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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


Alcovy looks for first win

With its loss to Eastside, Alcovy didn't get the start to its season that it wanted, and playing against Baldwin will be even tougher.

September 04, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


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Alcovy's Murphy pitches perfect game

On Saturday Alcovy softball did something it hadn't done all season, and on Wednesday it did something it hadn't done since coach Monica Marks took over the program five years ago.

August 23, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tigers, Hoffman pleased

Alcovy may have lost its preseason exhibition game 13-10 to Dunwoody Friday night, but that didn't lower Tigers' coach Kirk Hoffman's satisfaction with what he saw.

August 18, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tested Alcovy stays unbeaten

Alcovy played its third game in just two days on Thursday, but looking at the scoreboard and the stat sheet, you wouldn't know it.

August 16, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Three quarterbacks compete at Alcovy

The 2012 football season is so close you can practically hear the cheers and whistles coming from Sharp Stadium.

August 16, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy off to unbeaten start

The 2012-13 school year not only brings a new season for Alcovy softball, but also a new region.

August 14, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy’s top scorer picks Auburn

With Meagan Tucker having amassed the most impressive statistics in the history of Alcovy girls' basketball, it's safe to say her coach Kidada Holtzclaw has significant influence over her game.

July 21, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Mathis steps up for Alcovy

Alcovy has already began the work to follow up a historical season.

July 17, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy follows historic season with big summer

The Alcovy girls' basketball team followed a great 2011-12 season with a great 2012 summer.

The Lady Tiger recently finished up an approximate 30-game stretch, which saw them compete in various summer camps and leagues.

July 12, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Sherwood signs with WGTC

Gabrielle Sherwood was intent on having her last basketball game be in the Georgia Class AAAA Final Four.

May 22, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy ends stay in region with two losses

Alcovy's last season in Region 3-AAAA came to an end Wednesday in the region playoffs.

April 28, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Braswell delivers game winner

It's been taking Alcovy a little longer, but the results have been consistent in the final games of the 2012 regular season - wins.

April 17, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Delay doesn’t stop Alcovy

Lightning didn't stop Morgan Edelman, Sage Fuller and the Alcovy soccer team Friday night as it routed Newton 6-1.

March 31, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Host Tigers lead in Newton Cup

Alcovy hosted the first Newton Cup track meet Wednesday and Thursday, and after one day of track events, the host team was on top.

March 15, 2012 | Staff Report | Alcovy


Fuller strikes out nine in shutout win

Austin Fuller simply threw strikes Monday night.

March 13, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy hosts 1st Newton Cup

Alcovy, Newton and Eastside will all be running from each other today.

March 13, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


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