Track and Field

Sports Briefs: Nov. 23-28

Dal volleyball players are hoping that their young team will rise to all challenges. (Martina Marien photo)

By: Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, and Ian Froese, Sports Editor Men’s basketball recovers Dal’s men’s basketball team has bounced back from their opening three-game losing streak in a big way. With two statement wins in their following three contests, the Tigers have made their case for why they are a threat in the AUS.…

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Barefoot balance

McCulloch is adding new court shoes to his collection now that he's joined Dal volleyball. (Alice Hebb photo)

“I have more shoes than just about anyone.” It’s an odd thing to hear from someone so well known for walking around campus in his bare feet. Rob McCulloch has been hoofing it shoeless on (and off) Dalhousie for the past four years. He gestures to the bulging black sports bag lying beside him. “These…

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Dal Tigers: Winter 2012 Semester in Review

By Ian Froese (Sports Editor) Tim Vanderweide, Henry Whitfield, Arfa Ayub, Andrew Johnson, Jason Savoury, Graeme Benjamin and Armaan Ahluwalia (Staff Contributors) It was a semester of met expectations. Dalhousie’s varsity teams performed exactly how the crystal ball envisioned. I’ll admit, it’s not the most exciting of outcomes, but that’s what we got. Dal’s swimming…

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Sports Briefs

Athletic Director out at Dal Dalhousie’s stint with athletic director John MacDonald will be remembered as a short one. In a surprising internal memo sent to university staff in the late afternoon Jan. 23, it was announced that after holding the athletic director position for shortly over two years, MacDonald was stepping down effective immediately.…

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Dal athletes in tough at CIS track nationals

By Susan Sobey, Staff Contributor   The men’s and women’s track and field teams head to Quebec this weekend to compete in the CIS championships at the Université de Sherbrooke from March 10-12. Leading the 16-member Dalhousie team is defending CIS high jump champion Simon Watts. The third-year kinesiology student, who is currently ranked third…

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Dal win AUS men’s, women’s track titles

Susan Sobey, Staff Contributor Editor’s Note: Susan Sobey ran for the Dal track team for five years.  The Dalhousie track and field teams travelled to the Université de Moncton for the AUS championships on Feb. 26 and 27, with both teams bringing home AUS banners. The women’s team claimed their 22nd consecutive AUS title with…

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Dal track team set records, take home medals in Montreal »

McCullouch, women’s 4×800-metre relay big winners By Susan Sobey, Staff Contributor Editor’s Note: Susan Sobey ran on the track team for five years, winning many accolades, including CIS all-Canadian honours, along the way. The Gazette is pleased to have her track expertise on our staff. Records fell at the largest university track and field meet…

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