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Dalhousie Tigers: Fall 2012 Semester in Review

Rookie Meghan Toswell and Co. are hoping to keep their momentum into the next semester. (Chris Parent photo)

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Katelynn Gough, Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors This was a semester of predictability. Our teams that we expected to dominate did so. Our teams that we figured would encounter some growing pains have experienced a rocky few months. If you…

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St. FX runners eclipse Dal at conference meet

Holly Van Gestel earned the silver medal in her final AUS race. (Chris Parent photo)

Dalhousie and St. Francis Xavier have been the premier cross-country programs in their conference for over a decade. On this past Saturday at Point Pleasant Park, the runners from Antigonish made their case for why they are the best program in 2012. St. FX swept the podium in the team competition at the AUS cross-country…

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A balancing act

Anna von Maltzahn is no longer just a threat on the basketball court, but on the trail too. (Alice Hebb photo)

For the record, Anna von Maltzahn wears exhaustion well. She shows no signs of tiredness as she strides into the Dalplex to sit down with the Gazette. Von Maltzahn, a fourth-year neuroscience major, decided to make her final year of schooling her most challenging one yet. She will not only be representing Dalhousie again in…

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Sports Briefs: Week of October 12, 2012

Dalhousie's football team was unable to extend their season. (Pau Balite photo)

Football narrowly drops road decision The Dalhousie Football Club will determine their playoff fate on the road. A narrow 28-24 defeat at the hands of the Holland College Hurricanes in Charlottetown on Oct. 6 will relegate the Tigers to a playoff run away from Wickwire Field. The Hurricanes and their 3-1 record joined the undefeated…

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Tigers on the road – Sept. 14-16

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Women’s soccer encounters their first defeat Dalhousie’s second weekend of regular season play wasn’t perfect, but it’s sure not something the team should hang their heads about. Before the defending champions experienced their first loss of the young season, the Tigers kicked off their road trip Sept. 14 with a 2-1 win against St. Francis…

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Preview: Cross-country

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The men’s cross-country team will need to put forth an extra effort this year if they want to keep pace with last year’s fantastic season for the women’s team. Promoted to help the men retain the top spot they lost—and to help the women keep their AUS crown—is Richard Lehman. The two-year assistant coach was…

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Sociology major prepares for world’s best triathletes

Josh Brisson’s goal is to test his body’s limits, in three not so easy steps. To that end, the rising triathlete swam, biked and ran his way to the top in the Nova Scotia provincial championship. Now he has qualified to compete against the sport’s best at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championship Series…

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Ryer is made for running

Ashley Ryer. Photo by Pau Balite

Women’s cross-country captain seeks CIS acclaim Ashley Ryer had her first race in eighth grade. “I just did it for fun, but I started to get more competitive in my grade 12 year and it went from there,” she says. “Once you get in that environment, it’s addicting. You start to love it and it’s…

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Cross-country squads bumped to second place

5 km finish line. Photo by Violet Macleod

Tigers foiled by St. FX in all four divisions To sit atop the leaderboard in future conference races, it appears Dalhousie’s cross-country runners will have to elude a determined crew from Antigonish. St. FX third-year Natalie Kannenberg bested the 5km women’s cross-country race in 19:05 last Saturday at the Saint Mary’s Invitational at Point Pleasant…

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Cross-country squads take second place

5 km finish line. Photo by Violet Macleod

Both Tigers teams foiled by St. FX     A smattering of Dal black and gold and St. FX blue and white sat atop the leaderboard at the Saint Mary’s Invitational Saturday at Point Pleasant Park. In the women’s division, St. FX’s Natalie Kannenberg won the 5km cross-country race in 19:05, beating Dal’s Cara Groves…

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