Posts Tagged ‘u sports’

A look into the Loney Bowl fiasco

From Thursday to Sunday of last week, the Atlantic University Sport championship football game, the Loney Bowl was cancelled, argued about in court and then put back on yesterday at 2 p.m at Acadia. Why did this happen? And what does it mean for the rest of the U Sports football playoffs and beyond? This article will…

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Back on calm waters

After a hectic season last year, the Dalhousie swim teams are living a normal life again. Last season, as previously reported by the Gazette, the Dal swim teams had to train at the Centennial pool from December of 2016, because the Dalplex pool was trying to fix leaks. It meant their usual training time was…

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The long road back

By Josh Young The Dalhousie University Tiger’s men’s basketball team had their best season in the program’s history last year by winning the program’s first medal at the national championships. But there was one player unable to get on the court for the entire season: Cedric Sanogo. Sanogo was injured all of last year while…

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The value of experience

No matter how hard you try in practice, you can’t replicate game experience. Four first-year members of the Tigers women’s soccer team were able to pick up some of that valuable experience when they suited up for team Nova Scotia at the Canada Games this summer. “Yeah that’s definitely a unique experience,” says Tigers’ Head…

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Dalhousie athletics preview

Basketball The men’s basketball team are coming off an exciting season where they won the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championship for the third season in a row and won the bronze medal as hosts of the Final 8, which is the program’s first national championship medal. Gone are seniors Ritchie Kanza Mata, Kashrell Lawrence, Ryall…

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U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8 roundup: Carleton/McGill

On Saturday in the U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8, the first semi-final saw the number two seed Carleton Ravens taking on the third-seeded McGill Redmen. The first quarter got off to a slow start, with McGill maintaining an early lead for the first four minutes. The Ravens were able to turn it around, coming…

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U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8 roundup – Friday

Following losses in Thursday’s quarterfinals of the U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8, the first consolation semi-final was a rematch of the Canada West Final Four with the University of Calgary Dinos playing the University of Manitoba Bisons on Friday evening. The Dinos fell to the second-seeded Carleton Ravens by a score of 85 –…

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Dalhousie hosts U Sports men’s basketball Final 8

Dalhousie is ready to welcome the best university basketball teams in Canada to Halifax, as they host of the 2017 U-Sports Final 8 men’s basketball national championship from March 9th to 12th in the Scotiabank Centre. “There is a huge tradition of playing the national tournament in this city, so I think people are glad…

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Tigers win third straight AUS championship in men’s basketball

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball teams are the first team since the 2003-2006 StFX X-Men to win three straight AUS championships. They defeated their Halifax rivals the Saint Mary’s Huskies in a close 63-60 game on March 5th at the Scotiabank Centre in order to capture the title. “I’m just glad for the guys,” said Tigers…

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