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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
Football players are at risk for CTE from repeated head trauma.

Knocking heads over football

Football offers more than just head traumaBy Wilson Alexander | Contributor The game of football is at a crossroads. Another NFL season is in the books, and although Super Bowl 50 is likely to be the most-watched TV event of the year and the League’s revenue is higher than it has […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Manning’s record-setting 549 career touchdown passes cement his legacy in NFL history.

Leaving his legacy

Manning gallops off into the sunsetBy Chris Yingling | Echo The 2021 NFL Hall of Fame first-ballot draft class will be incredible. Jared Allen, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Wayne, Justin Tuck, Marshawn Lynch and Matt Hasselbeck are all hanging up the cleats. But perhaps the biggest retirement from this offseason comes from longtime […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Grant County Mayhem celebrate their 40–18 win.

Taylor Hosts Annual Special Olympics

Teams packed into the KSAC SaturdayBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Squeak, squeak, swish. The sounds of vigorous games of basketball reverberated off the walls of the KSAC on Saturday. Flashes of red, black and blue jerseys wove around stationary volunteers clad in neon orange t-shirts. It was the day of […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Basketball, Local/Indiana, News
Authentic heroes

Authentic heroes

Screenwriter Angelo Pizzo discusses his latest film, “My All American” By Landry Long | Contributor A speculative screenplay is written by a screenwriter who only hopes that it might one day be made into a movie. There is no commission. No guarantee. Only dreaming and a gut feeling. With a […]

by · November 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Freshman quarterback Everett Pollard lobs a pass during Wednesday’s scrimmage.

Back on the gridiron

Taylor football team prepared for 2015 campaignBy Chris Yingling | Echo Adam Sauder lowers his shoulder, gets in position and wallops the opposing running back. It’s all in a day’s practice for the senior safety, who has logged over 100 tackles in back-to-back seasons, along with a career-high 116 takedowns […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Football, Sports