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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…

Suspect Arrested in Troy Hungry Howie’s Armed Robbery

On March 14, 2016 at approximately 4:00pm the Troy Police Department arrested 22 year old Trey Mathew Jiles of Troy on two counts of Robbery First Degree. Jiles is responsible for the February 18th and March 9th robbery of Hungry Howies Pizza on U.S. 231 in Troy. Investigators executed a search warrant on Jiles’ residence and recovered articles of clothing and a handgun that was…

Troy NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Ticket Information

TROY, Ala (troytrojans.com)  – Fans wishing to follow the Troy women’s basketball team to Corvallis, Ore., for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament can purchase tickets beginning at 11 a.m. (CDT) Tuesday morning. All ticket sales will be handled through the Oregon State ticket office. Troy, the 2016 Sun Belt Tournament Champions, will face Oregon State in the NCAA First Round…