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Silent Night: New coach. New shooter. Same tradition. (VIDEO)

Silent Night: New coach. New shooter. Same tradition. (VIDEO)

“Many colleges try to copy this, but there will never be another Taylor University Silent Night,” said Taylor Athletic Director Angie Fincannon. Meet senior Ben Raichel, who made the famous tenth point, and Men’s Basketball Coach Josh Andrews, who was the first man to lead the Trojans in the annual tradition since Coach Patterson’s retirement last year.

by · December 8, 2013 · 2 comments · Features, Multimedia
Phil in Philly

Phil in Philly

Phil Mickelson fought hard to win the elusive title at the U.S. Open, but couldn’t putt his way to a finish at the top. The Echo looks at how this golfer’s game fell short.

by · June 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Kitchen Wars

Kitchen Wars

The saying goes, “if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen.” In game seven of the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals, the Indiana Pacers evacuated in a hurry as they suffered a 99-76 drubbing from the Miami Heat.

by · June 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Summer Lineup

Summer Lineup

Summer sometimes means hitting the snooze button for sports fans. No Super Bowl, no March Madness, no World Series and no Olympics in 2013 mean SportsCenter will struggle to find content other than baseball and Tebow trades. It won’t be long before the weekly top plays are an all-MLB compilation consisting of eight diving grabs that all look the same, one double-play and someone going yard twice in one game.

by · May 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Right on pace

Right on pace

The Waterboy Jeff Yoder | Sports Co-Editor This is not a column titled after the 1998 comedy with Adam Sandler. It’s a place to take a break from the action, step over to the sideline and let me refresh you with a cold cup of sports knowledge. Every other week, […]

by · April 28, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Tiger Time

Tiger Time

The Waterboy Jeff Yoder | Sports Co-Editor This is not a column titled after the 1998 comedy with Adam Sandler. It’s a place to take a break from the action, step over to the sideline and let me refresh you with a cold cup of sports knowledge. Every other week, […]

by · April 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Legendary coach Paul Patterson announces retirement

Legendary coach Paul Patterson announces retirement

  By Jeff Yoder Paul Patterson took the head coaching job of Taylor University’s men’s basketball program 34 years ago. In over three decades, the stats won’t begin to define Coach Patterson’s legacy at Taylor. As much as Taylor prides itself on tradition, Patterson has been the perfect man to […]

by · April 9, 2013 · 0 comments · News
Picking Rick

Picking Rick

The Waterboy Jeff Yoder | Sports Co-Editor This is not a column titled after the 1998 comedy with Adam Sandler. It’s a place to take a break from the action, step over to the sideline and let me refresh you with a cold cup of sports knowledge. Every other week, […]

by · March 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Mastering March

Mastering March

The Waterboy Jeff Yoder | Sports Co-Editor This is not a column titled after the 1998 comedy with Adam Sandler. It’s a place to take a break from the action, step over to the sideline and let me refresh you with a cold cup of sports knowledge. Every other week, […]

by · March 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
Blowout to Blackout

Blowout to Blackout

The Waterboy Jeff Yoder | Sports Co-Editor This is not a column titled after the 1998 comedy with Adam Sandler. It’s a place to take a break from the action, step over to the sideline and let me refresh you with a cold cup of sports knowledge. Every other week, […]

by · February 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials