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Basketball splits opening weekend

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team came out firing in its preseason matchup versus West Florida, cruising to the 88-71 win. The Trojans pushed the floor and forced the Argonauts into 28 turnovers, which led to 31 Trojan points.  The Trojans also matched up against Florida State on Tuesday, falling 103-67 in on Read More

Trojans unbeaten in Sun Belt

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer Damion Willis’ career-high 213 receiving yards led the way against Louisiana-Lafayette (4-5, 2-3 Sun Belt) on homecoming Saturday, giving Troy football  (7-2, 5-0 Sun Belt) its 11th straight conference win with three games left to play. Willis ended his day with the most receiving yards in a game by a Sun Belt Read More

Sun Belt East Division at stake

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team will head to Statesboro, Georgia, on Saturday to play Georgia Southern in a game between two of the top teams in the Sun Belt Conference.  With Troy’s win and Georgia Southern’s loss on Saturday, the Trojans now have sole possession of first place in the Sun Belt East Read More

Soccer falls in Sun Belt Tournament

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Troy soccer team won a conference rivalry game against South Alabama to finish up regular season play before falling in the Sun Belt Conference tournamnent to Texas State. The match against South Alabama was played at The Cage in Mobile, Alabama, as Troy won 1-0.  Kate Lorenz gave Troy the 1-0 Read More

Division leaders to meet in Troy

Scott Shelton Staff Writer For  Homecoming, the Troy football team takes on Sun Belt West Division leader Louisiana-Lafayette this Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.  In a game of division leaders, both teams come in with momentum on their side with Troy taking down South Alabama and Louisiana defeating Arkansas State.  Louisiana is 4-4 on the season Read More

Trojans set for a repeat?

KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer The Troy Trojans are in a very interesting position heading into this Homecoming weekend.  The Trojans are 6-2 and 4-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, tied at the top of their division with Georgia Southern. After Appalachian State’s loss this past week to Georgia Southern, the Trojans have an opportunity to beat both Read More

Softball undefeated in fall play

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a win over the defending national champions, the Florida State Seminoles, Troy softball came back home for the Geaux Teal game versus Mississippi State in honor of Alex Wilcox.  Troy started freshman Leanna Johnson in the circle. Johnson is a Brantley, AL native who attended high school with Alex Wilcox. Johnson Read More

Volleyball falls in the Carolinas

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to the Carolinas to take on Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State. On Friday night, Troy lost in just three sets to the defending conference champions, the Chanticleers.  In the opening set, Troy opened up with a 7-3 lead, but the Chanticleers were able to tie the game Read More

Softball remains undefeated in fall play

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy softball team continued its fall play with a midweek doubleheader against Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. The Trojans topped the Saints, and then defeated the reigning national champions, Florida State, 6-1. In game one of the double header, both teams remained quiet through the first five and a half innings Read More

Down goes South, 38-17

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team scored 31 points in the first half and made key defensive plays on its way to defeating arch-rival South Alabama 38-17 on Tuesday night.  With the win, the Trojans move to 4-0 in Sun Belt Conference play and into a three-way tie for first place in the Sun Read More