Latest Troy News

Big plays help Troy defeat Marshall 16-7

Sep. 24, 2022 22:36 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Buddha Jones returned a fumble 23 yards for Troy's only touchdown, Brooks Buce kicked three field goals and Troy defeated Marshall 16-7 on Saturday night. Troy's Gunnar Watson threw for 321 yards to go over 5,000 for his career. Tez Johnson and Jabre Barber both...

Ole Miss travels to Ga Tech, still sorting out QB situation

Sep. 15, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Three weeks into the season, No. 20 Ole Miss is still sorting things out at quarterback. Maybe Saturday's game at Georgia Tech will provide some clarity. Luke Altmyer started last weekend against Central Arkansas but went down with an upper-body...

Local NY election official charged over absentee ballots

Sep. 13, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican county elections commissioner in upstate New York was accused Tuesday of applying for absentee ballots in the names of other people. Jason Schofield of the Rensselaer County Board of Elections was arraigned on an indictment charging him with using...

Troy gets 1st win for coach Sumrall in debut at The Vet

Sep. 11, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Gunnar Watson passed for 351 yards and four touchdowns and Troy scored 31 unanswered points to beat Alabama A&M 38-17 on Saturday night for coach Jon Sumrall's first victory. Troy (1-1), which was coming off a 28-10 loss to No. 21 Mississippi, will play...

USC transfer Dart helps No. 21 Mississippi beat Troy 28-10

Sep. 03, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jaxson Dart thought about it. But the Mississippi quarterback did not want to get greedy in his debut performance. “I wanted to throw deep. I wanted to. It just wasn’t there,” said Dart after evaluating his performance as No. 21 Mississippi beat Troy...

Brown, defense help UAB jump out early, rout Alabama A&M

Sep. 02, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jermaine Brown Jr. ran for 114 yards and touchdown, the UAB defense accounted for a pair of touchdowns, and the Blazers routed Alabama A&M 59-0 on Thursday night in the debut of head coach Bryant Vincent. Vincent spent the last four seasons as offensive...

No. 21 Ole Miss leans heavily on transfers against Troy

Sep. 01, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

Mississippi is turning to an array of new players after a big season, while Troy will have a first-year coaching staff on the sidelines. All those new faces add an element of mystery for Saturday's season opener between the No. 21 Rebels and Trojans in Oxford, Mississippi. ...

Historic marker at boyhood home of late US Rep. John Lewis

Aug. 28, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — There's now a historic marker at the one-story brick house in Alabama where the late civil rights leader and Georgia Congressman John Lewis grew up as one of 11 children. The marker for Lewis' birthplace was unveiled Saturday in Troy, WSFA-TV reported. ...

Former Troy football player sues ex-teammate and coaches

Aug. 23, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — A former Troy University football player has filed a lawsuit against an ex-teammate and three coaches, saying he was abused while on the team, including being sexually assaulted with a pool cue. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Montgomery, names former Troy...

2 ex-fraternity members get 6 weeks jail for hazing death

Aug. 17, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Two former fraternity members were sentenced to six weeks in jail on Wednesday after being convicted of hazing-related misdemeanor counts in the death of a Bowling Green State University student last year. The two men were both acquitted in May of more...