In loving memory of Bill McLean

On the weekend of Nov. 7-8 Tigers athletics, the entire Atlantic University Sport, and amateur sport in general was dealt a devastating blow with the loss of Bill McLean. Bill played a crucial role in launching and growing AUSTV in partnership with Bell-Alliant. AUSTV brings webcast coverage to fans of Atlantic University Sport across the…

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Women’s volleyball wins third-straight AUS championship

They did it again. The Dalhousie women’s volleyball team are the champions for their third year in a row, beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies three sets to one at the Richard J. Currie Centre in Fredericton. The Tigers finished second overall in the AUS to lead them into the playoffs with a free pass into…

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Women’s volleyball beats Axewomen in straight sets

The lady Tigers swept the Acadia Axewomen off the floor in their first game of 2015. The Tigers took the first set 25-15, and the next two consecutively 25-14 and 25-16. There was never a moment in the game where the Tigers did not have control over the set. Their passing kept them dominant in…

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Scotiabank Women’s Volleyball Invitational hits Dalplex

Tigers see first bit of preseason action under their own roof The Dalhousie women’s volleyball team kicked off their exhibition season last weekend at the Scotiabank Women’s Volleyball Invitational at the Dalplex. Their first two games proved a great success with two dominant wins over Acadia University and Université de Moncton. The Tigers beat Acadia…

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Recruiting for the future

A strong Dalhousie swim team hopes to get even stronger in the years ahead. (Photo by Dustin Silvey)

The spectator’s cheers echo throughout the pool. A whistle tweets as bodies bound off of the starting block. The crisp, turquoise water is pushed to the side with each stroke made by the rippling muscles of the swimmers. The black and gold-capped swimmer takes off, leaving the rest behind in his wake. His hand stretches…

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More than just teammates

The holidays have come to an end and we’re all back to the grind. We’ve left our families behind to embrace a new semester with resolutions at hand. As the New Year approaches with our families still in our hearts, I think it’s important to share with you what makes up a sports team. There…

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Student athlete problems

Being an athlete is not all fun and games. (David Munro photo)

Correction: An earlier version of this story misspelled the author’s name. The mistake did not appear in print. The Gazette regrets the error. Is it tough being a varsity athlete? You bet it is! It may seem all glam and exciting but, my dear friends, there are some misconceptions out there about our day-to-day lives that…

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