“Who Are These Guys?”: Covington Catholic
“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare
The Tiger Basketball team has gotten out to a hot start, winning their first three games of the season. This Friday, they face their first true test of the season when Covington Catholic travels to St.X. The Colonels beat the Tigers pretty handily when these teams played last year, but after losing some key players, this looks to be an exciting matchup. Let’s get to know Cov Cath:
School Colors: Royal Blue and White
Location: 1600 Dixie Hwy, Park Hills, KY 41011
Notable People Associated with Covington Catholic:
Nate Dusing – Dusing is a former Olympic Swimmer. He competed in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. In the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, he earned a silver medal by swimming for the second-place U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay. He was also a member of gold medal-winning U.S. relay teams in the 4×100-meter freestyle at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships, and the 2004 World Short Course Championships.
Chris Harris– He is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he was formerly one-half of the tag team America’s Most Wanted along with partner James Storm. Harris is recognized as a seven-time NWA World Tag Team Champion, having won the belts with Storm six times and with Elix Skipper once.
Coach: Scott Ruthsaz
Top players: Cole VonHandorf (PG), C.J. Frederick (F), Aiden Ruthsatz (G), Jake Walter (C)*
* Just needed to point out that Walter is 7’1″
This year: 2-0
Last Game: Won vs. Lexington Catholic 62-52