Posts Tagged ‘CBU’

Dalhousie Tigers: Winter 2013 Semester in Review

This banner ends a seven-year championship drought for women's volleyball. (Photo by Darek Nakonieczny via

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Benjamin Blum, Stephen Campbell, Monica Mutale, Staff Contributors Let’s not gloss over it: this was a semester unlike any other for Dalhousie Athletics. Instead of the slap to the wrist many expected, the university garnered international attention by taking a strong stance against hazing, forcing women’s hockey to…

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Heartbreaking defeat to undefeated Capers

Simon Marr outmuscles his UPEI opponent in Dal's 81-71 victory. (Chris Parent photo)

What a game. There was no shortage of drama in a seesaw battle between the undefeated Cape Breton Capers and the now 6-7 Dalhousie Tigers Jan. 26, in front of a packed house on residence night at the Dalplex. The Tigers faithful were treated to a thriller that came down to the final seconds. Dal’s…

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Winning spark for nationally ranked Tigers

Rookie Rachel Wright helped the Tigers recuperate from a sluggish first set. (Chris Parent photo)

Sometimes all it takes is one player to start a comeback and revive a sputtering team. Raeesa Lalani was that player Jan. 13. After subbing in late in the first set, she helped lead the Tigers to a straight sets win over the Cape Breton Capers. It was a successful return from the winter break…

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Tigers strike back-to-back gold

The pennant is Dal's for a second straight year. (Vaughan Merchant photo)

The Dalhousie Tigers spoiled the party in Sydney, beating the host and undefeated Cape Breton Capers Nov. 4 to clinch back-to-back AUS titles. A wild finish to the game saw the Tigers run out as 3-1 winners in front of a stunned Orange Army that watched their team suffer their first loss of the season.…

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Dal’s men out in semis

Dal exhausts their resources in 2 – 1 loss, can’t break Panthers The Tigers season comes to an early end in Cape Breton, although their past two games were easily their best of the season. Dal showed real teamwork and effort on the pitch in their 2 – 1 loss to the Panthers in the…

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Single goal holds for win

Men’s soccer sinks pressuring Huskies Phil Parsons, it may be said, silenced the Saint Mary’s Huskies in scoring the only goal of the game Oct. 21. After his 11th minute marker, Parsons drew scorn from the opposing side during his celebration, running toward the small, yet vocal, section of Huskies supporters and raising his hand…

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Women’s soccer perched among AUS elite

Women's soccer. Photo by Rob Grandy.

Tigers deadlocked with Huskies for second The Tigers? CIS No. 10 ranked? Who would have guessed a women’s soccer outfit who struggled with offensive production last year would be such a force this season? Who would have guessed the Tigers would have the most goals in the AUS midway through the campaign? Surprises aside, the…

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Men’s soccer winless in three

Evraire in last Saturday's game. Photo by Martina Marien.

Tigers grab a point in weekend set against league’s best The Dalhousie men’s soccer team had some nationally ranked teams to contend with this past weekend as they battled No. 3 ranked St. FX and No. 4 Cape Breton. In Friday’s contest, Tigers goalkeeper Ben Ur bailed out his team on many occasions against a…

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Controversial calls hurt men’s soccer

Evraire in last Saturday's game. Photo by Martina Marien.

Three-game winning streak closes with Tigers loss   The Dalhousie men’s soccer team fought valiantly last Saturday against the highest scoring team in the AUS, the Cape Breton Capers, but lost 3 – 1 on a soaked Wickwire Field. The game’s result, however, was marred by a few controversial moments. The first half began simply…

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Dal and King’s scorch competition

Photo from last weekend's game by Karen Boehmer.

Dalhousie’s rugby dominance showed no signs of slowing down last Sunday with both outfits winning their respective home matches. The Division I crew, shown above, outclassed Acadia 80 – 3 and the Division II team won 66 – 0 opposite Cape Breton. The two teams are sporting undefeated records. Elsewhere in Division II play, the…

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