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Troy Fans Kick Off Football Season

The Troy Trojans kicked off the football season against Boise State, Saturday afternoon. The game is an away game at Boise State in Idaho. But Troy fans gathered for a watch party at Santa Fe restaurant in Troy, to watch…

Sun Belt Conference Wants Arkansas Gun Law Changed

The Sun Belt Conference says it wants college sporting events exempted from a new Arkansas law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, the second conference to call for changes to the gun rights measure. Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson said…

Troy Falls to Duke in NCAA Tournament 87 to 65

Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and second-seeded Duke continued its perfect postseason with an 87-65 victory over Troy in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night to start the East…

Lady Trojans Back-to-Back Sun Belt Champions

ArJae' Saunders scored 13 points, Claresa Banks added 12 before each fouled out and Troy won back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Tournament championships after a 78-64 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Sunday night. La'Tia Fils-Aime' added 12 points for third-seeded Troy (22-10),…

Troy Captures Sun Belt Title; Earn Berth in NCAA Tourney

Jordon Varnado had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Troy defeated Texas State 59-53 in the championship game of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Sunday at Lakefront Arena. The sixth-seeded Trojans (22-14) advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the…

Trojans Snap 2-Game Skid with a Win Against Arkansas State

Jordon Varnado and DeVon Walker combined for 38 points and Troy upset Arkansas State 81-72 in a wire-to-wire win on Thursday night, securing its first winning season in seven years. Arkansas State, second in the Sun Belt, lost for the…

Demarcus Ware to Have Possible Career Ending Back Surgery

DeMarcus Ware needs season-ending back surgery that could spell the end of his NFL career. The Denver Broncos placed Ware on injured reserve Wednesday along with cornerback Kayvon Webster, who sustained a concussion last weekend at Kansas City. The Broncos…

Troy Routs Point University in Men's Basketball Action

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Jordon Varnado scored 19 points and Troy raced past Point University 114-52 on Wednesday night. DeVon Walker and Wesley Person each added 15 points with Jeremy Hollimon scoring 10 points with seven assists and Shawn Hopkins…

Eastern Illinois beats Troy with late free throws 71-67

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Montell Goodwin, shooting his first free throws of the game, made both with 15 seconds left to snap a tie in Eastern Illinois' 71-67 victory over Troy on Monday. After Kevin Baker missed a long 3-pointer…

Troy’s Brown: Munger Coach of the Year semifinalist

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy head coach Neal Brown has been named a semifinalist for the George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year, the Maxwell Football Club announced Friday afternoon. Brown has orchestrated a remarkable turnaround and a historic season…

Cokley has 18 points, UAB rolls over Troy 74-51

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Chris Cokley had 18 points and eight rebounds as UAB rolled over Troy 74-51 on Thursday night. UAB (2-1) is 9-0 against Troy and has won eight of the nine meetings by double digits. Dirk Williams…

Chills leads Trojans to 91-74 win over Belmont

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Jayla Chills scored a career-high 21 points as the Troy women’s basketball team defeated Belmont, 91-74, on Wednesday at Trojan Arena. Chills scored seven of the team’s first nine points and finished 9-for-20 from the field.…

#25 ranked Troy hosts Sun Belt's Arkansas State Thursday

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Never in the history of the Sun Belt Conference have two league teams met with unblemished records of 5-0 or better. That all changes Thursday night when No. 25 Troy plays host to Arkansas State in…

Troy's Sonny Kirkpatrick resigns

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy University volleyball head coach Sonny Kirkpatrick has resigned his position effective immediately, Athletics Director Jeremy McClain announced Tuesday. “I would like to thank Sonny for his commitment to Troy University and our student-athletes,” McClain said.…

Troy women's hoops ready for home opener tip

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy women’s basketball team looks to rebound from a season opening loss as it plays host to Belmont at noon on Wednesday at Trojan Arena. The special tip time is in place to allow area…

Troy wins thriller vs Appy State, Trojans now 8-1

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Jordan Chunn scored from 11 yards out with 62 seconds remaining in the game and Troy’s defense held off a last-ditch effort by Appalachian State as the Trojans knocked off the Mountaineers, 28-24, Saturday night in…

