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Mossy Grove, a Hidden Gem of Great Southern Food and Hospitality

By: Devin Smith Mossy Grove restaurant is hidden behind a grove of trees covered in Spanish moss on Highway 231, and is a community gem that Trojans should make more of an effort to support. Upon arrival, I couldn’t help but to be awed by the old-time southern setting that owner Katie Romero has established in Read More

Budding Artists Keep Art Scene Alive

By:  Jonathan Bryant Art By: Hannah Crews   This past weekend, Malone Gallery was home to an altogether different, yet equally impressive, kind of art. The Troy University Department of Art and Design hosted the Visual Arts Achievement Program (VAAP) exhibition and competition on Saturday, March 2. The exhibit is unique in that it includes works Read More

Before You Enjoy Your Spring Break

TROY POLICE DEPARTMENT 300 ELM STREET TROY, ALABAMA 36081 334-566-0500 CHIEF JIMMY ENNIS   03/04/13   PRESS RELEASE   Troy University’s students will soon be enjoying Spring Break. It is important for students to be prepared when leaving Troy for Spring Break according to Chief Jimmy Ennis.   Leaving Campus for Spring Break: Close and lock Read More

The Long Ball gives Trojan Baseball Series Win Over Southern Miss

by: Caleb Odom The Trojan baseball team powered their way past Southern Mississippi 8-3 in the third and final game of the series on Sunday, March 3. Troy busted out the long ball in the bottom of the 6th inning to take the 2-1 lead from the Golden Eagles and did not look back as the Read More

Troy Baseball Gets Comeback Win Over Southern Miss

by: Caleb Odom The Troy Baseball team was able to put last night’s ugly loss behind them with a comeback win in game 2 victory 6-3 against Southern Mississippi on Saturday, March 2. It was a cold windy day at Riddle-Pace Field in a game that was a pitcher’s due early on but the Trojans would Read More

Troy vs Southern Miss

by: Devin Smith Andrew Pierce and the No.24 Southern Miss Golden Eagles proved to be to much for the Trojans on Friday evening and handed Troy (6-3) a 12-4 home loss to open the three-game series at Riddle-Pace Field. Pierce (3-0) threw 7.1 innings for the Golden Eagles (6-3), with 11 strike outs and held Troy Read More

Womens Tennis

Women’s tennis soared by the Eagles with a 6-1 win on Sunday making them undefeated at home.   With this win against Georgia Southern, Troy women’s tennis team became 5-4 overall and 2-0 at home.   The team set the tone Sunday by sweeping all three doubles matches and going undefeated until the end of the Read More

Women Athletes

by: Devin Smith This is a question that has weighed heavily on my mind recently, and I think it’s one that people show pay more attention to before history passes them by.   People (specifically men) generally won’t admit it, but being a female athlete on any level carries a stigma. Simply put, popular belief is Read More

Trojans vs. Texas Tech & Uconn

by: Hot off the heels of their Florida A&M sweep, the Troy Trojans were looking to continue their dominance this past weekend when they traveled to Orlando for the Wawa Classic for a three game weekend. First up was Texas Tech, who were looking to knock the Trojans off their pedestal. But Troy kept rolling, scoring Read More

Trojan Sharon O’Mara

by: Caleb Odom According to Google maps, there are 16,158 miles between Sydney, Australia and Troy, Ala. That was journey that Sharon O’Mara made to become an assistant softball coach for the Trojans. “Obviously coming from Australia, there was a bit of a cultural change from Sydney to Troy, Ala.” O’Mara said. O’Mara promised head coach Read More

Trojan Coach Mark Smartt

by: Caleb Odom photo by: Joshua Thurston For Troy Assistant Coach Mark Smartt his office, which overlooks Riddle-Pace Field, is a shine of his past. A collection of memories including a jersey, signed baseballs and old newspaper clippings serve as reminders of Smartt’s celebrated past while he plans for the future as a coach at his Read More

Trojan Softball Rollercoaster

by: Devin Smith Photo by: Joshua Thurston It was a roller-coaster weekend in Georgia for the Troy women’s softball team, culminating with a wild eight-inning prizefight against Georgia State on Sunday evening. The first game of the weekend against the North Carolina State Wolfpack, a lopsided 1-9 loss, was one to forget for the Trojans. Coach Read More

Troy Basketball Falls to Arkansas

by: Devin Smith photo by: Joshua Thurston The Troy basketball team got behind early and couldn’t catch up in their final road game of the regular season against Arkansas State. Troy (11-18, 6-12) played good defense throughout, holding the Red Wolves (18-9, 12-6) to only 58 points. But a bad night from the floor was too Read More