Sports

A Noble hero

In this image: Art Noble and his granddaughter covered in mud in a hole.

Obstacle races, a sport that has gained considerable popularity in the past few years, are made for a special kind of person. The Mud Hero is no different. Over either six or 10 kilometres, participants must overcome a variety of obstacles, including crossing lagoons, navigating slack lines suspended over a water pit and carrying heavy bags…

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Introducing the Halifax Wanderers 

In this image: The crowd cheers for the Halifax Wanderers team at a game.

There’s a new game in town. Once you’re settled in that fresh apartment or residence building, it might be hard to miss the sea of blue shirts,  coloured  smoke and bagpipes marching over to the Wanderers Grounds,  wedged between the Citadel and Public Gardens. What’s the commotion? Pro soccer.    While students have been on summer break,  the  Halifax…

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Coaching on the international stage

In this image: Cour

The Dalhousie University athletics program was well-represented in Italy this summer. Not only were four Dal Tigers athletes selected to compete for Team Canada in the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer Universiade in Napoli, but two coaches from Dal went as well.  “It was a tremendous experience,” says Rick Scott, head coach of the Dalhousie Tigers…

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Fall varsity season preview

In this image: A large group of women start running in a cross country race.

The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) league gets underway this fall with the soccer and cross-country seasons leading the way. The first cross-country competition of the year, the  Dalhousie  University/Saint Mary’s University  Invitational Meet, is on Sept. 7 at Point Pleasant Park, while the men’s and women’s soccer teams head to Moncton for their first game…

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Q/A with Tim Maloney

In this image: Tim Maloney beside a Dal Tigers logo.

Tim Maloney had been Dalhousie’s executive director of athletics for five years. He talks about the 2018-2019 year, Dalplex renovations and much more.

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