Former USC tennis star shines at Roland Garros


For Steve Johnson, the 2017 French Open was as much an emotional battle as a physical one. The 27-year-old USC alumnus, ranked No. 25 in the world, showed up to Roland Garros this year with a heavy heart following the passing of his father. Johnson’s father, a respected tennis coach in Orange County, passed away […]

Football kickoff times set for 2017-2018 season


After a successful, Rose Bowl-winning 2016 season, kickoff times for five of USC’s 2017 football games are officially set. USC is currently riding a nine-game win streak and finished last season ranked third in the nation. The Trojans start this season with three consecutive home games. Though the team lost key components to the NFL […]

Baseball faces questions after subpar 2017 season


Last weekend, the USC baseball team concluded a challenging season, losing its eighth straight Pac-12 series to Washington. For the second straight year, the Trojans are at home for the NCAA Tournament, thus forcing some difficult questions about head coach Dan Hubbs’ job security and the program’s vitality going forward. When USC finished second place […]

Football tackles high expectations with mix of youth and experience


Last offseason, junior quarterback Max Browne was ready for his full Trojan debut after sitting behind three-year starter Cody Kessler. A redshirt freshman quarterback named Sam Darnold performed well in summer camp, but Browne, a former five-star prospect, got the nod on opening day against Alabama. USC then stumbled to a 1-2 record under Browne, […]

Shaqquan Aaron withdraws from NBA draft, returns to USC


Redshirt junior guard Shaqquan Aaron has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return to USC for the 2017-18 season. Head coach Andy Enfield confirmed Aaron’s decision on Wednesday — the last day for underclassmen to withdraw from this year’s draft — as the Seattle native will remain in Los Angeles for his second season […]

Baseball finishes season last in Pac-12


USC baseball fought hard this weekend in the team’s final three games of the season, but in the end the Trojans came home with its eighth straight Pac-12 series defeat, finishing the year with a 21-34 record after dropping two of three against Washington. Entering this weekend’s games, the Trojans had not won a conference […]

Women’s golf falls short in NCAA semifinals


The USC women’s golf team’s search of a fourth national championship was halted on Wednesday, as the No. 10 nationally ranked Trojans fell to Northwestern in the NCAA semifinals at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. Head coach Andrea Gaston and her squad finished third, tying with Stanford. Although this marked USC’s national-best 12th […]

Men’s golf defeated by Illinois in NCAA quarterfinals


The men’s golf team fell in the quarterfinals against Illinois on Tuesday. The Trojans put up their best effort against a winning team, but would ultimately be defeated by the Illini, 3-1-1. Going into the quarterfinals, the originally top-seeded Trojans were tied with defending champion Oregon in fifth place. They were looking for their first […]

Lacrosse bows out of tourney


USC women’s lacrosse fell short in a tough NCAA quarterfinal matchup against Boston College on Saturday, losing 20-14 in Newton, Mass. Despite travelling to New England riding a 11-game win streak, the No. 7 Trojans were unable to advance to the semifinals for the second year in a row. The No. 14 Eagles were able […]

Baseball hosts Huskies in final regular season series


After finally ending a nine-game losing skid in a 14-9 win over Oregon on Saturday, USC will look to finish the season on a high note in the baseball team’s final series of the season against Washington. When USC defeated No. 1 Oregon State in a 10-inning thriller back in April after losing seven of […]