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PODCAST: Previewing No. 5 USC's road matchup against Cal

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Associate managing editor Eric He and sports editor Ollie Jung preview USC's game against Cal on Saturday.
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Football is still shaky after three victories

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Will the real Trojans please stand up? We’re three weeks into…

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Featured: Volleyball

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Volleyball preps for Pac-12 teams stocked with talent

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The Trojans will face a swath of top-ranked programs in conference play this season.
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Women’s volleyball earns three wins over weekend

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This past weekend, the women’s volleyball team traveled…
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Women’s volleyball team announces 2017 schedule

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The Trojans are seeking their 17th straight NCAA berth with head coach Mick Haley.

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Women’s volleyball goes to Westwood, upsets UCLA in five sets


The No. 21 USC women’s volleyball team (9-3, 1-0 Pac-12) kicked off its conference play with a dramatic five-set upset (25-21,15-25, 18-25, 25-21,15-11) over No. 11 UCLA (7-3, 0-1 Pac-12) at Pauley Pavilion. It was USC’s first victory at Pauley since 2015, and the fourth time in the last six meetings between the rivals that […]

Women’s soccer rallies for pair of weekend victories


This past week, the women’s soccer team tallied two wins — topping Loyola Marymount University and the University of San Diego. Both victories were in comeback fashion, which improved the Trojans’ overall record to 6-1. On Friday, No. 12 USC began its three-game stretch against Loyola Marymount. The Lions entered the game with a 4-2-1 […]

Men’s water polo runs win streak to nine


Rounding off another perfect weekend, the second-ranked men’s water polo team continued its winning run to advance to 9-0 on the season after facing No. 15 Cal Baptist and MIT on Saturday and Santa Clara and No. 6 Long Beach State on Sunday. Despite facing two top-ranked teams, the Trojans were not fazed and continued […]

Cross country competes at UC Riverside Invitational


The women’s cross country team took on the 37th annual UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday in Riverside, Calif., competing in both the 6K invitational race and 5K open race and taking 25th out of 29 teams in the 6K and 18th out of 27 teams in the 5K. The race was the Trojans’ second of […]

Women’s volleyball beats Oklahoma to cap road trip


This past weekend at the Maryland Challenge, the women’s volleyball team improved its record to 8-3 with a four-set victory over Oklahoma (25-19, 23-25, 25-20, 25-20).  The Trojans were ranked 18th when entering the match, whereas Oklahoma was unranked. Against Oklahoma, the Trojan offense experimented with a new player in the mix: sophomore opposite hitter […]

Freshman running back Stephen Carr is raring to go


Standing at 6 feet and weighing 210 pounds, running back Stephen Carr sure doesn’t look like a freshman. As we’ve learned the past two weeks, he doesn’t play like one either. A four-star recruit from Summit High School in Fontana, Calif., Carr turned heads in his first two games in a USC uniform. Carr ran […]

Cross country prepares for tough Pac-12 conference


With new head coach Patrick Henner at the helm, the women’s cross country team will look to build toward future success in the 2017 season. The Trojans opened their season on Sept. 1 at the Pepperdine Invitational, placing fourth out of six teams. Junior captain Amber Gore led the team with a 14:48.61 second-place finish. […]

Third-straight home game offers redemption


Discussing Saturday’s matchup against Texas without invoking the legendary 2006 Rose Bowl proves to be an impossible task. FOX (the network airing the contest) released a stirring promo complete with images of Vince Young’s championship-winning touchdown and words about unfinished business between the two schools. In the lead-up to Saturday, The Los Angeles Times ran […]

Water polo heads north for weekend tournament


Currently undefeated, the men’s water polo team looks to add four more games to its win column as the Trojans head up north for the Aggie Roundup where they will take on No. 15 Cal Baptist and unranked MIT on Saturday, and Santa Clara and No. 6 Long Beach State on Sunday. While the Trojans […]

Men’s tennis begins busy fall season


This week, the sixth-ranked men’s tennis kicked off its fall tournament schedule at the Claremont Futures Tournament in Claremont, Calif., as USC looked to earn wildcard spots in the Claremont Pro Futures Tournament. Trojan juniors Jack Jaede and Laurens Verboven surpassed the qualifying round and competed in the main draw on Wednesday. Both entered the […]

Women’s soccer looks to extend win streak to four


After a dominant home stand this past weekend — comfortably defeating Santa Clara and Iowa State — the No. 12 women’s soccer team goes back on the road, looking to bolster its record against Loyola Marymount and San Diego.    Loyola Marymount (4-2-2) also played a weekend home stand this past week, hosting UC Irvine […]

Trojans deal with injuries in Wednesday’s practice


On Wednesday, the Trojans continued game preparation for this weekend’s tilt with Texas, as they strategized for the Longhorns’ high-octane offense and focused on rehabbing key players. Defense prepares for high-powered Texas offense After practice, head coach Clay Helton pointed to the Longhorns’ 58 percent third down efficiency rate as a major ingredient for their […]

USC run game bolstered by both old and new talent


There were many question marks surrounding USC after its season-opening scare against Western Michigan. In particular, the Trojan defense seemed to have trouble keying in on the Broncos’ rushing defense. WMU out-rushed USC 263 yards to 232 — even as the running back duo of junior Ronald Jones II and freshman Stephen Carr averaged more […]

USC turns focus to redemptive Texas game


Coming off of a statement 42-24 win against Stanford, the Trojans will look to continue their strong start to the season when Texas comes to town on Saturday. With an impressive performance against a competitive Pac-12 rival behind them, the Trojans stay at home for the third week in a row to take on another […]