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Troy men’s golf earns sixth place finish in Houston

Scott McLendon Staff Writer Troy men’s golf team claimed sixth place at the All-American Intercollegiate Tournament at the Houston Golf Club in Humble, Texas. From Feb. 19-21, Troy faced a field of teams that included Houston, South Carolina, Baylor, Louisiana Tech and the champion Arkansas. The Trojans finished with a team score of a 26-over 881. Read More

Mountaineers top men’s basketball

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer The Trojan men’s basketball team lost 78-74 at Appalachian State on Saturday, Feb. 20. Four days after a series of three closely scheduled games, this match gave the Trojans (9-18, 4-12 Sun Belt) a more slow-paced week in competition. Sophomore guard Wesley Person continued to impress, putting up 30 points, 12 of Read More

Women’s hoops topples App State in OT

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer The Trojan women’s basketball team bounced back from a tough loss at South Alabama by defeating Appalachian State 100-89 in Boone, North Carolina. Despite giving up a 22-point lead on Saturday, the Trojans (13-12, 8-8 Sun Belt) almost let the game slip away, but they regrouped in extra time to win. In Read More

Troy men’s tennis off to slow start

Thomas Gleaton Chief Copy Editor Ty Ammons Staff Writer Troy’s men’s tennis team dropped its first three regular season meets, losing 1-4 to Louisville and falling 1-6 to both Florida and Ole Miss. Troy (0-3) dropped all but one of its matches against No. 36 Louisville on Friday, Jan. 15, as well as No. 24 Florida Read More

Battle for the credit: USA creates title, trophy

Thomas Gleaton Copy Editor Michael Shipma Sports Editor   While Troy University’s Student Government Association considers the decision to name the Troy-South rivalry the “Battle for the Belt” a collaborative effort, the University of South Alabama’s SGA president said the name came entirely from his school. Both SGAs, along with their athletics departments, have officially announced Read More

Trojans pick up first win in home opener

Michael Kastner Staff Writer The Troy football team defeated Charleston Southern 44-16 to earn its first win of the season on Saturday, Sept. 12. Troy took the lead on the first possession with a touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Teddy Ruben. Senior defensive end Tyler Roberts recorded a sack on the first possession. Teddy Ruben Read More

Troy vs Georgia State Preview

Wes Fortson Staff Writer   After two weeks on the road and stressful matches against South Alabama and Georgia Southern, Troy returns to Veterans Memorial Stadium to face off against Georgia State this Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Troy really struggled last Thursday, Oct. 30, against the Eagles of Georgia Southern. The team only had Read More

Volleyball falls at home

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Trojans volleyball team couldn’t get out of its losing streak as it dropped its seventh straight match on Wednesday, Oct.8, losing 3-0 to rival South Alabama. “South Alabama played very well,” said head coach Sonny Kirkpatrick. “They put a consistent effort on every ball on defense and we have got to Read More

Troy cross country competes at Mountain Dew Invitational

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The Trojans’ cross country teams participated in the Mountain Dew Invitational at Gainesville, Florida, which was hosted by the University of Florida on Sept. 20. The men’s team placed eighth, and the women’s team finished 11th. The event featured 29 colleges and universities, with over 250 runners competing in both the men’s Read More