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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…

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 Man Killed in Crash on Highway 125

On Thursday, October 29, a single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Pike County man. Devin Whitcomb, 30, of Troy was killed when the 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe, that he was a passenger in, left the road and overturned. Three passengers occupied the vehicle and all three were ejected. The two that survived were taken to a local hospital to be…

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…

Troy escapes past EKU 31-29

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Evan Legassey kicked a 47-yard field goal as time expired to give Troy a 31-29 victory over Eastern Kentucky. Parker McKinney threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Keyion Dixon, capping a 10-play, 80-yard drive that gave Eastern Kentucky the lead with 21 seconds to play. Reggie Todd returned the ensuing kickoff 35 yards before Legassey kicked…