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DiMichele fueling offense, comebacks

AKRON, Ohio – The Temple defense ranks second among the 13-team Mid-American Conference. The unit held Akron to 297 yards of total offense in the Owls’ 24-20 victory last Saturday at the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio.…

Coaches leading Walk for the Cure

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the men’s and women’s basketball teams will lead a Walk for the Cure at the conclusion of Cherry and White Night Friday to benefit Coaches vs.…

Lokey erupts for four goals

Alli Lokey tore apart the adage that a good defense beats a good offense. Ripped it to shreds, actually. Lokey carried the field hockey team to a 6-1 victory Sunday at Geasey Field, scoring four goals against Rhode Island goalkeeper M.J.…

Owls come from behind to win second straight

AKRON, Ohio- From one homecoming win to another. The football team spoiled Akron’s homecoming game Saturday, rallying from a 17-point, fourth-quarter deficit to win, 24-20, at the Rubber Bowl. The Owls trailed their Mid-American Conference foe, 20-3, heading into the fourth quarter before the offensive fireworks began.…

Eric ineligible for basketball season

Micheal Eric’s Temple debut will have to wait another year. The NCAA Clearinghouse ruled the 6-foot-9 freshman ineligible for the season due to NCAA initial eligibility guidelines. “This is unfortunate as Micheal is an upstanding young man with a strong academic background,” coach Fran Dunphy said in a statement.…

Football team lands local recruit

Shahid Paulhill, a defensive end at North Catholic High, gave the football team a verbal commitment Saturday after observing the Owls defeat Northern Illinois, 16-15, at Lincoln Financial Field. Paulhill became the 13th player to commit as part of the 2008 class, joining offensive lineman Ryan Murray as the second player from Philadelphia.…

Akron, Owls coming off dramatic wins

This time, the water cooler was not emptied on coach Al Golden. Players didn’t get teary-eyed. And the fans weren’t as ecstatic as they were at Homecoming last season, when the football team recorded its first win under Golden and snapped a 20-game losing streak.…

Despite fight, shutout again

The women’s soccer team can fight. This theory proved itself Sunday at Ambler Field against Atlantic Ten Conference opponent Charlotte, but the Owls didn’t have enough fight to overcome the 49ers, losing 1-0.…

Stone ineligible this fall

Sophomore forward Jasmine Stone will not be able to compete for the women’s basketball team after failing to meet NCAA eligibility requirements, a source close to the program confirmed Thursday. Stone, who averaged 3.1 points and 6.2 rebounds off the bench for the Owls last season, will be sidelined for the duration of the fall semester.…