Troy beats Appalachian State 28-24; shares lead in Sun Belt

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Chunn ran for two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 1:02 left, and Troy beat Appalachian State 28-24 on Saturday. Brandon Silvers led the game-winning 85-yard drive, capped by Chunn's 11-yard scoring run up the…

Troy scores big 135-76 in season opener against Toccoa Falls

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy started off the game hot and never looked back en route to a record-shattering 135-76 victory Friday in Trojan Arena against Toccoa Falls to kick off the season opener. The Trojans scored early and often…

Stingy defense leads Auburn women to 61-52 win over Troy

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn’s women’s basketball team came within striking distance of a school record for turnovers, forcing 38 in a season-opening 61-52 victory over Troy at Auburn Arena Friday night. The Tigers (1-0) struggled to finish on the offensive…

Troy announces plans for $24 million football building

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Troy will start building a football facility behind the north end zone right after this season. Athletic director Jeremy McClain announced plans for the $24 million, 70,000-square-foot facility Thursday. Troy will also build a 35-by-90-foot video…

Troy horsehide signs 9

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy baseball program added nine players that signed with the Trojans in the early signing period, head coach Mark Smartt announced on Thursday. The signing class includes five high school seniors and four junior college…

Troy women's hoops opens season Friday at Auburn

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy women’s basketball team opens the 2016-17 regular season on the road against Auburn on Friday; tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m. The game be broadcast on WTBF 970 AM, live stats can be found…

Troy reveals Veterans Memorial North End Zone Facility & Groundbreaking

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Troy University will begin construction on a state-of-the-art Veterans Memorial Stadium North End Zone Football Facility immediately following the conclusion of the 2016 football season, Director of Athletics Jeremy McClain announced at a press conference Thursday.…

Troy women's hoops signs six

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - Troy women's basketball head coach Chanda Rigby announced the signing of six student-athletes on Wednesday as the NCAA early signing period began. The Trojans added Queen Ford (Sipsey Valley, Ala.), Sky'Lynn Holmes (Mt. Pleasant, Texas), Shaterrika…

Troy softball signs 7 for 2017 class

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy softball head coach Beth Mullins announced the signing of seven standout high school players to the Trojan softball team on Wednesday. The signing class consists of Kynsley Blasingame, Hope Hernandez, Kelly Horne, Sydney Sessions, Bailey Taylor, Talia…

Trojans' tribute to military set for Saturday

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - Troy University will salute veterans and active duty members of the military during Saturday's Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Since 2000, the University has designated one home football game near Veterans Day to…

Trojans roll past UMass 52-31, now 7-1

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Brandon Silvers accounted for four touchdowns and the Troy defense was credited with five sacks as the Trojans moved to 7-1 on the season with a 52-31 victory over UMass Saturday night in Veterans Memorial Stadium.…

Silvers' 3 TD passes lift Troy to 52-31 win over UMass

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Brandon Silvers passed for three touchdowns and ran for another and Troy converted two Massachusett's turnovers into scores to beat the Minutemen 52-31 on Saturday. Silvers finished 26 of 36 for 245 yards, with a 5-yard…

Troy drops AUM 93-62 in exhibition

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - The Trojans started the season hitting on all cylinders as Troy shot 46.8 percent from the field en route to a 93-62 win in an exhibition game against AUM Thursday night. Picking up right where he…

Lady Trojan netters conclude Fall season in Florida

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy women’s tennis teams travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to close out the fall season at the UNF Invite Nov. 4-6. Competing for the Trojans will be senior Alicia Rodriguez, juniors Nancy Karaky, Sanae Ohta, Efriliya…

Auburn's Carlson; Troy's Kay among Lou Groza Award semifinalists

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (palmbeachsports.com) -- The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has released the 20 semifinalists for the 2016 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl. These twenty kickers have all excelled throughout the season in…

Troy’s Ryan Kay named Groza Award semifinalist

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Troy senior kicker Ryan Kay has been named a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award presented by the Orange Bowl, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Thursday. The Groza Award is presented annually to the…

