Tag Archives: Sound of the South

Troy University to welcome area students for Band Day on Saturday

September 22, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Close to 1,800 middle school and high school band members representing 30 bands will perform alongside the Sound of the South Marching Band during Troy University’s Band Day on Saturday.

The bands will join the Sound in a special halftime performance during TROY’s game against the Akron Zips. Kickoff for the game is set for…

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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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