The Meade County High School Wrestling team is looking to make this season an incredibly special one for their head coach. Even though, year after year, the team is one of the top qualifiers at the regional tournament, they have an added motivation to bring home the championship this year. They have also set a goal to qualify every wrestler for the state tournament. Their motivation comes from being informed at the start of the season that this will be Head Coach Bob Davis’ final year. Since the program’s inception, Davis has been the only head coach, and under his leadership, his wrestlers have filled trophy cases with countless top honors, such as Meade’s first State Wrestling Championship, and won KHSAA’s Coach of the Year honor in 2017. So, this season the team will leave it all out on the mat for their beloved coach.
On Jan. 16, Meade began taking their first steps in completing their goal as they took on Bardstown, and Taylor County inside the MCHS gym. Meade did not waste any time while they were on the mat and went straight after their opponents as soon as the whistle blew. Bardstown was their first opponent, and they made quick work of them, winning 57-21. In the second match against Taylor County, they dropped only two matches, but still came out on top by a score of 48-27.