Silvers, others named to award watchlists

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer Michael Shipma Sports Editor Following last season’s best turnaround in college football, Troy continues to reap the benefits of the record-setting 2016 season, as seven players have been named as contenders…

Tunnel vision: the Vet’s new look and how…

  Michael Shipma Sports Editor As students return to campus for the fall semester, they’ll notice a looming shadow of steel and brick standing tall at the north end of Veterans Memorial Stadium. “The Vet,”…

Men’s golf comes up short in Sun Belt…

Michael Shipma Sports Editor After earning the top seed in Sun Belt Conference Championship match play on Monday, the Troy men’s golf team lost 1-4 in the semifinals to fourth-seeded Georgia State. The Trojans placed…

Women’s tennis loses in Sun Belt tourney semifinals

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s tennis team’s postseason run was cut short by a 1-4 loss to Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday in the Sun Belt Conference Championships. The No. 4-seed Trojans, fresh off a…

Women’s golf team clinches Sun Belt title

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team is your new Sun Belt Conference Champions. Four of the five Trojans in the three-day tournament placed in the top 25, helping lift Troy to its…

Men’s golf tops No. 24 Georgia and No.…

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The No. 64-ranked Troy men’s golf team picked up underdog wins over No. 24 Georgia and No. 35 North Florida on Friday, improving its postseason stock heading into the Sun Belt…

Women’s golf team plays tough weekend, tops No.…

Sophomore Bianca Lohbauer won her faceoff with Old Dominion’s Maggie Simmermacher by a score of 2-and-1 on Sunday. Her performance helped Troy to its 3-2 win over No. 59 Old Dominion. Michael Shipma Sports Editor…

Troy football, men’s hoops combo ranked 24th in…

Michael Shipma Sports Editor Troy University’s combo of football and men’s basketball ranked 24th in the nation this year, according to a College Football News article posted Monday. The article, authored by Pete Fiutak, ranked…

Troy men’s golf takes 8th among top teams

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s golf team did not shy away from top-50 competition over the weekend, placing eighth out of 14 teams at the Mason Rudolph Championship hosted by Vanderbilt. The Trojans…

Women’s tennis splits conference openers

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s tennis team split its first two conference matches over the weekend, dropping a 3-4 contest to Georgia State before beating Coastal Carolina 4-2. Both games were hosted by…

Cano leads women’s golf to 10th-place finish in…

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team started in 13th place but climbed a few spots to finish 10th at the Hennsler Financial Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The three-round tournament, hosted by Kennesaw State,…