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AUS volleyball championships preview

In this image: a volleyball game against Dalhousie and Acadia.

This year, Dalhousie University is hosting the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) volleyball championships at Dalplex from March, 1 to 2. Dalhousie is the favourite to win its seventh straight AUS championship.   Here’s a brief overview of the four teams competing.   Match 1: Dalhousie University (1) vs. Saint Mary’s University (4)  Dalhousie Tigers  The Tigers have only lost two games this year and come into the playoffs ranked as the fourth best…

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A look into the Loney Bowl fiasco

From Thursday to Sunday of last week, the Atlantic University Sport championship football game, the Loney Bowl was cancelled, argued about in court and then put back on yesterday at 2 p.m at Acadia. Why did this happen? And what does it mean for the rest of the U Sports football playoffs and beyond? This article will…

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The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing over 80 points ahead of the second place teams. Individual performances from Molly Wedge and David Sharpe set several…

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Dal basketball closes regular season with confidence boost

Women’s graduates key in final Dalplex game In an emotional night where graduating players Keisha Brown and Anna von Maltzahn were honoured, the pair set the Dalplex on fire one last time. Dalhousie ended their season on a winning note by toppling the reigning champion Acadia Axewomen 88-78 Feb. 23 in a four-point game that…

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Reunion on the road

Keith Robinson boards the team bus en route to Wolfville. (Monica Mutale photo)

There are no goodbyes on a journey this short; it’s the hellos that matter. After all, these are no solo travelers. Today, this season—perhaps always—the Tigers are family. And this trip is a family reunion. The bus is scheduled to leave at 2:45 p.m. By 2:40, five or so bodies warm the seats, most of…

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Dal rugby’s title dynasty ends

The late comeback surge by Evan Taras and the Tigers wasn't enough. (David Munro photo)

On a chilly Sunday afternoon at Merv Sullivan Park, Acadia sent Dalhousie rugby home empty-handed for the first time since 2006. The defending champions lost 43-38 in the Division I championship. The five-time titleholders came up short Oct. 28 against a focused Acadia squad—resulting in Dal’s first defeat in the Nova Scotia University Rugby league…

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Tigers stumble out of the gate

Men’s hockey earned one of four points over the weekend. (Bryn Karcha photo)

It wasn’t the type of start the Dalhousie men’s hockey team was looking for. A 5-2 loss to Saint Mary’s and a 5-4 overtime defeat to Acadia leaves the Tigers with one point to show for themselves through the opening weekend. Despite a slow start to the season where they were outmatched by the Huskies…

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Men’s soccer outclassed

Dal's James Nearing tries to get a foot on the ball as his opponent breaks for it. (Chris Parent photo)

Inconsistency has marred the first half of this campaign for the Dalhousie men’s soccer team. The Tigers knew scoring would be a question mark entering this season, but they had more to worry about than solely their offensive production Sept. 29 at Wickwire Field. The Tigers were outplayed in most facets of the game, ceding…

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CIS Final 8 daily recap: Friday

CIS player of the year Philip Scrubb contributed with 25 points.

Quarterfinal Game No. 3  :  No. 2 Alberta Golden Bears  81 – 52  No. 7 Ryerson Rams  The Bears took no time in the CIS Final 8 tournament to show why they are ranked No. 2 nationally. The Alberta Golden Bears demonstrated their Canada West dominance to over 2,000 fans Friday in the third quarterfinal…

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