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“Battle for the Belt” preview

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The “Battle of the Belt”, the recently announced title of the Troy-South Alabama rivalry, will be played for the first time under that name in Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 3. The matchup is an anticipated showdown between two Sun Belt teams that have been bitter rivals since both teams were Read More

Offense struggles plague the Trojans as they lose 28-3 at Wisconsin

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy University football team was defeated 28-3 at No. 24 Wisconsin on Saturday, Sept. 19. The Trojans (1-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) gave the home team trouble with their defense, but the offense struggled to make progress against the top-25 powerhouse. “I’m proud of our guys,” said head coach Neal Brown following Read More

Trojans wreck the Bucs

Michael Shipma Sports Editor Troy football picked up its first win of the season on Saturday, Sept. 12, when it defeated Charleston Southern 44-16 under the lights of Veterans Memorial Stadium. Senior wide receiver Teddy Reuben caught two touchdown passes and returned a punt for another as the Trojans (1-1, 0-0 Sun Belt) gave first-year head Read More

Troy to face ranked powerhouse Wisconsin

Michael Kastner Contributor Coming off a victory in its home opener, Troy travels to Madison, Wisconsin this weekend to face a perennial powerhouse from the Big Ten, the Wisconsin Badgers. “Wisconsin is about what you expect,” Head Coach Neal Brown said. “They’re really well coached and they are big and physical. They’ve won a lot of 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

Trojans look to bounce back in home opener

Michael Kastner Contributor Troy football will play its home opener against Charleston Southern University this Saturday at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Head Coach Neal Brown hopes for support following a loss in the season opener versus NC State. “Obviously we are fired up about our home opener,” Brown said. “We need to defend our Read More