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STATE TOURNAMENTS PUT ON HOLD...

In an unprecedented move, the OHSAA postponed all remaining Winter Tournaments, including boys basketball regional and state tournaments, along with ice hockey, wrestling and girls basketball state tournaments.
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THE WEIGHT ROOM
BUCC BOOSTERS
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19-20 BUCCS SCHEDULE
DATE OPP H/A
12/6 @ Northeastern 1st
12/7 @ Northeastern 1st
12/10 Versailles L
12/17 @ Butler JV Pools 6:30
12/18 @ Miami East W
12/21 @ Versailles Inv. 3rd
12/27 @ GMVWA 14th
12/28 @ GMVWA 14th
12/30 @ Versailles JV 9am
1/4 @ Troy Invite 3rd
1/8 Sidney
Allen East
W
L
1/15 @ Butler JV Pools 6:30
1/16 @ Springfield
Techumseh
W
W
1/24 @ LCC Invite 5th
1/25 @ LCC Invite 5th
1/25 @ Vandalia JV 9am
1/30 Milton
Coldwater
W
W
2/5 Eaton W
2/8 OHSAA DUALS
vs Clermont
vs Miami East
9am
W
L
2/12 @ Greenville W
2/22 Covington Duals
Arcanum
Lehman
Tri-County North
National Trail
Miami East
10am
W
W
W
W
W
2/28 Sectional 3rd
2/29 Sectional 3rd
3/6 District Day 1 3pm
3/7 District Day 2 10am
3/13 State Day 1 TBA
3/14 State Day 2 TBA
3/15 State Day 3 TBA
19-20 BUCCS LINKS

Meet The Buccaneer Wrestlers...
Martin Commits to Defiance...

COVINGTON CLOTHING ORDER

Click link below for Covington Wrestling Clothing Order form.

Clothing Order Form

First order due by Mon December 16 (pick up in time for Chrstmas)

Second order due by Monday, January 13 (pick up by January 24)

Return money and order forms to Eric Vanderhorst, or Megan Boothe at The Stitchery



BUCCS ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
TWO BUCCS RETURN TO STATE...

Cael Vanderhorst and Kellan Anderson will make their third straight trips to the state wrestling meet as both finished in the top four of their respective weight classes at the Division III District Tournament at Hobart Arena in Troy.
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SIX BUCCS STILL ALIVE AT DISTRICTS...

Six of the eight Buccaneer district qualifiers advance to the second day of wrestling at the Division III District Tournament at Hobart Arena in Troy.
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TWELVE BUCCS ADVANCE, FOUR AS ALTERNATES...

The Covington Buccaneers qualified eight wrestlers to the district meet and four more as alternates - all leading to a third place finish in the sectional tournament.
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BUCCS SWEEP HOME DUALS...

The Covington Buccaneers swept the Covington Duals to finish the regular season in style on Saturday.
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BUCCS BEAT THE WEATHER, AND GREENVILLE...

The Covington Buccaneers were able to improve their dual meet record to 20-4 with a 54-27 victory over Greenville on Wednesday.
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BUCCS REACH REGIONAL SEMIFINALS...

With aspirations of qualifying for the state dual meet, the top-seeded Covington Buccaneers came up short with a loss to Miami East in the regional semifinal.
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BUCCS GET BIG WIN ON SENIOR NIGHT...

The Covington wrestling team put together a stellar performance on Senior Night with a convincing win over a very good Eaton team.
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BUCCS SWEEP 'DOGS AND CAVS...

Covington's high school and junior high wrestling teams put together impressive dual victories over Milton-Union and Coldwater on Thursday.
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BUSY WEEKEND FOR BUCC WRESTLING...

The high school and junior high wrestling programs had a big weekend as the varsity placed 5th at the LCC Invitational and the junior high had five individual placers at the Beavercreek Middle School Classic.
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BUCCS SWEEP SPRINGFIELD AND TECHUMSEH...

The Covington wrestling team improved their dual meet record to 15-3 on the season by sweeping Springfield and Techumseh on Thursday.
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BUCCS SPLIT DUALS WITH SIDNEY AND ALLEN EAST...

Covington’s high school and junior high wrestling teams took to the mat on Wednesday in very exciting duals against Allen East and Sidney.
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BUCCS TAKE THIRD AT TROY...

The Covington Buccaneers opened up the year 2020 with a strong showing at the Troy Invitational by finishing third as a team and capturing three individual titles.
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THREE BUCCS PLACE AT GMVWA HOLIDAY...

