Football

Hearing problems a non-issue for Dal running back

Adam Gallant hits stride in second year with Tigers. Adam Gallant didn’t take the conventional path to becoming competitive in the Atlantic Football League (AFL). But if the Tigers’ season opening 31-25 victory against the UNB Red Bombers is any indication, the traditional path shouldn’t always be the most sought after. At nine years old,…

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From the broadcast booth: Dal football falters

It took less than 15 seconds for the Dal Tigers football club to look like it was not going to be their night. The opening kickoff resulted in a Dal fumble and a Holland College touchdown. Down early to a team that finished the season with a considerably worse record, it was clear the Tigers…

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Holland College stuns Dalhousie in football semi final

Greg Brown was dialed in during Holland College's 23-13 victory. (Pau Balite photo)

Receiver Robbie Tufts caught fire in the fourth quarter of Dal’s semifinal defeat. (Archived photo by Chris Parent) Another year, another season of disappointment for the Dalhousie Tigers men’s football club. The black and gold’s championship hopes came to an end Saturday in Halifax at the hands of the Holland College Hurricanes, with the home…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 13)

Cross Country: Tigers prep for finals in Quebec In a tune-up for the AUS championships in Moncton on Oct. 26, the Dal men’s and women’s cross-country teams took part in the RSEQ Invitational in Montreal on Oct. 12. The women’s team placed second overall in team scores, with three Tigers finishing in the top 10…

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Dal football secures homecoming victory

The Dalhousie Tigers football club gave a boost to the homecoming fans with a 14-7 win on Saturday, Oct. 5 against the visiting University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves. The first quarter was a tug-of-war, with both teams pressing and defending hard. It looked like neither team was going to push through to the…

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Inside: Madden NFL 25

It’s 9 p.m., I’ve got a drink in hand, chips and Grandma’s homemade pickles within reach, and my good friend Ben seated across the sofa from me. The television screen is glowing with the main menu of Madden NFL 25. Not a bad way to start a Saturday night. It’s hard to believe it’s been…

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Tigers football loses bite in Saint John

Inclement weather and a botched last-minute field goal attempt spelled defeat for the Dalhousie Tigers’ football club in their Sept. 22 game against the University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves. The match, played amidst a roaring gale in Saint John, saw the now 1-1 Tigers succumb to turnovers brought on by poor field conditions…

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Tigers football win home opener over defending champs

The Dalhousie Tigers football club finally gave their home fans something to cheer about. Opening the season against the University of New Brunswick Fredericton Red Bombers, the Tigers capitalized on a strong third quarter to win 25-6. Buoyed by excellent defensive pressure and overwhelming special teams play, the Tigers contained the defending Atlantic Football League…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Fall 2012 Semester in Review

Rookie Meghan Toswell and Co. are hoping to keep their momentum into the next semester. (Chris Parent photo)

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Katelynn Gough, Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors This was a semester of predictability. Our teams that we expected to dominate did so. Our teams that we figured would encounter some growing pains have experienced a rocky few months. If you…

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