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Trojans vs Blue Devils Coming to a Stadium Near You

By: Hank Walkers   To prepare for their newest out of conference game, the Blue Devils, Troy needs to start watching exorcism movies now. I did a lot of work with this lede. I tried. When multiple teams left the Sunbelt, Troy was forced to find a new out of conference opponent to fill their schedule. Read More

Womens Hoops Loses its 8th Straight

By: Caleb Odom   The Troy women’s basketball team’s struggles continued last Thursday when it had no answer for Arkansas State in an 87-74 loss at Trojan Arena. The Trojans falling to the Red Wolves makes it Troy’s eighth straight loss in a so far disappointing first season at the helm for Coach Chanda Rigby. “You Read More

Lady Trojans Improve in Every Area Except Win Category

By: Devin Smith The past week has been a continuation of a January that has not been kind to the Troy women’s basketball team. The Trojans traveled to Florida last Wednesday hoping to end what, at the time, was a five game losing streak and gain their first pair of conference victories, but a rough night Read More

Mens Basketball Falls to Florida Atlantic

By: Andy Simmons   The Troy University men’s basketball team was looking to start fresh this past weekend when a trip to the sunshine state was on slate for the Trojans, as they were looking to pull within one game of .500 at the end of the weekend. It wasn’t meant to be in their first Read More

Fever Pitch for a Championship

By: Caleb Odom   The road to a Trojan championship begins with the first pitch. Getting to Omaha, Neb. to play in the College World Series is every college baseball player’s dream while they are in school. So having a solid pitching staff that helps win games is one of the major factors that could help Read More

Trojan Tennis

By: Brandon Lee Men’s The Troy men’s tennis team took its talents to Clinton, S.C., to open the 2013 spring season last Friday, and returned home with a 4-3 win over the Presbyterian Blue Hose. It was up to Sami Ghorbel to decide the match, and he took the fifth singles in three sets, 6-7, 7-5, Read More

Steroid Era in Sports: Die Young & Live Forever

By: Andrew Clay   Would you trade 10 years at the end of your life for immortality? This may not be immortality in the literal sense but it is real. Alex Rodriguez, Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Manny Ramirez, the NFL in the 80s, Mark McGwire, Marion Jones, Barry Bonds (most people assume) and now Lance Armstrong Read More

Trojans Down Under

By:Karli Mauldin Though the Troy women’s basketball team has had a rough start to their season, player Sophie Kleeman has high hopes for the team in the upcoming games. Kleeman, a senior criminal justice major minoring in multimedia journalism, began playing basketball at age five in her hometown in Newcastle, Australia. “In Australia, we play for Read More

Brothers & Ballers

By: Devin Smith   When a team experiences constant adversity it creates a brotherhood, and for two Trojan basketball players the sentiment is literal.   Enter Tevin and Jarrett Calhoun, two of four brothers from Linden, N.J., and members of the Troy men’s basketball team. They’ll be the first to tell you how instrumental these relationships Read More

Trojans Bring New Talent to Sidelines

By:Andy Simmons Troy University has never really been known to be a defensive proverbial powerhouse when it comes to college football. Sure, this is the same school that has produced top NFL defensive talents such as Osi Umenyiora, Leodius McKelvin and, of course, multiple time pro bowler DeMarcus Ware, but as a defensive unit, Troy has Read More

Coach Honored, Trojans Win

The Troy men’s basketball team held Louisiana-Monroe at bay 64-55 on a night when the court was named in honor of Coach Don Maestri. The longtime Trojan basketball coach appreciated the pre-game recognition last Thursday but he couldn’t help but think about how important just winning the game was going to be. “If you lose the Read More

Trojans Perform in the Post-Season

While the college football season has come to a close, the chance for talent to shine and draft stocks to rise is still up in the air, as various All-Star games take place across the country. Five Troy seniors were selected to play in three different games, including offensive linemen Kyle Wilborn and Cody Woodiel, linebacker Read More

College football…I Miss it Already

There are 225 days are left until the 2013 College football season officially kicks off. Fans and students across the country are already licking their chops after 2012. This season delivered so much to followers of the game, especially in this part of the country. We were treated to an up-and-down roller coaster ride full of Read More