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Hillgrove ends Alcovy's playoff run

On a cold Wednesday evening Florida State commit Abby Evans, blanked the Lady Tigers twice lifting Hilgrove to 1-0 and 6-0 wins respectively, ending Alcovy's playoff run in the second round.

October 22, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Athletes of the week: 10/13

Tyra Holingsworth and Ciara Bryan (again) have been selected as the athletes of the week for their respective schools Alcovy and Newton. These two players stood out amongst their peers. Eastside played away on Friday and the Eagles' Athlete of the Week will be named at CovNews.com on Monday.

October 18, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Al-cooo-vyyyyyyy

Wednesday, Alcovy will play its second round playoff game against Hillgrove. The Tigers have the perfect blend of experience and skill, highlighted by their strong senior class, juniors Kalia Johnson and Raven Smith, plus freshman catcher Emma Waddell.

October 18, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Hollingsworth lifts Tigers to 2nd round

Advancing to the second round was on the line and in two pitcher's duels it came down to the seventh inning each time, and each time Tyra Hollingsworth came up clutch.

October 15, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Region champs

On a chilly afternoon on Saturday – one that was perfect for football but just okay for softball – Alcovy showed its dominance and ran through Newton 16-1 in just three innings to capture the 2014 2-AAAAAA Region Championship.

October 04, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Aubree Thacker: Athlete of the week

Aubree Thacker has been selected as the Alcovy Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 22. Thacker's bat was on throughout the entire week. Thacker had five hits and scored two runs against Rockdale and Newton this past week.

September 27, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Tigers rolls past Newton

In what was likely a preview of the region championship, Alcovy (15-3-1, 8-0 Region 2-AAAAAA) traveled to Newton (9-14, 5-2 Region 2-AAAAAA) in a battle for sole posession of first place in the region. For the second time this season, Alcovy capitalized off Newton's mistakes to take a big lead and never look back, defeating them 7-0.

September 25, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Tigers steadily improving but have long way to go

Nobody wants to be 0-4, but Alcovy head coach Kirk Hoffman knows he has to be patient because this is a marathon not a sprint.

September 25, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy remains undefeated in region

In softball and baseball in the box score 'K' stands for strikeout, in the Alcovy vs. Rockdale game it stood for Kalia Johnson. Standing strong at 13-2, and an undefeated 7-0 in region play, the Alcovy softball team showed no mercy against Rockdale (4-11, 1-5 Region 2-AAAAAA) run-ruling them 9-0 after five innings as Johnson threw seven K's.

September 23, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Keepin' it simple

Off to an 0-2 start, Alcovy (Region 2-AAAAAA) and its coaches are keeping it simple with the team, as they look to get better just two weeks before region play begins.

September 11, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Kalia Johnson: Alcovy athlete of the week

Alcovy pitcher Kalia Johnson is the Covington News' Alcovy athlete of the week for the week of Sept. 1. Johnson was a huge factor in the Tigers' 17-0 blowout win over Tucker. Johnson could've picked up another win last week if the Tigers had played just one more inning against Eastside. The game got cancelled due to bad weather with the Tigers leading by a few runs.

September 10, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Tigers capitalize off errors, top Newton

In high school softball when you're dealing with young players who are still learning, there will be some mistakes. Most games come down to the team that makes the fewest mistakes and on Tuesday that was Alcovy, as they eased to a 9-1 win over a young Newton team.

September 10, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Tigers fall to 0-2

It was all déjà vu for the Alcovy Tigers (0-2) on Friday night as they took on the Baldwin Braves from Milledgeville, Georgia. In back-to-back weeks, they gave up 30 points on defense, but this time they weren't able to get on the scoreboard, as the Braves torched Alcovy 30-0.

September 06, 2014 | Javon Dickerson | Alcovy


Alcovy falls to 0-2

For the second-straight week at home, Alcovy allowed 30 points, but this time the team wasn't able to find the endzone.

September 05, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy/Eastside game called off

They waited ... and waited ... and waited. But the lightning never stopped, and when the rain began to pour Wednesday evening, Alcovy and Eastside's matchup was called off.

September 04, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


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Alcovy football enters region play

For the first time in two years, Alcovy had non-region opponents on its football schedule, breaking up the season into two phases.

September 27, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy softball suffers first region loss

Alcovy slipped from atop the Region 2-AAAAAA standings Monday as it was shutout by Luella 2-0 on its home field.

Both teams were unbeaten in region play heading in, and Luella (10-9-1, 4-0) picked up its fourth straight win, while snapping a three game streak for the Tigers (20-4-1, 4-1). Alcovy had won 11 of 12 coming in, but couldn't get its bats going against the Lions.

September 25, 2012 | Jared Williams | Alcovy


Alcovy falls to Jackson

Alcovy finished up its non-region part of the 2012 football schedule by traveling to neighboring Butts County and Jackson High Friday night, but couldn't hold on a for a win.

September 22, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Hoffman returns to Jackson

Alcovy entered the Eastside game last Friday needing to overcome an early season hurdle in order to pick up its first win.

September 20, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy’s win streak ends

Alcovy played well in the Morgan County Tournament, but suffered its third loss of the season, falling 3-0 to Heritage on Saturday.

September 18, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tigers rolling back into region

Since beginning Region 2-AAAAAA play, Alcovy softball has been on a roll.

September 15, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy upends Eastside for first win

Alcovy flipped the script Friday night, forcing Eastside into a safety and three turnovers, including a fumble recovery and an interception that the Tigers returned for touchdowns en route to a 24-10 win.

September 15, 2012 | Gabriel Khouli | Alcovy


Tigers need to cut down turnovers

Alcovy is running out of opportunities to work out the kinks before its Region 2-AAAAAA football season begins against Luella on Sept. 28.

September 13, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy takes down Newton

Alcovy picked up its second win in as many Region 2-AAAAAA games Wednesday, defeating cross-town rivals Newton 9-1 in six innings.

September 11, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy takes down Newton

Alcovy picked up its second win in as many Region 2-AAAAAA games Wednesday, defeating cross-town rivals Newton 9-1 in six innings.

September 11, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tigers stumble in first quarter, fall

PERRY - Alcovy's second in loss in as many games was a rocky affair from the start.

September 08, 2012 | Michael Lough | Alcovy


Alcovy takes on Perry

Alcovy is looking to get in the win column for the first time in the young 2012 football season, and will have a tough task in doing so.

September 06, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy dragged down in opener

Committing four turnovers and eight penalties is a difficult way to start the football season.

August 30, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy edges Eastside

Alcovy won a heated cross-town matchup on Wednesday, but did so in dramatic fashion.

The Tigers edged Eastside 2-1, taking eight innings to do so.

August 30, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tigers look to tame Greyhounds

Football season in Newton County kicks off Thursday as Alcovy officially begins the 2012 season by hosting Jones County at Sharp Stadium at 7:30 p.m.

August 28, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


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