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Making big strides

In this image: Jessica Needham running during an AUS championship meet.

Competing for the Dalhousie University Tigers women’s cross-country team for a second year, Jessica Needham has become a valuable racer in the 2019 season.

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Playoff performances

In this image: Two players during the Dalhousie versus University of New Brunswick game on Oct. 31.

The Cape Breton University Capers won the men’s and women’s AUS soccer trophies, while both Dalhousie University Tigers teams bowed out in quarter finals.

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A wake-up call

In this image: Alexi Armstrong playing a game with her high school soccer team.

Alexi Armstrong knew something was wrong. When she was 15 years old, the volleyball and soccer player was exhausted all the time, and it wasn’t adding up.

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Four’s a crowd

In this image: A women's soccer game at Dalhousie University.

In soccer, only one keeper can play the position at a time. The four keepers on the Dalhousie University Tigers women’s soccer team roster know this well.

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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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Dal Tigers inducted into Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

In this image: Dalhousie's athletic awards inside the Dalplex.

Dalhousie University was well represented in this year’s Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame induction class.  Held at the Halifax Convention Centre on Nov. 2, the ceremony started a few minutes late because of heavy rain outside, but that didn’t deter the celebratory mood.  The event kicked off with video clips of all the inductees and…

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