Covington's Kellan Anderson, Cael Vanderhorst and Austin Flick earned some hardware at the 2019 GMVWA Holiday Tournament on Saturday.
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BUCCS DOUBLE UP MIAMI EAST...

The Covington high school and junior high wrestling teams swept Miami East in an exciting dual between two rivals on Wednesday.
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BUCCS RUN INTO "HUNGRY" TIGERS...

The Covington Buccaneers played host to Versailles in the first dual of the young season and had their hands full with the very hungry and determined Tigers.
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BUCCS START SEASON OFF STRONG...

The Covington Buccaneers rolled through the Northeastern Invitational over the weekend to start off the season in style.
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2019-20 COVINGTON BUCCANEERS...

The Covington wrestling team is loaded with experience, talent and youth - which should lead to another great season of wrestling.
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WRESTLING IS IN HIS BLOOD...

Covington High School senior Keringten Martin commits to continue his education and wrestle at Defiance College.
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MARTIN 3RD, VANDERHORST 4TH AT STATE...

Saturday was a fitting end to a memorable state tournament for the Covington Buccaneers as senior Keringten Martin placed third at 152 pounds and sophomore Cael Vanderhorst took fourth at 113 pounds to give the program at least one state placer for the 12th consecutive year and 25th state medal in school history (22nd state medal since 2005).
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THREE BUCCS HEADED TO STATE...

The Covington Buccaneers qualified three wrestlers and one alternate to the state meet and finished runner-up in the team standings at the district meet in Troy.
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EIGHT BUCCS REMAIN HOPEFUL AT DISTRICTS...

The Covington Buccaneers have eight wrestlers still in contention at the district wrestling meet with four of those wrestlers advancing to the championship semifinal round.
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TEN BUCCS QUALIFY FOR DISTRICT...

The Covington Buccaneers had a solid showing in the sectional tournament with a runner-up finish as a team, four individual champions and six more top-four players to qualify ten wrestlers to the district meet.
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BUCCS CLOSE OUT DUAL SEASON WITH 26-4 MARK...

The Covington Buccaneers closed out the regular season with an impressive 65-15 win over Tipp City on Wednesday to finish with a 26-4 record in dual meets.
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BUCCS DEFEND COVINGTON DUALS TITLE...

The Covington Buccaneers avenged a defeat from earlier in the season to Miami East and in the process defended the team championship in the Covington Duals on Saturday.
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BUCCS TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS AT WAYNE...

The Covington Buccaneers had to revise the schedule from the cancelled dual at Brookville, so the Buccas traveled to Wayne High School on Wednesday and defeated Greenfield McClain and Trotwood-Madison.
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BUCCS GET WIN OVER TOUGH EATON TEAM...

The Covington wrestling team faced off with a very tough Eaton team on Tuesday, but was able to come out with a 39-27 win.
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BUCCS COME UP SHORT OF REACHING STATE DUALS...

The Covington wrestling team saw its quest to reach the state wrestling duals come to an end in the regional semi-final against Versailles after defeating West Liberty-Salem and Allen East.
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BUCCS HAVE BIG DAY AT LCC...

The Covington wrestling team had a school record 8 top-six placers and finished runner-up as a team at the LCC Thunderbird Invitational this weekend.
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BUCCS PICK UP WINS OVER BULLDOGS AND CAVS...

The Covington Buccaneers were on top of their game on Thursday in impressive dual victories over Coldwater and host Milton-Union.
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BUCCS SWEEP SIDNEY AND ALLEN EAST...

The Covington Buccaneers put together a solid team effort on Wednesday by sweeping host Sidney and Allen East in a tri-meet.
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BUCCS DOMINATE TROY INVITATIONAL...

The Covington Buccaneers had placers in 12 of the 14 weight classes and five individual champions in what was a dominating performance at the Troy Invitational on Saturday.
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A GREAT HOLIDAY FOR COVINGTON WRESTLING...

The Covington Buccaneers finished second in the small school division and fifth overall in the prestigious GMVWA Holiday Tournament at Vandalia High School.
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LIMITED BUCCS STILL TAKE SECOND...

The Covington Buccaneers had six starters out of the lineup on Saturday, but still managed to take runner-up as a team at the Versailles Invitational.
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BUCCS DROP DUAL AT VERSAILLES...

