Sport: Track and Field Position: Sprinter Super Power: Super speed Last season as a second year sprinter, Mike Van Der Poel set an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) record by running the 300 meters in 34.96 seconds. At the 2017 U Sports national championships, Van Der Poel finished third with a time of 34.40 seconds. He…

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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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The Dalhousie Tigers male throwers continue to dominate the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference, despite a lack of real training facilities. But for team captain David Kerr, it’s not a problem. Kerr is the second ranked thrower on the team, behind fellow graduating athlete Adam Karakolis. The fifth year kinesiology major switched to Dalhousie after…

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“How was that?” Chas Smith holds a stopwatch to his coach’s face with his right hand, while placing his left hand on his knee, slightly bent over. He gets the words out easy, not gasping for air. “You’ve had faster times,” Coach Adrienne Power says. It’s about 6 p.m. at the Dalplex and Smith is…

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The Dalhousie Tigers track team came out on top yet again at last weekend’s Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Championships, with both men and women taking the number one spot on the podium. The meet was hosted by the Université de Moncton, and the victories marked the 28th consecutive title for the women and the fifteenth…

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Sydney Smith used to be a soccer player. She considered playing for the Tigers when she applied to Dalhousie, but decided against it before starting her first year. Luckily for the track team, Smith’s cleats were replaced with track spikes, and the rest is history. “I made some decisions with my soccer career where I…

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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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Haworth, Hudson study medicine while pursing athletic careers Rebecca Haworth and Alexandra Hudson aren’t your typical varsity athletes. Haworth is a high jumper. Hudson, a volleyball player. Though their chosen sport is different, the two share a common bond. They both bleed black and gold, and they both aspire to become doctors. Haworth and Hudson are…

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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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