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Students cheer for TU from the sidelines.

How would Jesus cheer at a sporting event?

Other teams are Christian tooBill Heth | Contributor I enjoy competition. Two of my sons played Taylor football, and I filmed almost all their games. My oldest son, Justin, a two-time NAIA All-American, chose a unique paper topic for his capstone project as a Christian Ministries major: “Biblical Sports.” What?! […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Student support the soccer team. Photograph by Ben Williams

Men’s soccer aspires for community inspiration

Fan support aids performanceBy Clay Sidenbender | Echo Prior to their Sept. 15 home game against Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech), Taylor men’s soccer coach Gary Ross encouraged his team to find more people for the student section. Ross did address mistakes the team made as well, but his desire […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Juniors Aiden Bailey, Dan Burson, and Drew LeFever bond over a sporting event.

Fandom impacts Taylor’s community

Sports can build relationships or prevent them from growingBy Drew Shriner | Echo It’s fall. Classes are getting in full swing, students are developing friendships and, coincidentally, professional football, basketball, soccer and hockey all begin their seasons. Within dorms, more and more time is devoted to watching gifted athletes compete. […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Senior midfielder Jeremiah Rider protects the ball during a matchup last season.

Different team shoots for same goal

Despite graduates, Ross sees high potential for men’s soccerBy Clay Sidenbender | Echo All eyes will be on the men’s soccer team this season as they take the field as a much younger and almost unrecognizable team. The Trojans graduated nine seniors this past season including offensive stars Wes Shupe, […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports
Junior Hannah Waltz attempts to force a turnover in a game against Roosevelt last season.

Trojans set high expectations for season

Women’s soccer looking to improveBy Andrew Nevins | Echo Taylor University Women’s Soccer is entering the 2018–19 season with high expectations for themselves after a semifinal exit in last year’s Crossroads League tournament last November. Their goal for the season is much loftier than another exit in the semifinals, but […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer
Junior Bailey Zehr displays the balance between faith and sports.

Students use athletics for discipleship

FCA brings athletes together for a common goal By Drew Shriner | Contributor   The apostle Paul used athletic references throughout his letters in passages like 2 Timothy 4:7 and 1 Corinthians 9:24-27. A few students are likewise trying to use athletics for discipleship on Taylor’s campus through the campus chapter of […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Anything but silent

Anything but silent

Trojans move to 21–0 on Silent Night; defeat Great Lakes Christian 97–84By Justin Chapman | Echo Odle Arena is filled, the music is blaring, the students are chanting, Taylor’s men’s basketball team is throwing down dunks left and right during warmups. Silent Night is about to begin, and the 10th […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Men's Basketball, News, Photo Gallery, Sports
Photograph by Halie Owens. Rugby players (R to L) Aaron Hussey, Eric Castigila, Samuel Thomas, Caleb Mackintosh, Juyeong Jeong, Michael Snyder practice despite not being sponsored by Taylor.

Not just for sport

Rugby deserves to be a J.V. teamBy Matthew Csakai | Contributor It is difficult to see the soccer program getting a junior varsity team when the rugby team is still waiting to get its varsity designation. Taylor’s rugby athletes are highly committed to their game, putting in hours of work even […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Taylor athletic department announced last Friday that the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will become varsity programs in 2019 and 2020, respectively. (Photograph provided by Fayth Glock)

Lacrosse teams added as varsity programs

Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams turning varsity in 2019 and 2020By Eric Andrews | Echo The Taylor athletic department announced last Friday that the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will turn into varsity programs in the coming years. The men’s team will make the jump to the varsity level during the […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Healthy competition

Healthy competition

The reasons we love intramuralsBy Braden Ochs | Echo Taylor University is all about intentional community. But, believe it or not, we get a little competitive sometimes.  Intramurals are sports that students can play for fun with their floor or a group of friends. They are a great way to […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times