Motivation in Sports

by: Devin Smith When you think of hot-button topics in sports, one debate that plagued barbershops for decades is the importance of motivation in organized sports. The basis of the argument ranges from its necessity,…

Jake Harrel

By: Devin Smith Coming in as a freshman last season, Jake Harrell was far from certain on what his future as a Trojan would be. "I didn't really know what to expect as a freshman…

Trojan Rodeo

By: Devin Smith The spring schedule of the Ozark Region is just around the corner for Troy’s rodeo team. The CCUA Collegiate Rodeo in Texarkana, Ark. will mark the first time in nearly three months…

Softball Valentine

by: Devin Smith Troy’s softball team received some unexpected rest this week before they faced the Evansville Purple Aces Friday afternoon as hosts of the Troy Subway Invitational. The Trojans were scheduled for an ESPN…

Troy Sports Hall of Fame Overview 2013

By: Caleb Odom Photo by: Kelcie Hathcock The second class of members to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame has been announced and the ceremony is set for Saturday, April 20.…

Trojans Hitting off their Season in Tournament

By: Karli Mauldin Photo By: April Irvin The Troy Trojans baseball team will be hitting off their season at home for the UCF Tournament this Friday at 6 p.m. against Florida A&M and lasting through…

Womens Basketball Makes Trojan History

by: Hank Walters Photo by: Joshua Thurston The Trojans made school history as they raided Murfreesboro and came out with a 74-70 win. Going into this game, Troy was 0-16 against Middle Tennessee. That changed…

Work Ethic

By: Anthony Watson While writing for the Cardinal Rule last semester I had the pleasure of meeting arguably one of the most important members of Troy’s athletic system – strength and conditioning coach Richard Shaughnessy.…

Troy Baseball & Softball Fan Appreciation Day

by: Caleb Odom photo by: Caitlin Collins For its third season Troy Baseball and Softball Fan Day was a hit even before the Super Bowl that came a few hours later. Last Sunday, Feb 3…

Softball throws First Pitch Friday

by: Karli Maulin photo by: Heather Alleman This Friday the Troy University softball team will start their season at Mississippi State University’s Bulldog Kickoff Classic. Head Coach Melanie Davis has brought the Trojan softball team…

Trojan Signing Day

by: Brandon Lee photo by: Kelcie Hathcock TROY, Ala. – While the rest of the nation was focused in national attention of college football’s top recruiting classes, the Troy football program was making a name…