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Athletes of the week: 12/08

Athletes of the week: 12/08

The athletes of the week for the week of December 8, 2014 are Alexcia Chatman (Newton) and Tierra Hodges (Alcovy). Check covnews.com for Eastside’s athlete of the week after Monday. See caption below.

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Updated: dec. 13, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Lady Tigers advance to 1-1 in region play

The Lady Tigers of Alcovy got their first win in region 2-AAAAAA this season on Friday evening. It wasn’t an easy one by any means, as the Lady Wildcats of Lovejoy gave them all they could handle. But, Alcovy fought it out, and displayed some toughness with a 51-46 win over Lovejoy.

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Posted: dec. 13, 2014 4:19 p.m. | Updated: dec. 13, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Scores from Friday night

Each basketball team from around the county played tonight. Here are the scores for the games from tonight.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 11:16 p.m. | Updated: dec. 12, 2014 11:28 p.m.
They’re going to ANDREW

They’re going to ANDREW

Madison Beazley and Autumn Evans signed full scholarships to play softball and attend Andrew College on Friday. The two had an enormous amount of support, as they continue their journey to college.

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Posted: dec. 07, 2014 5:29 p.m.
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Lady Tigers impress

Alcovy’s Lady Tigers are 2-3 on the season. One of those wins came against a now 5-1 Marietta team the Lady Tigers beat Novermber 21, 58-53, that advanced to the second round of state last year. Lady Tigers’ coach David Baker speaks about the win and his team in this Q&A.

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Posted: nov. 29, 2014 3:32 p.m. | Updated: nov. 29, 2014 10:00 p.m.
Athletes of the week: 11/17

Athletes of the week: 11/17

Romario Johnson, Kiara Bagby and Carlos Huggins and Arthur Holmes have been named the Newton, Alcovy and Eastside athletes of the week respectively.

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Posted: nov. 22, 2014 6:17 p.m. | Updated: nov. 22, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Athletes of the week: 11/10

Athletes of the week: 11/10

Nuka Yobo, Quintrell Mathis and Ayanna Wimbush have been named Newton’s, Eastside’s and Alcovy’s athletes of the week respectively.

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Posted: nov. 15, 2014 7:30 p.m. | Updated: nov. 15, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Alcovy’s defensive-minded approach

Alcovy’s defensive-minded approach

This article was written before the Lady Tigers season opener against Salem. Check covnews.com for updates.

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Posted: nov. 15, 2014 7:45 p.m. | Updated: nov. 15, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Thacker signs to play for Emmanuel

Thacker signs to play for Emmanuel

Aubree Thacker, now a former Alcovy softball second baseman, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Emmanuel College on Wednesday afternoon at Alcovy in front of an overwhelming number of friends and family who came out to support her.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2014 5:15 p.m. | Updated: nov. 12, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Q&A: Hoffman's speaks on winless season

Alcovy had its first winless season since 2007 this year, according to maxpreps.com. After their 27-0 loss to Lovejoy we spoke to Tigers’ head coach Kirk Hoffman. He breaks down the season and some of his players in this exclusive question and answer.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 7:41 p.m. | Updated: nov. 08, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Winless at Alcovy

A defensive effort that just wasn’t enough led Alcovy to a 27-0 loss to Lovejoy, making Alcovy 0-10 to finish the season and giving the Tigers their first winless season since 2007.

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Posted: nov. 06, 2014 10:42 p.m.
Athletes of the week: 10/27

Athletes of the week: 10/27

Steven Montac and D’Anthony Bell have been named Newton’s and Alcovy’s athletes of the week respectively. Eastside played on Saturday (past deadline) and the Eagles’ Athlete of the Week will be named at CovNews.com on Monday.

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Posted: nov. 01, 2014 8:55 p.m. | Updated: nov. 01, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Athletes of the week: 10/20

Athletes of the week: 10/20

Carlos Huggins and Emma Waddell have been named Eastside’s and Alcovy’s athletes of the week respectively. Newton played on Saturday (past deadline) and the Rams’ Athlete of the Week will be named at CovNews.com on Monday.

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Posted: oct. 25, 2014 11:42 a.m. | Updated: oct. 25, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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High turnover

Over the last three years, Alcovy softball has accumulated 63 wins – which include back-to-back-to-back trips to the playoffs – and become a staple in region 2-AAAAAA establishing a model of consistency for the program.

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Posted: oct. 25, 2014 11:41 a.m. | Updated: oct. 25, 2014 10:00 p.m.
For love of the GAME

For love of the GAME

As he walked into Jim Stalvey’s on a Friday afternoon, you could see a look of ease on Kirk Hoffman’s face. His team, Alcovy – still seeking its first win of the season – is on a bye week and Hoffman doesn’t have to play a game that Friday night.

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Posted: oct. 25, 2014 11:46 a.m. | Updated: oct. 25, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Hillgrove ends Alcovy's playoff run

On a cold Wednesday evening Florida State commit Abby Evans, blanked the Lady Tigers twice lifting Hilgrove to 1-0 and 6-0 wins respectively, ending Alcovy’s playoff run in the second round.

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Posted: oct. 22, 2014 10:32 p.m.
Athletes of the week: 10/13

Athletes of the week: 10/13

Tyra Holingsworth and Ciara Bryan (again) have been selected as the athletes of the week for their respective schools Alcovy and Newton. These two players stood out amongst their peers. Eastside played away on Friday and the Eagles’ Athlete of the Week will be named at CovNews.com on Monday.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 5:53 p.m. | Updated: oct. 18, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Al-cooo-vyyyyyyy

Al-cooo-vyyyyyyy

Wednesday, Alcovy will play its second round playoff game against Hillgrove. The Tigers have the perfect blend of experience and skill, highlighted by their strong senior class, juniors Kalia Johnson and Raven Smith, plus freshman catcher Emma Waddell.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 5:59 p.m. | Updated: oct. 18, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Hollingsworth lifts Tigers to 2nd round

Hollingsworth lifts Tigers to 2nd round

Advancing to the second round was on the line and in two pitcher’s duels it came down to the seventh inning each time, and each time Tyra Hollingsworth came up clutch.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2014 11:31 p.m.
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Region champs

Region champs

On a chilly afternoon on Saturday – one that was perfect for football but just okay for softball – Alcovy showed its dominance and ran through Newton 16-1 in just three innings to capture the 2014 2-AAAAAA Region Championship.

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Posted: oct. 04, 2014 10:01 p.m. | Updated: oct. 04, 2014 10:09 p.m.
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