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Dalplex Pool back in action

After nine months of ongoing repairs to fix leaks in the Dalplex pool, the repairs should be over soon. “Dalplex opened in 1979. It’s a great building, but it’s tired,” said Kathie Wheadon, director of facility and business services at Dalplex. “The pool really is one of our most used facilities, and it’s been quiet…

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Tigers swimmers bring home some hardware from CIS championships

Competing in the CIS Swimming Championships at Laval University from Feb. 26-28, both men’s and women’s Tigers teams finished in the top ten. The women’s team finished in fifth place with 342 points and the men came in sixth with 239 points. The University of Toronto Varsity Blues were the winners in both divisions. The…

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Tigers swimmers are double AUS Champions…again

The Tigers swim team shredded the competition to victory at the AUS Championships in the Dalplex on Feb. 12-14. The men’s team win was their eighteenth consecutive AUS title, while the women picked up their fifteenth in row. The Tigers started the competition with a bang on Friday, Feb.12. They won nine of 10 individual…

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Tigers Swimmers open season with a bang

Competing in their first meet of the 2015-16 season, the Tigers swim team absolutely crushed it at the UNB Amby Legere Invitational meet. Tigers in the pool won 26 of the 34 events as both the men’s and women’s sides cruised to victory. There were 13 different Tigers swimmers to find themselves on top of…

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Tigers Team Previews for 2015-16

Men’s Basketball Coming off a spectacular finish to last year when they got hot down the stretch and stole the AUS title as the fifth seed in the playoffs, this Tigers team will be looking to carry that momentum into this season. Nearly the entire roster is back for this year including points leader and…

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Women’s swimming place fifth, men tenth at CIS championships

 After three long days of swimming, the Dalhousie swim team can return from the 2015 CIS swimming championships with their heads held high. Though UBC took home both the men’s and women’s team titles, Dal represented well against the top swimming programs in the country, earning an individual gold on the final day. Getting things…

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Dal swim teams dominate AUS championships

AUS records smashed as Tigers route competition It didn’t take much for the Tigers to swim to yet another consecutive AUS title. The women’s side ran away with it, totaling 466 points during the three-day tournament at the Dalplex. The next closest was the Acadia Axewomen with 212. The male Tigers, as well, won in…

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The Ticker (for the week ending Oct. 19)

Women’s hockey split opening weekend contests Dalhousie started their season off on the right foot Oct. 17 on the road with a 5-2 victory over the Mount Allison Mounties. The Tigers scored five unanswered goals after the Mounties jumped out to a 2-0 lead. Danielle Bourgeois opened the scoring for the Mounties in the second…

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Closing up to open up

Dalhousie Muslim Student Association advocate for women’s-only swim classes A women’s-only swim class has been on the Dalhousie Muslim Student Association’s agenda for a while. According to Zahraa Cherri, an active member of the MSA and a community assistant with Dalhousie Student Life, the MSA “did not have the means nor the capabilities to start…

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The big finish!

Wedge (pictured, right) and Shin blew their competition out of the water. (Photo by Chris Parent)

The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while others are bewildered by how fast it went by. For the editorial staff at the Gazette’s sports section, it’s a mix of both while Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” plays on a constant loop. It was…

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