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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 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 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…

Appy State cruises past Louisiana-Lafayette 24-0

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – Taylor Lamb threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Jalin Moore ran for 106 yards and two scores, and Appalachian State beat Louisiana-Lafayette 24-0 on Wednesday night for the Ragin’ Cajuns’ first home shutout since 2002. Appalachian State (4-2, 2-0 Sun Belt) scored on its first four possessions, had a 24-0 lead at halftime and cruised…

Trojans travel to Little Rock for Sun Belt series

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (troytrojans.com) – The Troy baseball team is set for a three-game series with Sun Belt Conference foe, Little Rock, at Gary Hogan Field beginning Thursday at 6 p.m. Friday’s first pitch is also set for 6 p.m., while Saturday’s series finale is slated for a 1 p.m. first pitch. All three games can be heard live on…

Troy Softball Travels to Appalachian State for Second Weekend of Conference Play

BOONE, N.C. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy softball team hits the road to travel to Boone, N.C., for a three-game series against Appalachian State at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium with a doubleheader on Friday at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. CT and the series finale on Saturday at 12 p.m. Troy (18-7, 1-2 Sun Belt) is coming off a big 11-2 win…

Trojan netter Andy Lau earns Sun Belt honor

NEW ORLEANS, La  (troytrojans.com)  – Troy men’s tennis sophomore Andy Lau has been named the Sun Belt Student-Athlete of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday. Lau led the Trojans to a 5-1 week, including two wins over ranked opponents in No. 65 UNC Wilmington and No. 75 Florida Gulf Coast.  Troy’s lone loss came to No. 16 USF. The…