Tag Archives: TROY

50 years later, 1968 team remembers championship season

September 11, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Long before the days of Madden NFL video games, Sim Byrd and the Troy State Red Wave were lighting up score boards across the southeast with numbers that defied logic in route to the school’s first national championship.

As members of that 1968 NAIA championship team gathered for a reunion at Veterans Memorial Stadium the…

Read More

Sartain Hall to open for visitors one last time

July 13, 2018
By Greg Phillips

The public will have a chance to say goodbye to a Troy University staple next week.

This Tuesday, TROY’s Alumni Association will sponsor “So Long, Sartain,” a farewell to Sartain Hall before the building undergoes demolition later this month.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., visitors can browse the arena portion of Sartain, sharing memories and viewing…

Read More

Keith Baker: A Champion On the Field and Off

July 9, 2018
By Matthew Wright

Many boys dream of playing baseball beyond the Little League field. To have the opportunity beyond the likes of t-ball, coach pitch, Little League and high school baseball is quite honestly a tough thing to do.

The large majority of young boys growing up have picked up a bat and ball at one time or…

Read More