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ATO prepares for Walk Hard

Luke Brantley Staff Writer Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) will embark on Walk Hard, a six-day, 128.3-mile walk to Panama City Beach, Florida, on March 8 to support wounded veterans. The walk will begin on Troy University’s quad on Friday, March 8 and finish on the Pier Park pier in Panama City Beach on Wednesday, March 13.  Read More

Marcus Jones to explore options

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor Troy All-American Marcus Jones has placed his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal for the 2019 season, as first reported by AL.com and confirmed by the Southeast Sun late Tuesday evening.  Through the NCAA transfer portal, the upcoming junior is exploring his transfer options through open communication with coaches across the country. Read More

SGA to change names and streamline filling vacancies

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The Student Government Association (SGA) has proposed changes to amendments in order to change the names of three positions and “eliminate unnecessary steps” in refilling vacated offices, according to Alex Reynolds, the vice president of legislative affairs (VPLA). The changes will be made final once they are voted on by the student body Read More

Remembering the rivalry: Kate Rogers and Sydney Westry look back on “the shot”

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer Although it may seem insignificant to many at Troy, the March 1 anniversary of Faith Academy’s 5A state championship over Wenonah holds a lot of history for two key parts of the Troy Women’s Basketball team. Kate Rogers, a Trojan junior forward, recently transferred to Troy. Last year, Sydney Westry, a graduate Read More

Softball tops ‘Nova, falls to Auburn

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy softball team traveled to Auburn to participate in the Tiger Invitational last weekend. Troy finished the trip  3-2 after losing in extra innings to North Dakota State and falling to No. 21 Auburn.  On opening day of play, Troy downed Eastern Illinois, 3-0, before dropping an extra inning heartbreaker to Read More