Posts Tagged ‘Saint Mary’s Huskies’

The Tigers are AUS Champions once again

In this image: The Dalhousie Tigers pose for a championship photo at the Scotiabank Centre on March 3.

The Dalhousie Tigers defeated their rivals the Saint Mary’s Huskies 65-55 to claim their fourth AUS men’s basketball championship in five years on Sunday afternoon. “It feels great to show that we won it and it also shows everyone that we belong in the final 8,” says Sascha Kappos, fourth-year forward for the Tigers. Kappos…

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“No detail too small”

In this image: portrait of Tony Eden.

While the game is played on the ice, a lot of behind the scenes work goes into a hockey team’s success.   Tony Eden knows that better than anybody. This is his sixth season as the head trainer and equipment manager of the Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team; he has 36 years working in high performance hockey.  “My job is…

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Continuing the family legacy

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Mike Shoveller finally got an opportunity to play in the annual Rod and Joan Shoveller Memorial Tournament. The one named after his grandparents.   The tournament is a men’s university basketball tournament, hosted during the winter break by Dalhousie University.  Shoveller transferred to Dal last fall for his final year of university basketball; he played in…

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Shooting to be a complete player

In this image: Sophie Gaube.

In the Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball’s final game of the fall semester, Sophie Gaube hit six three-point shots to propel the Tigers to a huge 78-58 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies at the Scotiabank Centre.  Gaube is one of the best shooters in the AUS. At the December break, she leads the league hitting…

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A player-coach

Stefano Sokolic is the backbone of the Dalhousie University Tigers baseball team.   As team president, Sokolic manages the financial aspects and grant funding for the team. He also coaches the Tigers–constantly deciding which line-up gives them the best chance to win–and he plays second base for them too.   “We probably wouldn’t have a team if…

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Tigers drop first game of the season to cross-town rivals

By Josh Young The Dalhousie University Tigers men’s hockey team dropped their season opener 4-1 to the Saint Mary University Huskies at the Halifax Forum on October 6th. The Tigers had a rough first period. Saint Mary’s forward, Jake Coughler opened scoring one minute and 15 seconds into the first period. Huskie Calder Brooks, intercepted…

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AUS men’s basketball season preview

It seems every year that Atlantic University Sport (AUS) basketball quickly turns into a runaway for a couple of teams and by January, most people can predict who will be in the championships at the Metro Centre. This year may very well be different. Acadia is the class of the AUS, but there are three…

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