Sports

N. Illinois’ Heisman hopeful will dash past Owls

The words ‘Heisman Trophy’ and ‘Temple’ likely don’t belong in the same sentence. But in four days, a frontrunner for college football’s top honor will host the 0-7 Owls. And the chips likely won’t be stacked in Temple’s corner.Enter Northern Illinois running back Garrett Wolfe.…

Volleyball: Weekend wins boost squad to 10-1 record at McGonigle Hall

Temple 3 Charlotte 0 Home is where the wins are for the volleyball team this season. The Owls added two more victories to their stellar home record last weekend, defeating their Atlantic Ten Conference East Division rivals, George Washington, 3-1 (30-19, 30-24, 28-30) and Charlotte, 3-0 (30-26, 30-27, 30-25) at McGonigle Hall.…

Rookie Collins searching for niche

It’s rare that Philadelphia fans will cheer an opposing player. But it almost happened when Mardy Collins stepped foot on the Wachovia Center hardwood Saturday night. Entering the New York Knicks preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers as a sub for guard Stephon Marbury, scattered claps and cheers sprinkled down onto the court.…

Shutout sinks chances of halting six-game slide

Frustrated might not even begin to describe the feeling of the women’s soccer team right now. In a game full of handballs, missed scoring opportunities and fine goaltending, it was a Massachusetts defender who ended up being the decisive factor in the Owls’ 1-0 fall to the Minutewomen Sunday at Ambler Field.…

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.…