Sports

Injuries dash team’s expectations

The men’s tennis team cannot seem to shake the injury bug this season. The Owls, who entered the season with high expectations following a successful 2006 season, were seriously hurt by the compounding amount of bumps and bruises that they ultimately suffered.…

SPORTS REWIND

BASEBALL Behind right-hander Tom Dolan’s stingy pitching and a strong showing by Temple’s offense, the Owls swept their doubleheader at Dayton Sunday.Dolan, a junior, continued his dominance, striking out a career-high 16 batter as the Owls won the opener, 6-5.…

Comeback extends team’s perfect record

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of a come-from-behind victory. The women’s lacrosse team found itself down five goals to visiting Richmond just two and a half minutes into the second half Sunday at Geasey Field.…

Junior receives top honor

As Tom Dolan’s earned run average has sunk, his notoriety has risen.The junior right-hander was named a National Player of the Week by “College Baseball” Monday, the most prestigious award Dolan has garnered this season.…

Hairston’s career path reflects NBA legend’s

After years of flying under the national radar, Kamesha Hairston finally got her moment in the sun Wednesday. Hairston became the second-ever Temple player to join the WNBA when the Connecticut Sun selected her 12th overall at the league’s annualdraft.…

A national affair

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Scoring big on and off the court

Books and balls. Student-athletes may want to slam both down the stretch, trying their hardest until the final sounds. This is life for NCAA student-athletes. With the demands of practice, travel and games, time is at a premium and can easily jeopardize a student-athlete’s ability to succeed in the classroom.…

Hairston takes game to WNBA

Another Owl has landed in the WNBA. Kamesha Hairston became the second-ever Temple player to join the ranks of the WNBA when the Connecticut Sun selected her 12th overall Tuesday afternoon.…

Blown save sends Owls to extra innings, a loss

The baseball team just can’t catch a break. Blowing yet another ninth-inning lead and playing in yet another extra-inning game, Temple fell, 8-7, in 11 innings to host La Salle Sunday at Frank DeVincent Field.…