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Did Troy make the right call?

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer The week before Chip Lindsey was hired to be the next head football coach at Troy University, former Head Coach Neal Brown told the media that his best Trojan football team would debut this fall. Even the most optimistic fan took his commitment with a grain of salt. A coach with three Read More

East vs. West set for Saturday

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer After last week’s heartbreaker for Trojan football fans, fans of Appalachian State Mountaineers now look forward to making history.  The first-ever Sun Belt Conference Championship game will kick off in Boone, North Carolina, this Saturday when App. State (9-7, 7-1 Sun Belt) takes on Louisiana Lafayette (7-5, 5-3) in a winner-take-all rematch.  Read More

Men’s basketball tops North Alabama

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer Troy sailed to a 77-58 home victory over North Alabama on Saturday morning. The Trojans shot a season-high 52.6 percent (30-of-57) from the floor for the win. The Trojans also hit another season-high mark during the game. The Lions were held to only 32.2 percent (19-of-59) from the field. This is not Read More

Trojan Football sits alone atop East

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer In one of the most important Sun Belt Conference matchups all season, the Troy football team (8-2, 6-0 Sun Belt) took down Georgia Southern 35-21 on the road, solidifying its chance at a conference championship.  Both teams came into the game with a 7-2 record and in control of their own destiny Read More

Trojans unbeaten in Sun Belt

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer Damion Willis’ career-high 213 receiving yards led the way against Louisiana-Lafayette (4-5, 2-3 Sun Belt) on homecoming Saturday, giving Troy football  (7-2, 5-0 Sun Belt) its 11th straight conference win with three games left to play. Willis ended his day with the most receiving yards in a game by a Sun Belt Read More

Troy on top for Homecoming, 26-16

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer   A 427-yard offensive effort powered the Troy football team (7-2, 5-0 Sunbelt) to its 11th straight conference victory over Louisiana-Lafayette (4-5, 2-3 Sunbelt) 26-16 on Homecoming Saturday After both teams traded field goals in the opening ten minutes, Sawyer Smith connected with Damion Willis on a 75-yard pass for the lone 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

Trojans take top spot in East

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer Troy showed Veterans Memorial Stadium just how dominant a team it can be in Saturday’s game. Troy (4-1, 2-0 Sunbelt) capped off the 45-21 win over Coastal Carolina (3-2, 1-1 Sunbelt) in large part due to nine total team sacks, the most against any team in any game in the NCAA this Read More

Trojans roll Coastal, win big at home 45-21

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer In a game that posted a combined 784 yards of total offense, the Troy Trojans remained undefeated in conference play, knocking off Coastal Carolina 45-21. On the opening kick-off, sophomore defensive back Marcus Jones returned a 96-yard kick for a touchdown and became Troy’s (4-1, 2-0 Sunbelt) all-time leader in kickoff returns Read More

Conference champion —so what?

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer For the first year ever, the Sun Belt will hold a conference championship game to conclude the 2018 regular football season.  Conference championships have become a standard across the NCAA. The overall record of a team means nothing for Group of 5 schools. Instead, the emphasis is put on conference wins. some Read More

Troy women’s golf takes 2nd at conference tournament

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer Lindsey Harrison’s 13-over par proved to be the difference maker as the Troy women’s golf team secured second place out of 11 teams in the Sun Belt Conference Championship, which concluded Tuesday afternoon. The Trojans landed three players in the top 20 of the individual leaderboards and scored 300-306-300 through three rounds Read More