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Hoffman praises new Oakland Raider, Wilkins

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.

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Updated: may. 17, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Wimbush signs to play basketball at Truett-McConnell

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.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 8:44 p.m. | Updated: may. 10, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Kelley running to Methodist

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.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 8:49 p.m. | Updated: may. 10, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Alcovy’s fantastic four

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.

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Posted: may. 02, 2015 5:54 p.m. | Updated: may. 03, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Athletes of the week: 04/20

Athletes of the week: 04/20

Camani Smith (Alcovy), Austin Kerbow (Eastside) and Joshua Howard (Newton) are the athletes of the week.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2015 2:48 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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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.

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Posted: apr. 12, 2015 12:42 a.m. | Updated: apr. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.
Lady Tigers crush Lady Bulldogs; Rockdale boys down 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.

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Posted: apr. 04, 2015 4:54 p.m. | Updated: apr. 05, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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