Athletics

Temple experts talk Olympics
COVID concerns, equity issues and forever fans: Three STHM researchers share their insights on the Tokyo games.
August 2, 2021
Kamali Thompson dressed in her fencing uniform
Owls are everywhere—even in the Olympics
Watch these Owls display their athleticism as Olympic competitors.
July 23, 2021
Temple women's fencing head coach Nikki Franke
A balanced life: Nikki Franke, 'fencing legend'
Nearly half a century after becoming the first Black woman to coach an NCAA fencing team, Temple’s Nikki Franke is still fueled by the joy of mentorship.
March 26, 2021
graduation caps
Temple student-athletes continue long-standing trend of academic achievement
Owl student-athletes are graduating at record-setting rates.
Zoom interview with Owls For Justice members
Student-athletes join together to fight for social justice reform
A group of student-athletes has formed a new student organization to promote equality and justice on campus.
Aaron McKie and coaches, players huddle
Owl in the family: Aaron McKie's Temple-made team
New Temple men’s head coach Aaron McKie wasn’t just seeking a skilled coaching staff as he got set to take over for legendary coach Fran Dunphy—he wanted a basketball family.
Rod Carey with President Richard Englert and Director of Athletics Pat Kraft
Rod Carey selected as Temple’s head football coach
His teams at Northern Illinois won two conference championships and four division titles in six seasons.
Travon Williams on the field
Receiver snags surprise scholarship
A Q&A with a Temple walk-on who’s hitting his stride
basketball players wearing Kilgore jerseys
Men’s basketball team honors late great Mik Kilgore
Team players have donned jersey patches and shooting shirts to celebrate the Temple legend who died suddenly in November.
Temple crew team members row on the River Thames
For Temple rowers, a dream across the pond is made possible by a gift
From England, crew team members reflected on how far-reaching the support of the Lenfests has been.
Fran Dunphy coaching
Fran Dunphy to coach 2018-19 season; Aaron McKie named as successor
Head men’s basketball Coach Fran Dunphy will remain through the 2018-2019 season, and current assistant coach and alumnus Aaron McKie will succeed Dunphy in that role.
Zoe Steinberg climbing a rock wall
Temple student wins USA Climbing Collegiate National Championship
Zoe Steinberg represented the Temple Climbing Club in winning the USA Climbing Collegiate National Championship in the female bouldering competition.
Why are Temple's school colors cherry and white?
There’s only one other school in the country with the colors cherry and white. How did they become Temple’s signature shades?