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Red-hot starts for Temple women’s sports
Three of Temple’s women’s sports programs are off to blistering starts, with two still undefeated.
September 9, 2014
At home opener, Temple hosts Navy, honors Lewis Katz
The Owls will honor the memory of long-time Board of Trustees member and alumnus Lewis Katz during the home opener on Saturday, September 6, against Navy. The game kicks off at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field.
September 5, 2014
Philadelphia 'Big 5' honors three Temple men's basketball players
Men's basketball players Dalton Pepper, Will Cummings and Jimmy McDonnell will be honored at the annual Philadelphia Big 5 Banquet, to be held April 14 in the Palestra.
March 26, 2014
Terrance Knighton: From Temple Made to the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is going to get some #CherryOn—again. When defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, CLA '09, takes the field for the Denver Broncos on Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, he'll be the sixth former Owl to play in a Super Bowl in the last 10 years. "Temple molded…the character I have now," said Knighton, the Owls' captain in his senior year.
Owls appear on ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’
The Owls faced the La Salle Explorers at the Palestra as a part of ESPN’s “College GameDay” Saturday, Jan. 18. The game aired on ESPN2 Saturday afternoon.
Women’s basketball hosts 12th Annual School Day Game
On Jan. 14, students from local North Philadelphia schools came together to celebrate with Temple women's basketball head coach Tonya Cardoza and the Temple Owls as they prepared to face Southern Methodist University. Promoting the theme "Shooting for Success," Cardoza stressed the importance of teamwork, leadership and teamwork as she spoke to the kids.
Temple Athletics reduces its varsity sports from 24 to 17
Temple University announced today that it will reduce the number of its intercollegiate athletic programs by seven, effective July 1, 2014. The action will mean a better and more sustainable experience for its remaining student-athletes and bring Temple into line with most other schools in The American Athletic Conference.
Owls take Manhattan: Temple band, fans, pride appear on 'Good Morning America'
When ABC's "Good Morning America" invited Temple students to join the show's annual "College Week" broadcasts at GMA's studios in New York City, they asked for school spirit. What they got was a two-day takeover loud enough to shake Times Square — and a national outpouring of Temple pride.
Fans ready to #CherryOn toward another Football Saturday in Philly
Temple is ready to take on the Fordham Rams on the Owls' home turf at Lincoln Financial Field this Saturday at 1 p.m. Students are encouraged to show team members their Cherry and White spirit at this week’s #CherryOn pep rally on Liacouras Walk Friday at 3:30 p.m. The event will feature performances by the spirit squad, Diamond Marching Band and Diamond gems. Food and prizes while supplies last!
Keep Calm and Cherry On: Owls ready for home opener
Temple Student Government has launched Cherry On Fridays, a student-driven effort to encourage all members of the Temple community to wear cherry and white on Fridays. The idea is gaining momentum, with several events planned in advance of the football team’s American Athletic Conference debut at noon Saturday vs. Houston.
Temple Football opens 2013 season at Notre Dame
Temple Football opens its 115th season at Notre Dame on Saturday, August 31. The game will be nationally televised on NBC, with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. EDT. If you can’t make it to South Bend, Ind., for the game, then you might want to join students, faculty, staff and alumni to watch the game at gatherings on campus, across the country and around the world
Temple fans plan gatherings for Notre Dame opener
Excitement is building for the Owls' 115th football season opener, on Saturday, August 31, versus Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. The game, which will be nationally televised on NBC, begins at 3:30 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are making plans to view the game at gatherings on campus, regionally, across the country and around the world.
Temple Rugby Club set for national collegiate tournament
This weekend, the Temple Rugby Club will pursue its quest to be crowned the best collegiate rugby team in the nation as it takes the field at the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship Invitational at PPL Park. Tickets are on sale at usasevenscrc.com. In addition, NBC Sports and Comcast will broadcast the invitational throughout the weekend.