soccer

Semester in review

November 22, 2013

The two-year ‘Reign of Froese’ ended in May, and with the sports section under the supervision of Ben and Dan, there have been some noteworthy changes. We’ve added some shiny features (who doesn’t love the Ticker and the Water Cooler?),… Continue Reading

Threepeat chance cut short for women’s soccer

November 08, 2013

  The Dalhousie Tigers women’s soccer team failed to make it three in a row at the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships in Moncton. In a tough semifinal matchup with Acadia on Nov. 2, the Tigers failed to make their… Continue Reading

Men’s soccer leave playoffs empty handed

November 07, 2013

After defeating the Acadia Axemen in a game that lasted nearly three hours, the Tigers were unable to get past the Saint Mary’s Huskies in the semifinals of the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s soccer championships on Nov. 2. Dalhousie… Continue Reading

The Ticker (Week Ending Oct 27)

October 30, 2013

Soccer: Focus shifts to playoffs after homestand “Undefeated October” continued for Dal soccer, as the women’s team won their final two matches of the season. It was a homestand to remember for graduating players Joanna Blodgett and Taryn McKenna, who… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 25)

October 25, 2013

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 for the regular season. The Tigers took a nine-point lead into the half on Friday… Continue Reading

The Water Cooler: Mid-season soccer report

October 18, 2013

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and with it we have reached the stretch drive ofAtlantic University Sport (AUS) soccer with only two weekends left in the regular season. To mark the occasion, the Gazette asked a panel of experts to give… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 6)

October 09, 2013

Tigers soccer had a good trip up to Antigonish on October 6, with both the men’s and women’s teams getting back into the win column. The women’s team overwhelmed the St. Francis Xavier X-Women 3-0, with goals coming from Elise… Continue Reading

Two brothers, one goal

October 04, 2013

Having a competitive attitude and an inner drive to push oneself is integral to having success in sport. Ben and Joe Ur were born with a competitor to contend with: each other. “We grew up competing with each other all… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Sept. 29)

October 02, 2013

Women’s volleyball win three of four in tourney The Dalplex played host to the preseason Scotiabank Invitational Tournament from September 27 to 29, with the reigning AUS champion Tigers preparing for their title defence. After an opening night loss to… Continue Reading

Women’s soccer earn two well-deserved wins

September 25, 2013

The women’s soccer team has been busy, playing games on both Wednesday and Saturday. Their hard work has paid off, and the Tigers now sit firmly atop the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) standings. The team’s hectic week began on September… Continue Reading

Men’s soccer split weekly matches

September 25, 2013

The Acadia Axemen snapped the Dalhousie men’s soccer team’s two-game winning streak in Wolfville on Sept. 21, beating the Tigers 2-0. After the Tigers defeated the AUS leading St. Francis Xavier X-Men 2-0 three days prior at Wickwire, the Tigers… Continue Reading

Offence is focus for men’s soccer

September 13, 2013

The Dalhousie men’s soccer team is ready to put last year’s fourth consecutive semi-final loss behind them. For head coach Pat Nearing, this means getting off to a strong start to the season. “In this league, the parity is such… Continue Reading

Tigers tamed in opening matches

September 11, 2013

Defensive breakdowns and missed scoring chances resulted in a disappointing opening weekend for the Dalhousie women’s soccer team. On Saturday, the defending two-time Atlantic University Sport (AUS) champion Tigers fell behind against the high-powered Cape Breton Capers before battling back… Continue Reading