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Troy University to pay tribute to military during Sept. 28 home football game

TROY's Military Appreciation Game has been an annual tradition since 2000. This year's game is set for Saturday as the Trojans take on Arkansas State.

TROY's Military Appreciation Game has been an annual tradition since 2000. This year's game is set for Saturday as the Trojans take on Arkansas State.

Troy University will salute veterans and members of the military during its Sept. 28 Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The Trojans will play host to Sun Belt Conference-foe Arkansas State, and kickoff is set for 5 p.m.

Troy University’s service to the military dates back to the 1950s, and the University’s…

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Newest SOTS members earn their medallions in pre-game ceremony

New Sound of the South members were presented their uniform medallions in a ceremony presided over by Chancellor Hawkins. (TROY photo/Chris Wallace)

New Sound of the South members were presented their uniform medallions in a ceremony presided over by Chancellor Hawkins. (TROY photo/Chris Wallace)

For 131 new Troy University students, Saturday marks more than just the opening of their first collegiate football season. 

Saturday will also be the day they officially become members of the Sound of the South Marching Band – SOTS, “the Best Band in the Land.”

SOTS members wear a special medallion on their uniforms, and…

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Troy University to pay tribute to military during Sept. 29 home football game

A giant American Flag and a flyover by a C-130 Hercules from the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base will highlight pre-game festivities.

A giant American Flag and a flyover by a C-130 Hercules from the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base will highlight pre-game festivities.

Troy University will salute veterans and members of the military during its Sept. 29 Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The game has been a TROY tradition since 2000. This year the University will pay special tribute to Vietnam veterans on this, the 50th anniversary of the ferocious Tet Offensive during the Vietnam…

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International students get first-hand look at Trojan Football

Troy University international students received a gridiron lesson on Wednesday.

Troy University international students received a gridiron lesson on Wednesday.

About 50 international students from Troy University got a lesson and behind the scenes look at Trojan football thanks to Troy University Athletics on Wednesday.

The students tried on helmets and pads, learned the lingo of the game, toured the Trojans’ football facilities, and took in some of Troy’s practice.

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The Trojans open the…

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