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Trojans roll Coastal, win big at home 45-21

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer In a game that posted a combined 784 yards of total offense, the Troy Trojans remained undefeated in conference play, knocking off Coastal Carolina 45-21. On the opening kick-off, sophomore defensive back Marcus Jones returned a 96-yard kick for a touchdown and became Troy’s (4-1, 2-0 Sunbelt) all-time leader in kickoff returns Read More

Troy stops rally, downs ULM

Scott Shelton Staff Writer Quarterback Kaleb Barker scored four touchdowns as the Troy football team opened Sun Belt Conference play with a 35-27 road win over the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.  For his performance on Saturday, Barker earned Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week honors. Troy scored all 35 of its points in the first half and Read More

The Sun Belt state of the union

Scott Watkins Staff Writer For the majority of college football teams, the season is already a third of the way done. Fans of the game wait through one of the longest offseasons in American sports only for the season to be over in the blink of an eye. With the season racing by, now may be Read More

Trojans fall to Arkansas’ SBC teams

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to Jonesboro to kick off conference play against the Arkansas State Red Wolves, who went 12-4 in conference play last season. Troy fell to the Red Wolves in three close sets on Friday night.  The Trojans held the lead in the first set up until the 12-9 Read More

Troy tops ULM on the road, 35-27

Quarterback Kaleb Barker scored four touchdowns as the Troy football team opened Sun Belt Conference play with a 35-27 road win over the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. On its final drive, Louisiana-Monroe got deep into Troy territory, but an interception by Marcus Jones sealed the game for the Trojans and stopped a second-half comeback by the Warhawks. Troy Read More

Soccer picks up first home win

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Trojans picked up a home victory over Sun Belt rival Louisiana on Friday at the Troy Soccer Complex with a score of 1-0. The Trojans (2-7-1, 1-0 Sun Belt) snapped a six-game losing streak following the match. Troy’s Natalie Melillo and Kendra Cashion had early shots on goal, but they were Read More

Trojans to face Warhawks on the road

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team will head to Monroe, Louisiana, to take on the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks after beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers on the road last Saturday.  Troy begins Sun Belt Play at Louisiana-Monroe, the team picked to finish second in the Sun Belt West and fourth overall.  Troy notched its second win in Read More

Trojans slay another giant

KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer The “Giant Slayers” of Troy have done it again. In front of a packed crowd of 89,360 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, the Troy Trojans beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers 24-19.  Troy (2-1, 0-0 Sun Belt) was coming into this game 1-1 after beating Florida A&M convincingly last week, while the Cornhuskers and Read More

Yeah, we won. So now what?

Scott Watkins Staff Writer For the second time in as many a year, Troy walked into a packed Power Five stadium and walked out with a victory. Last year, it was a ranked LSU team that was stunned in Death Valley. This year’s victim was Scott Frost’s Nebraska Cornhuskers. Neal Brown’s knack for winning the big Read More

Troy stuns Nebraska, 24-19

For the second time in two seasons, the Troy football team has knocked off a Power 5 opponent, first in LSU, and now in Nebraska. The Trojans traveled to Lincoln and won 24-19 in front of a sold-out crowd in the Cornhusker’s home opener. “I’m proud of our guys,” Troy head coach Neal Brown said. “I thought Read More