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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 15th
In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.
August 15th
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — First it was the leader of a major U.S. pharmaceutical, then the CEO of an athletic gear company, and before the day had ended, the chief executive of a $170 billion tech giant. Three of the nation's top executives resigned from a fed…
August 15th
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees," even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their willingness to …

National Entertainment News
August 18th
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is blasting his one-time supporter and classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel.
August 18th
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift had a "blank space, baby" across social media Friday — and Swifties went wild.
August 18th
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director.

 Music News

On This Day In Music
American record producer and fraudster Lou Pearlman died aged 62 from cardiac arrest. He was the manager of successful 1990s boy bands such as Backstreet Boys and NSYNC. In 2006, he was accused of running one of the largest and longest-running Ponzi schem…
A life-size bronze statue designed by Paul Daly of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street in Dublin. The ceremony was attended by his former Thin Lizzy band members Gary Moore, Brian Robertson and Scott Gorham. Lynott who died in 1986 aged 36 had a st…
James Brown appeared in Montauk, New York, as part of his Back at the Ranch tour. Brown who had a history of beating his wife, offered money that was raised at the event to an anti-violence organization called The Retreat, but was turned down.
'Crazy' by Patsy Cline and Elvis Presley's 'Hound Dog' were announced as the most played jukebox songs of the first hundred years. The jukebox had been around since 1906, but earlier models had been first seen in 1889.

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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 14, 2017
The Trojans returned to the practice fields behind Trojan Arena Monday morning after a day off on Sunday. Troy will have one more practice before school starts on Wednesday.
Aug 14, 2017
Part two of the four-part series breaking down all 12 of Troy Football's opponents in the 2017 season will cover the four Sun Belt road games. The Trojans will travel to New Mexico State, Georgia State, Coastal Carolina and Arkansas State.
Aug 14, 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 th…
Aug 12, 2017
The Troy football team completed its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday in The Vet in the morning before coaches and players participated in Troy's annual Media Day in the afternoon.
Aug 12, 2017
Troy spent 90 minutes inside The Vet preparing for Saturday's first scrimmage of fall camp.
Aug 11, 2017
Take a survey of former Troy football players over the last 18 years and ask them who is the face of Troy football … the overwhelming response – Momma Judy.
Aug 10, 2017
Troy returned to the practice fields behind Trojan Arena for an intense competition filled practice on Thursday. The Trojans will practice again on Friday before the first scrimmage of camp on Saturday.