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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Mark Trakh retires as USC women’s basketball head coach

Women’s basketball head coach Mark Trakh led the Trojans from the sidelines for nine years. (Ling Luo | Daily Trojan) USC Athletics announced Wednesday afternoon that women’s basketball coach Mark Trakh is retiring after two coaching stints with the university. The 65-year-old coach led the program from 2005-2009 and 2017-2021 or the past four seasons […]

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Football’s Spring Showcase marks first appearance in front of fans since 2019

Redshirt senior tight end Erik Krommenhoek has 2 touchdown receptions in his career at USC. (Daily Trojan file photo) USC will return to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, five months after its Pac-12 title game loss to Oregon, for its annual Spring Showcase. The showcase is open to 5,000 fans and family members of players […]

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USC to allow fans at football’s annual Spring Showcase

Saturday’s Spring Showcase will mark the first time USC has played in front of fans at the Coliseum since November 2019. (Daily Trojan file photo) USC announced Monday that approximately 5,000 fans can attend this Saturday’s football Spring Showcase at the Coliseum. Other outdoor spring sports events will be open to a limited number of […]

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Talkin’ Troy S6E9: Spring Football practice begins for the Trojans

We are starting to see glimpses into next season’s USC football squad. As spring practice begins, deputy sports editor Anthony Gharib and sports editor Taylor Mills discuss what they hope to see from Clay Helton’s team. Music by Joakim Karud. The post Talkin’ Troy S6E9: Spring Football practice begins for the Trojans appeared first on […]

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Sideline to Byline: Diversity numbers must translate into opportunity in sports media

When people ask me how I became a sports editor, I always say I kind of fell into the role. I checked the sports section box on my Daily Trojan application thinking nothing of it — a week later I was scrambling to follow a golf scorecard for a recap due in less than 72 […]

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Talkin’ Troy S6E8: Elite Eight recap and end of season awards

USC made its first Elite Eight since 2001 in a heartbreaking loss to Gonzaga. Deputy sports editor Anthony Gharib and sports editor Taylor Mills discuss the loss and USC’s overall performance during March Madness. They then hand out their end-of-year awards for the team and discuss the recruiting outlook for next season. Sports editor David […]

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