In a hotly contested battle between two of the areas strongest small school wrestling programs, the Covington Buccaneers saw a 29-24 lead evaporate as Versailles picked up pins in the final two bouts to escape with a 36-29 win.
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BUCCS ROLL IN NORTHEASTERN INVITE...

The Covington Buccaneers swept all eight duals at the Northeastern Invitational to win the team championship.
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BUCCS TEST THEMSELVES IN GRAHAM PREVIEW...

The Covington wrestling team prepped for the 2018-19 season with very competitive exhibition matches at the Graham Preview on Saturday.
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2018-19 BUCCS WRESTLING PREVIEW...

Due to a very talented and experienced roster, the Covington wrestling program has high aspirations for another great season.
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TOM BARBEE GOES INTO COACHES HALL OF FAME...

Former Buccaneer wrestling coach Tom Barbee was inducted into the Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame on Saturday at the state tournament.
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Anderson And Vanderhorst Place At State...

There's plenty to be proud of as four Buccaneer wrestlers finished their 2017-18 seasons at state with freshmen Kellan Anderson and Cael Vanderhorst earning state medals.
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Four Buccs Qualify For State...

Despite being a very young team, the Covington Buccaneers managed to qualify four wrestlers to the state tournament with top four finishes at districts this weekend.
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Seven Buccs Still Alive At Districts...

The Covington Buccaneers sent nine wrestlers to the district meet and seven of the nine advanced to the second day with four grapplers reaching the semifinals.
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Nine Buccs Earn District Births...

The sectional wrestling tournament finally returned to Covington and the host Buccaneers had a memorable weekend by placing third in the team standings with 170 team points and qualifying nine wrestlers to next week's district meet at Troy's Hobart Arena.
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Buccs Reclaim Covington Duals Title...

The Covington Buccaneers swept five teams in the Covington Duals to reclaim the team championship in the home gymnasium.
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Buccs Have Up-And-Down Night Against Brookville...

The Covington wrestling team took to the mat Wednesday evening in a home dual against a talented Brookville team and came away with a 45-31 win despite an up-and-down night.
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Buccs Sweep Eaton And Sidney In Duals...

In what was an exciting night of wrestling that took five hours to complete, the Covington Buccaneers defeated Eaton 30-29 and Sidney 49-16 in a tri-match on Saturday at Covington High School.
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Buccs Come Up Short In OHSAA Duals...

The Covington Buccaneers wrestled many close matches, but came up on the short end in the regional semifinal of the OHSAA Duals at Versailles.
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Five Buccs Place At LCC...

Covington finished in 11th place out of 44 teams at the Lima Central Catholic (LCC) Invitational over the weekend. The Buccs entered ten wrestlers in the event and five of their wrestlers finished on the podium with top-8 placements.
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Young Buccs Shine In State Duals Opener...

Despite missing some wrestlers due to injury and having four freshman in the lineup, the Covington Buccaneers advanced in the OHSAA Duals with wins over Parkway and Coldwater.
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Buccs Sweep Duals...

The Covington Buccaneers made the trek to Coldwater on Thursday to face Milton-Union and Lima Senior - and came out on top in both head-to-head matchups.
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Buccs Have A Big Day At Troy...

In what was a complete team effort, the Covington Buccaneers finished runner-up out of 14 teams at the Troy Invitational to start off 2018 in style.
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Two Buccs Finish On Podium At GMVWA...

After two days of wrestling at the GMVWA Holiday Tournament a young Buccaneer wrestling team finished 13th out of 21 teams in the small school division and 34th out of the 48 schools overall. The Buccaneers also had two wrestlers finish on the podium.
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Buccs Lock Up With A Talented Versailles Team...

It's always a battle when Covington and Versailles take to the mat and Tuesday was no different as the two outstanding programs competed in many exciting matches in a head-to-head dual at Covington High School.
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Buccs Go 8-0 At Northeastern Invite...

Covington kept things rolling at the Northeastern Invitational on Saturday, winning five more duals to finish with an 8-0 record and first place overall.
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2017-18 SEASON PREVIEW...

The Covington wrestling team enters the 2017-18 season with a youthful squad, but the expectations remain high due to the talent and depth on the roster.
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TOM BARBEE: A SPECIAL MAN...

He had a philosophy and he stuck to it for 28 years as the head wrestling coach at Covington High School and 42 years as an educator and Tom Barbee retired recently on the biggest stage thanks to a great effort by one of his proteges - Lance Miller.
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LANCE MILLER TAKES SECOND AT STATE...

