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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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Tigers softball advances

The Alcovy Tigers clinched a spot in the second round of the Georgia High School Association Softball Class AAAAAA state playoffs Thursday afternoon with a 3-0 shutout victory over North Cobb.

October 19, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Alcovy pounds Morrow

Behind quarterback Tristan Payne's 112 rushing yards, and a stout, senior-laden defense, the Alcovy Tigers shut out the Morrow Mustangs, winning 29-0 at Tara Stadium Thursday in Jonesboro.

October 17, 2013 | Phil Manson | Alcovy


Tigers survive against Warriors; Eagles advance over Redan

The Alcovy Tigers survived the opening day of the Georgia High School Association AAAAAA state softball tournament, splitting their first two contests with visiting North Cobb.

October 16, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers attempt to tame Mustangs

With an extra week to prepare, it's safe to say that the Alcovy varsity football team is eager to hit the field Thursday night against Morrow.

October 15, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers, Rams begin tourney play

The Alcovy Tigers and Newton Rams begin their quest for state softball titles today in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association Softball AAAAAA state tournament.

October 15, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers beat Rams, reach tourney final

The Alcovy Tigers clinched a spot in the Region 2-AAAAAA postseason tournament championship game Wednesday night, defeating rival Newton High 5-1 at home.

October 10, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers reach tournament final

The Alcovy Tigers clinched a spot in the Region 2-AAAAAA postseason tournament championship game Wednesday night, defeating rival Newton High 5-1 at home.

October 09, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers advance with shutout

The Alcovy Tigers passed their first postseason test with flying colors Tuesday night at home against Rockdale County, shutting out the Bulldogs 8-0 in the first round of the Region 2-AAAAAA softball tournament.

October 08, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers have eyes on Newton's top prize

Rivalry games always add a little spark to the football season.

October 03, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers, Bulldogs top regional standings

With region play under way, three teams currently hold the top spot in Region 2-AAAAAA.

October 03, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Patriots topple Tigers

The Alcovy Tigers and Heritage Patriots squared off in a heated pitchers' duel Wednesday night, but in the end, it was the Patriots that came away with a 6-0 win at home.

October 03, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers, Rams set for regional tourney

With regular season regional play coming to a close last week, the Alcovy Tigers and Newton Rams varsity softball teams turn their attention to the 2013 Region 2-AAAAAA softball tournament.

October 01, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


Tigers hold off Lions' fourth-quarter push

A late fourth-quarter push by Luella fell short Friday night, as the Alcovy Tigers clinched their fourth win of the season on the road with a 34-31 victory over the Lions.

September 27, 2013 | Matt Smith | Alcovy


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


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