Success equals support?

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer Troy’s women’s basketball team has ranked in the top four in Sun Belt Conference standings for five consecutive seasons, including back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 2016 and 2017. However, many students and fans don’t view the sport as worth attending.   While student attendance was up 400% from previous seasons, free Chick-fil-A Read More

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One for the fans; Troy football holds final scrimmage, fan day

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor Troy football held its second fall scrimmage before the regular season kicks off at home on Aug. 31. Fans seized an opportunity following the scrimmage to meet the team at Fan Day. “We had a good second scrimmage and both sides made plays at times and both sides have Read More

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‘A full-blooded Troy Trojan;’ what it takes

(PHOTO/ Troy Athletics) Troy alum J.D. Phillips is recognized by former head coach Neal Brown at a student appreciation scrimmage last season.  Scott Shelton Staff Writer At a men’s basketball game in December 2017, Troy University gave free tickets to the football team’s bowl game in New Orleans to the first 300 students who showed up. Read More

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Trojans welcomed back as soccer hosts Samford, UNA in exhibition

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor As students return to campus for another semester, Troy University’s soccer team is at work preparing for the 2019 season. The Trojans, fresh off a 5-14-1 (4-6 Sun Belt) season, will open with a pair of exhibitiongames during the first week of classes. Troy will host in-state rivals Samford and North Alabama Read More

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