Trojan trio named to All-Sun Belt team

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) ­– Seniors Alex Huynh and Abby Reynolds as well as junior Haley Roberson were named Second Team All-Sun Belt as voted by the league’s coaches, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Huynh, a transfer from Colorado, played…

Trojans make moves at East Bay Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (troytrojans.com) – Jared Bettcher, Clayton Vannoy and Luke Moser combined for 11 birdies to lead a Troy charge up the leaderboard in Monday’s second round of the East Bay Classic at Kiawah on the Turtle Point Golf…

Rodriguez shines as Troy wraps up Roberta Allison Classic 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Troy women’s tennis concludes play at the Roberta Allison Fall Classic hosted by the University of Alabama. The Trojans got off to a strong start in day one of the tournament with two wins in doubles…

Troy falls to Coastal Carolina on Senior Night

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  - The Troy volleyball team fell to Sun Belt East Division leader, Coastal Carolina, in three sets (15-25, 13-25, 15-25) as the senior class was honored on Saturday night at Trojan Arena. Troy (8-21, 2-10 Sun Belt)…

Troy softball unveils 2017 schedule

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - The Troy University softball team and head coach Beth Mullins announced its 2017 schedule on Friday, which features five Sun Belt Conference series being played at home. "I am very excited about the schedule we have…

Troy volleyball wraps home dates this weekend

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - The Troy volleyball team concludes its home schedule against Appalachian State and Coastal Carolina for a pair of weekend matchups at Trojan Arena. The Trojans face Appalachian State on Friday night at 6 p.m., and will…

Troy's Mikki Lewis named CoSIDA Academic All-District

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) ­– Troy junior goalkeeper Mikki Lewis has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team, the organization announced on Thursday. Lewis is a St. Johns, Fla., native majoring in…

2 arrested in theft of Super Bowl ring from Ware

DENVER (AP) - Police say two men have been arrested on suspicion of breaking into the home of Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware and stealing his Super Bowl 50 ring. Denver police spokesman John White said Wednesday that Ware's stolen…

Troy women’s basketball ranked in preseason poll

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy women’s basketball team, reigning Sun Belt Conference champions, was selected to win the league by the coaches last week. Now, the Trojans have been recognized as one of the top mid-major programs in the…

Troy’s Clayton Vannoy named Sun Belt Golfer of the Week

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The nation’s No. 32 ranked player, Clayton Vannoy, has been named the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon. Vannoy is off to a remarkable start to the season…

#RankTroy movement gaining national recognition

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  - Following Troy University’s win over the University of South Alabama last Thursday, a Facebook page and Twitter account urging AP and Coaches Poll voters to #RankTroy sprouted up and the movement gained momentum quickly. The fan-created…

DeMarcus Ware returns to practice Wednesday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - DeMarcus Ware returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since breaking his right forearm in a game on Sept. 18. The Broncos (5-2) are hoping Ware can play Sunday when they face the surging San…

DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game

DENVER (AP) - Police are investigating a burglary at the home of Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware that Ware reported when he returned home from Monday night's football game. Denver police spokesman Doug Schepman says the break-in was reported…

Troy volleyball to host South Alabama

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - The Troy volleyball team opens its final week of home matches against in-state rival South Alabama on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. The Trojans (6-20, 0-9 Sun Belt) return to Trojan Arena for the first of…

Troy's Jordan Chunn named Sun Belt Player of the Week

TROY, Ala.  (troytrojans.com) - Troy University running back Jordan Chunn has been named the Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. This is the fourth time this season a Troy player has received…

Troy volleyball has "Natural State" matchups this weekend

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  - The Troy volleyball team travels to Little Rock and Arkansas State for a pair of weekend matchups. The Trojans face Little Rock on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. and will battle Arkansas State on Saturday at…

Georgia Southern downs Troy volleyballers in five sets

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy volleyball team fell to Georgia Southern in five sets (25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 23-25, 15-11) after taking the first two sets in Trojan Arena on Friday night. Troy (6-17, 0-6 Sun Belt) won the first…

Lady Trojan netters complete ITA Championships' Opening Day 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - Three members of the Troy women's tennis team wrapped up day one of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southern Regional Championship hosted by the University of Alabama. The day started with a tie break win in…

