Tigers’ football prowling for a repeat

Championship or bust is the Dalhousie football team’s mindset heading into this season. The team is looking for their second championship in two years after going undefeated last year and winning their first Atlantic Football League (AFL) title. “Anything less than a championship is not acceptable,” said Head Coach Mark Haggett over the phone. “There’s…

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Mission Accomplished: Tigers cap off historic undefeated season with Moosehead Cup victory against Hurricanes

When Saturday’s Atlantic Football League (AFL) championship game was getting ready to begin, Tigers head coach Mark Haggett was on tuba accompanying the small band playing the national anthem. When the final whistle sounded at the end of the game, Haggett was drenched in Gatorade and a leader of champions. The Dalhousie Tigers have defeated…

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Tigers move closer to championship in memorable homecoming victory

The Dal Tigers football team put on another dominant performance Saturday evening, with a 57-7 victory against the UNB Saint John Seawolves. The homecoming atmosphere at Wickwire field was filled with enthusiastic school spirit and support, with Dal fans loudly cheering the Tigers on to the final whistle. There was even a golden retriever dressed…

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A proud history and bright future

It was on a fall Saturday in 1947 when the sport of football kicked off at Dalhousie. Playing in front of a crowd of 3,000 people, the Tigers would edge Saint Mary’s College 9-7 to claim a victory in their very first game. This past Saturday, students and alumni gathered at Wickwire field to celebrate…

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Tigers Football Club falls one win short

Playing in the AFL Championship for the Moosehead Cup, the Tigers fell 32-24 to the Holland College Hurricanes in Charlottetown, PEI on Saturday, Nov. 7. The win gave the Hurricanes their third straight championship. The Tigers got on the board first early in the game when the Hurricanes were backed up deep in their own…

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Tigers Football Club is going to the championship

The Tigers football club won their semifinal game against the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers 24-15 on Saturday, Oct. 31 at Huskies Stadium. The win sends the Tigers to PEI to play the Holland College Hurricanes on Saturday, Nov. 7 for the AFL Championship and the Moosehead Cup. “They’re a great team,” said Tigers head coach…

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Gridiron Tigers Roll to Homecoming Win

The football Tigers rode some huge plays in the third quarter to a 31-20 victory in their homecoming game against the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers on Saturday, Oct. 17. The win upped the Tigers’ record to 4-2 on the season and was their fourth straight. “It’s good, it’s obviously good to win, it’s good to…

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It’s a great time to be a sports fan. MLB playoffs, NHL hockey, the NBA is gearing up, the NFL and CFL are playing games that matter and we get a homecoming football game at Dal. “We’ve worked real hard to put an entertaining product on the field,” says Jim Wilson, one of the main…

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Football Tigers Win Big

The Dalhousie Tigers football club picked up a 37-9 victory in the Pinktoberfest game on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Wickwire Field against the University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves. The win was the Tigers’ first of the season, brining their record to 1-2. “It’s almost surreal,” said Tigers head coach Alan Wetmore after the…

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