Angel, and his three daughters, Skylynn, Lacie Jane, and Krista.

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BUCCS MAKE HISTORY AT STATE WRESTLING MEET

MARCH 10, 2024 – COLUMBUS
This weekend was a great experience for the five Buccaneer wrestlers who made it to state as seniors Chase Vanderhorst, Michael Hagan, Jericho Quinter and Carson Taylor earned state medals and sophomore Caleb Ryman wrestled extremely well in his second appearance at state.

FIVE BUCCS ADVANCE TO STATE

MARCH 2, 2024 – TROY
The Covington Buccaneers had a great weekend at the district tournament as five wrestlers qualified for state and the Buccs finished fourth out of 55 teams with 106.5 points.

EIGHT BUCCS ADVANCE TO DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

FEBRUARY 24, 2024 – COVINGTON
The Covington wrestling team had a great performance on Saturday at the Division III Sectional Tournament by finishing runner-up with 177 team points and qualifying eight wrestlers to next week’s district tournament.

BUCCS FINISH SECOND IN TRC

FEBRUARY 17, 2024 – CASSTOWN
Covington finished in 2nd place out of 7 teams at the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) meet on Saturday.  Miami East won the event, while Bethel placed third and Milton-Union fourth.  Ten of Covington’s thirteen competing wrestlers earned medals by placing in the top-three of the event.

THE BUCCS DEFEAT COLDWATER AND MILTON-UNION

FEBRUARY 6, 2024 – COLDWATER
Covington travelled to Coldwater to face the host Cavaliers and Milton-Union on Tuesday night and came away winners in both duals to finish the dual-meet portion of their season with a 12-4 overall record.  The Buccs opened with a 70-9 victory over Milton-Union, followed by a 55-21 victory over Coldwater.

2023-24 COVINGTON WRESTLING SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

H/A

TIME

RESULT

DEC. 9

MECHANICSBURG INVITATIONAL

A

10:00AM

2ND

DEC. 16

COLDWATER INVITATIONAL

A

9:00AM

4TH

DEC. 20

SIDNEY, SPRINGFIELD @ SPRINGFIELD

A

5:30PM

DEC. 23

VERSAILLES INVITATIONAL

A

10:00AM

2ND

DEC. 27

GMVWA HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT

A

11:00AM

DEC. 28

GMVWA HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT

A

11:00AM

JAN. 6

TROY INVITATIONAL

A

9:30AM

3RD

JAN. 9

VERSAILLES DUAL

H

6:30PM

L

JAN. 11

PIQUA DUAL

H

6:30PM

L

JAN. 23

RESERVE - DAYTON CHRISTIAN POOLS

A

6:00PM

5TH

JAN. 26

LIMA CENTRAL CATHOLIC INVITATIONAL

A

5:30PM

5TH

JAN. 27

LIMA CENTRAL CATHOLIC INVITATIONAL

A

9:30AM

5TH

FEB. 3

OHSWCA DUALS - PREBLE SHAWNEE / MIAMI EAST

A

11:00AM

FEB. 6

MILTON-UNION, COLDWATER @ COLDWATER

A

7:00PM

FEB. 17

TRC MEET @ MIAMI EAST

A

10:00AM

2ND

FEB. 24

SECTIONAL @ COVINGTON

H

10:00AM

2ND

MAR. 1

DISTRICT @ TROY HOBART ARENA

A

3:00PM

4TH

MAR. 2

DISTRICT @ TROY HOBART ARENA

A

10:00AM

4TH

MAR. 8

STATE @ OHIO STATE

A

TBA

MAR. 9

STATE @ OHIO STATE

A

TBA

MAR 10

STATE @ OHIO STATE

A

TBA

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