Men’s basketball close the gap with win

February 05, 2014

  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 combined total of five points, the Tigers finally won a close game. They  trailing… Continue Reading

Student athletes honored at Academic All-Canadian luncheon

January 31, 2014

After a near cancellation due to budget cuts, 69 of 100 of Dalhousie’s Academic All-Canadian honourees took centre stage at the 15th annual Academic All-Canadian Luncheon on Jan. 23 in the McInnes room of the Student Union Building. Parents, coaches… Continue Reading

Overtime solves nothing for men’s basketball

January 24, 2014

After pulling out two of four points the previous weekend in Fredericton against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds, Dal was unable to get their season back on track, losing in overtime to the St. FX X-Men 76-72 on… 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

Two different wins for women’s volleyball

January 17, 2014

The women’s volleyball team emerged with consecutive victories in their weekend series against Memorial. However, it was a tale of two starkly different matches. “We weren’t very good today,” said head coach Rick Scott following Sunday’s grueling 3-1 victory. “Give… Continue Reading

Men’s volleyball routs Memorial

January 17, 2014

It was an offensive clinic at the Dalplex over the weekend as the men’s volleyball team soundly defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks, winning six straight sets. The visitors from St. John’s were outmatched by their Dalhousie counterparts Saturday evening, who held… 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

Letters (Nov 22)

November 22, 2013

Mis-gendered mistake offensive (Re: Rally against transphobia inspired by Dal student’s complaints, Nov. 15) Dear editor: After reading the article regarding the rally against transphobia, I was enraged to see you published information that was not only inaccurate, but hurtful… Continue Reading

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

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

The Water Cooler III

November 15, 2013

In a nod to Charles Dickens, The Water Cooler looks at the past, present and future of Dal athletics. KM: Kit Moran; DSU athletics commissionaire, varsity alumnus KS: Kristie Smith; News Editor, busy sports fan JH: Justin Hartling; Local sportscaster, inventor of… 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

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