Posts by Sarah Moore

Dal loses bronze medal game to Ryerson

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team finished their run at the U Sports Final 8 championships with a 84-66 loss in the bronze medal game against the Ryerson Rams. After playing a tough semifinal game against the Carleton Ravens the day before, the Tigers had to quickly regroup, but they didn’t have enough energy to…

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Tigers come up short in semifinals

In this image: Keevan Veinot's shot is blocked by Eddie Ekiyor.

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team lost a hard fought game against the Carleton Ravens in the U Sports semifinals by a score of 76-65 on March 10. Going in as the underdogs, the Tigers stayed competitive all game against the top-ranked team in the nation, and a program that’s won 13 out of the…

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Dal brings the Thunder against the Thunderbirds

In this image: Xavier Ochu scoring a layup.

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team defeated the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds 74-65 in the quarterfinals of the U Sports nationals at the Scotiabank Centre on March 8. The Tigers held the second-best scoring team in U Sports to 65 points –– that’s 27 fewer than the 93.5 points the Thunderbirds averaged per game…

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Axewomen cut down Dal’s playoff hopes

The Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball team fell 74-54 against the Acadia Axewomen in the quarterfinals of the AUS championships at the Scotiabank Centre on March 1. “It was a tough loss,” said first-year guard Emily Holt. “We’ve been working towards the playoffs for the whole season, and we were as ready as we were going…

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World-class athletes

In this image: an ice rink for curling.

The Dalhousie University women’s curling team won the AUS championships on Feb. 10, but their accomplishments in the sport reach far beyond the Atlantic provinces.  Kaitlyn Jones, Lauren Lenentine, Karlee Burgess and Kristin Clarke have all won the World Junior Curling Championships. Burgess and Clarke were part of Mary Fay’s gold medal team in 2016, and most recently all four women were crowned…

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Less is more

In this image: Josh Lunda.

Josh Lunda’s first three years running for the Dalhousie University Tigers seemed to be going great.  In the 2014-2015 season, the sprinter was named the AUS Rookie of the Year. In the 2016-2017 season, he was on the 4×200 relay team that set a new AUS record of 1:31.33, along with Matthew Coolen, Stephen Belyea and Mike van der Poel.  Then last year, he left…

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“No detail too small”

In this image: portrait of Tony Eden.

While the game is played on the ice, a lot of behind the scenes work goes into a hockey team’s success.   Tony Eden knows that better than anybody. This is his sixth season as the head trainer and equipment manager of the Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team; he has 36 years working in high performance hockey.  “My job is…

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