USC set to battle MPSF conference foes

Redshirt senior goalie Holly Parker is often the catalyst of the team’s energy, encouraging communication and starting off drives. Parker has recorded 111 saves this season. (Alexis Francel | Daily Trojan) It’s that time of the year again — the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation women’s water polo tournament begins this weekend. Participating teams, including first-seeded […]

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A heart for the team

Redshirt senior driver Mammolito scored seven goals over the two-game series against Stanford, earning her MPSF Player of the Week recognition. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) One early afternoon in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., high school freshman Denise Mammolito tried out for her high school’s water polo team because her best friend wanted to try out. […]

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USC clinches second straight Pac-12 title against ASU

Sophomore Stefan Dostanic’s singles match win over ASU senior Tim Ruehl earned the winning point for the Trojans’ Pac-12 title. (Amanda Chou | Daily Trojan) USC successfully began their postseason in San Diego at the Barnes Tennis Center by winning the Pac-12 Team Tournament over the weekend.  The No. 13 USC Men’s Tennis team earned […]

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Women’s Golf wins Pac-12 championship

Senior Alyaa Abdulghany finished 12th at 4-over 217 at the Stanford Golf Club. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) The No. 10 women’s golf team won the Pac-12 championship this weekend with a 3-under par team score of 849. This is the Trojans second straight Pac-12 title after winning in 2019.  The Trojans won their last […]

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Women’s tennis falls in Pac-12 quarterfinals

The women’s tennis squad now awaits their NCAA tournament seeding on May 3. (Andrew Kerner | Daily Trojan) Women’s tennis lost to Arizona State in the quarterfinals Friday, knocking them out of contention for the Pac-12 Championship. USC fell 4-3 in a close match in spite of winning the doubles point. The Trojans were able […]

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Talkin’ Troy S6E11: Women’s soccer and women’s water polo updates

The final Talkin’ Troy episode of the semester! This week, deputy sports editor Anthony Gharib and sports editor Taylor Mills discuss women’s soccer and women’s water polo as the two teams head into postseason play. They wrap up the semester by talking about their favorite moments of the Spring 2021 season. Music by Joakim Karud. […]

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Trojans’ perfect season ends in 6-13 loss to Bruins

Redshirt senior driver Denise Mammolito scored three points in Sunday’s loss against UCLA. Mammolito has been the top contributor for this team. (Andrew Kerner | Daily Trojan) In a highly anticipated two-game set against crosstown rival No. 3 UCLA, the No. 1 women’s water polo team lost their first game of the season against the Bruins […]

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Sideline to Byline: Sports’ return to normalcy still spells difficulty for journalists

Well folks, we did it. This is the last week of classes and I am signing off as a sports columnist — even if just temporarily.  It’s crazy to think I started this job during a pandemic … when no sports were happening. I remember the first Daily Trojan sports editor meeting over Zoom — […]

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