Posts by Jason Savoury

Men’s basketball playoff preview

“Ups and downs,” and “rocky” were the words used by graduating forward Robert Nortmann. “It’s been a roller coaster,” said head coach John Campbell. When it comes to describing the season so far, everyone on the team seemed to be singing from the same hymnal: if Dalhousie’s men’s basketball season was indeed an amusement park…

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Tigers posts season-ending victory

It was the last game of the season. The stands were sparsely filled and Dal’s playoff ticket had already been punched. It seemed as if the men’s basketball team had nothing to play for, except for a bit of pride and retribution. Turns out, that was all the motivation they needed. The Tigers closed out…

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2012 Tigers put on a show for 1982 alumni

In front of a packed house Feb. 10, Dalhousie welcomed back members of the 1982 national championship women’s volleyball team. The current Tigers squad, in turn, looked poised to start planning their own championship reunion with a convincing straight sets victory over the visiting UNB Varsity Reds. That victory was the sixth in a row…

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Men’s basketball challenging league’s elite

Entering last Sunday’s matchup, Dalhousie’s men’s basketball team had lost all three games this season against the St. FX X-Men. Well, you know what they say: the fourth time is the charm. Dal snapped that losing streak with a tight 79 – 68 win at home Jan. 29. The victory was the second in three…

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Women’s basketball knocks out St. FX

Sometimes all you need is some home cooking. Dalhousie’s women’s basketball team proved that was the case Jan. 29 with a shellacking of the visiting St. FX X-Women, 71 – 42. The win ends a two-game slide for the Tigers, with both losses on the road against Acadia and Saint Mary’s (ranked No. 1 and…

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Women’s basketball knocks out St. FX

Dal, including guard Keisha Brown, didn't give St. FX much opportunity with the ball Jan. 29. Photo by Alice Hebb.

The Dalhousie women’s basketball team cruised to a victory Jan. 29, handing their opponents, the St. FX X-Women, a 71 – 42 beatdown at the Dalplex. Staking themselves to a nine-point lead in the first quarter, the Tigers never looked back. Dal forced St. FX into bad shots and poor turnovers, and the X-Women were…

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Men’s basketball challenging league’s elite

After losing three straight times to St. FX this season, the Tigers men’s basketball team switched their fortunes for the better Jan. 29 at the Dalplex. Dal’s 79 – 68 victory was especially special for the fifth-place Tigers as their triumph over St. FX showed their AUS opponents that Dal is capable of hanging with…

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Women’s basketball beats up lowly Panthers

They say the journey up a mountain starts with the first step. If that’s the case, Dalhousie’s women’s basketball team took that first step out of the bottom of the league standings Jan. 21 with a resounding 73 – 58 win over the visiting UPEI Panthers. The four point win raises the Tigers to a…

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Tigers tamed by league’s best

“You come at the king, you best not miss.” There were two kings on the Dalplex court Jan. 21: The Dalhousie Tigers, reigning AUS champions, and the UPEI Panthers, currently ranked No. 1 in the league. Both teams had reason to be envious of the other, and both took their best shots. UPEI’s jab was…

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Tigers fend off Huskies’ final charge

A closely contested game. A potential game-winning shot in the final seconds. An entire arena holding its breath. The rivalry game Jan. 14 between the Dalhousie Tigers and the Saint Mary’s Huskies men’s varsity basketball teams had all you could ask for as a hoops fan. But, if you are a fan of the home…

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