Women’s swimming place fifth, men tenth at CIS championships

March 01, 2015

 After three long days of swimming, the Dalhousie swim team can return from the 2015 CIS swimming championships with their heads held high. Though UBC took home both the men’s and women’s team titles, Dal represented well against the top… Continue Reading

Dal swim teams dominate AUS championships

February 17, 2015

AUS records smashed as Tigers route competition It didn’t take much for the Tigers to swim to yet another consecutive AUS title. The women’s side ran away with it, totaling 466 points during the three-day tournament at the Dalplex. The… Continue Reading

The Ticker (for the week ending Oct. 19)

October 25, 2014

Women’s hockey split opening weekend contests Dalhousie started their season off on the right foot Oct. 17 on the road with a 5-2 victory over the Mount Allison Mounties. The Tigers scored five unanswered goals after the Mounties jumped out… Continue Reading

Closing up to open up

October 03, 2014

Dalhousie Muslim Student Association advocate for women’s-only swim classes A women’s-only swim class has been on the Dalhousie Muslim Student Association’s agenda for a while. According to Zahraa Cherri, an active member of the MSA and a community assistant with… Continue Reading

The big finish!

March 28, 2014

The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while others are bewildered by how fast it went by. For the editorial staff at the Gazette’s sports section, it’s a mix of… Continue Reading

Recruiting for the future

February 28, 2014

The spectator’s cheers echo throughout the pool. A whistle tweets as bodies bound off of the starting block. The crisp, turquoise water is pushed to the side with each stroke made by the rippling muscles of the swimmers. The black… Continue Reading

The Ticker (for the week ending Feb. 23)

February 28, 2014

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 not result in a clean sweep for the Tigers. Although the women’s team retained their… Continue Reading

2014’s Most Eligible Tigers

February 14, 2014

They’re hot. They’re athletic. They’re talented. But most importantly…they’re single. We’ve hand-picked seven of Dalhousie’s most eligible varsity bachelors and bachelorettes, sat down with them and got a better a sense of the do’s and don’ts of their love lives… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 9)

February 12, 2014

Swim – Men’s and women’s AUS reign continues It has been a long time since a Tigers swim team didn’t return from the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) with a championship banner. Buoyed by the performances of swimmers of the meet David… Continue Reading

Strong finish to undefeated swim season

January 23, 2014

Hosting their second meet of the season, the Dalhousie men’s and women’s swim teams continued to leave the competition in their wake. Both teams finished in first place for the fourth consecutive time this season. The team had a strong… Continue Reading

Victory laps

January 17, 2014

“When in doubt, just win.” This is the ubiquitous mantra of sports culture—and the Dalhousie Tigers swim team may be its most loyal adherents. The women’s squad, for example, currently holds Atlantic University Sport (AUS) banners from every year since… Continue Reading

The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

November 20, 2013

Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing… Continue Reading

David Sharpe embarks on new Olympic pursuit

November 15, 2013

Dalhousie swimmer David Sharpe learned several important lessons during his successful quest for a berth in the 2012 Olympic Games. Foremost among them was the realization that a trip to the Olympics doesn’t come cheap. Set to make a return… Continue Reading