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Hoffman praises new Oakland Raider, Wilkins

Newly signed Oakland Raider Gary Wilkins is attempting to make the team as NFL rookie mini-camps begin around the nation. Wilkins, went from Furman to the Raiders after being signed as an undrafted free agent, but his story started in Covington when Wilkins played for Alcovy under head football coach Kirk Hoffman. The Covington News spoke with Hoffman and asked about Wilkins as a player and a person in this exclusive Q&A.

May 17, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Wimbush signs to play basketball at Truett-McConnell

Ayanna Wimbush sat down in front of the Alcovy mascot on Friday afternoon to sign her letter of intent to play basketball at Truett-McConnell College with her family next to her and her friends watching she put the pen to the paper and solidified her collegiate career in basketball.

May 10, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Kelley running to Methodist

One of Alcovy's best offensive weapons from last year is moving on to college. Tiger running back Kenyon Kelley will be playing football at Methodist College after signing his letter of intent on Tuesday afternoon.

May 10, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy’s fantastic four

Sydney Ziglar, Baylea Payne, Ryleigh Langford and Daphne Ramirez make up the four freshmen that helped propel Alcovy's girls soccer team to a No. 2 seed and a trip to the playoffs.

May 03, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Athletes of the week: 04/20

Camani Smith (Alcovy), Austin Kerbow (Eastside) and Joshua Howard (Newton) are the athletes of the week.

April 26, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Rockdale/Newton baseball POWER RANKINGS

With most of the teams/schools off this week with Spring Break, here's a look at which teams have been the best with just a couple of weeks left in the season. The baseball playoffs are coming, but there are still some important region battles to take place some big games left to determine final playoff seeding. This is a ranking of how good the teams are so far based primarily on region play, competitiveness, non-region play and head-to-head matchups.

April 12, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Lady Tigers crush Lady Bulldogs; Rockdale boys down Alcovy

Similarly in terms of wins and losses, but different in terms of play, the Rockdale/Alcovy soccer boys/girls matches ended like they did last time – with Rockdale's boys winning and Alcovy's girls winning.

April 05, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Total domination

As the Lady Tigers continued to prove their dominance on the pitch, the boys solidified themselves as a team to be reckoned with in Region 2-AAAAAA when both teams finished their respective sweeps of Newton on Friday. Here are five notes from the game on Friday.

March 29, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy girls/boys clinch season series over Newton

With the Alcovy girls (9-3, 6-2 Region 2-AAAAAA) and boys (4-1-7, 4-4 Rergion 2-AAAAAA) soccer teams both coming off victories against Newton 9-3, 6-2 Region 2-AAAAAA on Wednesday, one more win would seal the deal for the regular season series and that's what they got as the Lady Tigers blanked Newton 5-0 and the boys came back to win 2-1.

March 27, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Carlvon honored; Alcovy sweeps Newton

Alcovy, Eastside and Newton's soccer teams all came together Wednesday evening at Sharp Stadium to honor the memory of Carlvon Betts, who passed away two weeks ago in a car accident. Between the boys and girls' games, Newton Athletic Director Tracey Curtis presented Carlvon's parents – Carlton and Tracy Betts – with a package that featured some of Betts's best photos and NHS principal, John Ellenberg, announced that the school would be retiring Betts's jersey.

March 25, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


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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


Alcovy wins 3-AAAA title

Eastside also played a top-ranked boys' basketball team this weekend, in No. 5 Drew on Saturday.

February 20, 2012 | Staff Report | Alcovy


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