Jack Mulkey


Sam Wilkinson transitions to the headset for TU football

Despite never playing a live snap for the Taylor football team, senior Sam Wilkinson has had a large impact on the team on and off the field. Wilkinson came to Taylor from Western Boone High School in Thorntown, Indiana where he was an offensive lineman on a state championship winning team in 2018, his senior year. He also drew attention from Franklin College and Eureka College, two NCAA Division III schools, but felt that Taylor was where he needed to be and signed for the Trojans.

Taylor hires Lorne Oke as new golf coach

On August 29th, Lorne Oke was hired as the men’s and women’s head golf coach for Taylor University. Oke takes over two programs that have had incredible success in recent memory with the men’s team winning the past six Crossroads League titles and the women’s team winning four out of the past five, falling just short last season by two strokes.

Taylor athletics looking to continue momentum

This past spring saw one of the most successful seasons for Taylor University athletics. Six out of the seven teams made it to the postseason with the baseball team even hosting part of the NAIA National tournament. The baseball team went 41-18 last season and won the Crossroads League tournament held at Winterholter Field. Ultimately, the team wouldn’t make it past the opening round of the NAIA national tournament.

Counting down the top sports stories of the year

A sense of normalcy returned for Taylor Athletics this past school year. Fans packed into Turner Stadium and Odle Arena again. One of Taylor’s storied traditions also returned this year. Here are the top 5 stories from Taylor Athletics this past school year.

Taylor professor paves way in sports

For 27 years at Taylor, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Amy Stucky has been a positive influence for all women looking to make strides in sports.