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Track preps for indoor championships

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor The Troy track and field team closed out its regular season by taking part in Samford’s Bulldog Invitational on Friday at the Birmingham CrossPlex. In the final stretch before the Sun Belt Indoor Championships on Feb. 18, the Trojans broke several impressive feats, capping off a record setting regular season. The meet Read More

Troy’s next generation

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team added five players on National Signing Day last Wednesday, bringing the total number of recruits of the 2019 starting class to 22.  The Trojans boast the second-best class in the Sun Belt Conference, according to 247Sports, and the third-best class in the conference, according to Rivals. “It’s been Read More

Softball wins three, falls to Bama twice

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Trojan softball team opened its 2019 campaign by hosting Murray State, Maryland and Alabama in the Trojan Classic. Troy played five games throughout the weekend going 3-2, including a Saturday evening one-hitter.  On Friday night, Troy split two games with a win over Maryland before dropping a game versus No. 9 Read More

Men’s basketball splits home stretch

Dylan Hurst  Staff Writer The Trojans couldn’t stop Little Rock’s offense-heavy second half scoring and fell 84-70 in Sun Belt Conference play at Trojan Arena on Thursday night. Troy recorded a good shooting average in the game at 26-of-53 (49%), but Little Rock’s offense was great after entering the second half, with 22-of-28 (78%) overall and Read More

Ladies drop fourth contest

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After taking two more wins in conference play, the Troy women’s basketball team traveled to Mobile to take on rival South Alabama, falling 80-77. In the first quarter of play, Troy gained a 10-2 lead early over the Jaguars. South Alabama cut the eight-point deficit to four by scoring four points inside Read More