Sports

Flyers spoil senior night

Senior night was full of surprises. First, former coach John Chaney joined current coach Fran Dunphy at center court in a pregame celebration honoring seniors Dion Dacons and Dustin Salisbery. Then, Dayton – owners of just one road win all season – spoiled the night by topping the Owls, 73-65, at the Liacouras Center Wednesday.…

Operation transformation

Lavoy Allen doesn’t know what it’s like to lose.The physically intimidating center helped build a perennial district and state contender at Pennsbury High in Fairless Hills, Pa. Hoping to do the same at Temple beginning next season, Allen said he hasn’t second-guessed his decision.…

Infielders shifting around the horn

After the baseball team’s 12-41 finish last season, coach Rob Valli sensed that there needed to be some changes. By moving senior Dan Brady from third base to first, handing freshman Matt Heltz the job at second base, and naming junior transfers Ryan Weber and Mike Kelch the respective starters at shortstop and third base, Valli certainly gave his infield a brand new look.…

Snow delays home opener

The lacrosse team was scheduled to commence its season Sunday with a home opener against Virginia. Snowy conditions in the Philadelphia region changed those plans. The game is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 7 at 1 p.m.…

Latest win secures a spring break in Atlantic City

They’re in.The men’s basketball team secured its ticket to Atlantic City for next week’s Atlantic Ten Conference tournament with its victory against Charlotte Saturday. The season’s final two games – against Dayton Wednesday and at Fordham Saturday – will determine the Owls’ final seed.Though the Owls (12-15) have spent the season among the bottom half of the A-10 standings, they have maintained a steady distance from 13th and 14th place – the two positions that miss out on the tournament.…

Staley’s squad flying high, under radar

For most birds, flying at a low trajectory could prove costly to their well-being. This season, however, the Owls have flown to a 23-6 record, including a 13-1 Atlantic Ten Conference record, on the lowest of scopes.…

Alum defies expectations in Super Bowl

Raheem Brock and Dan Klecko shared a room while playing football at Temple. Now, both members of the Indianapolis Colts, they share one of sports’ greatest trophies, the Vince Lombardi Trophy.…

Not quite perfect

WASHINGTON, D.C. – No team wants to go into the postseason with a loss. But when two conference rivals, who are both undefeated in league play, meet on the final day of the regular season, somebody has to go home unhappy.…