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Athletes of the week: 10/20

Carlos Huggins and Emma Waddell have been named Eastside's and Alcovy's athletes of the week respectively. Newton played on Saturday (past deadline) and the Rams' Athlete of the Week will be named at CovNews.com on Monday.

October 25, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


High turnover

Over the last three years, Alcovy softball has accumulated 63 wins – which include back-to-back-to-back trips to the playoffs – and become a staple in region 2-AAAAAA establishing a model of consistency for the program.

October 25, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


For love of the GAME

As he walked into Jim Stalvey's on a Friday afternoon, you could see a look of ease on Kirk Hoffman's face. His team, Alcovy – still seeking its first win of the season – is on a bye week and Hoffman doesn't have to play a game that Friday night.

October 25, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


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


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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


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 03, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


On to the Final Four

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

March 03, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Richardson's hat trick powers Alcovy

Rysan Richardson tallied a hat trick to lead Alcovy over Newton 5-2 in a cross-town soccer matchup on Tuesday night.

March 01, 2012 | Staff Report | Alcovy


Shooting surge lifts Tigers into Elite 8

Make room on the bus ladies. A night after Alcovy's girls' basketball team defeated top-seeded Warner Robbins on the road to advance to the Elite Eight, the boys punched their own ticket to Fort Valley State University with a SCORE win over Bainbridge.

March 01, 2012 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Lady Tigers exercise Demons

Warner Robins coach Tom Mobley had seen the game tape.

March 01, 2012 | Chris Deighan Special to The News | Alcovy


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