Troy football preps for Homecoming & Georgia State Saturday

TROY, Ala.  (troytrojans.com)  – Following a bye week and a 2,500-mile trip across the country, Troy will hit the turf of Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday as the Trojans play host to Georgia State on Homecoming. Kickoff between the Trojans…

Trojan netters bound for ITA Championship in Tuscaloosa

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  - Three members of the Troy women’s tennis team travel to Tuscaloosa to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southern Regional Championship Oct. 14-17. Making the trip for the Trojans are juniors Sanae Ohta, Nancy Karaky…

FAMU rattles Trojan volleyballers 3-1

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy volleyball team fell to Florida A&M, 3-1 (17-25, 25-20, 21-25, 22-25), in its final non-conference match of the season. Troy (6-16) fell in the first set 25-17 after Florida A&M (9-11) scored five of…

Troy's Neal Brown looks ahead to Georgia State

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - Here's Trojans' Head Football Coach Neal Brown's Monday news conference ahead of Saturday's Homecoming game vs. Georgia State. Opening Statement… “Thanks for being here. It was a productive bye week, especially after three long road trips…

Lady Trojan netters bound for Baylor

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) - Six members of the Troy tennis team head to Waco, Texas to compete in the Baylor Under Armour Invitational this weekend. Doubles matches will begin at noon C.T. on Friday followed by two singles matches at the…

Vol volleyballers down Troy 3-0

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy volleyball team fell to Tennessee, 3-0, on Wednesday night at Trojan Arena, despite a trio of Trojans tallying seven kills in the match. The first set was tied at 14 when Troy (6-14) fell…

NCAA proposes satellite camps restrictions, early signing

UNDATED  (AP) --The NCAA wants to restrict when and where college football coaches can hold satellite camps and implement two early signing periods for high school prospects. The two proposals by the Division I Council were recommended by the football…

Troy volleyball hosts Tennessee Wednesday

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team returns home to host SEC opponent Tennessee at Trojan Arena on Wednesday night. First serve is set for 6 p.m. Troy (6-13) is coming off a five set loss to Georgia State…

Trojan volleyballers drop tre in Statesboro

STATESBORO, Ga. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team dropped a three set match to Georgia Southern on Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse. Troy (6-13, 0-4 Sun Belt) fell behind 7-3 in the first set and got to within one point…

Silvers, Chunn lead Troy Past Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho (troytrojans.com) – Brandon Silvers threw for a career-high 373 yards and three touchdowns, while Jordan Chunn rushed for 137 yards as Troy rolled past Idaho, 34-13, Saturday afternoon in Sun Belt Conference action in the Kibbie Dome. Troy…

Silvers' 3 TD passes help power Troy past Idaho, 34-13

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Brandon Silvers threw for three touchdowns and Jordan Chunn ran for 137 yards and a score as Troy beat Idaho in the Vandals' Sun Belt Conference opener Saturday. Idaho scored early, with Austin Rehkow kicking field…

Troy & GSU play to scoreless draw

ATLANTA  (troytrojans.com) – The Troy soccer team created plenty of chances but could not find the back of the net as the Trojans drew with Georgia State, 0-0, at the GSU Soccer Field on Saturday. Brooke McKee led all players…

Trojan spikers fall to Georgia State

ATLANTA  (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team fell short in five sets to Georgia State, 3-2, at GSU Sports Arena on Friday night, despite Logan Page recording a career-high 12 kills. Troy (6-12, 0-3 Sun Belt) seesawed through a five…

Trojan athletics gets down with the "stream"

TROY, Alabama (troytrojans.com) – Beginning this fall, Troy fans will be able to watch multiple home events on ESPN3 as Athletics Director Jeremy McClain announced Wednesday an expanded relationship between Troy and ESPN. The first streamed event will take place…

Troy volleyball falls to Texas State

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team fell to Texas State, 3-0, in the Sun Belt Conference opener on Friday night at Trojan Arena. Troy (6-10, 0-1 Sun Belt) battled and fought in the first set after Texas State…

