Sports

Players learn to perfect their craft

There is more to getting drafted than just talent. High school baseball players finishing their senior seasons are presented with three options for continuing their baseball careers: immediately being drafted, committing three years to a Division I school, or taking it year-by-year at a junior or community college.…

Christmas, Owls continue to struggle

Dionte Christmas stepped to the foul line shortly into the second half of Temple’s game against Saint Joseph’s Thursday. Usually a safe bet from the line, Christmas’ two shots both clanged off the rim.…

Senior duo leads Owls to victory in final home game

Senior Kamesha Hairston picked up her fourth foul with 14:42 left in Temple’s game against Saint Louis Thursday. Hoping not to sit out the majority of the final home game of her career, Hairston waved off coach Dawn Staley before Staley could call for a substitution.…

Explorers halt Owls’ winning streak at four

Mark Tyndale’s slam dunk with four minutes remaining against La Salle put the men’s basketball team in a solid position to win its fifth straight game Wednesday. But the Owls, who led by one, did not score again until Tyndale notched a fast-break layup with 18 seconds remaining.…

Philly’s Finest

Senior Kamesha Hairston refused to let another team take away Temple’s Big 5 title Monday night. Led by Hairston, the Owls defeated La Salle, 68-55, to capture their third consecutive Big 5 title at the Liacouras Center.…

Players hoping to be rulers of the court

The men’s tennis team wants to make sure they are not labeled as one-year wonders. The Owls surprised the Atlantic Ten Conference last season by placing third at the conference tournament, a year removed from winning just three games.…

On signing day, Golden inks 29 recruits

“Champions grow stronger. They don’t atrophy.” That is the motto in the football team’s weight room. And as of Wednesday, the team just got stronger. With the addition of 29 recruits, the Owls hope a championship is right around the corner.…

Reserve plays with the ‘heart of a lion’

Chris Clark has heard all sorts of heckles. One of the more memorable insults came during his freshman year at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. “The fans were chanting ‘the ball boy’s taller,'” Clark said.…