Appalachian State topples Troy

Michael Shipma Staff Writer Click here for the photo gallery!   The Troy football team lost its sixth game this season to Appalachian State 53-14 at home on Saturday, Oct. 18. A scoreless second half for the Trojans would allow the Mountaineers to light up the scoreboard. Troy (1-6, 1-3 Sun Belt) would go up 7-0 after junior running back Brandon Burks scored on a five-yard touchdown run on its first possession of the game. The Mountaineers (2-5, 1-2 Sun Belt) would respond, however, by scoring 24 unanswered points in…

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Troy vs Appalachian State Preview

Wes Fortson Staff Writer   Troy will welcome the Appalachian State Mountaineers to Larry Blakeney Field on Saturday, Oct. 18, after beating New Mexico State last weekend for the Trojans’first win of the season. The Mountaineers come into this week with the same record as the Trojans, 1-5. However, Troy is showing some resilience after its win over New Mexico State. Last week, Troy ran all over the Aggies and had 350 rushing yards, the most in a game all season. Junior running back Brandon Burks had 200 total yards…

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Volleyball team continues to skid

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team dropped two matches over the weekend and now has a six-game losing streak. After getting off to the best start since 1993, the team is now 9-10 with a 1-6 conference record. The Trojans lost to Georgia Southern on Friday, Oct. 3, 3-0. The first two sets had the same score, 25-18, while the Trojans lost the third set by a closer margin, 25-23. During the third set, neither team led by more that two points. Senior outside hitter Marija Zelenovic led…

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