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South ends Troy’s men’s tennis season in conference semis

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s tennis team rallied to defeat Georgia Southern before falling to top-seeded Georgia State last weekend in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in Peachtree, Georgia. The Trojans wrapped up a 13-win season on Saturday after falling 4-0 to the Panthers in the quarterfinals. The loss to Georgia State was the Read More

Men’s golf holds steady at 13th through three rounds at Mason Rudolph

Michael Shipma Staff Writer The Troy men’s golf team struggled at the Mason Rudolph Championship in Franklin, Tennessee, over the weekend, dropping to 13th place out of 15 teams which included three top-10 teams. This competition marked the final regular season tournament for the Trojans, who now look forward to the four-day Sun Belt Conference Championship Read More

Strong doubles play paces Troy tennis

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s tennis team split its final two matches of the 2018 regular season in the Big Easy, falling 5-4 to Xavier University of Louisiana before bouncing back with a 4-1 win over New Orleans. Saturday, the Trojans won the doubles point but conceded the narrow victory to the Gold Rush, Read More

Troy falls 73-51 to Georgia State in conference tournament

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s basketball team’s conference title run came to a screeching halt Friday night in New Orleans after losing 73-51 to Georgia State in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. The Trojans fell behind early, and never could get much going against a stingy Panther defense. Georgia State lived Read More

Troy fends off South Alabama 82-79 in 2nd round of conference tournament

  Michael Shipma Sports Editor Freshman guard Jasmine Sanders hit a pair of late free throws, and South Alabama missed three potentially game-tying 3-pointers in the final 12 seconds as Troy held off its in-state rival 82-79 in Thursday’s second round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. The No. 5 seed Jaguars cut the Trojans’ lead Read More

Troy advances to 2nd round of SBC tourney

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s basketball team advanced to the second day of the Sun Belt Conference Championship in New Orleans on Wednesday night thanks to  a 69-62 victory over 10th-seeded South Alabama. The Trojans were led by the usual suspects in Jordon Varnado and Wesley Person, who combined for 39 points to help Read More