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Taylor's men's track and field team has their eyes set on NAIA glory.
Taylor's men's track and field team has their eyes set on NAIA glory.

2/20/2024, 12:00am

Men’s track and field sets the tone through the winter

Men find their stride midseason

Taylor’s men’s track and field team has excelled in recent years with a prowess that soars over the competition. This year, two seniors, Isaac Brown and Jake Thompson, look to showcase their leadership as they head into the Crossroads League Conference Championship meet.


2/20/2024, 12:00am

TU basketball seeking to gain momentum in February

Christmas break is a season of relaxation, family, friends, feasts and refreshment — unless you play college basketball. Over the 30-day window that was Christmas break and J-Term, the Taylor Trojans basketball team played a total of 10 games as they entered the heart of their season.


2/20/2024, 12:00am

Catch-up with TU women’s basketball

The Taylor women’s basketball team was victorious over the Lancers of Grace (IN), with a score of 57-52 on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Senior guard Hope Custer said the win against Grace was produced by grit and quick adjustments they have learned over the season.


12/5/2023, 12:00am

Charissa Thompson’s comments hurt female sportscasters

Women in sports media have a tall hill to climb. They work in an industry dominated by men. Their physical appearance on camera is scrutinized. And if they cover football, then they might face a question like this: “You’ve never played the sport, so how would you know?”


12/5/2023, 12:00am

Terry's Takes: 2023's Rivalry Week was one of the best ever

We always experience the intensity of rivalry week in college football, but the games during 2023’s edition carved a spot among the all-time greats. Running backs across the country scored multiple touchdowns, multiple games went down to the wire and players celebrated with backflips. Let’s recap week 13.


11/21/2023, 12:00am

Taylor XC teams excel at CL Championships

The Taylor cross-country teams dominated once again at the Crossroads League Championships on Nov. 3. Still ranked No. 4 in the NAIA, the women’s team won their 11th straight Crossroads League championship, scoring a dominant 33 points. The men’s team finished in an outstanding second place in the league meet with 71 points. 


11/21/2023, 12:00am

Terry’s Takes: CFB Playoff and Championship predictions

After waiting 11 weeks, we have officially arrived at the most exciting time of the college football year. According to ESPN’s Playoff Predictor, there are 10 teams still alive, and that includes No. 11 Oregon State holding onto a 1% chance. What teams will make it, and what will transpire in the CFP? Let me lay it out.


11/21/2023, 12:00am

PSA from CJH: Is there a shot for a non-quarterback MVP anymore?

Okay, hear me out. It’s 2023. Everyone knows that the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award is now a “best quarterback” trophy; meanwhile, Offensive Player of the Year seems to be a “best player that isn’t a quarterback (but sometimes is still a quarterback)” award. But that all could change this year, thanks to the Miami Dolphins’ number one wide receiver Tyreek Hill and the San Francisco 49ers’ starting running back Christian McCaffrey. 


11/21/2023, 12:00am

Words from Wis: Is low World Series viewership a problem?

For a sport like baseball, a sport driven by statistics and analytics, one alarming stat many commentators and fans alike have pointed to is the record-low viewership of the World Series. Is that really something the MLB should be alarmed about, or are analysts overreacting?


11/21/2023, 12:00am

In the helmet of number 43: "The most incredible teammate"

Every Taylor home football game has one thing in common: “the party.” No matter the score or situation, the Trojan sideline is bouncing and chanting. Whether it be “Jump Around” by House of Pain or chanting “Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes, there is never a quiet moment on the Taylor sideline. But one player stands out from the rest: No. 43.


11/14/2023, 12:00am

TU Frisbee is the "ultimate" sport of the year

Ultimate frisbee is not the first thing that comes to mind when many students think of sports on Taylor’s campus. However, it is a new and growing club sport at Taylor University. Sophomore co-captains Max Newlon and Garrett Farnham have revamped the co-ed ultimate frisbee team this past season.