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Dal drops football finale

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Tigers still heading to playoffs after 1 – 5 season Unable to overcome an early 14-point deficit, the visiting Dalhousie Football Club fell 43 – 29 in their last regular season game Nov. 5 to the defending AFL champion UNB Saint John Seawolves. Dal ends the season with a 1 – 5 standing and two…

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Saint Mary’s ends campaign with a bow

SMU football. Photo by Alice Hebb

Early surge holds for Huskies So much for slow starts. To those who considered Saint Mary’s a team that only starts playing in the second half, Oct. 29 may have silenced the doubters as the Huskies finished the regular season with a convincing 59 – 21 victory over the Mount Allison Mounties at Huskies Stadium.…

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Tigers register a win, finally

Bracing for impact. Photo by Martina Marien

Winless streak ends at four with assertive performance The Dalhousie Tigers football team saved their best game of the season for a packed homecoming crowd, running over UNB Fredericton in a 27 – 7 blowout. Winless heading into their Oct. 22 game, the Tigers had a string of strong performances but were unable to take…

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Creighton enters game to pilot SMU win

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Huskies quarterback controversy might be brewing There may be a quarterback controversy brewing at Saint Mary’s after Jack Creighton came off the bench and posted a strong relief performance in a win against the St. FX X-Men. In the midst of a 40 – 16 victory on an unusually cold Friday night at Huskies Stadium,…

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Low-scoring Tigers need a hail mary

Can we get a hail mary? Photo by Alice Hebb

Football club 0 – 3 after fourth quarter lapse With only four touchdowns and two extra points to show for themselves in three games, the Dalhousie Football Club did not have much to write home about on Thanksgiving weekend. Dal’s winless streak extended to three games last Saturday afternoon at Wickwire Field after they turned…

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Creighton enters game to pilot SMU win

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Huskies quarterback controversy might be brewing A very cold night at Huskies Stadium proved to be no problem for Saint Mary’s as they rolled over the St. FX X-Men 40 – 16 on Friday evening. The win secured a playoff berth but it may have come at a cost for the Huskies. A quarterback controversy…

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Low-scoring Tigers need a hail mary

SMU's football team looks on. Photo by Alice Hebb.

Football club 0 – 3 after fourth quarter lapse With four touchdowns and zero field goals in three games, the Dalhousie Football Club will be hard pressed to get out of their losing slump anytime soon. The Tigers are winless in their opening three games after the home side collapsed in the fourth quarter, dropping…

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Tigers crumble against AUS red shirts

Combatants clash in Dal's first game against a CIS squad since 1976. Photo by Rob Grandy

Axemen upend Dal 32 – 7 in drenched contest On a wet and windy Wickwire Field Saturday night, the Acadia Axemen developmental team beat the Dalhousie Football Club 32 – 7. The Axemen rode a running tandem of Derek Wodz and Cory Dumont early on, quickly adding up points. The Tigers, however, found themselves unable…

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Tigers crumble against AUS red shirts

Tigers football, Oct 2, 2011. Photo by Rob Grandy

Axemen upend Dal 32 – 7 Although it was only against Acadia’s developmental team, the Dalhousie Football Club played against a CIS football team Saturday night for the first time since 1976. The Tigers, however, which returned last season after a 34-year hiatus, did not come out on top. On a wet and windy Wickwire…

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AUS head anticipates Dal football exhibition

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Executive director awaits tilt against Acadia   When the Saturday, Oct. 1 exhibition game between the Dalhousie Football Club and the Acadia Axemen developmental team was announced earlier this month it was seen as an opportunity for the Tigers to fill an empty game date and to give the Axemen a chance to play their…

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