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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


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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


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


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