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Women’s tennis wins fifth straight to end regular season

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy women’s tennis team played a pair of Sun Belt teams during the weekend in Atlanta, coming away victorious in both matches. The Trojans cruised past Appalachian State 6-1 on Friday before grabbing a pivotal 4-3 win against Coastal Carolina on Sunday to stretch Troy’s match winning streak to five. Against Read More

Chancellor’s Fellows discuss leadership goals for 2018

Taylor Walding Features Editor Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Tu To Staff Writer Five faculty members were chosen by Jack Hawkins, the chancellor of Troy University, to participate in the 2018 Chancellor’s Fellows Program. This year’s program will focus on leadership across the curriculum, according to John Kline, director of the Institute for Leadership Development. “It will Read More

Jack Matlock, former U.S. ambassador to Soviet Union, will give diplomacy lecture today

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Jack Matlock, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, will give students insight today on what is happening between the U.S. and Russia. “He (Matlock) served in the foreign service for years and became U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union as well as to Czechoslovakia,” said Doug Davis, an associate Read More

Troy basketball’s Person breaks records in Hawaii at 3-game Rainbow Classic

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team opened the 2017 season with a trip to Hawaii for the three-game Rainbow Classic. Troy went 1-2 over the weekend with a win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff and losses against North Dakota and Hawaii. The Trojans opened the classic on Friday with an 83-80 loss to North Dakota. Read More

SGA executive candidates debate issues

Draven Jackson Staff Writer  Candidates running for executive positions for the Student Government Association participated in a debate hosted by TrojanVision on Wednesday Night. The executive positions include: president, director of administration, director of representation, vice president of campus activities and vice president of legislative affairs. President Ashli Morris, a junior political science major from Athens; Read More

Fall acts debut in Black Box

Draven Jackson Staff Writer Several senior theater students have the opportunity to showcase their directorial talent during the Black Box Fall Acts this week in the Black Box Theater. The acts have already begun to take place in room 204 in Malone Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday and will continue on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6 Read More

Seizer’s 3rd-place finish leads women’s tennis at Georgia Southern

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy Trojans women’s tennis team kicked off its season last weekend with a three-day tournament hosted by Georgia Southern. The first match of the Invitational resulted in a win in doubles play on Friday. Sophomore Louisa Ferrauti and senior Alicia Rodriguez defeated UNC-Asheville’s Madeline Finley and Caroline Sherrer 6-1. The duo Read More

Trojans cruise past Vandals

Wesley Kirchharr Staff writer   The Troy Trojans defeated conference foe Idaho, cruising to a 34-13 victory and its first 4-1 start in ten years. The Trojans (4-1, 2-0 Sun Belt) took on the Vandals (2-3, 0-1 Sun Belt) in a game that turned into an offensive showcase for the Trojans. Troy recorded 530 yards of total offense while Read More

Cox leads track and field in T-Town

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s and women’s track teams had yet another successful showing at the John Mitchell Alabama Relays from March 17 to March 19 in Tuscaloosa. The Trojans were led by junior Corina Cox, who recorded a personal-best distance of 56.04 meters, enough to beat by nearly three meters her previous best Read More

Troy baseball off to hot start in 2016

Thomas Gleaton Chief Copy Editor For the first time since 2013, the Troy baseball team swept its season-opening weekend, beating Northern Kentucky in four games. Head coach Mark Smartt began his tenure on the right foot, beating the Norse 10-3 on Friday, Feb. 19. The last time Troy (4-0, 0-0 Sun Belt) swept its opening opponent, 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

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

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