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Glover leads softball team in Troy Classic, but Trojans fall at home to Auburn

Michael Shipma Sports Editor Despite having two games canceled, the Troy softball team exploded to a 3-0 start to the 2018 season in the Troy Classic tournament over the weekend before falling to Auburn 5-0 at home Wednesday in Troy’s ESPN3 debut. The Trojan roster, which consists of seven freshmen this year, was led by College Read More

Trojan softball sweeps Appalachian State

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy Trojan softball team got back on track last weekend with a sweep at home over Appalachian State. Troy had lost five consecutive series heading into the series with the Mountaineers. The win moved the Trojans into eighth place in the Sun Belt, the last qualifying spot for the conference tournament. Read More

Trojan softball team drops Louisiana series, loses fourth straight

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy Trojan softball team traveled to Lafayette, Louisiana, last weekend to face 16th-ranked Louisiana and was swept three games to none. The Trojans played Louisiana close in the first game of the series on Saturday, but lost 3-1. The Rajin’ Cajuns run-ruled Troy in five innings 11-0 in both remaining games. Read More

Troy softball falls at UT-Arlington

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy Trojan softball team hosted Texas-Arlington on Saturday and got its first win since March 19, but dropped the series two games to one. After dropping the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader 4-3, Troy bounced back with a five-inning 9-0 win in the nightcap. The Mavericks then won the rubber match Read More

Softball struggles, loses five straight

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy softball team traveled to the East Coast last weekend to take on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, losing the road series before dropping a tough game on the road against South Alabama. In their first meeting since 2014, Coastal Carolina swept Troy three games to zero. All three games were decided Read More

Softball tops Georgia State, loses to UAB

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy softball team won its conference home opener series two games to one against Georgia State last weekend. The Trojans split Saturday’s doubleheader with the Panthers before capturing the series with a 9-7 win on Sunday at the Troy Softball Complex. In game one, Troy used a three-run fourth inning to Read More

Softball drops series to GA Southern, tops Southern Miss.

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy softball team opened up conference play last weekend against Georgia Southern and dropped the series one game to two. It followed up that series with a walk-off victory over non-conference opponent Southern Mississippi. The Trojans traveled to Statesboro, Georgia, on Saturday and split the double-header with the Eagles before losing Read More

Softball struggles in Troy Classic

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy Trojan softball team hosted the Troy Classic last weekend, winning just one game, followed by splitting a Tuesday doubleheader with Florida A&M. Troy went 1-4 at home in the Troy Classic, but captured a walk-off win against 19th ranked Pittsburgh. The weekend started with an 8-6 loss in extra innings Read More

Troy softball rolls to seventh straight win, goes undefeated in Trojan Classic

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy softball team hosted the Trojan Classic last weekend and finished with a perfect 5-0 run to improve Troy’s overall record to 8-2. Already coming off two straight wins, the Trojans opened the weekend with a Friday doubleheader. They got things started with an 8-5 win over Jacksonville. The Trojans were Read More

Trojans win three of five, top NC State on opening weekend

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy Trojan softball team kicked off the 2017 season with a five-game tournament in Boca Raton, Florida, last weekend in which it notched three wins. Troy played two games on opening day, beating Bethune-Cookman before losing to North Florida. The Trojans again split both of their games on Saturday, including a Read More

Softball not worried about depth in 2017

Scott Watkins Staff Writer The Troy softball team is set to begin its 2017 season following Head Coach Beth Mullins’ second winning season in two years as coach. The Trojans return 11 players while adding two transfers and four freshmen, including Grace Mirly, who was three-time All-State in her home state of Missouri. With only 17 Read More

The new faces of Troy soccer are here

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer Troy soccer will look a little different from now on. The Trojans have welcomed many new faces recently, with a new head coach and several new players stepping onboard the program. Ged O’Connor, Troy’s new head coach, hails from Saint Leo University, where he spent 11 seasons before taking over the top Read More