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Recruit flying high in senior season

After rushing for 143 yards on 19 carries, scoring three touchdowns and forcing a fumble Saturday, Daryl Robinson exited Frankford Stadium with a frown on his face. “A cheap shot man,” Robinson explained.…

Immobile offense dooms the Owls in Happy Valley

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – For a few plays, it looked as if the football team had found a way to contain Penn State running back Tony Hunt. Hunt’s first three touches resulted in a one-yard loss, a three-yard setback and a carry for no gain.…

Sports Rewind: Basketball, Football, Soccer

FOOTBALL Senior linebacker Walter Mebane was selected as one of five candidates eligible for the “USA Today” National Player of the Week. Mebane helped the Owls defeat Bowling Green, 28-14, Saturday by posting a career- high 15 tackles and forcing a fumble.Temple was named the runner-up for the Tostitos Bowl National Team of the Week by the Football Writers Association of America.…

Owls take a beating from Central Michigan

One week after winning its first game in nearly two years and spending time in the national spotlight, the Temple football team came crashing back down to reality Saturday. The fall was swift.…

Streaking no more

The sun managed to shine over Lincoln Financial field as the game clock approached zero and an unfamiliar Saturday celebration commenced. Band conductors were replaced by players in pads, while others with helmets held high and in hand, supplemented the sound of the fight song along side the student section.…

‘Big Play Travis’ sparks offense, special teams

Each Memorial Day weekend, Travis Shelton engages in a footrace with his cousin Devin Hester, the Chicago Bears rookie kick returner, at their annual family reunion. Two years ago Hester took home the top honors, but last summer Shelton edged out the former Miami Hurricanes standout.…

Return of Tyndale, Marshall could vary

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy said last week at Atlantic Ten Conference Media Day that it’s likely junior guard Mark Tyndale will return to the Owls before senior center Wayne Marshall.…

A world of talent

All it took was one phone call. Barbara Oria Boer, a senior member of the women’s tennis team, was in New York City Labor Day weekend, attempting to catch a glimpse of some tennis action at the 2006 U.S.…

Schooled in English

The football team’s game plan against Northern Illinois Saturday called for the offense to stay on the field as much as possible in an effort to keep Garret Wolfe, the Huskies’ Heisman Trophy candidate, off the field.…