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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.

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 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.

BUCCS COMPETE IN OHSWCA TEAM DUALS

FEBRUARY 3, 2024 – CASSTOWN
The Covington Buccaneers competed in the OHSWCA Duals on Saturday at Miami East and finished 1-1 as a team with a 46-36 win over Preble Shawnee and then a 48-26 loss to Miami East.

BUCCS TAKE FIFTH AT LCC

JANUARY 27, 2024 – LIMA
Covington put in a strong performance at the Lima Central Catholic (LCC) Thunderbird invitational over the weekend, finishing in 5th place out of 36 teams.  Five wrestlers advanced to the placement rounds – each finishing in the top four at the event.

BUCCS DEFEAT GREENVILLE AND TROY

JANUARY 18, 2024 – GREENVILLE
Covington traveled to Greenville to face the host team as well as Troy in a tri meet on Thursday. The Buccs defeated Troy, 45-36, in the first round, while Troy defeated Greenville, 48-27, in round two.  Covington then defeated Greenville, 52-30, to improve their dual meet record to 9-3.

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

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MAR. 2

DISTRICT @ TROY HOBART ARENA

A

10:00AM

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MAR. 8

STATE @ OHIO STATE

A

TBA

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MAR. 9

STATE @ OHIO STATE

A

TBA

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MAR 10

STATE @ OHIO STATE

A

TBA

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