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Women’s basketball wins second at home

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a 103-67 loss at Florida State, the Troy women’s basketball team returned home to take on the Samford University Bulldogs.  Last season, Troy took on the Bulldogs two times: at Samford and in the Tulane tournament. In both games, the Trojans lost a double-digit lead and fell to the Bulldogs.  The Read More

Volleyball preps for Sun Belt tourney

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a trip to Mobile and a loss to South Alabama, the Troy volleyball team returned home for senior night. Troy took on Appalachian State on Friday night, falling 3-1 to the Mountaineers.  In the opening set, Troy fell to the Mountaineers 25-20. Troy jumped out to a 10-5 lead, but the Read More

Basketball splits opening weekend

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team came out firing in its preseason matchup versus West Florida, cruising to the 88-71 win. The Trojans pushed the floor and forced the Argonauts into 28 turnovers, which led to 31 Trojan points.  The Trojans also matched up against Florida State on Tuesday, falling 103-67 in on Read More

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

Volleyball falls in the Carolinas

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to the Carolinas to take on Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State. On Friday night, Troy lost in just three sets to the defending conference champions, the Chanticleers.  In the opening set, Troy opened up with a 7-3 lead, but the Chanticleers were able to tie the game 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

Volleyball on four-game winning streak

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The volleyball team traveled to Louisiana on Friday night, looking to break a five-game losing streak against Louisiana’s Sun Belt duo of ULM and UL-Lafayette. Troy (8-11, 2-4 Sun Belt) picked up its first pair of conference wins over the weekend, winning both games 3-1. Troy started slow in the opening set, Read More

Ga. State, Southern beat volleyball team

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a pair of conference losses in Arkansas, Troy volleyball traveled back home to take on Georgia State and Georgia Southern in the conference home openers.  In Friday night’s matchup, Troy lost a tight five-set match to the Georgia State Panthers.  Troy jumped out to a hot start, sweeping the first match 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

Trojans fall to Arkansas’ SBC teams

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to Jonesboro to kick off conference play against the Arkansas State Red Wolves, who went 12-4 in conference play last season. Troy fell to the Red Wolves in three close sets on Friday night.  The Trojans held the lead in the first set up until the 12-9 Read More