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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


The Nation’s best from Newton County

The beginning of the NCAA football season saw some of Newton County's collegiate athletes have exceptional showings on Saturday. If there are any athletes that you feel deserve to be mentioned in our weekly coverage of some of the nation's best from Newton County, email our sports editor Shakeen Holloway at sholloway@covnews.com.

September 02, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


#FansOfTheWeek

The Covington News is looking for the biggest fans at high school football games. Throughout the season, we will be taking pictures of fans and accepting pictures sent to us. Send us your fan photos throughout the season and you could win a laptop, external hard drive and/or a wireless keyboard and mouse.

August 30, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Story of tonight's game: Youth

"We are young" isn't just a song by indie pop group Fun, it's also the theme for both Eastside and Alcovy's football teams this season.

August 28, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Young Guns

In this Q&A with Alcovy head football coach Kirk Hoffman, we talk about Hoffman's role in coaching a young team, Tigers' quarterback Bubba Hickson, the team's strengths/weaknesses and more.

August 23, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


How the game was won:

In case you missed it, Eastside topped Alcovy 5-4 in an early evening matchup that showcased talent on both teams, but also shed a light on areas of improvement. We break down the strengths and weaknesses for both teams as of right now.

August 21, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Bigger than Georgia

Buck Farmer

August 16, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


The Karate Kid

There's always something special about your first love. You never forget that first one – whether it lasts or not. Micah Williams Jr.'s first love was basketball. He even played for Newton High School for a while before transferring over to Alcovy.

August 07, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Back in action

As the clock struck 12 a.m. on Saturday it was finally time for the gridiron gladiators of Alcovy High School football to put on their armor and practice – so they did. After midnight, the madness ensued. For the first time since spring, the Tigers were back in action.

August 02, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


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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


Alcovy girls topple rival Eastside

A four-goal second half is pretty special.

March 12, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Eastside boys earn win over Alcovy

Trent Taylor enjoys being in the weight room so much he has worked his strength on the hang clean up to 290 pounds.

March 10, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy's run ends in Final Four

Alcovy's first trip to the Class AAAA Final Four was one they'll remember forever but soon like to forget.

March 07, 2012 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy's Jacobson signs on with Point volleyball

Brittany Jacobson signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Point University Friday.

March 07, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy eyes first title

Two teams are trying to reach a goal neither has achieved before in today's Class AAAA semifinal.

March 07, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tigers' season ends in Elite Eight

FORT VALLEY - Alcovy's dream season was interrupted Friday night by the appearance of North Clayton's Marcus Hunt.

March 05, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Lady Tigers top Forest Park in Elite 8

FORT VALLEY - The Alcovy girls' basketball team made sure its first appearance in the Elite Eight was a memorable one.

March 05, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


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