Posts Tagged ‘Tigers’

Alex Carson wants to be a hometown hero

Rookie Alex Carson hit 5/6 three-point shots for a game-high 18 points in the first AUS regular season game of his career. In 2014, Carson was named a second team all-star in the under-17 men’s basketball nationals, helping Nova Scotia earn bronze. In the same tournament a year later, he was named a first team…

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Men’s basketball close the gap with win

Kashrell Lawrence (22) looks for an opening against the high-flying Panthers. (Photo by Shauna Brown)

  Close games have been a hallmark of the Tigers men’s basketball team’s season. After losing their first  two games against UPEI this season by a combined total of five points, the Tigers finally won a close game. They  trailing by 11 points with under 10 minutes to play in last Saturday’s match, but played…

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Student athletes honored at Academic All-Canadian luncheon

Dal Athletics rewarded its high achievers on Jan. 23. (Photo by Jasspreet Sahib)

After a near cancellation due to budget cuts, 69 of 100 of Dalhousie’s Academic All-Canadian honourees took centre stage at the 15th annual Academic All-Canadian Luncheon on Jan. 23 in the McInnes room of the Student Union Building. Parents, coaches and academic mentors were in attendance to celebrate the athletes’ successes on and off the…

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Overtime solves nothing for men’s basketball

Devon Stedman (15) puts up a contested shot in the paint. (Photo by Kit Moran)

After pulling out two of four points the previous weekend in Fredericton against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds, Dal was unable to get their season back on track, losing in overtime to the St. FX X-Men 76-72 on Jan. 17 at the Dalplex. The Tigers put up a valiant effort against their Atlantic…

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Aggressive X-Women dominate Tigers

Courtney Thompson (5) driving to the lane against the X-Women. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Friday night is usually a time for celebration—an opportunity to leave one’s weekday cares behind. For the Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball team, however, last Friday was anything but jubilant. Missed defensive assignments and wasted offensive opportunities doomed the Tigers (5-5), who fell 77-63 to the St. FX X-Women (4-7) in an early evening game at…

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Two different wins for women’s volleyball

The women’s volleyball team emerged with consecutive victories in their weekend series against Memorial. However, it was a tale of two starkly different matches. “We weren’t very good today,” said head coach Rick Scott following Sunday’s grueling 3-1 victory. “Give Memorial credit. They came out to play.” The Tigers opened the weekend series Saturday evening…

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Men’s volleyball routs Memorial

The Tigers were in top form last weekend. (Photo by Kit Moran)

It was an offensive clinic at the Dalplex over the weekend as the men’s volleyball team soundly defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks, winning six straight sets. The visitors from St. John’s were outmatched by their Dalhousie counterparts Saturday evening, who held them to 15 points or less in three sets. The diversity of Dal’s attack was…

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Victory laps

Swimmers Joe Ur, left, and Molly Wedge have had plenty to smile about recently. (Photo by Kit Moran)

“When in doubt, just win.” This is the ubiquitous mantra of sports culture—and the Dalhousie Tigers swim team may be its most loyal adherents. The women’s squad, for example, currently holds Atlantic University Sport (AUS) banners from every year since 2001, while the men’s championship streak extends all the way back to 1999. With both…

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Letters (Nov 22)

Mis-gendered mistake offensive (Re: Rally against transphobia inspired by Dal student’s complaints, Nov. 15) Dear editor: After reading the article regarding the rally against transphobia, I was enraged to see you published information that was not only inaccurate, but hurtful and offensive. Tip: do not take the liberty to choose anybody’s gender when reporting a…

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