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AUS volleyball championships preview

In this image: a volleyball game against Dalhousie and Acadia.

This year, Dalhousie University is hosting the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) volleyball championships at Dalplex from March, 1 to 2. Dalhousie is the favourite to win its seventh straight AUS championship.   Here’s a brief overview of the four teams competing.   Match 1: Dalhousie University (1) vs. Saint Mary’s University (4)  Dalhousie Tigers  The Tigers have only lost two games this year and come into the playoffs ranked as the fourth best…

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Women’s hockey is back at UNB

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) Reds women’s hockey team is making a comeback to Atlantic University Sports (AUS) after a ten-year absence.  The hockey team is back after a seven-year legal battle that resulted in the school being ordered to bring back the program by the New Brunswick Labour and Employment board in 2016.…

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Two teams, one champ

The Atlantic University Sports (AUS) conference is now facing a men’s volleyball season with only two competitors. The Memorial University men’s volleyball team dropped out of the AUS conference this past summer and now Dalhousie University has one opponent for the upcoming season: the University of New Brunswick. “Most people have a knee-jerk reaction to…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 2)

Bobsleigh alternate Luke Demetre. (Photo by Adam MacInnis via TC Media)

  Men’s volleyball – Rivalry renewed in tense weekend series A season-long battle for Atlantic University Sport (AUS) dominance continued last weekend, as the Dalhousie Tigers and UNB Varsity Reds—ranked first and second, respectively, in the small Atlantic conference—split a two-game series. In the first match, on Feb. 1, Kristen O’Brien’s 13 kills and Bryan Duquette’s…

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UNB faculty’s demand unreasonable

UNB faculty members are requesting upwards of a 20 per cent pay hike. (Photo by Karsten Saunders via The Brunswickan)

Dalhousie students are not immune to faculty strikes. Four of them since 1988 is a testament to this, including the surprise last day deal that prevented a walkout in 2012. We have some experience. That’s why it’s curious to examine the faculty strike at the University of New Brunswick—the first in the institution’s history. As…

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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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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 6)

Tigers soccer had a good trip up to Antigonish on October 6, with both the men’s and women’s teams getting back into the win column. The women’s team overwhelmed the St. Francis Xavier X-Women 3-0, with goals coming from Elise Bilodeau, Scarlett Smith and Bianca Jakisa. The goalkeeping carousel continued, with Shannon Junor back in…

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OPINION: Roster cap will harm AUS hockey

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Whether you are a loyal fan of AUS men’s hockey or have never seen a game, you should attend as many matches as possible in the second half of the season. Starting in the fall, AUS hockey will change, and not for the better: each team’s roster will be limited to 21 players excluding goalies.…

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