Imagine, if you will, a part of your home that is a sanctuary of sport, a dimension of sound, sight and whatever Don Cherry is wearing that evening. For those who truly believe—and truly commit—any room in your house can be solely devoted to the wide world of sports. With apologies to Mr. Serling, such…

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The Tigers were leagues ahead of the competition last weekend. (Photo by Chris Parent)

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 start to the weekend, opening the women’s 200 metre freestyle by sweeping the podium, with Molly…

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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, Jan. 10. After surrendering three consecutive goals to end the first, the Tigers scored four unanswered goals to finish the game, including two from Patrick Daley. On the women’s side,…

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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 Memorial credit. They came out to play.” The Tigers opened the weekend series Saturday evening…

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The Tigers were in top form last weekend. (Photo by Kit Moran)

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 them to 15 points or less in three sets. The diversity of Dal’s attack was…

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To athletes and fans, numbers mean everything. They are the most focused on part of a game, from the number of points scored, to the time left on the clock, to those three extra yards an unnamed running back could have gained to send me to the fantasy football playoffs…but I digress. Numbers are better…

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Winter Universiade: Canada takes gold in men’s hockey   This year was the AUS’s turn to send its all-stars to represent Canada at the Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy. The national squad, which rotates among CIS conferences biannually, travelled to Italy from Dec. 10-21 to face off against university-aged students from around the world. Dal’s lone…

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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 pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing over 80 points ahead of the second place teams. Individual performances from Molly Wedge and David Sharpe set several…

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Basketball: AUS season tips off at Dalplex The Dal Tigers men’s and women’s basketball seasons both opened with a two-game series agains UNB. The women’s team controlled the entire game on Friday Nov. 8, handling the Varsity Reds 81-55, buoyed by Tessa Stammberger’s 21 points and a double-double from Ainsley MacIntyre. Saturday’s tilt would swing in…

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“I never, never in my life, ever, thought it was going to happen to me. Never,” said Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman. “But it did happen, and it can come again. It could happen again.” Riteman, the sole survivor of his immediate family, has been speaking internationally since 1989 about his harrowing experiences during the Holocaust,…

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