Sports

Golden Bears earn second-straight University Cup with win over Varsity-Reds

March 22, 2015

The University of Alberta Golden Bears successfully defended their CIS championship title, defeating the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds 6-3. Despite finishing with a strong lead, the game was anything but a cruise for U of A, as they… Continue Reading

Dalhousie residences raise $17,000 for IWK in charity faceoff

Trojans with lopsided victory over Bighorns

March 21, 2015

The Bighorns and the Trojans faced off once again at the tenth-annual Residence Charity Faceoff on Mar. 14 at the Halifax Forum. The Trojans dominated the Bighorns 10-3 in a game that was anything but peaceful. The Trojans were relentless on… Continue Reading

Men’s Basketball Slip at CIS Championships

Free throw shooting main factor behind team’s loss

March 21, 2015

Only one point came between the Dalhousie men’s basketball and a birth in the semi-finals of the CIS Arcelormittal Dofasco men’s basketball semi-finals. Instead, the Tigers fell 57-56 to the Victoria Vikes in the first round of the final 8,… Continue Reading

Spectator turnout: Better, but still not enough

March 16, 2015

In a city like Halifax, with its endless stream of activities and shows, it can be tough to attract a crowd — something that the Dalhousie Varsity Athletics team is well aware of. Over the past few years, the Dalhousie Student… Continue Reading

The Water Cooler: Men’s basketball, Tiger MVPs, and the return of Scruffy MacMinster

March 16, 2015

With the AUS varsity season drawing to a close, it’s time to look back at the year that was. A few of the Dalhousie Gazette Sports Editors attempted to unite for their yearly water cooler gossip, but instead, an old… Continue Reading

Dal men’s basketball playoff run one of the best in AUS history

March 16, 2015

Only four teams in women’s and men’s basketball, soccer, volleyball and hockey have won Atlantic University Sport (AUS) titles ranked fifth or lower entering the playoffs since the start of the new millennium. The Saint Mary’s Huskies men’s soccer team… Continue Reading

A message to Tigers fans from Rick Plato

March 16, 2015

Your Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team capped off a great weekend, winning the AUS men’s basketball championship at the Scotiabank Centre on March 1. The boys played great! They never gave up as was witnessed by their come from behind… Continue Reading

Golden Bears earn second-straight University Cup with win over Varsity-Reds

March 16, 2015

The University of Alberta Golden Bears successfully defended their CIS championship title, defeating the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds 6-3. Despite finishing with a strong lead, the game was anything but a cruise for U of A, as they… Continue Reading

Gryphons capture bronze with nail-biting win over UQTR

March 16, 2015

The Guelph Gryphons won the Queen’s Cup grudge match 3-2 in overtime to take bronze at the University Cup in Halifax on Sunday. Despite 48 penalty minutes, power play time didn’t aid either team in this one. The Gryphons and… Continue Reading

CIS University Cup Recap: Day 2

March 14, 2015

Patriotes’ electrifying comeback stuns Axemen in CIS University Cup quarterfinal By Stephen Campbell The term “heartbreaker” is often overused in the sports world, but Friday’s Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) University Cup quarterfinal between University of Quebec Trois-Rivieres and Acadia is… Continue Reading

CIS University Cup Recap: Day 1

March 13, 2015

Guelph tops University of Calgary thanks to outstanding goaltending By Stephen Campbell In hockey, all it takes is for one team (and particularly, one goaltender) to get hot at the right time. In the case of the 2014-15 Canadian Interuniversity… Continue Reading

Tigers claim AUS men’s basketball title with thrilling comeback victory over Huskies

March 01, 2015

Just when it looked like the clock was going to strike midnight on the Dalhousie Tigers’ Cinderella run in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s basketball championship, the black and gold managed to find a way to pull through in… Continue Reading

Women’s volleyball wins third-straight AUS championship

March 01, 2015

They did it again. The Dalhousie women’s volleyball team are the champions for their third year in a row, beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies three sets to one at the Richard J. Currie Centre in Fredericton. The Tigers finished second… Continue Reading