Tag Archives: Sound of the South

Troy University to pay tribute to military during Saturday’s home football game

September 18, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University will salute veterans and members of the military during Saturday’s Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Since 2000, the University has designated one home football game each year to honor both current and past members of the Armed Forces. On Saturday, the Trojans will play host to the Akron Zips with…

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Special bond links majorettes who fought back from injuries

March 7, 2017
By Matt Clower

Clair Harrison and Helen Long are Troy University majorettes separated by decades but joined by one common thread—both are shining examples of the Trojan Warrior Spirit.

Harrison, a senior graphic design major from Gadsden, Alabama, suffered severe burns while assisting with a high school band camp in July 2016. However, she battled back from the injury…

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‘Sound’ recognizes newest members with medallion ceremony

September 3, 2016
By Clif Lusk

About 135 new members of Troy University’s Sound of the South Marching Band officially became members of the band on Saturday, Sept. 3, when they received their individual uniform medallions from Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr.

The ceremony, held in Claudia Crosby Theater prior to the Trojans’ first home game against Austin Peay, is a…

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