Posts by Sports

Ben’s Ten: Unique Uniforms

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • March 28, 2014

2. Tequila sunrise (PART 1)

And so it is that another year at the Dalhousie Gazette has drawn to a close. The ‘not-so-little column that could’ touched on everything from …

The big finish!

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 28, 2014

MacDonald had the Tigers set up for success. (Photo y Chris Parent)

The Dal Tigers semester in review
The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while …

Ben’s Ten: Talkin’ Trades

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • March 14, 2014

When Nomar Garciaparra was shipped out of Boston for Orlando Cabrera and Doug Mientkiewicz in 2004, 11-year-old me was introduced to the harsh reality …

Dalhousie residences face off for charity

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • March 14, 2014

Last year's Bighorns (left) and Trojans put aside their differences in support of the IWK. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Bighorns and Trojans hit the ice in support of the IWK
As spring beckons outside, Dalhousie residences will gather indoors for a hockey game as …

International Student Profile: Desirée Nouwen

By Hamzeh Hadad, Sports Contributor • March 14, 2014

A newcomer to Canada, Desirée Nouwen is eager to embrace local culture—beginning with her choice of beverage. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Every team has stories of rookies emerging when it matters most to make an impact. In another successful year for the Dalhousie Tigers women’s …

The Water Cooler: Dalhousie hockey, VPSL and Sochi 2014

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 7, 2014

The Water Cooler: Dalhousie hockey, VPSL and Sochi 2014

Though the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) varsity season has nearly come to a close, we here at the Gazette believe it’s never too early …

The Ticker (for the week ending Mar. 2)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • March 7, 2014

Maggie Li (5) delivers the ball into Trinity Western territory at the CIS national championships. (Photo by Rob Weitzel via

Men’s volleyball - Some consolation at nationals for Dal
It was a trying weekend for the AUS champs as the fourth-seeded Tigers encountered a familiar foe …

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

By Rebecca Haworth, Sports Contributor • March 7, 2014

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

Lack of promotion results in absence of ‘Tiger pride’
It’s that time of year again: candidates running in this year’s Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) elections …

Recruiting for the future

By Raeesa Lalani, Women's Volleyball Outside Hitter • February 28, 2014

A strong Dalhousie swim team hopes to get even stronger in the years ahead. (Photo by Dustin Silvey)

Changes on the horizon for Tigers swimming
The spectator’s cheers echo throughout the pool. A whistle tweets as bodies bound off of the starting block. …

The Ticker (for the week ending Feb. 23)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • February 28, 2014

David Sharpe's performance provided a lone bright spot in an otherwise disappointing weekend. (Photo by Martin Bazyl via the University of Toronto)

Track and Field - Women take title, men settle for second
For the first time since the 2001-02 season, the AUS track and field championship did …