Posts Tagged ‘Tigers’

Semester in review

The two-year ‘Reign of Froese’ ended in May, and with the sports section under the supervision of Ben and Dan, there have been some noteworthy changes. We’ve added some shiny features (who doesn’t love the Ticker and the Water Cooler?), managed to score some sweet covers (we would’ve had more if there were a few…

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The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing over 80 points ahead of the second place teams. Individual performances from Molly Wedge and David Sharpe set several…

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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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Threepeat chance cut short for women’s soccer

  The Dalhousie Tigers women’s soccer team failed to make it three in a row at the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships in Moncton. In a tough semifinal matchup with Acadia on Nov. 2, the Tigers failed to make their chances count and were eliminated after a goal by Meghan Earle in the first half…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

Hockey: On-ice struggles continue A disappointing weekend for Tigers hockey ended on a redeeming note, as Dalhousie’s women’s team overcame a two-goal deficit to secure a 2-2 tie against UPEI on Saturday, Nov. 2. Forwards Courtney Sheedy and Elena Tsitouras scored for the Tigers, helping the team bounce back from the previous night’s 3-2 loss to…

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Dal wins rugby rematches

On Nov. 3 Dalhousie and King’s College went head-to-head for the second year in a row in the Nova Scotia Rugby Union University Division 2 final. King’s opened the scoring as scrumhalf Tristan Keyes took the penalty restart quickly, racing to the outside and offloading to lock Sam Campbell for the try, but flyhalf Liam…

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Men’s soccer leave playoffs empty handed

After defeating the Acadia Axemen in a game that lasted nearly three hours, the Tigers were unable to get past the Saint Mary’s Huskies in the semifinals of the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s soccer championships on Nov. 2. Dalhousie entered the tournament ranked third in the AUS. The Tigers and the Huskies had identical…

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Men’s volleyball looks to re-assert dominance

  Dalhousie men’s volleyball coach Dan Ota refuses to shy away from the high expectations facing his team as it enters the 2013-14 regular season. “We’re always looking to win our conference,” last year’s Atlantic University Sport (AUS) coach of the year states bluntly. “We want to be at the national championships at the end…

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Cross-country champions

It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the year. All the early morning practices, the vigorous training schedule and the competition during the regular season leads to one moment: the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships. The Tigers pursued their moment at the Université de Moncton on Oct. 26.…

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Holland College stuns Dalhousie in football semi final

Greg Brown was dialed in during Holland College's 23-13 victory. (Pau Balite photo)

Receiver Robbie Tufts caught fire in the fourth quarter of Dal’s semifinal defeat. (Archived photo by Chris Parent) Another year, another season of disappointment for the Dalhousie Tigers men’s football club. The black and gold’s championship hopes came to an end Saturday in Halifax at the hands of the Holland College Hurricanes, with the home…

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