Whatever choices third year Dalhousie University swimmer Julia Sarty made to further her swimming career, her younger sister Isabel had to follow exactly the same way. The sisters are separated by two years and both started recreational swimming when they were six; when Julia decided to do more competitive swimming at age 11, Isabel wanted…

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After a hectic season last year, the Dalhousie swim teams are living a normal life again. Last season, as previously reported by the Gazette, the Dal swim teams had to train at the Centennial pool from December of 2016, because the Dalplex pool was trying to fix leaks. It meant their usual training time was…

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Dalhousie University athletes work tirelessly to represent their school. How do these high-performing athletes manage to balance their academia, training and social life? The Gazette talked to two athletes about how they manage this. Harrison Callaghan is in his third year playing the position of left side on the men’s volleyball team. Off the court,…

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Basketball The men’s basketball team are coming off an exciting season where they won the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championship for the third season in a row and won the bronze medal as hosts of the Final 8, which is the program’s first national championship medal. Gone are seniors Ritchie Kanza Mata, Kashrell Lawrence, Ryall…

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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