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OPINION: Women’s hockey pick up where they left off

February 07, 2014

Around this time last year, Dalhousie’s women’s hockey team not only caught the attention of the Gazette, but that of media outlets across the nation. Seventeen senior members of the team were suspended after the discovery that first-year players were… Continue Reading

Tigers playoff hopes defeated

January 31, 2014

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team faced the co-first place Acadia Axemen Friday Jan. 24 at the Halifax Forum. Despite being at opposite ends of the standings, both teams came into the match coming off two-game losing streaks and were… Continue Reading

Aggressive X-Women dominate Tigers

January 23, 2014

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 Friday was anything but jubilant. Missed defensive assignments and wasted offensive opportunities doomed the Tigers (5-5),… Continue Reading

Dalhousie earns third consecutive lacrosse title

November 13, 2013

Turns out, winning a league championship doesn’t get old for Dalhousie men’s lacrosse. When the champagne bottle had been emptied, the last hugs exchanged and the hollers had finally died down, the Tigers once again proved they are the finest… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

November 07, 2013

Hockey: On-ice struggles continue A disappointing weekend for Tigers hockey ended on a redeeming note, as Dalhousie’s women’s team overcame a two-goal deficit to secure a 2-2 tie against UPEI on Saturday, Nov. 2. Forwards Courtney Sheedy and Elena Tsitouras scored… Continue Reading

Cross-country champions

November 01, 2013

It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the year. All the early morning practices, the vigorous training schedule and the competition during the regular season leads to one moment: the Atlantic University Sport… Continue Reading

Women’s hockey opens season with resilient display

October 25, 2013

A new era for Tigers women’s hockey began this weekend, as a Dalhousie team carrying 15 rookies kicked off its 2013-14 campaign with mixed results. The youthful Tigers appeared overmatched in their 7-0 road-trip loss to St. FX on Oct…. Continue Reading

Back-to-back titles the goal for women’s volleyball

October 18, 2013

Rick Scott isn’t ready to give up the Atlantic University Sport’s (AUS) banner anytime soon, and he believes this year’s team has what it takes to hold on to it. “I’m excited about the year,” says Scott, head coach of… Continue Reading

Cross-country meet descends on Point Pleasant

October 11, 2013

Saturday, Oct. 6 proved to be a good day for Dalhousie’s cross-country runners, as both the men’s and women’s teams found success during the SMU-Dal Invitational at Point Pleasant Park. The Tigers placed first in the women’s 6km race with… Continue Reading

Forever 21 pulls ‘X-Ring’ look-alikes

September 20, 2013

If you attend an Atlantic university, chances are you recognize the large gold ring with a  black “X” in the center worn by alumni of St. Francis Xavier University. The ring is a source of pride for St. FX grads… 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

Mid-season turnaround falls short for men’s basketball

March 02, 2013

Dal’s season ends with quarter-final setback to St. FX… Continue Reading

Second semester is Dal’s for the taking

January 11, 2013

Fresh off their first winning weekend in a decade at the Rod Shoveller Memorial Tournament in late December, the Dalhousie men’s basketball team carried its run of good play into league play. The Tigers outclassed the St. Francis Xavier X-Men… Continue Reading