‘A mighty good guy is gone’

first_imgLatest Stories “Eric loved Troy University,” said Faith Ward, alumni director. “He was a Lifetime member of the Troy University Alumni Association and had been a member of the Alumni Board since December of 2012 and was on the Trojan Warrior Council.”He also was president of Troy University’s T-Club and had been an officer of the Lettermen’s Club since it was founded in 2006.Mizell was from Lucedale, Mississippi, and was elated over the Trojans’ recent gridiron win over Southern Mississippi, Ward said.“A lot of Eric’s friends attended Southern Mississippi because it was so close,” Ward said. “Eric was so excited – elated – that Troy had finally beaten Southern Mississippi. He said it was one of the best days of his life. He was a great supporter of Troy University, and he will be greatly missed.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “Eric loved his family; he was a family oriented guy and just an all-around good guy,” Pittman said. “He loved everything about Troy. He was from Mississippi but he found a home here.”Mizell came to Troy University to play football for Troy University and fell in love with the university and the community. He played offensive line for the Trojans in 1990 and 1991and graduated with a business degree in 1993.He was a wealth manager with Henderson Wealth Management at Troy Bank & Trust. “The Troy Bank & Trust family was deeply saddened to learn of Eric’s passing. He was a vital part of our Financial Services department, a community volunteer, a caring friend and a loyal Troy Trojan. We will miss him very much,” said Jeff Kervin, president and CEO of Troy Bank & Trust. Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy University Athletic Director Jeremy McClain said when he came to the university a year ago, Mizell was unbelievably welcoming.“Eric was willing to do anything for the university at the drop of a hat,” McClain said. “The main thing for us is that he was a true Trojan. He loved Troy athletics. He was an amazing husband and father and an amazing friend. He will be greatly missed. The whole Troy athletic family has his family in our thoughts and prayers.”Mizell was not just a friend of the university. He was a friend of the community at large as well as his neighborhood.“Eric is a member of the Troy City Schools Education Foundation and served as the secretary for the West College Street Historical Association,” said Candice Howard- Shaughnessy, president of both boards who offered prayers on their behalf.“Eric was passionate about making a difference in the school system his children attend and the neighborhood in which he lived. He was a devoted board member to both boards, wanting to see a wide array of educational opportunities provided to students in the TCS system and the beauty and history of the historic district preserved,” she said.Shaughnessy said Mizell always provided a different perspective on issues, often a laugh, and always an update on his four children, twin boys and twin girls, which he adored.“Eric was an asset to the foundation, the historic district and the community of Troy,” she said. “But more importantly a devoted husband, father and friend. Our friend will be greatly missed.” By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Email the author “A mighty good guy is gone.”The sudden death of Eric Mizell on Tuesday has shocked and saddened the Troy community and left it in a state of disbelief.Mizell had coached a flag football game on Monday night and, from all indications, he was the healthiest guy around, said close friend Julius Pittman. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sponsored Content You Might Like WOD for Water shares ‘Living Water’ CrossFit competitors, whether advanced, moderate or beginners, will come together on Saturday to raise money for the provision of clean… read more ‘A mighty good guy is gone’ Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Print Article Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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USWNT starts World Cup victory tour with win over Ireland

first_img Jill Ellis steps down as USWNT coach after back-to-back Women’s World Cup titles Alex Morgan plans for future on USWNT: ‘I want another World Cup’ The United States Women’s National Team began its victory tour Saturday in California.The reigning World Cup champions hosted Ireland in a friendly at the Rose Bowl, and in what was more like an All-Star game — minus some of the team’s biggest stars — the team earned yet another commanding victory. The US beat Ireland 3-0 in what will be the first of five games across the United States that will run through October.There was no Megan Rapinoe or Alex Morgan in this match, but that just meant some of the team’s other stars got to shine. Related News Women’s World Cup expands from 24 to 32 teams beginning in 2023, FIFA announces Christen Press, who impressed throughout the World Cup, fed the ball to Tobin Heath who then scored the team’s first goal of the [email protected] to @TobinHeath, love to see it.#VictoryTour | #USAvIRL pic.twitter.com/eMK6fhWB7I— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) August 4, 2019The WNT quickly added to its total, and Ireland had no answer for the Americans.Samantha Mewis and Lindsey Horan quickly partnered up for the next goal. Aaaand we’re back at it! @sammymewy finds some space, @LindseyHoran with that sweet finish.#VictoryTour | #USAvIRL pic.twitter.com/8dRSCQwjBP— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) August 4, 2019Veteran Carli Lloyd capped off the team’s scoring with the third goal in the first half.That was goal No. 114 for @CarliLloyd.what how wow 🤯#VictoryTour | #USAvIRL pic.twitter.com/5TQAv7FiUb— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) August 4, 2019Next up, the US will face Portugal on Aug. 29 in Philadelphia. The game will air on FS1 at 7 p.m. ET.last_img read more