Sports

Athletics gains ground in generating revenue

The athletic department is starting to see progress in attendance and donations. Temple is one of 1,100 collegiate athletic programs that does not turn a profit and has to be subsidized with university funds.…

Women’s tennis places third at A-10 Tournament

The women’s tennis team lost in the semifinals to Saint Louis. After a year of 17 wins, including one against the University of Massachusetts in the Atlantic Ten Conference Tournament quarterfinals, the women’s tennis team’s season came down to one match.…

Lacrosse team splits two games at Geasey Field

Temple defeated George Washington, 13–10, but lost to Richmond, 13–9. With two games against conference foes at Geasey Field, the lacrosse team had a chance to move up in the standings and to be closer to a berth in the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament.…

Injury-plagued Owls look to rebound on diamond

Baseball returned from the road in Ohio only to face more challenges at home. The baseball team is struggling to close out games against opponents as of late after losing both games of a doubleheader with La Salle on Sunday that swept the weekend series.…

Baseball lives and dies with its skill at the plate

The baseball team’s hitting has been strong, but pitching is holding it back. The Owls’ offense has recorded some big numbers this season, ranking as one of the top offensive squads in Division I baseball during the past three weeks, but coach Rob Valli said having a strong offense isn’t always enough.…

Competitions in camp

The Temple News breaks down the position battles during spring football. The Cherry and White game, the football team’s annual spring contest, is on Saturday and will offer the public its first look at new head coach Steve Addazio’s squad.…

Rounding up some Temple sports

The Temple News takes a look at some of the highlights with some of the other sports teams this week. Golf Over the weekend, the team travelled to Princeton, NJ for the Princeton Invitational.…

Gymnastics earns second place at ECACs

The team finished behind University of Illinois at Chicago on Sunday. The men’s gymnastics team came away with a second-place finish in the final round of the Eastern Intercollegiate Gymnastics League Championships after trailing William & Mary by 2.200 points before entering the vault event on Saturday.…

Valli dips into larger recruiting pool

As a college baseball coach located in Philadelphia, Rob Valli faces challenges in competing for recruits who want to go south and opening the season on the road. Last year, the baseball team and coach Rob Valli looked to recruit the same high school players in the Philadelphia area who were also being scouted by Major League Baseball along with NCAA division I programs from across the country.…

Diamond Gems dance team earns Nationals trip, respect

The Diamond Gems conclude a season that included a trip to a national competition. Courtesy Darryl Rule The Diamond Gems perform during a men’s basketball game at the Liacouras Center. A unified “aww” resounded throughout an empty McGonigle Hall as members of the Diamond Gems dance team realized it would be one of their last times together as the 2010–2011 squad.…