Troy opens Sun Belt Conference play Saturday at home

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) -- Kickoff between the Trojans and Aggies is set for 6:04 p.m. and tickets are available by visiting TroyTrojans.com/Tickets. The Troy Sports Radio Network will have full coverage beginning at 4 p.m. and the game will be broadcast…

Troy opens Sun Belt play this weekend

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team returns home after eight games on the road to host Texas State in Trojan Arena on Friday at 6 p.m., followed by a Sunday contest against UT Arlington at noon. Troy (6-9)…

Troy and Southern Miss set to clash at "The Rock"

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – One week after catching the eyes of the nation, Troy will look to add another brick to its wall when it travels to Hattiesburg, Miss., and Roberts Stadium for a non-conference showdown Saturday under the lights…

Troy soccer opens Sun Belt play

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  ­– After a four-match road stretch, the Troy soccer team opens Sun Belt Conference play with a pair of games at the Troy Soccer Complex over the weekend. The Trojans host Appalachian State on Friday at 7…

Trojans reveal kickoff times for NMSU; Georgia State games

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Kickoff times for Troy’s home football games against New Mexico State and Georgia State have been set, Athletics Director Jeremy McClain announced Monday. Troy and New Mexico State will kickoff at 6 p.m. on Sept. 24, while…

Trojans sweep ISTAP Collegiate Cup Invitational

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy volleyball team wrapped up its final day of play at the ISTAP Collegiate Cup Invitational with a 3-1 win over Chicago State in the first game and a 3-1 win against Savannah State in…

Troy, Mercer deadlock in scoreless draw

MACON, Ga. (troytrojans.com)  ­– The Troy soccer team did not allow a shot on goal, but failed to score as the Trojans and Mercer tied, 0-0, in double overtime. Brooke McKee led the team with six shots while Abby Reynolds…

Trojans down Hornets in ISTAP Collegiate Cup Invitational

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team opened the ISTAP Collegiate Cup Invitational with a 3-1 win over host Alabama State on Friday night at Lockhart Gymnasium. The Trojans (4-4) began the match with a first set win, 25-19…

Troy soccer heads to Mercer, Florida State

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) ­– Troy soccer hits the road to face Mercer on Friday at 6 p.m. before heading to Tallahassee to take on top-ranked Florida State at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The Trojans (4-3) dropped a pair of heartbreakers…

Troy & Akron sign home & home pigskin deal

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Troy and Akron will meet on the football field in 2017 and 2019, both schools announced Tuesday morning. Troy will play host to Akron on Sept. 16, 2017, in Veterans Memorial Stadium, while the Trojans will make…

Late goal sinks Troy at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. (troytrojans.com)– The Troy soccer team was locked into a defensive stalemate until the 87th minute when Ole Miss’ Gretchen Harknett scored to lift the Rebels to a 1-0 win on Sunday at the Rebels Soccer Stadium. Ole Miss…

Silvers, Chunn lead Troy to 57-17 win over Austin Peay

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Brandon Silvers threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns and Jordan Chunn rushed for 161 yards and one score to lead Troy to a dominating 57-17 win over Austin Peay on Saturday. Silvers completed 20 of…

Troy volleyball falls in Trojan Invitational

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy volleyball team fell to New Mexico State, 3-0, in Trojan Arena on Saturday morning in the final day of the Trojan Invitational. Logan Page had a great match for Troy (3-4) with eight kills.…

Trojan booters fall to UT-Martin 2-1

MARTIN, Tenn. (troytrojans.com)  ­– UT Martin scored a pair of late goals to defeat the Troy soccer team, 2-1, at Skyhawk Field on Friday. The Trojans (4-2) took the lead early in the second half courtesy of an own goal…

Troy Volleyball splits open of Trojan Invitational

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy volleyball team split in the opening day of the Trojan Invitational with a 3-0 win over Southern for the first game and a 1-3 loss to Valparaiso in the nightcap on Friday in Trojan…

Troy Volleyball set to host Trojan Invitational

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy volleyball team is geared up for the Trojan Invitational, which begins on Friday and ends on Saturday. The Trojans will have two matches on Friday and one on Saturday. Four teams will be traveling…

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