After winning seven straight games to qualify for the state playoffs, the Covington Buccaneers couldn't maintain the magic against a fast Lima Central Catholic team and saw the season end in emphatic fashion, 40-18.
The Covington seniors class has been overlooked and under-appreciated, but the leadership they provided in overcoming an 0-3 start to capture a seventh straight win and likely qualify for a state playoff birth is vindication for the years of hard work they put in to the Buccaneer football program.
The Covington Buccaneers kept their playoff hopes alive with a 50-0 victory over Twin Valley South on a muddy, wet field due to adverse weather conditions.
The Covington Buccaneers took care of business against an undermanned Bradford squad en route to a 53-2 victory to keep playoff hopes alive with two weeks left in the regular season.
The Covington Buccaneers thoroughly dominated Bethel 54-7 on Friday to avenge a frustrating defeat from a year ago on the home field.
Covington and Miami East have had some memorable battles over the years in a rivalry that dates back to 1959 and Friday's 19-17 come-from-behind win by the Buccaneers ranks up there with the best games in the history between the two programs.
It was ugly at times, but the Covington Buccaneers will take a win any way they can get it and Friday night the Buccs pulled away from Arcanum in the second half for a 24-6 victory.
The Covington Buccaneers received a huge boost of confidence after a 45-8 destruction of Tri-County North on Friday.
The Covington Buccaneers ran into a buzzsaw on Friday as Fort Loramie handed the Buccs a 33-14 defeat thanks to an amazing performance by Carter Mescher.
The Covington Buccaneers beefed up the non-conference schedule in order to prepare for post-season success, but with that comes a learning curve in order to compete with the top teams in the state like the Minster team that handed the Buccs a 39-26 defeat on Friday.