Men’s basketball falls in final games

(Photo/Pawan Khanal) Freshman guard Desmond Williams posted nine points and four assists against Texas-Arlington. Scott Shelton Sports Editor The men’s basketball team ended its regular season with a loss on the road to South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, and a loss at home to UT-Arlington. The loss to the Jaguars and the Mavericks puts Troy’s record at 9-22 overall and 5-15 in the Sun Belt Conference heading into the conference tournament.  “This certainly wasn’t the way that anyone wanted the season to go,” Head Coach Scott Cross said. “We went…

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Women’s tennis defeats Jackson State, falls to Southern Miss

(Photo/Zenith Shrestha) The women’s tennis team saw its four-game winning streak snapped against Southern Miss. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The women’s tennis team traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, last weekend and defeated Jackson State before falling to host Southern Miss. The win over Jackson State put the team at a four-game winning streak before seeing that streak snapped against the Golden Eagles. The Trojans are now 5-3 on the season with Sun Belt Conference play starting in a little more than a week. The Trojans downed Jackson State 4-2 powered by big…

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Gator chomped: Trojans drop three games to No. 1 Florida, fall to UAB in mid-week matchup

(Photo/Troy Athletics) Sophomore pitcher Tyson Ellis made his first career start on Saturday against Florida. Ellis pitched two innings, allowing two hits and two earned runs. Kennedy Roy Staff Writer The Troy baseball team fell three times to the No.1 Florida Gators in Gainesville, Florida last weekend, dropping two of the games in the final innings.  The Trojans followed the series with a Tuesday-night loss to the UAB Blazers in Birmingham, Alabama. The team is now 8-5 after starting the season 7-0.  The Trojans opened the series last Friday with…

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Sweeping South: Trojans earn season sweep over South Alabama following Saturday’s comeback win

(Photo/Troy Athletics) Forwards Japonica James and Alexus Dye attempt to block Damaya Telemaque’s shot at the Mitchell Center in Mobile, Alabama last Saturday. Scott Shelton Sports Editor The women’s basketball team completed a season-sweep against the South Alabama Jaguars last Saturday with a 77-73 win at the Mitchell Center in Mobile, Alabama. On Saturday night, the Trojans had to play from behind, trailing as many as 15 points in the game.  “Hats off to South Alabama,” Head Coach Chanda Rigby said. “It doesn’t get much better than the way they…

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Men’s tennis sweeps home stand, extends winning streak to 5 games

(Photo/Zenith Shrestha) The men’s tennis team earned a 4-3 win against UT-Chattanooga and shutouts against Alabama A&M and Southern Mississippi. Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The men’s tennis team won three games last weekend at the Lunsford Tennis Complex, defeating the likes of Alabama A&M, UT-Chattanooga and Southern Mississippi. The wins move the team’s record to 10-4 and extend the Trojans’ streak to five wins. Against Alabama A&M, the Trojans received their first win in doubles play with a 6-3 victory from freshman Carles Anton and junior Pelayo Antuna. Senior Oskar Michalek…

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