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TALLASSEE TIGERS 2017 SCHEDULE

Aug. 18 - TIGER NIGHT
Aug. 25 - vs. Russell County (Home)
Sep. 1 - vs. W.S. Neal (Away)
Sep. 8 - vs. Handley (Away)
Sep. 15 - vs. Childersburg (Home)
Sep. 22 - vs. Munford (Away)
Sep. 29 - vs. T.R. Miller (Away)
Oct. 6 - vs. Dadeville (Home)
Oct. 13 - vs. Holtville (Away)
Oct. 20 - vs. Leeds
**HOMECOMING** (Home)
Oct. 27 - vs. Elmore County
**SENIOR NIGHT** (Home)

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REELTOWN REBELS 2017 SCHEDULE

Aug. 24 - vs. Notasulga (Away)
Aug. 31 - vs. Dadeville (Home)
Sep. 8 - vs. Woodland (Home)
Sep. 15 - vs. Horseshoe Bend (Away)
Sep. 22 - vs. Lanett (Home)
Oct. 6 - vs. Ranburne (Home)
Oct. 13 - vs. LaFayette (Away)
Oct. 20 - vs. Vincent (Away)
Oct. 27 - vs. Fayetteville (Home)
Nov. 2 - vs. Loachapoka (Away)

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From the Alabama News Network: CBS 8 & ABC 32 Montgomery
August 19th
The Southern Poverty Law Center is asking Alabama to restore thousands of people to active voter status after election day confusion. In a Friday letter to Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, the organization said it believes large numbers were incor…
August 19th
From the West Alabama Newsroom– The only season that truly rivals football season in Alabama is hunting season. There’s an effort underway to make it even better in Black Belt counties than it already is. The Perry County Natural Resource Coun…
August 18th
Class is back in session for Troy University and just like recent years university officials see a boost of enrollment. This year, the university could exceed 2,500 new students. “That’s made up of our domestic students and our students that c…
August 18th
The Solar Eclipse is the talk of the town now that it’s less than one week away. “It’s just going to be a spectacular event,” explained pet owner Lamar Wagner Wagner is also concerned with what the eclipse could mean for his dog, P…
August 18th
The state school board has scheduled a meeting to discuss the superintendent’s contract weeks after board members gave him a poor performance review. The agenda for the specially called meeting on Aug. 23 includes an item to discuss Superintendent M…

National News
August 19th
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week afte…
August 19th
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.
August 19th
RIPOLL, Spain (AP) — A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort, as authorities narrowed in on who radicalized…

National Entertainment News
August 23rd
NEW YORK (AP) — Rod Stewart will perform a reworked version of his hit "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" remotely from Las Vegas at the MTV Video Music Awards, to be held in California.
August 23rd
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare Prince music film, "Sign O' the Times," will air on Showtime beginning Sept. 16.
August 23rd
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah is upholding a "Daily Show" tradition: He's a nominee for the Thurber Prize for American Humor.

 Music News

On This Day In Music
George Michael pleaded guilty at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court in London to driving under the influence of drugs. The singer had been arrested in July when he was returning home from the London Gay Pride parade and crashed his car into the front o…
The Los Angeles County Coroner ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide caused by a mix of drugs meant to treat insomnia. On February 8, 2010, Dr. Conrad Murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter by prosecutors in Los Angeles. Dr. Murray pleaded …
Producer Gene Page died after a long illness. Worked with Barbra Streisand, Barry White, The Righteous Brothers, Dobie Gray, Bob and Earl. Produced Whitney Houston's 'Greatest Love of All' and Roberta Flack's 'Tonight I Celebrate My Love.'
Judas Priest successfully defended themselves against a lawsuit, after two fans attempted suicide while listening to the Stained Class album. Both fans eventually died, one immediately from a shotgun blast, and the other on a second attempt three years la…

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National Sports News
August 19th
BOSTON (AP) — Nineteen batters.
August 19th
DETROIT (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez went on the disabled list in the middle of June, when the Los Angeles Dodgers were just beginning this torrid stretch that has helped them all but wrap up the NL West.
August 19th
SEATTLE (AP) — Just when the Seattle Seahawks were getting settled on its shaky offensive line, it's once again their biggest question with the regular season approaching.
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Troy University Football News
Aug 18, 2017
At Sun Belt Media Days in the last week of July in New Orleans, Neal Brown pointed out a critical early issue for this team will be to "turn the page" on last year. With that in mind, I'll look back for the final time on the moments from 2016 that meant a…
Aug 17, 2017
At Sun Belt Media Days in the last week of July in New Orleans, Neal Brown pointed out a critical early issue for this team will be to "turn the page" on last year. With that in mind, I'll look back for the final time on the moments from 2016 that meant a…
Aug 16, 2017
Football Schedule | Soccer Schedule | Volleyball Schedule The unofficial kickoff to the 2017-18 Troy Athletics season is set for Saturday as Fan Day presented by McDonalds and the Football Kickoff Party will take place in Trojan Arena. Fan Day is schedul…
Aug 16, 2017
At Sun Belt Media Days in the last week of July in New Orleans, Neal Brown pointed out a critical early issue for this team will be to "turn the page" on last year. With that in mind, I'll look back for the final time on the moments from 2016 that meant a…
Aug 16, 2017
  TROY, Alabama – The preseason honors continue to roll in for Troy senior quarterback Brandon Silvers, as he was named to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Manning Award Watch List on Wednesday.
Aug 16, 2017
With the start of football season just two weeks away, Troy students can get a primer of this year's Trojan squad at the Student Appreciation Scrimmage on Friday at 5 p.m. in The Vet.