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Cross-country takes top 10 at JSU

KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer The Troy cross-country team competed Sept. 29 at the JSU Foothills Invitational. The men and women placed sixth and eighth overall in their respective fields at the Choccolocco Sports Complex. The women tallied 208 points during the day, coming up a couple of points shy of seventh place, while the men tallied Read More

Cross country takes second at USA’s Azalea City Classic

Jalen Thomas Contributor The Troy Men’s and Women’s cross-country teams both placed second at the Azalea City Classic on Friday in Mobile.   The men’s team tallied 42 points during the meet, placing them behind South Alabama, the host and winner, while the women’s teams collected 44 points, placing them behind the Jags as well.  The eight-kilometer Read More

Men’s cross country finishes in 21st at NCAA South Regionals

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy men’s cross-country team concluded the 2017 season with a 21st place finish at the NCAA South Regionals, hosted by the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Friday. The Trojans struggled against Division I opponents. Troy’s Brackin Stewart led the team in the 10k with a 73rd place finish and a Read More

Men’s cross-country places 2nd, again

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy men’s cross-country team finished second, and the women’s team finished seventh at the JSU Foothills Invitational in Oxford, Alabama, on Saturday. Sophomore Bradley Dixon led the men’s team in the 8k race with a time of 25:33.10, which was good enough to finish fifth out of 61 runners from Division Read More

Men’s cross country races into its second straight top-two finish

Scott Shelton Contributor The Troy men’s cross country team finished second while the women placed sixth at the Mountain to Sea Duals hosted by Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Of the nine men’s teams, the Trojans finished second only to the University of North Carolina, the only Power 5 school in the competition. The Read More

Both Trojan XC teams pull off top-3 showings in season opener

  Michael Shipma Sports Editor Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams raced out to top-three team finishes in their season-opening meet at the Struts Season Opener in Oxford. Friday’s meet, hosted by Jacksonville State, saw the Trojans leading the way in non-Power 5 schools in a field that featured Georgia Tech and Alabama. The Read More

Troy XC teams struggle in Dothan at Sun Belt championship meets

Michael Shipma Sports Editor Troy struggled in a competitive field of play at the Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday. The Trojan men placed eighth out of 10 teams, while the women placed 10th out of 12 teams. The tournament, held in Dothan, featured first-place overall finishes from Appalachian State’s women and UT-Arlington on Read More

Cross country men win at home; women’s team finishes second

Scott McLendon Staff Writer The Trojan cross country teams christened the 2016 season with a first-place finish for the men and second place for the women in Dothan on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Trojan XC Invitational, which featured two men’s teams and three women’s teams, was Troy’s first home competition of the year. On the men’s Read More

Cross country races in Mobile

Scott McLendon Staff Writer Troy’s cross-country teams rode south for their second meet of the season at the Azalea City Classic in Mobile this weekend. The men’s team finished with three head-to-head victories in the 8k over Alabama State, Southeast Louisiana and host South Alabama. “Our men did some things we haven’t done since I’ve been Read More

Men’s XC takes second in Jacksonville

Scott McLendon Staff Writer The Trojan’s men’s and women’s cross country teams opened their seasons with a meet at Oxford Lake hosted by Jacksonville State University on Friday. The women’s 4k team placed seventh out of eight in the Red division with a total time of 1:19:32 and an average time of 15:54. Troy’s best finish Read More