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Ready to Rumble

When it comes to colossal field hockey matches, a meeting between Temple and Richmond ranks among the biggest in the Atlantic Ten Conference. The Owls and Spiders know each other all too well, and their meeting Friday has been highly anticipated all season.…

Late comeback falls just short in tightly-contested road game

The women’s soccer team battled throughout its entire game against Saint Joseph’s Friday, but just couldn’t overcome the Hawks’ defense. The Hawks held off a late-game charge, defeating the Owls, 3-1, at Saint Joseph’s Finnesey Field.…

Pair of early scores snaps eight-game losing skid

TEMPLE 2 ST. JOE 1 The men’s soccer team had been aiming to rid itself of the offensive woes that had burdened it for much of the season. Those woes include being shut out six times, five of them consecutively.…

Losses mar late-season trip to Ohio

XAVIER 3 TEMPLE 1 Last year the volleyball team defended its home floor, earning a split against Atlantic Ten Conference heavyweights Dayton and Xavier in the regular season. This season the team left the safety of McGonigle Hall for two of its biggest games.…

Knocked down, not out

Minutes before the football team’s game against Kent State Saturday, coach Al Golden temporarily abandoned his football playbook for a guide of another kind – the Bible. Golden told the Owls that Jesus once asked a lame man if he wanted to walk.…

A defining first drive for Owls

Five games of futility were wiped away on one drive Saturday. The football team struggled mightily through its first five contests of the season. But in one drive – a three-play, 58-yard march that culminated in a touchdown – against Kent State, there was a marked momentum shift between the Owls’ other losses and their 28-17 defeat to the Golden Flashes last weekend.…

Sports Rewind

Men’s Soccer Former men’s soccer star Tony Donatelli helped propel the Vancouver Whitecaps to its first-ever United Soccer League Division Championship last weekend. Donatelli provided steady ball control around midfield and added a goal in a 3-0 rout of the Rochester Raging Rhinos.…