Lance Miller put together a brilliant performance at the state wrestling meet to finish runner-up at 160 pounds.
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ANOTHER HISTORIC WEEKEND...

In what is the final season of longtime - and legendary - Buccaneer wrestling coach Tom Barbee, the tradition of sending wrestlers to the state tournament continues with senior 160 pounder Lance Miller, who claimed a district championship on Saturday with a dominating 16-3 major decision victory over Seth Henderson of Miami Valley Christian Academy.
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ALL FIVE BUCCS STILL ALIVE AFTER DAY ONE...

All five Covington wrestlers who qualified for the district tournament are still alive in their quests to become state qualifiers after the first day of wrestling at Troy's Hobart Arena.
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A TRIBUTE TO TOM KIMMEL...
Tom Kimmel was influential in helping build the Covington wrestling program in its infancy. Here's a tribute to Tom after his passing on March 1st of 2017.
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FIVE BUCCS ADVANCE, ONE EARNS ALTERNATE...
Five Covington wrestlers qualified for next week's district tournament by finishing in the top four in their respective weight classes, while one more Buccaneer wrestlers earned district alternate status by taking fifth.
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BUCCS FINISH REGULAR SEASON STRONG...
The Covington Buccaneers head into the post-season tournaments with momentum after strong showings in the Covington Duals, Eaton Dual and the LCC Invitational.
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BUCCS BEAT NORTH UNION, LOSE TO THE BURG...
The Covington Buccaneers made the trek to Mechanicsburg for the opening round of the OHSAA State Duals on Wednesday with a depleted roster due to untimely injuries suffered over the past week.
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BUCCS SPLIT MATCHES IN HOME QUAD MEET...
The Covington wrestling team continued to show improvement in a quad meet as the Buccaneers split matches to Coldwater and Lima Bath.
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BUCCS START 2017 IN STYLE AT TROY & SIDNEY...
The Covington High School wrestling team started out 2017 with strong showings in the Troy Invitational and in duals against Sidney and Arcanum.
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BUCCS FINISH 13TH IN HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT...
The Covington wrestling team competed in the prestigious GMVWA Holiday Wrestling Tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday and after two days of wrestling the Buccs finished 13th in the small school standings, tying Zane Trace with 53 team points.
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BUCCS DROP DUAL TO MIAMI EAST...
The Covington High School and Jr. High teams travelled to Miami East and took part in two exciting duals, splitting the events with the Vikings. Covington lost the high school dual, 46-34, but won the jr. high dual, 49-33.
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BUCCS OPEN NEW GYM WITH DUAL WIN...
Covington hosted Preble Shawnee in a dual on Wednesday night and the Buccs came away with a 48-24 victory to improve their dual meet record to 9-1 this season.
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BUCCS HAVE A ROUGH NIGHT AT VERSAILLES...
Covington High School had a rough day as they were down a couple starters and faced one of the top dual meet teams in the state. The result was a 62-6 defeat to Versailles.
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BARBEE MOVES INTO 3RD IN OHIO FOR WINS...
Covington coach Tom Barbee moved into third in all-time career wins in the state of Ohio over the weekend as the Buccaneers swept the Northeastern Invitational to move Barbee's win total to 433 on his career.
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2016-17 SEASON PREVIEW...
Led by six talented seniors and an experienced supporting cast, the Covington wrestling team has high expectations for yet another big season.
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FORD AND MAGEE COMPETE AT STATE...
Ryan Ford and Brandon Magee closed out their high school careers at the state wrestling meet over the weekend.
| DAY ONE | QUARTERS | CONSI RND 2 | SEMIFINAL | CONSOLATION FINAL |
10TH ANNIVERSARY: LOGAN BROWN WINS STATE...
Ten years ago of March 4, 2006, Logan Brown became the first Covington wrestler to win a state championship, finishing his senior season with an unbeaten 52-0 record. Use the link provided to take a look back at Logan Brown's historic accomplishment.
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BUCCS RADIO WRESTLING BROADCASTS...
2016-17 Play-by-Play Broadcasting Schedule (TO COME)
(Note: OUR BROADCAST SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Games will be available LIVE or anytime after the game. It does take until midnight for games to be archived.) You will need
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THREE AMIGOS...TOGETHER AGAIN!
Brian Olson, Kyler Deeter and Jake Sowers are competing at the collegiate level and the trio were together once again in a dual between Ohio Northern University and The University of Mount Union.
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