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Shorthanded Tigers fight hard for fourth win

Despite missing several key players to injuries and illness, the Alcovy High School football team survived a close one against Forest Park, beating the Panthers ...

September 24, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Alcovy football finds new life under Edgar

Chris Edgar may be in his first year as head coach of the Alcovy High School football team, but he is no stranger to the ...

September 18, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Former Alcovy player named to Allstate Good Works Team

A former Alcovy High School football player has just received one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college football.

September 18, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Strong offense pushes Alcovy football past Henry County

A week following its first loss of the season, the Alcovy football team bounced back with a home 28-13 win against Henry County on Saturday.

September 12, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Alcovy volleyball teams falls to Rockdale

The Alcovy High School volleyball team fell 2-1 (25-21, 25-20, 15-13) to the Rockdale High School Bulldogs despite a strong team effort Tuesday night on ...

August 30, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Tigers remain undefeated after Week 2

A strong second-half performance by Alcovy Friday night helped the Tigers defeat Meadowcreek 28-15 and start the season 2-0 on the road.

August 29, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Alcovy softball loses third straight game

The Alcovy High School softball team is now 0-3 this season after dropping Tuesday's game against Region 3-AAAAAA opponent Evans High School. An error-filled ...

August 24, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


First game is a first win for Edgar

The Alcovy High School football team matched its win total from the last two years in just one game.

August 20, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Tigers fail to score in extra innings, drop first game

The Alcovy High School softball team lost a tough game Tuesday that saw two extra innings. Despite great pitching and defense, the Tigers lost 2-1 ...

August 16, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Covington baseball player shines on big stage

One of Covington's very own got a chance to make a big play on one of the largest stages this past week.

August 08, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | Alcovy


Alcovy football players assist Action Ministries, community during back-to-school event

Members of the Alcovy football team helped out in a big way during the Newton County Sheriff's Office Back-to-School Supply Giveaway on July 23.

August 01, 2016 | Staff Report | Alcovy


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The streak is over

The Alcovy Tigers (1-5, 1-0 Region 2-AAAAAA) get their first win of the season in a region matchup against the Lakeside Vikings (3-3, 0-1 Region 2-AAAAAA). The Tigers had not won a game since Friday November 01, 2013. With a 15-12 victory over Lakeside, Alcovy won its first game of the season.

October 05, 2015 | Kevin Nixon | Alcovy


Alcovy seniors shine on senior night

For three of Alcovy's players, Tuesday night would be their last regular season home game at Alcovy. Ricki McKnight, Raven Smith and Kalia Johnson suited up for their home regular season finale against rival Newton no less, and prevailed with a 6-1 victory.

September 27, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Hammonds improvement boosts Alcovy

The higher up you get in the sports world, the less likely you are to play multiple positions. It's even less likely that you have to switch from one position to another, although it does happen on occasion. In high school players switch positions all the time, as size plays a huge factor as to how coaches use certain players.

September 27, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Tigers upset bid falls short

On a damp field with the weather in the mid-60s, Alcovy, looking for its first win in 17 games, gave the 2-2 Lamar County Trojans a huge scare late, but penalties and turnovers plagued the Tigers as they fell to the Trojans, 20-7.

September 25, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Lady Tigers blank Newton

The match to decide the Region 2-AAAAAA softball champion last year came down to county rivals Alcovy and Newton. Alcovy won in a blowout in three innings, and although the win wasn't as big this time, the Lady Tigers still won in convincing fashion, 8-0 in the two rivaling schools first of two games on the season.

September 08, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy pitching throws off Rockdale

Alcovy sent two pitchers to the circle in Kalia Johnson and Tanisha "Skeeter" Williams, and both stifled the bats of Rockdale, as the two combined to give up just one hit in a 8-0 victory over the Lady Bulldogs.

September 08, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Lady Tigers run-rule Tucker

Alcovy opened region-play much like how they ended it last season – in dominant fashion. The Lady Tigers blanked Tucker 12-0 to begin region play after losing their opening game on Tuesday at Ola, 6-1.

September 01, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Lady Tigers run-rule Tucker

Alcovy opened region-play much like how they ended it last season – in dominant fashion. The Lady Tigers blanked Tucker 12-0 to begin region play after losing the opening game on Tuesday at Ola, 6-1.

August 27, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Tigers look to get back into win column

Storylines to follow

August 24, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy looks to repeat and improve

Alcovy has pretty much owned Region 2-AAAAAA for the last few years. Since 2012 the Lady Tigers have amassed 63 wins overall and lost just one region game in that timespan.

August 10, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


A dream come true

Daniel Mejia has dreamed of signing his letter of intent to play soccer in college for longer than he can remember. No longer a dream deferred, Mejia signed to play soccer at Truett-McConnell on Thursday afternoon.

July 26, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Getting better every week

Some high school athletes use the summer to rest their bodies, play travel ball or simply to have fun. Alcovy's football team hasn't used either of those luxuries coming off a season that saw them go 0-10.

July 13, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Senn taking over baseball at Alcovy

A 4-19 (2-9 Region 2-AAAAAA) season marked the end of former Alcovy head baseball coach Ryan Denison's tenure as the leader of the Tigers. Ashley Senn will take over as the new head coach.

July 13, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy basketball rebooting

Alcovy basketball, girls and boys, will look almost entirely different from last year. Both teams are young and the boys have a new coach in Mack Hardwick. The girls lost six seniors and will have 10 players returning to play varsity but only one - the great Tierra Hodges - with real varsity experience.

June 28, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


Alcovy to host Black & Gold game

Alcovy basketball, both girls and boys, will host a scrimmage Friday evening beginning at 6 p.m. with a girls game and 7 p.m. for the boys game. Price of admission is $5, but it's free for Livingston Elementary students and Tiny Tigers basketball camp attendees.

June 22, 2015 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy


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