Spectator turnout: Better, but still not enough

In a city like Halifax, with its endless stream of activities and shows, it can be tough to attract a crowd — something that the Dalhousie Varsity Athletics team is well aware of. Over the past few years, the Dalhousie Student Union, Dal athletics, and the Varsity Council (a society composed of varsity athletes from all…

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CIS University Cup Recap: Day 2

Patriotes’ electrifying comeback stuns Axemen in CIS University Cup quarterfinal By Stephen Campbell The term “heartbreaker” is often overused in the sports world, but Friday’s Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) University Cup quarterfinal between University of Quebec Trois-Rivieres and Acadia is the only way to describe the outcome. Carrying a 4-1 lead into the third period…

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Women’s swimming place fifth, men tenth at CIS championships

 After three long days of swimming, the Dalhousie swim team can return from the 2015 CIS swimming championships with their heads held high. Though UBC took home both the men’s and women’s team titles, Dal represented well against the top swimming programs in the country, earning an individual gold on the final day. Getting things…

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SMU semifinal win sets stage for cross-town rivalry final

After Saturday’s commanding semifinal win over UPEI, only the Dalhousie Tigers stand in the way of back-to-back AUS men’s basketball titles for the Saint Mary’s Huskies. In what turned out to be a day of upsets in the men’s AUS semifinals, the SMU Huskies beat the second-seeded UPEI Panthers 105-92. The Dalhousie Tigers, just hours…

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Tigers drop crucial game to V-Reds

Men’s basketball fall to fifth in standings following 85-76 loss to UNB Feb. 14 saw a tough loss for the Dalhousie men’s basketball team, who fought well the entire game only to come up short in the last few minutes to the AUS top-ranked UNB Varsity Reds. Not even the AC/DC pumping through the speakers,…

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2015’s Most Eligible Tigers

All photos by Gabby Peyton. These aren’t your average students. They’re student-athletes. *Swoon* Their game is just as strong off the court as it is on. They’re ready to score. To take it the extra mile, if you will. Had enough sports puns/references yet? Yeah, us too. For this year’s edition of Dalhousie’s Most Eligible…

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