Posts Tagged ‘Championship’

CIS Cross-Country Championships recap

The Dalhousie Tigers squad wrapped up their season with the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Cross Country Championships on Nov. 12, as men and women took on a difficult course at the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City. The women dropped several places as a team from last year, falling from fifth overall in 2015 to 10th this year. Colleen…

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Mission Accomplished: Tigers cap off historic undefeated season with Moosehead Cup victory against Hurricanes

When Saturday’s Atlantic Football League (AFL) championship game was getting ready to begin, Tigers head coach Mark Haggett was on tuba accompanying the small band playing the national anthem. When the final whistle sounded at the end of the game, Haggett was drenched in Gatorade and a leader of champions. The Dalhousie Tigers have defeated…

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AUS cross-country championship recap

The Dalhousie Tigers cross-country team has been nothing if not consistent this year. With the exception of the University of New Brunswick Invitational, which included teams from Quebec, the women won every meet with the men taking second place across the board. The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Championships this past weekend marked the first time…

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Men’s basketball team goes for third straight championship

For the second straight year the Dalhousie Tigers’ men’s basketball team enter the season as the defending AUS champions. Head coach Rick Plato believes his team has a chance to win the championship again. “We are the two time defending champions,” he said. “With some hard work and a little bit of luck… we are…

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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 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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Title rematch no sweat for Dal

Dalhousie’s crusade to steamroll their opponents took a crucial step in that direction last Saturday when the defending champion Tigers won their season opener and title rematch with ease. With memories of last fall’s lopsided 13-4 title triumph still fresh in their minds, Dal’s lacrosse team began their championship defence with a 11-6 victory against…

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Panthers at the top of the class

UPEI are AUS champs. Photo by Pau Balite.

If you would have told UPEI forward Jenelle MacKenzie when she first became a Panther five years ago that her team would own the AUS banner in 2012, she wouldn’t have believed you. “I would have laughed in your face,” said a jubilant MacKenzie, celebrating not only a conference championship but her birthday as well.…

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AUS women’s hockey championship daily recap: Saturday

The two foes fought valiantly but it was UPEI who came out on top, earning a spot to the finals. Photo by Dal Athletics.

UPEI Panthers  2 – 1  St. FX X-Women UPEI Panthers goalie Kristy Dobson carried her team on her shoulders and now finds herself in the AUS championship game because of it. Dobson was sensational throughout but she really shined in a third period where the puck rarely left her team’s end. Her masterful performance between…

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