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Troy clips the Warhawks’ wings

Michael Shipma Staff Writer The Troy softball team took the series sweep against the University of Louisiana-Monroe at home with a pair of wins on Friday, April 3, and another on Saturday, April 4. The Trojans (22-17, 7-5 Sun Belt) have now won four straight, as they held off tough conference opponent ULM (24-12, 8-5 Sun Read More

Trojans vanquish the Blazers

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy softball team snapped its five-game losing streak in the second game of the UAB doubleheader on Tuesday, March 31. In game one of the doubleheader, the Blazers scored first in the second inning. The Trojans tied things up in the bottom of the sixth when sophomore shortstop Becca Hartley hit Read More

Softball defeats two top-10 teams

Michael Shipma Staff Writer The Troy softball team won two of its last four games, with road wins against No. 10 Florida State and No. 7 UL Lafayette, but dropped the last two games in its series against the Cajuns. The Trojans (18-14, 4-5 Sun Belt) are now placed sixth in the Sun Belt standings as Read More

Softball team sweeps Appalachian State

Michael Shipma Staff Writer The Troy softball team swept Appalachian State during its home series, with two wins on Saturday, March 14, and another on Sunday, March 15. After losing four straight, the Trojans (16-12, 3-3 Sun Belt) are now back on track with a three-game win streak. After struggling with scoring runs in the past Read More

Softball wins road series 3-4

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Trojans traveled to Deland, Florida, over the weekend for the Stetson Invitational, and won three out of four softball games. On Friday, Feb. 27, Troy played Alabama State again, after giving the Hornets a sound thrashing in a doubleheader on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Troy won the game 11-3. The starting pitchers Read More

Softball suffers at Georgia

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy Trojans softball team went to the Bulldog Invitational this past weekend in Athens, Georgia, but won only one out of the four games it played. The Trojans played Elon first, on Friday, Feb. 13. The starting pitchers were junior Ashley Rainey for Troy, and sophomore Alli Burdette for Elon. Elon Read More

Softball head coach resigns

Jill Odom Sports Editor Head softball coach Melanie Davis resigned from her position on May 19, 2014.  She finished her time with Troy with a 780-509-4 record. Davis was originally hired in 1993. She was head coach of both volleyball and softball. It was three years later when she decided to dedicate the next 21 years Read More

Softball burns Blazers and Mavericks

Megan Phillips  Staff Writer  Last Thursday night, April 10, the softball team traveled to Birmingham where they faced off against Sun Belt rival the UAB Blazers in a single-game battle for the victory and then headed to Texas to take on UT Arlington. The UAB game showed both teams to be evenly matched, with Troy taking Read More