Posts by Basketball

Women’s basketball split series vs. UPEI

By Hamzeh Hadad, Sports Contributor • February 7, 2014

Courtney Thompson (5) fights through a double-team in a physical contest against UPEI. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Back-to-back games at the Dalplex over the weekend were vital for both the Dalhousie Tigers and the visiting UPEI Panthers. Locked in a tight …

Men’s basketball close the gap with win

By Alex Rose, Sports Contributor • February 5, 2014

Kashrell Lawrence (22) looks for an opening against the high-flying Panthers. (Photo by Shauna Brown)

 
Close games have been a hallmark of the Tigers men’s basketball team’s season.
After losing their first  two games against UPEI this season by a …

Overtime solves nothing for men’s basketball

By Graeme Benjamin, Sports Editor • January 24, 2014

Devon Stedman (15) puts up a contested shot in the paint. (Photo by Kit Moran)

After pulling out two of four points the previous weekend in Fredericton against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds, Dal was unable to …

Aggressive X-Women dominate Tigers

By Daniel Bergman, Assistant Sports Editor • January 23, 2014

Courtney Thompson (5) driving to the lane against the X-Women. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Friday night is usually a time for celebration—an opportunity to leave one’s weekday cares behind. For the Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball team, however, last …

The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 12)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor Emeritus • January 17, 2014

Marita Alfieri, 13, battles for a loose puck. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Hockey: Successful homestand as both teams earn points
Men’s hockey showed excellent resolve, coming back from a 3-1 deficit to win 5-3 against St. FX on Friday, …

The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor Emeritus • November 20, 2013

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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 …

AUS men’s basketball season preview

By Justin Hartling, Online Editor • November 15, 2013

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It seems every year that Atlantic University Sport (AUS) basketball quickly turns into a runaway for a couple of teams and by January, most …

Offensive question marks for women’s basketball

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • October 25, 2013

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Who picks up the offensive slack, if anybody, will go a long way in determining how Dalhousie’s women’s basketball team will do this season.
The …

The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 25)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor Emeritus • October 25, 2013

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Women’s basketball: Team hosts tourney, raises awareness by thinking pink
The Dalplex played host to the Subway Centennial Tournament, as the women’s team continue their preparation …

Dynamic duo

By Graeme Benjamin, Sports Editor • October 4, 2013

Games of one-on-one occur often with Derek (Left) and Devon (Right) (photo by Chris Parent)

Being a Tiger is a source of pride for Devon and Derek Norris.
“I never really considered going anywhere else,” says Derek, a third-year kinesiology …