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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 focused on continuing success

Coming off a dominating 35-7 victory over Jackson last Thursday, the Alcovy varsity football team seems to be running on all cylinders.

September 26, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers end Senior Night with win

The Alcovy Tigers varsity softball team closed their 2013 regular season home slate with a 4-0 victory over Putnam County, honoring seniors Chelsie Nolley, Morgan Beshears and Waneshia Morris on Senior Night on Thursday.

September 26, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Alcovy’s quick start trumps Jackson

The Alcovy Tigers marched out to their first 3-0 start since 2009 Thursday night, defeating Jackson at 35-7 at Sharp Stadium.

September 19, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers ready for Red Devils

After a commanding 20-10 victory over county rival Eastside last Friday, the Alcovy Tigers' varsity football team welcome the Jackson Red Devils tomorrow to Sharp Stadium for a non-traditional Thursday night contest.

September 17, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers' early push thwarts Eastside

The Alcovy Tigers earned their second win of the season in a thriller against cross-town rival Eastside, pulling out a 20-10 victory at Sharp Stadium Friday night.

September 14, 2013 | Javon Dickerson | Alcovy


Tigers eager to pass in-county test

While the Rams and Eagles had the opportunity to face off in the first week of the season in, the Alcovy Tigers are looking forward to their first in-county test of the year tonight against Eastside.

September 12, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Alcovy gets first win

The Alcovy Tigers earned their first win of the season on Friday night against non-region opponent Perry, taming the Panthers 21-10 at Sharp Stadium.

September 07, 2013 | Javon Dickerson sports@covnews.com | Alcovy


Tigers seek to tame early mistakes

Coming off a stinging 17-14 overtime loss on the road last week to Jones County, the Alcovy Tigers football program looks to get on the right track this week against Perry.

September 05, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers fall in opener

The 2013 football season didn't open the way the Alcovy Tigers expected.

August 31, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Alcovy softball ready to defend title

With the softball season already underway, the Alcovy Tigers hope the same fortunes that favored them a year ago will once again show themselves in 2013.

August 22, 2013 | | Alcovy


Bates leaves Alcovy, heads to Pickens

Casey Bates has been a key figure in Alcovy baseball. Now he's moving to be closer to his daughter, Mallory, who is a fourth-grader in Woodstock.

June 27, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


All-American Abdul-Mateen finishes 11th

Before participating in last week's NCAA National Tournament, Jameel Abdul-Mateen changed his season by getting a little more confidence in his game.

June 11, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Holtzclaw heads to South Gwinnett

The most successful coach in Alcovy High history is moving on.

June 11, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Baker finishes strong

Darrius Baker's collegiate career ended in the perfect place.

June 06, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Follow Abdul-Mateen live

Alcovy's Jameel Abdul-Mateen will be chasing elite-athlete status at the NCAA Outdoor Championshops in Eugene, Ore., starting today.

June 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Alcovy


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