Posts Tagged ‘Championships’

The Water Cooler III

In a nod to Charles Dickens, The Water Cooler looks at the past, present and future of Dal athletics. KM: Kit Moran; DSU athletics commissionaire, varsity alumnus KS: Kristie Smith; News Editor, busy sports fan JH: Justin Hartling; Local sportscaster, inventor of the ‘beer koozie’ SM: Scruffy MacMinster; Scourge of Aberdeen, trainers of highlanders 1. What did…

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In video: Carleton wins CIS Finals

Carleton fans storm the court as their men’s basketball Ravens win the 2012 CIS Final 8 title, their eighth championship in 10 years. The victory occurred at the Halifax Metro Centre on Mar. 11, 2012. Video by Ben Wedge. Edited by Ian Froese.

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In photos: CIS Final 8

The Gazette presents a collection of the most memorable moments of this year’s CIS basketball championships. For more CIS coverage, click here. Photos by Shauna Brown. Click any to enter slideshow.

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CIS Final 8 thoughts

AUS represents Name the sport and the AUS is probably considered the weakest league in Canada in that game. Well, aside from men’s hockey. We get the short end of the stick, basically. Our teams are regarded as second-class by national pundits, our players are said to be less talented, and our competition is believed…

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Decade belongs to Carleton

It’s been a decade to remember for the Carleton Ravens. The top seed in the CIS Final 8 men’s basketball tournament demonstrated without a doubt why they are the country’s top program, pulling ahead of the University of Alberta Golden Bears in the fifth minute and never looking back to take their eighth title in…

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CIS Final 8: early Sunday recap

For full coverage of the CIS gold medal game, click here. Bronze medal recap: St. FX squeaks by for national bronze While it was not the game they hoped to play in, the St. FX X-Men were still determined to end their season with a victory. The X-Men did exactly that, weathering a late comeback from…

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CIS Final 8 daily recap: Saturday

Consolation semifinal No. 1 : No. 4 Lakehead Thunderwolves 75 – 84 No. 8 Acadia Axemen The AUS champions will move on to fight another day. After scaring perennial basketball powerhouse Carleton Ravens the day before in the semifinals, coming to within four points of the defending champions, Acadia finally got a victory in the…

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Live all weekend: CIS Final 8 blog

Our live-blog coverage will begin Friday at 6 p.m. and run throughout the tournament. It will be updated by Ian Froese and co.   Weekend Schedule: Friday, March 9 12:00 p.m. Quarter-final #1: No. 5 Fraser Valley 83 vs. No. 4 Lakehead 71 2:15 p.m. Quarter-final #2: No. 8 Acadia 68 vs. No. 1 Carleton…

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Dal swimmers head for unchartered waters

Dalhousie swimming is a big fish in a small pond. They don’t just win, they crush everyone else. Both the men’s and women’s teams take home AUS titles year after year. Both teams are constantly ranked in the top 10 schools in the country. This year was no exception. The women’s team claimed their 11th…

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