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Men’s City Six Watch

Drexel Record: 10-15 overall, 3-10 Colonial Athletic Association The woeful Dragons split two conference games last week. Drexel lost its sixth straight game to visiting George Mason, 75-65, Thursday but defeated Towson, 65-51, Saturday afternoon.…

Sports Rewind for 2/12

Women’s Tennis The winning continued Sunday for the women’s team, which made it back-to-back days of shutouts after defeating Lehigh 7-0 in Bethlehem, Pa. The Owls won six singles and three doubles matches to sweep the Mountain Hawks.…

A little more crowded

With all due respect to Lewis Katz and his $10,000 sports attendance increase incentive, what the Board of Trustees member doesn’t realize is that his vision is already happening on Temple’s campus.…

Football nets another top-rated class

Three Big 33 All-Star Game participants were among the 26 new players who will don a Temple uniform for the football team’s upcoming season. Three-star wide receiver Vaughn Carraway, linebacker Adrian Robinson and offensive lineman Wayne Tribue, each of whom will compete in the annual all-star game between Pennsylvania and Ohio high school seniors, officially joined the Owls Wednesday, the first day recruits could sign National Letters of Intent.…

Trio meets higher competition

When it looked like the individual resume of senior Luke Vexler could not boast anything new, the leader of the men’s gymnastics team proved he still had uncharted territory to conquer.…

Chaney still teaching off the court

Former Temple Owls coach John Chaney is a basketball legend, but his legacy should be remembered for more than X’s and O’s. He was great in his playing days, though that goes under the radar due to his immense success as a coach.…

Serg-ing Ahead: Junior center Sergio Olmos is playing a bigger role

Philadelphia sure is a long way from Valencia, Spain. But for junior center Sergio Olmos of the men’s basketball team, it’s beginning to feel a lot more like home. Agreeing to come to Temple without ever stepping foot on campus, Olmos was understandably quiet and reserved when he first arrived on North Broad Street in 2005.…

Owls look to rebound after layoff

It’s been a whirlwind tour for the women’s basketball team since the New Year. Three straight losses marked the beginning of 2008, but a rejuvenating seven-game win streak had the Owls (14-11, 7-2 Atlantic Ten Conference) just a few paces away from the pole position in the A-10.…

Overtime is Owls time

Massachusetts took 11 shots in overtime against Temple Sunday. They made only two. Temple, however, took 12 shots from the foul line, sinking 11. It was the Owls ability to get to the free throw line and pressure on the defensive side that led to a 16-6 advantage in the extra period and an 80-70 victory over the Minutemen (15-8, 4-5 Atlantic Ten Conference) Sunday afternoon at the Liacouras Center.…

Men’s basketball team hangs on for overtime win against UMass

Captains are selected to lead the team vocally, and on the court. The Owls’ captains did just that today against Massachusetts. Senior Mark Tyndale had 20 points, including a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line, while senior Chris Clark nailed a huge three-pointer with 1:12 left in the second half to force overtime in the Owls’ 80-70 victory over the Minutemen.…