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Prayer Vigil in Troy Calls for Peace and Unity

Over one-hundred people packed into the Troy Recreation Center Tuesday night for a prayer vigil. The vigil comes after multiple violent events across the country in recent weeks. Pastor Anthony Eskew helped organize the event and says that prayer is so important in times like these. “We as a nation need to get back to the roots, that, ‘In God…

Troy’s Luke Moser Qualifies for U.S. Amateur

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy rising senior Luke Moser qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship after shooting a 1-under 143 at a qualifier at the Oakland University Golf Course on Monday. Moser, who finished in a tie for second, runs Troy’s streak with a current student-athlete competing at the U.S. Amateur Championship to five straight years. An All-Sun Belt First…

Troy’s Jordan Chunn named to Doak Walker Watch List

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy junior running back Jordan Chunn has been named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List, the SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday morning. The Doak Walker Award is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. The National Selection Committee consists of past recipients, former NFL All-Pro and college All-America running backs, media members and…

John Lewis to Have School Named in His Honor

A Georgia elementary school will be named after Pike County native Congressman John Lewis. Tuesday, the DeKalb County Board of Education voted to name a new elementary school (Pre-K – 5) in honor of Atlanta Congressman John Lewis, 5th District Georgia.  The new school will be known as John Robert Lewis Elementary School.  It will be the first public school in…

Troy Athlete Represents U.S. in World Junior Championships

CLOVIS, California (troytrojans.com) – Hakim Montgomery finished third in the 100-meter dash and will represent the United States in the World Junior Championships in Poland on July 19th. Montgomery finished third in the 100-meter finals with a 10.37 finish. He qualified for the finals with a 10.41 time. With the third place finals finish Montgomery will qualify for the United…

Troy softball opens Sun Belt tourney with UT-Arlington

MOBILE, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy softball team clinched the No. 6 seed in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and will face No. 7 UT Arlington on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Jaguar Field. Troy (30-23, 11-13 Sun Belt) is being led offensively by Kate Benton and Hannah Day. Benton is the most consistent Trojan at the plate and she…

Troy Football Player Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Courtesy of Troy Athletics Facebook A Troy University football player has died following a motorcycle crash in Alabama. Gulf Shores Police Sgt. Jonathan Woodruff tells local news outlets that 19-year-old Nathan Harris was driving a motorcycle Saturday morning on U.S. 231. For unknown reasons, Harris’ motorcycle struck the end of a flatbed truck tandem trailer carrying lumber. Harris was a…

Troy to Celebrate DeMarcus Ware Day on April 19

Super Bowl champion and former Troy Trojan great DeMarcus Ware will be honored by the state of Alabama, Troy University and the city of Troy on Tuesday, April 19.

TROY, Alabama (troytrojans.com) – Super Bowl champion and former Troy Trojan great DeMarcus Ware will be honored by the state of Alabama, Troy University and the city of Troy on Tuesday, April 19, as it will officially be DeMarcus Ware Day throughout the state. Ware will be recognized as an Alabama native and a Troy Trojan for his role in…

Troy Men’s Tennis Continues Roll, Wins Twice in Florida

WALTON BEACH, Fla (troytrojans.com) – The Troy men’s tennis team has now won 11 of its last 13 matches after grabbing a pair of wins on a neutral court against Eastern Kentucky, 4-1, and Southern Illinois, 4-3, at the Ft. Walton Beach Tennis Center. Troy (12-11) is now back above .500 after opening the season with nine of its first…

Lady Trojans’ Rainey Named Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week

TROY, Ala (troytrojans.com) – After making three dominant appearances this past week, Troy’s Ashley Rainey has been named the Sun Belt as Pitcher of the Week. Rainey posted a 1.21 ERA over 17.1 innings of work against UAB and Georgia State during the week. She started her week with 5.0 innings of relief on at UAB. Rainey got the Trojans…