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Men’s basketball on five game skid

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Trojans struggled against Texas State’s defense as they fell 58-44 on Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference action in Trojan Arena. The Trojans made only 15-of-50 shots (30 percent) from the field but held the Bobcats to just 6-of-20 (30 percent) from the field.  Senior Alex Hicks led the Trojans with Read More

Remembering the rivalry: Kate Rogers and Sydney Westry look back on “the shot”

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer Although it may seem insignificant to many at Troy, the March 1 anniversary of Faith Academy’s 5A state championship over Wenonah holds a lot of history for two key parts of the Troy Women’s Basketball team. Kate Rogers, a Trojan junior forward, recently transferred to Troy. Last year, Sydney Westry, a graduate Read More

Trojans make push for tourney

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a first-half deficit and fell 68-52 against Sun Belt Conference rival South Alabama in the Trojan Arena Saturday evening.  The Trojans had problems with their shots from behind the arc, only making 6-of-22 (27 percent) after attempting to adapt to the Jaguars’ zone defense.  Senior Read More

So, are we in?

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor So we’ve heard by now Jordan Varnado, the leading scorer and rebounder for the men’s basketball team, is out the door. For Head Coach Phil Cunningham and the rest of the Trojans, this is a crucial point in the season, as Troy is desperately trying to win its way into the upcoming Read More

Varnado, leading scorer and rebounder, suspended

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor Troy basketball standout Jordan Varnado has been suspended indefinitely from the men’s basketball team, per a statement given to the media at Saturday’s home matchup against South Alabama.  The senior forward was dismissed due to a violation of team rules, according to Troy Athletics.  Varnado, from Brownsville, Tennessee, led the Trojans on Read More