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Struggling offense work in progress

George DeLeone was looking for a new job last fall. With 35 years of college coaching experience, 13 bowl appearances to his teams’ credits and the notoriety for helping construct the successful Syracuse offenses of the 1990s, he knew there would be plenty of suitors.…

Winning on the road will be essential to team

Ever had the feeling of homesickness? You know, that type of thing when there’s this urge to be in a familiar, comfortable setting. Business, work, school- all things that can pull you away from that place, wherever it may be, that is home.…

At home, team’s back to its winning ways

SUNDAY: McGONIGLE HALL TEMPLE 3 RHODE ISLAND 0 With Rhode Island fighting for survival late in its match against Temple’s volleyball team, Rams coach Bob Schneck called for a timeout. During the break Rams’ sophomore Leslie Wiekamp took command of the huddle and desperately tried to rally her squad.…

Another shutout extends winning streak to longest since 1991

Now owners of its longest winning steak since 1991, the women’s field hockey team is playing with confidence, poise and determination. Behind goals from Mandi Ruth and Mary Catherine Kinneman and another shutout from goalkeeper Erin Hanshue, the Owls downed Longwood, 2-0, Sunday at Geasey Field for the team’s sixth straight win.…

A win, then loss punctuate an up-and-down weekend in A-10

The volleyball team is searching for some consistency now that conference season is underway. It didn’t find any this weekend. The Owls opened their Atlantic Ten Conference schedule on the road with a dominant performance against Duquesne Friday, sweeping the Dukes 3-0 (30-23, 30-22, 30-26).…

A new start midway through season

Members of the women’s soccer team said they are anxious to start playing their Atlantic Ten Conference games. To the Owls, their game against A-10 rival Charlotte on Friday represents the beginning of a new season.…

Kicking the offensive blues

“There is no ‘I’ in team.” It’s been said before, but the men’s soccer team has discovered that putting that motto into effect is harder than it sounds. Coming off a 3-2 road loss to Lafayette last week, the Owls (1-6-1) look to improve the team dynamic in hopes that a solid team effort will help them kick an offensive funk that has carried over from last season.…

Skating on all cylinders in early-season tournament

Penn played two solid periods of ice hockey against Temple’s ice hockey club at the Class of 1923 Ice Rink Saturday. However, the five goals scored by the Owls in the first period proved to be more than enough, as Jason Walker secured his third career shutout in a 6-0 victory.…

Owls’ miscues overwhelming in loss at W. Mich.

For nearly 30 minutes, it looked like the football team was finally clicking. The defense had come up with some big stops, freshman Jason Harper had established a running game and, with one second left in the first half, the offense exited the field following its best drive.Then it all came unraveled.…

Looking to settle the score

Before the field hockey team even stepped foot on the field this year, coaches and players alike had their eyes on a few teams that they needed to settle a score with.…