The day began with a prayer service for Grades led by the Principal and Coordinators. The juniors had a fun-filled day playing board games, dumb charades and a Treasure hunt.
Student media[ edit ] The school newspaper, the Tropolitan commonly referred to as "The Trop"is located on the bottom floor of Wallace Hall. It is a weekly publication, written and produced entirely by students.
The Palladium is located in adjacent offices in the same building. Troy University Television broadcasts three live entirely student-produced newscasts twice daily. TrojanVision streams live online and can be seen at the university's YouTube page.
Some of the students that major in broadcasting also help to produce ESPN sporting events for the university, including football, basketball, and baseball games. The marching band was established in and has been referred to by its current name since The band was named by John M.
Long soon after he was hired as band director. The band, now boasting over members on a regular basis, has enjoyed major success in performing at hundreds of marching band competitions, as well as dozens of different college and professional athletic venues.
The band usually follows the football team to almost every away game, and has a smaller pep-band that plays at every home basketball game. It was during the thirty-two year tenure of Johnny Long, as he was commonly referred to, that the band program at Troy University established a prominent national reputation through its many featured appearances at music conventions, concert tours and recordings with the symphony band, as well as several nationally televised appearances with the "Sound of the South" Marching Band.
The band's "trademark" piece that is played before every performance of the band is called "The Fanfare" and was written by John M. Through the early years, Troy's athletics nicknames were not official and varied by the sport and the coach.
Eventually, teams all began to use the name "Troy State Teachers", but when the athletic teams moved into NAIA competition, the nickname was then changed to the "Red Wave". In the early s, the student body voted to change the name to Trojans after many felt that Red Wave was too similar to the University of Alabama's nickname, the Crimson Tide.
Athletics Football[ edit ] Troy University began playing football in The Trojan football team made its first bowl game appearance in the Silicon Valley Football Classic on December 30,but lost to Northern Illinois, 34— Former Troy football head coach Larry Blakeney served 25 seasons as head coach between and the end of the season.
Blakeney boasts an overall record of ——1 as head coach at Troy. Blakeney is the winningest coach in the Troy University history and he is the 4th winningest collegiate coach all-time in the state of Alabama, only behind Paul "Bear" Bryant, Cleve Abbott, and Ralph "Shug" Jordan.
The current head coach is Neal Brown. Veterans Memorial Stadium, home of Trojan football Basketball[ edit ] The Troy University men's basketball team was under the direction of head coach Don Maestri for 31 years until his retirement in Coach Maestri is the winningest coach in school history, with exactly career wins, and he has won numerous conference coach-of-the-year awards during his tenure at Troy University.
The program has won 11 conference championships in basketball, with six of them coming in the Division I era. Maestri was replaced by Phil Cunningham on March 26, Previous coach was Craig Kennedy.
Main Court in Trojan Arena. Baseball[ edit ] The Troy University baseball team won two Division II national championships in and under the leadership of coach Chase Riddle.
One of Troy's biggest victories in baseball came in April when the Trojans knocked off the 3 nationally ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide by a score of 8—4 at Riddle-Pace Field on the Troy campus. Inthe program tying the NCAA Division I record for most hits in the 6th inning, belting 14 hits in the 6th in a 34—4 rout of Stetson.
The rodeo program's home facility is the Pike County Cattlemen's Arena in Troy where it hosts a three-day rodeo each October that features college rodeo programs from throughout the southern region of the United States. The Hall of Fame contains the picture and biographies of band directors who have distinguished themselves in some way or who have made significant contributions to the field of band directing, conducting, or leadership.Saina Nehwal Records.
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Troy University is a comprehensive public university that is located in Troy, Alabama, United urbanagricultureinitiative.com was founded on February 26, as Troy State Normal School within the Alabama State University System by an Act of the Alabama Legislature.
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It's been 80 years to the day since Orson Welles' infamous radio drama "The War of the Worlds" echoed far and wide over the airwaves. So we want to bring you back to our very first live hour, where we take a deep dive into what was one of the most controversial moments in broadcasting history.