1996-97 COVINGTON BUCCANEERS
The 1996-97 Buccaneers recorded an overall record of 58-41 for a winning percentage of 59%. The Buccs were 16-8 in dual meets and 42-33 in tournaments.
Noah Turner became the 18th Buccaneer to qualify for the state meet as he earned a birth t state in the 152 pound weight class. Turner had a stellar season where he also won a Sectional Championship.
Tuner was a part of a solid senior class consisting of himself and Travis Bubeck, Chuck Gibson, and Brad Barbee – four wrestlers who provided great leadership for the program due to their hard work and determination.
The Buccaneers finished runner-up in the CCC, runner-up at the Northeastern Invitational and finished 6th out of 18 teams in the Sectional Tournament.