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Troy soccer beats the flu and Arkansas State for first conference win

(PHOTO/Joshua Thurston)   By Caleb Odom Sports Editor   Troy soccer (5-7-0) came out on top in a defensive battle at home against Arkansas State (6-4-2) to win its first conference match 1-0 this Thursday afternoon. The Trojans, led by senior goalkeeper Madison Winter who shut out the Red Wolves in the match with four saves, Read More

Troy Volleyball Western Kentucky and Arkansas State review

(PHOTO/Joshua Thurston)   By Lindsey Schoewe Staff Writer   The Trojans had another tough weekend, losing to both Western Kentucky and Arkansas State. On Friday, the Trojans faced Western Kentucky at home and Troy lost in straight sets to the Lady Toppers (25-19, 25-16, 25-16). Trojan setter Alexandra Alexander racked up a double-double with her 32 Read More

Troy soccer preview for Arkansas State

(PHOTO/Jennifer Carlisle)   By Caleb Odom Sports Editor   After a 2-1 loss to Texas State on Sunday, Sept. 29, the Troy soccer team (4-7-0) looks to take down Arkansas State (6-3-2) for its first conference win a home today, Oct. 3, at 3 p.m. For Trojan head coach Chris Bentley, this short week was about Read More

Trojans drop conference opener to Texas State at home

(PHOTO/Joshua Thurston)   Caleb Odom Sports Editor   The Troy soccer team was unable to overcome a first half one-goal deficit at home falling in the Sun Belt opener to Texas State 2-1 this afternoon. A Sunday match that began with the Bobcats and Trojans both scoring respective goals in the 4th minute turned into a Read More

Troy Volleyball Cohen breaks dig record

Lindsey Schoewe Staff Writer   Troy volleyball had a tough tournament this past weekend when it traveled to Clemson, S.C. for the Clemson Classic. The Trojans lost all three games in the tournament falling on Friday to Delaware 2-3 and losing on twice on Saturday to Clemson 3-1 and Alabama 3-1. The top hitter for Troy Read More

Troy Football Duke Preview

Caleb Odom Sports Editor   After an ugly 62-7 massacre by Mississippi State last Saturday, Sept. 21, the Troy football team (2-2) looks to find a way to win on the road against Duke (2-2) this weekend. The Bulldogs racked up 551 total yards of offense, while Troy only had 186 and a game that Mississippi Read More

Troy Soccer Preview of Texas State

Caleb Odom Sports Editor   With the final weekend of nonconference matches in the past, the Troy soccer team (4-6-0) is preparing for Sun Belt foe Texas State (3-5-1) Sunday at home. This is after Troy took down Gardner-Webb 3-1 on Friday at home but fell on the road to Kennesaw State 2-0 in a game Read More

Troy men and women’s golf recap

Caleb Odom Sports Editor   Both Troy Men and Women’s golf began its respective 2013-2014 seasons with tournaments this week. The Trojan men traveled to Daufuskie Island, S.C. to take part in the Rees Jones Intercollegiate that ran from Sunday to Tuesday while the women’s team headed to Monroe, La. to play in the Fred Marx Read More

Troy downs Gardner-Webb to earn 100th program victory

By Caleb Odom Sports Editor The Troy soccer team (4-5-0) made some milestones today on Friday, Sept. 20, when it defeated Gardner-Webb 3-1 at home. The victory was Trojan head coach Chris Bentley’s 50th win and the soccer program’s 100th win. “I think it is important for me in a sense but I’ll deflect that completely,” Read More

Trojans prepare for Gardner-Webb

By Caleb Odom Sports Editor   The Troy soccer team (3-5) lost last Friday, Sept. 13, to Jacksonville State but won decisively on Sunday, Sept. 15, to Murray State with just two matches remaining until Sun Belt Conference play kicks off. It was on Friday that the Trojans fell 1-0 to Jax State in a match Read More

Mississippi State Rematch

By Megan Phillips Staff Writer   After a disappointing defeat in the conference opener Thursday against Arkansas State 41-34, the Troy football team (2-1) looks to its next road challenge against Mississippi State this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on FSN. This game is the second installment of a matchup that began last year when Mississippi State Read More

Troy remains perfect at Trojan Arena

Lindsey Schoewe Volleyball Beat Writer The Troy volleyball team had another win at home beating Alabama State in straight sets on Tuesday night. Freshmen middle hitter Kiah Cheatham served the ball across the next the net on Alabama State’s side of the court, getting an ace to win the game. Cheatham was second highest in kills Read More

Troy Football Ark State Preview

By Megan Phillips   After the landslide 66-3 victory over Savannah State at home last Saturday, the Troy football team has turned its head to a road test tonight at 6:30 p.m. in its first conference game against Arkansas State.   “We are looking forward to see how good we are and how we stack up,” Read More

Troy Soccer Jacksonville State Preview

By Caleb Odom A stretch of road games continue for the Troy soccer team (2-4) with a match against Jacksonville State on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. Coming off losses to UAB and Auburn, the Trojans look to right the ship on Friday. “I’m not really into moral victories but I am into progress, and Read More