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Alabama, Auburn and Troy on Bednarik Award Watch List

TROY, Ala. – Troy All-America linebacker Carlton Martial has been named to the Bednarik Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. The Bednarik Award is presented annually to the outstanding defensive player in college football. Martial, a junior from Mobile, is coming off a season in which he became just the 12th player and first underclassman in the last 20 years…

Deadly Car Crash in Butler County

A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Butler County man. Cleveon Walker, 52, of McKenzie, was killed when the 2015 Ford Fusion he was driving left the roadway and hit a tree. It happened at approximately 8:55 p.m. on July 4. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials tell us Mr. Walker was not using a seat belt and was…

College Football HOF Ballot includes SEC, Troy Trojans

  2021 FBS PLAYER CANDIDATE CAPSULE BIOS Flozell Adams, Michigan State-Offensive Tackle-1997 First Team All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year…Three-time All-Big Ten performer who helped Spartans to three consecutive bowl appearances…Helped running backs rush for more than 100 yards in 21 games throughout career and allowed only two QB sacks in 1997 season. Morten Andersen, Michigan State-Placekicker-1981…

Troy Completes 2023 Football Schedule with Stephen F. Austin

TROY, Ala. – Troy wrapped up its 2023 non-conference football schedule with the addition of Stephen F. Austin to open the season on Sept. 2, both schools announced Friday. The Trojans and Lumberjacks have a brief history having split the previous six meetings with all of the games coming when Troy was a member of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Troy…

Alabama, Troy represented on Walter Camp All-American Teams

2020 Walter Camp PRESEASON All-America Teams First Team Offense Pos.     Name, School                                                 Hgt      Wgt     Class   Hometown WR      Ja’Marr Chase, LSU *                                                6-1       200      Jr.        Harvey, LA WR      DeVonta Smith, Alabama                               6-1       175      Sr.        Amite, LA TE       Kyle Pitts, Florida                                           6-6       239      Jr.        Philadelphia, PA OL       Penei Sewell, Oregon  *                                  6-6       325      Jr.        Malaeimi, American Samoa OL       Cole Van Lanen, Wisconsin                          …

Troy University Police Chief Suspended

  Troy university police chief John McCall has been suspended over comments he recently posted on social media regarding the death of George Floyd. University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins announced McCall’s suspension in a statement on social media. In the statement, Hawkins says: “We firmly reject any suggestion that George Floyd contributed to his own death or that his actions justified…

Non-Healing Wound Care Facility Opens in Troy

Patients with non-healing wounds have a new place to get treatment in Pike County. The Troy Regional Medical Center has opened its Wound Care and Hyberbaric Medicine Center. It’s an outpatient facility designed to find the reason why a patient’s wounds are not healing properly. “What we’ll do is we would set up an evaluation and from there we want…

Troy adds Iowa to 2024 Football Schedule

Troy finalized its 2024 non-conference schedule with the addition of a game at Iowa on Sept. 14, both schools announced Friday. It will be the first meeting between the two schools. Troy’s visit to Kinnick Stadium will be its first to Big Ten country since the Trojans knocked off Nebraska in 2018; Troy is 1-8 all-time against members of the…

Troy Football adds Four-Game Series with Army to the Schedule

TROY, Ala. – Troy continued to fill out its future football schedules with the addition of a four-game series against Army West Point, Troy Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced Friday. Troy will host the Black Knights in 2022 and 2031, while the Trojans will travel to West Point in 2023 and 2030. “This is a dynamic series not only for…

Second Subject Arrested in the Troy Murder of Xezabeya Grandberry

Edward Paul Wallenmaier UPDATE: A second subject, Edward Paul Wallenmair, has been arrested  for the murder of Xezabeya Grandberry. The Troy Police Department is conducting a death investigation that happened in the 3700 block of U.S. 29 South on May 1st. Officers responded to a report of a man down just after 7:00 a.m. When officers arrived, they found Grandberry’s…