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Sports Rewind: Basketball, Football, Soccer

FOOTBALL Senior linebacker Walter Mebane was selected as one of five candidates eligible for the “USA Today” National Player of the Week. Mebane helped the Owls defeat Bowling Green, 28-14, Saturday by posting a career- high 15 tackles and forcing a fumble.Temple was named the runner-up for the Tostitos Bowl National Team of the Week by the Football Writers Association of America.…

A-10 crowns elude two squads

The 14-team fields at the Atlantic Ten Conference Championships were not too friendly to the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Both teams finished 13th in their respective 14 races Saturday at the A-10 Championships, held at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.…

Without seniors, juniors set to lead squad

The fencing team is missing something. Experience. The Owls, who finished 19-5 last season, return nine fencers this season. The other half of the team is composed of freshmen. Without any seniors on the team, junior Samantha Myles said the team expects her and the Owls’ three other juniors, Sabre fencer Kristine Jones and Epee fencers Brianna Ferrara and Marla Nacey, to be leaders.…

Return of Tyndale, Marshall could vary

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy said last week at Atlantic Ten Conference Media Day that it’s likely junior guard Mark Tyndale will return to the Owls before senior center Wayne Marshall.…

As losing season nears completion, heads still held high

The men’s soccer team just doesn’t quit. Even after a pair of weekend losses at Ambler Sports Complex to Atlantic Ten Conference opponents Duquesne and Saint Louis, the Owls were still holding their heads high.…

Making up lost time at the Atlantic Ten Championships

Twenty years cannot be made up in one year. But members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams said they believe they are on the right course. In Pittsburgh Saturday, the Owls will compete in just their second Atlantic Ten Conference Championships since the programs were reestablished following a 20-year absence.…

Bouncing Back

Only fairy tales are supposed to end this way. In her final home game sporting a Cherry and White uniform, field hockey’s Megan Hannahoe re-directed a rebound for a game-winning goal to lift the Owls to a 1-0 double overtime win against Saint Louis at Geasey Field Sunday.…

Schooled in English

The football team’s game plan against Northern Illinois Saturday called for the offense to stay on the field as much as possible in an effort to keep Garret Wolfe, the Huskies’ Heisman Trophy candidate, off the field.…

A world of talent

All it took was one phone call. Barbara Oria Boer, a senior member of the women’s tennis team, was in New York City Labor Day weekend, attempting to catch a glimpse of some tennis action at the 2006 U.S.…