Sports

Palestra documentary to hit local stations

For the first time in its 80-year existence, the storied history of The Palestra is coming directly into the homes of local television viewers. Mikaelyn Austin’s documentary, The Palestra: Cathedral of Basketball, will make its local television debut on Friday, Nov.…

Double overtime win caps season

The men’s soccer team gave its fans an ending to remember Sunday against Massachusetts in the final game of the season. Freshman midfielder Brian Weinhardt scored the game’s only goal in the second overtime period, snapping Temple’s five-game losing streak with a 1-0 win at Ambler Field.…

Victory over Fordham clinches A-10 East Division

The volleyball team entered Saturday’s game against Fordham by winning seven of its last eight games. That put them in a place to capture the Atlantic Ten Conference East Division crown.…

Tennessee only start of tough schedule

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Mark Tyndale has played in a lot of tough venues throughout his four years with the men’s basketball team. He’s played at Georgetown, South Carolina and Alabama. He’s faced Villanova at both the Palestra and the Pavilion.…

Stingy defense fueling Kent State

Lincoln Financial Field will host the two top-ranked defensive units in the Mid-American Conference this weekend. Points will be hard to come by when Temple faces Kent State (3-7 overall, 1-5 MAC) Saturday at noon in the Owls’ final home game of the season.…

Owls keep Lofton at bay, but not Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – It turned out the men’s basketball team handled Chris Lofton fairly well. Temple limited the National Player of the Year candidate to just 10 points on 1 of 8 shooting Saturday against No.…

Fencers get a fresh start at Open

Saturday was a day to remember for the fencing team. Hosting the 28th annual Temple Open, the Owls placed 10 fencers among the top eight of the Epee, Foil and Sabre competitions at McGonigle Hall.…

Season concludes in scoreless tie

The women’s soccer team’s losing streak stopped at seven Saturday at Saint Joseph’s. Netting only two goals in the seven-game skid, the Owls held the Hawks scoreless through two overtimes and battled their way to a scoreless tie in their regular season finale.…

Xavier expected to carry men’s title

The smallest player listed on the Xavier men’s basketball roster leads the team with the biggest hopes in the Atlantic Ten Conference. Musketeer’s point guard Drew Lavender is listed at 5-foot-7.…

George Washington among A-10 hopefuls

Two of the women’s basketball team’s biggest challenges in the Atlantic Ten Conference dealt the Owls’ two of their most devastating losses last season. After finishing among the top four in the A-10 last season, George Washington, Temple, Xavier and Charlotte again look to be the favorites to fight for the conference title.…