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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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Alcovy falls to Griffin 35-16, finishes season at .500

On a night when Alcovy needed to be perfect, Griffin was a little better and the Tigers saw their season come to an end at the hands of a 35-16 defeat.

November 18, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Trailblazing her own path

Alcovy's cross-country teams placed second in the Region 4-AAAA meet last Saturday to earn a berth at Saturday's state meet at Carrolton - the first in school history. One of the main reasons is Tatlin Gammon

November 17, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy seeks first ever playoff berth

It's quite simple for the Alcovy Tigers. Win tomorrow night and their in the playoffs. To do so, they will have to beat a tough Griffin team that has the same aspirations. That may be easier said than done.

November 15, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy tops Forest Park, keeps playoff hopes alive

As the end of the season approaches, the Alcovy Tigers looked to make one last push for the playoffs as the Panthers of Forest Park visited Homer Sharp Stadium Friday.

November 12, 2008 | Brian Harper | Alcovy


Tigers face must win at home vs. Forest Park

If Alcovy ever need a win, tonight's the night. With two games remaining, the Tigers find themselves on the outside looking in at 3-3 in Region 4-AAAA.

November 10, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy falls to Mt. Zion 32-15 on the road

The Mt. Zion-Jonesboro Bulldogs hosted the Alcovy Tigers at Tara Stadium Friday night in a game with strong regional implications. The Tigers (4-4, 3-3 Region 4-AAAA) had their sights set on taking third place in the region, but it was the Bulldogs (6-3, 5-2) who moved into second with a 32-15 victory. Few fans were cheering on either side of the stadium in the rain and bitter cold, and it was a rocky start for both teams with the weather seemingly having negative effects early on. Alcovy coach Kirk Hoffman didn't think the weather could be blamed for his ...

November 06, 2008 | Rachel Kellogg | Alcovy


Alcovy on the road for big region game

Alcovy travels to Tara Stadium tonight for a region game with big time playoff implications. The Tigers take on Mt. Zion-Jonesboro with the winner claiming at least a share of third place in Region 4-AAAA.

November 03, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy, Outlaw runs all over Ola in 41-0 win

MCDONOUGH – The weather might have been terrible Friday night but Alcovy's Malachi Outlaw could have cared less.

October 29, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy back after week off, visits Ola

The last time Alcovy walked off the football field after a game, it was after a bitter defeat at home to Dutchtown. The Tigers had a hard time moving the ball on the ground and didn't really try to pass much. That was two weeks ago.

October 27, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy 2-1 in region 4-AAAA, looks for more against Dutchtown

So far this year, the Tigers have experienced many firsts. They picked up their first region win against Stockbridge two weeks ago and have already set a school record for most wins in a season, eclipsing last year's total with their most recent victory over Jonesboro.

October 13, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


Alcovy falls to Rockdale

After going 2-3 over the weekend at the Conyers Classic volleyball tournament over the weekend, Alcoy was unable to sustain momentum as it dropped a non-region match against Rockdale Tuesday 25-21, 18-25 and 18-25.

October 12, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Alcovy


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