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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


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


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Former Tiger leaps to NCAA nationals

With only three tries, Jameel Abdul-Mateen faulted his first two long jump attempts at the NCAA East Preliminary Round Thursday.

May 28, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Two Alcovy standouts sign

Alcovy High School celebrated the signing of two student athletes Wednesday, both former Tigers' basketball players, and one a future collegiate hoopster and another a future collegiate softball player.

May 16, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy swept out of playoffs

VALDOSTA - Cory Pope gave the Lowndes Vikings everything they needed in game one of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Alcovy Tigers.

May 09, 2013 | Ed Hooper The Valdosta Daily Times | Alcovy


Alcovy swept out of playoffs

VALDOSTA - Cory Pope gave the Lowndes Vikings everything they needed in game one of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Alcovy Tigers. Then in game two, Lowndes' offense came alive and provided plenty of support as the Vikings swept Alcovy 2-0 and 8-1 in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs at Noel George Field.

May 09, 2013 | Ed Hooper The Valdosta Daily Times | Alcovy


Second-round bound

Alcovy baseball coach Casey Bates knew pitching would be key to his team's success in the Class AAAAAA playoffs, and the Tigers validated that claim in a two-game sweep of visiting Westlake Friday.

May 04, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Bittersweet ending for Alcovy soccer

Alcovy boys' soccer had a bittersweet ending to its 2013 season Wednesday.

May 02, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Lady Tigers fall in penalty kicks

The Alcovy girls soccer team lost a heartbreaker in the opening round of the state playoffs, falling 1-1 (3-2) in penalty kicks to Douglas County Tuesday night.

April 30, 2013 | | Alcovy


Tigers lock up home field

Alcovy baseball finished the 2013 regular season with three straight wins, and it isn't finished yet.

April 27, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


A Tiger sweep

The Alcovy boys' golf team is not only Region 2-AAAAAA champions, but it is also headed to the state tournament.

April 23, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Alcovy tennis finishes 2nd in region

Alcovy boys' tennis finished second in Region 2-AAAAAA, garnering the right to host a state playoff match.

April 18, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


No-hitter helps Alcovy stay in first

Alcovy's Jake Jones threw a no-hitter to lead Alcovy to a region win over crosstown rival Newton Tuesday, pushing the Tigers into first place in Region 2-AAAAAA.

April 17, 2013 | | Alcovy


Richardson signs with Piont soccer

Rysan Richardson signed a letter of intent with Point University at Alcovy Tuesday.

March 28, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Second halves lift Alcovy in sweep

Rysen Richardsons' two goals helped Alcovy sweep Newton in Region 2-AAAAAA soccer action Friday night.

March 23, 2013 | Javon Dickerson | Alcovy


Edelman is first Alcovy player signed

Morgan Edelman set a precedent Tuesday afternoon.

March 13, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


Thompson takes home title

Kevin Thompson was good, but not the best.

February 23, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | Alcovy


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