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Troy Blanks South Alabama 29-0 in Battle for the Belt

Gunnar Watson threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns while wearing thick pads to protect fractured ribs and Troy blanked South Alabama 29-0 in Mobile to win the “Battle of the Belt” for a third straight time. Watson threw all three touchdowns in the second quarter — finding Khalil McClain from 15, Kaylon Geiger from 15 and Tray Eafford from…

Troy Basketball season opener vs Middle Georgia State is Canceled

TROY, Ala. – Troy’s men’s basketball season opener scheduled for today, Wednesday, Nov. 25, in Trojan Arena against Middle Georgia State has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols within the Middle Georgia State program.   Troy will work to add an additional non-conference game to its schedule at a later date to replace today’s game.   The Trojans now open their…

Troy falls to Middle Tennessee in Regular Season Rematch

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Chaton Mobley and Frank Peasant had touchdown runs and Middle Tennessee shut out Troy for most of the second half for a 20-17 victory on Saturday. Troy (4-4) was without second-year coach Chip Lindsey, who announced Friday that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Mobley scored on a 4-yard run and Peasant a 5-yarder in the…

Troy Head Football Coach Chip Lindsey Tests Positive for COVID-19

Troy head football coach Chip Lindsey has tested positive for COVID-19. Lindsey’s positive test came as a result of Troy’s weekly PCR tests administered every Wednesday to all players and staff. After receiving a positive test, Lindsey, who is experiencing mild symptoms, immediately isolated away from the team. Lindsey says he has the utmost confidence in his player and staff…

Sun Belt reschedules three Troy Football games for December

TROY, Ala. – The Sun Belt Conference announced Tuesday morning a shuffled December schedule for several league teams, including Troy, as the Sun Belt worked to complete full eight-game conference schedules for all league members following several postponements due to COVID-19 across the conference. “I would like to thank Commissioner Gill and the athletics directors across our great league for working…

Trojans Fall to Georgia Southern due to crucial Third Quarter

Quarterback Jacob Free got the start for the Troy Trojans in their 20-13 loss to Georgia Southern. Free threw for 201 yards, 0 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Georgia Southern scored both of their touchdowns in the third quarter to overcome a 13-6 lead. Troy drops to 4-3 on the season, 2-2 in Sun Belt play. STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Gerald…

Troy Wins at Arkansas State, 38-10

Jacob Free accounted for three first-half touchdowns, leading Troy to a 38-10 victory over Arkansas State. Free was 33-of-45 passing for a career-best 419 yards. He threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Luke Whittemore and a 34-yard score to Reggie Todd in the first quarter. Free’s 6-yard touchdown run with 41 seconds remaining in the second stretched the Trojans’ lead…

Troy nearly gets Onside Kick, falls to Georgia State

Cornelious Brown IV threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and Georgia State won 36-34 after Troy missed on a 2-point pass in the final minute on Saturday. Brown passed 36 yards to Roger Carter for a touchdown then ran in from the 2 to cap a 20-0 third quarter for a 33-21 Panthers (2-2, 1-2) lead. His running TD…