1978-79 Covington Buccaneers: Front Row (left to right): Jay Victor, Kevin Finfrock, Rick Schmidt, Ed Boggs, Dave Tobias. Standing (left to right): Head Coach Bob Huelsman, Steve Simon, Jim Tobias, Joe Schmidt, Mike Schmidt, Dale Rhoades, Greg Rench, Assistant Coach Steve Fisher.
The Covington Buccaneers sported on of the most successful teams in 1978-79. They finished with a 20-2 record and a Sectional Championship. Their season came to a disappointing end in the Districts but that loss didn't overshadow the dominating performances throughout the season. The Buccs also captured their 4th consecutive Miami County Holiday Tournament Title.
Mike Schmidt (left) finished his high school basketball career third on the all-time scoring list with 1027 points. Mike averaged 18.4 points per game while scoring 367 total points. Schmidt also ranks third on the all-time list in rebounds with 550. Also added to Mike's accomplishments was his second consecutive season named Most Valuable Player.
Bob Huelsman has a career record of 101-30 in 6 years as Buccs' head coach.
Note: All historical facts and placements are from the time the events happened.