Sports

History not in Owls’ favor

Throughout the history of sports, there have been numerous teams that just can’t seem to get by a particular opponent – and it happens on all levels. For the field hockey team, that rival is Richmond.…

Fazed by a fourth seed? Not so

As the regular season concluded Saturday, the field hockey team found itself in a familiar position. Having reached the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament in each of the last three seasons, the Owls understand what postseason play will be like this weekend at the A-10 tournament.…

Season, careers conclude with a conference win

Finally. After nine losses in a row, including eight in Atlantic Ten Conference play, the women’s soccer team was victorious Sunday, downing Saint Bonaventure, 1-0, at Ambler Field. Leading scorer Wendy Halina’s early second half goal was all the Owls needed as they ended their season on a high note.…

‘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.…

Seven alums receive call to the Hall

The walls of McGonigle Hall are covered with portraits of athletes inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame. Seven more faces can now be added to those walls. Kevin Ross, Dr.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

A-10 crowns elude two squads

The 14-team fields at the Atlantic Ten Conference Championships were not too friendly to the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Both teams finished 13th in their respective 14 races Saturday at the A-10 Championships, held at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.…

Without seniors, juniors set to lead squad

The fencing team is missing something. Experience. The Owls, who finished 19-5 last season, return nine fencers this season. The other half of the team is composed of freshmen. Without any seniors on the team, junior Samantha Myles said the team expects her and the Owls’ three other juniors, Sabre fencer Kristine Jones and Epee fencers Brianna Ferrara and Marla Nacey, to be leaders.…