Halifax, eh? Sports fan, you say? Don’t worry. We have you covered. As we say goodbye to the summer sports season, waving farewell to such favourites as Nova Scotia Senior Baseball, the Maritime Football League and the Halifax Roller Derby Association (yeah, it exists), here’s where to catch your local sports fix: Dalplex (6260 South…

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From moments on the court to in the rink, here are our Top 5 Tigers Moments of 2011: 1. Men’s basketball wins AUS title Led by the AUS all-star tandem of Simon Farine and Joseph Schow, Dal’s men’s basketball team emerged from the regular season in second place on the back of a 14 –…

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Leblanc, Robichaud with two goals Riding a three-game losing streak, the Tigers women’s hockey team broke out a 5 – 3 win over the last place Saint Mary’s Huskies Nov. 19 at Memorial Arena. Dalhousie scoring leader Jocelyn Leblanc added two goals, while first-year Sarah Robichaud also scored a pair. Isabelle Germain had the other.…

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Dal out after semifinal crumble The Holland College Hurricanes made it look easy Nov. 12 against the Dalhousie Football Club, riding a three touchdown performance from running back Dave Clark to run away with a 38 – 7 win at UPEI’s MacAdam Field. The Tigers offence, unable to click for much of the season, struggled…

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Tigers football, Oct 2, 2011. Photo by Rob Grandy

Dal football out after semifinal crumble The Holland College Hurricanes hammered the Dalhousie Tigers 38 – 7, winning the semifinal to book their spot in the Atlantic Football League championship Nov. 12 at UPEI’s MacAdam Field. Running back Dave Clark was his team’s top player, running for three touchdowns for Holland College. Greg Pelly had…

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Tigers head to playoffs despite 1 – 5 season The Dalhousie Football Club played one of their best games of the season, but were unable to dig themselves out of an early 14 – 0 deficit, losing 43 – 29 on the road to the defending AFL champion Saint John Seawolves Nov. 5 in their…

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Tigers still heading to playoffs after 1 – 5 season Unable to overcome an early 14-point deficit, the visiting Dalhousie Football Club fell 43 – 29 in their last regular season game Nov. 5 to the defending AFL champion UNB Saint John Seawolves. Dal ends the season with a 1 – 5 standing and two…

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St. FX dominate in 28th consecutive win  Unbeaten in the regular season since Feb. 21, 2010, the defending AUS champion St. FX X-Women rolled into Memorial Arena Oct. 29 with no signs of slowing down. Winners of their previous 28 regular season games—including an undefeated 24 last season—visiting St. FX kept the streak alive, beating…

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Trojans win penalty kicks 6 – 5 It took 90 minutes, two halves in extra time and 10 rounds of penalty kicks, but, in the end, the Howe Hall Trojans would still come out on top over the Risley Hall Big Horns in the annual residence charity soccer game last Saturday night. Despite the cool…

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Huskies score fitting win in revival In front of a packed house Oct. 19, the Saint Mary’s Huskies women’s hockey team opened a new era with a hard-fought win against the Dalhousie Tigers. Facing a struggle to save their team last March after the Saint Mary’s athletics department cut funding, citing budget concerns, the community…

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