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  • Editorial: "For the Greater Good"

    Editorial: "For the Greater Good"

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:20:04 GMT
    Sometimes for the greater good you have to do things that you didn't necessarily plan or want to do.  This is what I ask of Marvin Wiggins and Elton Dean as they seriously consider the requests of ASU'sMore >>
    Sometimes for the greater good you have to do things that you didn't necessarily plan or want to do.  This is what I ask of Marvin Wiggins and Elton Dean as they seriously consider the requests of ASU'sMore >>
  • Editorial: "Viewer Feedback: Consequences"

    Editorial: "Viewer Feedback: Consequences"

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:20:05 GMT
    Our editorial earlier last week focusing on recent arrests of Alabama and Auburn football players lead to the following feedback on wsfa.com and our WSFA 12 News station Facebook page…here is just a sampling:More >>
    Our editorial earlier last week focusing on recent arrests of Alabama and Auburn football players lead to the following feedback on wsfa.com and our WSFA 12 News station Facebook page…here is just a sampling:  
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  • Editorial: "Consequences"

    Editorial: "Consequences"

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:20:05 GMT
    It's been a bumpy start for the two highest profile college football programs in Alabama and maybe the country. Since April three University of Alabama football players have been arrested (2 for DUI andMore >>
    It's been a bumpy start for the two highest profile college football programs in Alabama and maybe the country. Since April three University of Alabama football players have been arrested (2 for DUI andMore >>

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - In response to a recent WSFA editorial which endorsed Troy University for elevation to a higher conference within the NCAA, a viewer commented that Troy University's athletics facilities, with the exception of the football stadium, would not warrant a change in conferences for the Trojans. 

This statement ignores the fact that over the last decade the University has invested more than $80 million in new or renovated athletics facilities. This includes new venues for baseball, tennis, softball, rodeo, soccer/track and the current construction of a new arena for basketball and volleyball. On the drawing board are plans for expansion of Veterans Memorial Stadium, the upgrading of the Lunsford Tennis Complex and a new practice facility for golf. 

This investment has equipped Trojan athletics with facilities that equal or exceed those of many member institutions of mid-level conferences such as Conference USA, the Mountain West, the Mid-American Conference and other Division I-A conferences.  May we suggest that all within the WSFA viewing audience travel to Troy to witness first hand the transformation of a university—in athletics and academics.  If you do you will see an institution that reflects the highest standards of the NCAA!

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