Troy University will pay tribute to the nation’s military on Nov. 12 as it welcomes the Army Black Knights to Veterans Memorial Stadium for the Military Appreciation Game. Kickoff for the game is set for 2:30 p.m.
TROY has a long history of service to the military and has designated one home football game as…
It may be a love of music that attracts students to Troy University’s Sound of the South Marching Band, but it is the bonds formed during the countless hours of rehearsing and performing that keeps the band’s alumni coming back year after year to perform in the Alumni Band.
Those former Sound of the South…
Dr. Robert Lawrence, a native of Lanett, was the first African American elected to serve as Drum Major of the “Sound of the South” band in 1979.
The band that year was one of the largest in University history; in fact, a portrait of that special year is still displayed in Long Hall.
On Monday night, Troy University lost a legend in Dr. Johnny Long, the founder of “The Sound of the South” and a world-renowned director of bands.
As news of his death began to spread, social media became active with posts of remembrances for Dr. Long.
Tonight is a sad night for @TROYUnews & the @Official_SOTS,…