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USC will need to live up to the hype

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Men’s basketball picks up key recruits

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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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USC men's volleyball grabs six new commits for Fall 2017

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After a first-round loss in the MPSF tourney, USC is looking to reload its roster.
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No. 1 beach volleyball prepares for Pac-12 title defense

USC is riding a 60-match winning streak going into the conference tournament.

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Trojans shine in international competition


The USC women’s lacrosse team may have endured a frustrating end to the 2017 campaign, losing to Boston College in a NCAA quarterfinal after entering the tournament with a 10-game winning streak. For associate head coach Devon Wills and senior goalie Gussie Johns, however, the offseason brought a memorable rebound. The USC duo was named […]

Women’s volleyball hopes offseason adjustments pay dividends


On the surface, the USC women’s volleyball program appears to have held steady through a placid offseason. The team’s core has remained mostly intact while only two freshmen have been added to the roster. Small changes, however — paired with player and personnel development — have accumulated since the spring as the team tries to […]

Eyeing repeat, women’s soccer prepares for national title defense


Before current head coach Keidane McAlpine arrived at USC in 2014, the women’s soccer program was experiencing a downturn. The team had not compiled a winning record since 2010, and McAlpine knew there would be no quick, easy fix to right the ship. So the former Washington State coach instituted a three-year plan to change […]

Strength in stability for Helton, USC heading into new campaign


For fans of storied college football programs, a reassuring feeling surfaces every year. Bolstered by NFL Draft hype and heralded recruiting classes, institutions such as USC always feel on the verge of national dominance. This perspective has no reason to falter for Trojan fans this year, as head coach Clay Helton’s squad will more likely […]

Trojans face marathon schedule in quest for 12th championship


Eleven grueling weeks stand between USC and the end of the regular season. Head coach Clay Helton’s squad will face reigning MAC champion Western Michigan to open the campaign before tackling a remaining schedule that features three teams ranked in the preseason Coaches Poll. At the end of the 11-game gantlet, USC will hope to […]

USC lands J.T. Daniels, top quarterback recruit in class of 2019


J.T. Daniels, one of the top quarterback recruits of the class of 2019, committed to USC on Sunday. The junior quarterback from Mater Dei High School announced his decision via Twitter. Daniels, who is ranked the No. 1 quarterback in his class by 247Sports, chose USC out of a pool of talented programs including Alabama, […]

Top-ranked basketball recruit Taeshon Cherry commits to USC


Highly touted forward Taeshon Cherry committed to USC on Friday, continuing head coach Andy Enfield’s impressive recruiting campaign the last few seasons. ESPN ranks him as a five-star recruit. Cherry announced his commitment on Twitter with a picture of himself in a USC uniform. Cherry, who averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds a game at […]

ESPY nods include two alumni


Two Trojan alumni have been nominated for ESPY Awards after standout performances at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Allyson Felix became the most decorated American woman in Olympic track and field history last summer, which earned her a nomination for Best Female U.S. Olympic Athlete. Swimmer Katinka Hosszu, who represented Hungary in Rio de Janeiro, is […]

Women’s soccer releases upcoming 2017 schedule


The USC women’s soccer team announced its 2017 schedule last Tuesday, as the reigning national champions prepare to defend their first title under fourth-year head coach Keidane McAlpine. The Trojans have a challenging slate on tap this fall, matching up against eight teams that made the NCAA Tournament last year. The team will raise its […]

Trojan track enjoys productive weekend at USATF Championships


The USC track program shone at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week, with both alumni and collegiate stars impressing during the four-day competition in Sacramento, Calif. Former Trojans Dalilah Muhammad and Aleec Harris earned titles in the 400m hurdles and 110m hurdles, respectively, and current Trojans smashed multiple team records. At the […]

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 […]