Bethel launches

new web site

Bethel College has launched its redesigned athletics web site at

"As we strive to enhance Bethel College Athletics within everything we are doing, our website is a large component of this process," Bethel athletic director Tony Hoops said. "I'm extremely pleased to release this new website to our Bethel stakeholders. We know that for many, this site is their main source of communication with all of our programs. I know the enhanced features will provide current students, parents, alumni, and new recruits a great opportunity to access all of the information that makes Bethel College Athletics special."

One of the features of the site is the header images across the top. There also is an updated new article section and an updates schedule module.

"Our continued partnership with SID Help was tremendous during this re-design process. I appreciate all the work Josh Booth did for this website in working throughout the past three months to make our website a top of the line feature for all of our programs,” Hoops said.

The athletic department also is designing a new athletic specific app for both Android and iOS users.

Thunder signs

rookie forward

WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder hockey team signed rookie forward Taylor Makin for the upcoming season.

Makin spent the past four seasons at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, where he scored six goals and 13 assists in 71 games. Prior to college, he played junior hockey with Prince George and Vancouver in the Western Hockey League.

"I'm very grateful for the opportunity to play for the Thunder," Makin said. "I've heard nothing but great things about coach (Malcolm) Cameron and am looking forward to playing for him. I'm excited to play in Wichita as I've been told awesome things about the fans, the organization and the city and I can't wait to get the season started.”

"Taylor is a high energy, physical presence on the ice," Cameron said. "He plays 100 miles an hour, 100 percent of the time. We look forward to seeing his energy in a Thunder jersey."