Wrestling - 2006
DOUG HOOVER graduated from Corning Northside High School in 1963 following a four year career on the Tigers wrestling team. After a tough freshman season, Doug went on win 25 of 33 matches in dual meets in some of the toughest wrestling competition in the area. As a junior and senior, Doug went all the way to the sectional finals before losing both years. He won four tournaments and finished second three times. As a senior he was selected as a team cocaptain, a title he also had as a member of the football team. While at Northside, Doug earned ten letters for athletics. After graduating from Northside High School, Doug went on to SUNY Brockport where he wrestled for three years and was one of the top wrestlers in that program. As a junior, Doug was fourth in the SUNY championships and finished third in the same tournament as a senior. Between 1963 and 1965 he scored the only points for the team in the prestigious Wilkes Tournament. He was instrumental in helping Brockport become a national power and the school has since won five NCAA Division III National Titles. Doug still resides in the area.