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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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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


Richardson's hat trick leads Alcovy

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

February 29, 2012 | Staff Report | Alcovy


Williams, Tucker lead Alcovy to Elite Eight

Warner Robins coach Tom Mobley had seen the game tape.

February 29, 2012 | Chris Deighan | Alcovy


Playoff run continues

Alcovy is the only area school that made it past the first round of the 2012 state basketball playoffs.

February 29, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy baseball focuses on team

Casey Bates thought a two-day rest would help his baseball team during Alcovy's winter break this past week.

February 25, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Late surge lifts Alcovy girls past Mundy's Mill

For the second straight year, the Alcovy girls' basketball team is going back to the Class AAAA Sweet 16.

February 25, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Tigers roar with 17th straight win

Make that 17 straight for Alcovy.

February 25, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy boys capture first region title

The Alcovy boys' basketball team is in uncharted territory.

The Tigers won their first region title, are on their longest winning streak, picked up their highest ranking and are looking for their first state playoff win.

February 22, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy wins school's first bball title

Alcovy won 73-60 over No. 1 Fayette in the Region 3-AAAA title game and claimed the school's first basketball title along the way Saturday.

February 21, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


United heading into 2012

Only two games into the season, and the Alcovy boys' soccer team is on the cusp of exceeding last year's win total.

February 20, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Girls look to rebound after disappointing finish in 2011

February 20, 2012 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


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