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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 psychology and has posted a 3.83 GPA. The two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection has posted 27 shutouts in her career…

Troy Named One of the Best Schools in the Southeast

Two national organizations have once again placed Troy University at the forefront of universities in the South. For the 12th year, The Princeton Review named TROY to its “Best of the Southeast” list that includes just 139 colleges or universities. Additionally, U.S. News and World Report named the University to its “Best Colleges” Regional University-South ranking. “The most important thing…

Clemson WR Renfrow out at least 4 weeks after win over Trojans

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Clemson starting receiver Hunter Renfrow will miss at least four games with a broken right hand. Renfrow’s injury came on a 35-yard touchdown catch in a 30-24 victory over Troy on Saturday. He had a wrap on the hand afterward, but said the injury was not serious. However, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said an MRI exam…

Premature celebration: Clemson’s McCloud drops ball at 1

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Clemson receiver Ray-Ray McCloud had a clear path to the end zone as he sought to give the sluggish second-ranked Tigers the jump start they sorely needed against Troy. But he dropped the ball in a premature TD celebration. McCloud released the football just before crossing the goal line to wipe out his 75-yard punt return…

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 and stormed to a huge 25-14 victory in the second set, in large part to Sara Landis who had nine…

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 the return trip in 2019. Additionally, Troy will also travel to Missouri in 2019. “It is important for our football…

Troy soccer routs Alabama State 4-1

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) ­- The Troy soccer team fell behind in just the 6th minute but came roaring back as the Trojans routed Alabama State, 4-1, on Tuesday at the Troy Soccer Complex. After the Hornets scored in the opening minutes, Troy responded with a goal off the head of Maddie Brune in the 17th minute on a free kick…

Lady Hornets seek redemption in Troy

TROY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com)  – In one of last season’s biggest “what if” matches, the Alabama State women’s soccer team carried a 2-1 lead with less than 10 minutes remaining in their match against Sun Belt Conference stalwart Troy. The Lady Hornets had captured the lead when Ariela Lewis and Larissa White each scored within a span of one minute and…

Inmate Fatally Struck by Vehicle While Working Roadside

Authorities say an Alabama Department of Corrections inmate has died after being hit by a vehicle while working along a roadside near Troy. State troopers say 34-year-old Steven Edward Martin of Warrior was killed Monday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 231 in Pike County, around five miles south of Troy. Pike County Coroner…

Troy Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges

Troy Police have arrested a man wanted on attempted murder charges in connection with an April 18 shooting on Aster Circle. Jamarion Deandre Edwards, 25, of Troy, was arrested at 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, when officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Dunbar Drive. “We received a call of a fight in progress and when offices pulled up they…