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Softball undefeated in fall play

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a win over the defending national champions, the Florida State Seminoles, Troy softball came back home for the Geaux Teal game versus Mississippi State in honor of Alex Wilcox.  Troy started freshman Leanna Johnson in the circle. Johnson is a Brantley, AL native who attended high school with Alex Wilcox. Johnson Read More

Softball remains undefeated in fall play

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy softball team continued its fall play with a midweek doubleheader against Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. The Trojans topped the Saints, and then defeated the reigning national champions, Florida State, 6-1. In game one of the double header, both teams remained quiet through the first five and a half innings Read More

Softball rolls in fall home opener

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer The long-anticipated start to the 2018 softball season kicked off on Saturday with two Trojan victories against Northwest Florida State at home.  In the first game of the doubleheader, both teams struggled out of the gate.  In the third inning, Northwest Florida State would face nine total Trojan hitters. With the bases Read More

Softball and soccer: Grace Mirly adds 2nd sport, plays on both teams

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After scoring her first collegiate soccer goal in the 44th minute of the match against Coastal Carolina, two-sport athlete Grace Mirly’s story began to unfold. In high school, Mirly found herself involved in every sport she could play, including softball, soccer, volleyball and basketball. When deciding what sport she would take up Read More

#23 Mississippi State shuts out Troy 7-0

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy softball team fell 7-0 to the Mississippi State Bulldogs in a mid-week showdown against No. 23 Mississippi State. With the loss, Troy’s record moves to 28-21 overall and 12-10 in the Sun Belt Conference. The team debuted a new uniform in support of cancer awareness and Mississippi State player, Alex Read More

Troy crushes App. State, UAB

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy softball team went on the road and mercy-ruled Appalachian State twice in a three-game series sweep last weekend before defeating the UAB Blazers on Tuesday. Following the Appalachian State sweep, Troy catcher Kaylee Hussey was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week. Hussey had five hits against the Read More

Troy softball tops FAMU at home

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy softball team won its first game in its series at Georgia State on Friday, but lost both games of the series doubleheader on Saturday. It followed up those games with back-to-back wins in a midweek doubleheader at home against Florida A&M. The Trojans are now seventh in the Sun Belt Read More

Willis, Troy softball team avoids series sweep with 2-1 win over Louisiana at home

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy softball team lost late-game leads in both games of its Saturday doubleheader against No. 21 Louisiana before winning the series finale on Sunday. The win over Louisiana in game three snapped a five-game losing streak for the Trojans and gave the Ragin’ Cajuns just their second Sun Belt Conference loss Read More

Softball tops Southern Miss, UL-Monroe, falls at No. 14 Florida State

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy softball team split a two-game series against Southern Miss before winning two of three games against Louisiana-Monroe during the weekend. The Trojans followed that up with a pair of losses at No. 14 Florida State. The Trojans held their own against a tough road opponent in the Seminoles, staying within Read More