Sports

A new start midway through season

Members of the women’s soccer team said they are anxious to start playing their Atlantic Ten Conference games. To the Owls, their game against A-10 rival Charlotte on Friday represents the beginning of a new season.…

Kicking the offensive blues

“There is no ‘I’ in team.” It’s been said before, but the men’s soccer team has discovered that putting that motto into effect is harder than it sounds. Coming off a 3-2 road loss to Lafayette last week, the Owls (1-6-1) look to improve the team dynamic in hopes that a solid team effort will help them kick an offensive funk that has carried over from last season.…

Skating on all cylinders in early-season tournament

Penn played two solid periods of ice hockey against Temple’s ice hockey club at the Class of 1923 Ice Rink Saturday. However, the five goals scored by the Owls in the first period proved to be more than enough, as Jason Walker secured his third career shutout in a 6-0 victory.…

Owls’ miscues overwhelming in loss at W. Mich.

For nearly 30 minutes, it looked like the football team was finally clicking. The defense had come up with some big stops, freshman Jason Harper had established a running game and, with one second left in the first half, the offense exited the field following its best drive.Then it all came unraveled.…

Looking to settle the score

Before the field hockey team even stepped foot on the field this year, coaches and players alike had their eyes on a few teams that they needed to settle a score with.…

Five Duquesne basketball players shot after dance

Fellow Atlantic Ten Conference member Duquesne was struck by tragedy Sunday when five members of its men’s basketball team were shot on campus, ESPN.com reported. Two of the players were reportedly struck after attempting to calm a man who had been disruptive at a dance.…

“Juiced” a story in a story

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. And that’s especially true for Jose Canseco’s “Juiced: Rapid ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big. ” You can’t judge it by it’s front cover, but the back cover, which features Canseco, sans-shirt, flexing an enormous bicep, is judgment inducing.…

Newly-named captain looks to carry squad

Yue Liu quickly established herself as one of the best volleyball players in the Atlantic Ten Conference during her first two seasons at Temple. Liu won Atlantic Ten Rookie of the Year honors in 2004 and followed that with 398 kills (3.75 per game), 339 digs (3.2 per game) and 51 blocks last season to earn a spot on the A-10 First Team.…