Football

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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Dal Tigers out-of-town scores for Oct. 2 – Oct. 8, 2015

Cross-Country: The Dalhousie Tigers cross-country team was in Antigonish, NS on Saturday, Sept. 26 to compete in the STFX Invitational. The Tigers women’s team won the event with a team score of 24. Competing in the 6KM race nine Tigers runners were able to finish in the top-20, Jenna MacDonald 1st (23:12), Kate Scallion 2nd…

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Tigers Football Club in tough vs. Hurricanes

The Dalhousie Tigers football club dropped their home opener to the two-time defending AFL (Atlantic Football League) champion Holland College Hurricanes 19 – 11 on Saturday night in front of a big crowd at Wickwire Field. “I think we’ve made significant progress [from last season],” says Tigers head coach Alan Wetmore. “It’s still a work…

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Seawolves eliminate Tigers in first round of playoffs

UNBSJ hand Tigers fifth-straight loss, head to AFL championships It was another rough outing for the Dalhousie Tigers Football Club on Oct. 26, falling to the visiting Saint John Seawolves 19-12 to end their season. A late fourth quarter push wasn’t enough as three Seawolves touchdowns in the second quarter proved costly. With the win,…

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