Posts Tagged ‘X-Men’

Men’s hockey team shutout in home opener

The Dalhousie Tigers opened their regular season on October 1 in front of a large and boisterous predominately student crowd at the Halifax Forum. They lost 5-0 to the St. Francis Xavier (St. FX) X-Men. Led by X-Men third year forward and reigning AUS (Atlantic University Sport) MVP Eric Locke, the X-men took control early…

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Tigers beat X-Men during AUS Showdown Hockey

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team beat the seventh ranked team in the country, the StFX X-men 4-1 on a snowy Friday afternoon on Jan. 29 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. “The guys played really hard, they’re a little bit banged up, we had a few guys out of the lineup but everyone stepped…

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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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Tigers edge nation’s second best

Dal's Daniel Bartek holds on. Photo by Martina Marien.

A win against CIS No. 2 powerhouse UNB Varsity Reds didn’t seem likely for the Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team, but two goals in 17 shots were all they would need to take a shootout victory to defeat the Reds 3 – 2 at Memorial Arena on Jan. 4. Brett Theberge’s eighth-round winner puts the…

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Men’s basketball challenging league’s elite

Entering last Sunday’s matchup, Dalhousie’s men’s basketball team had lost all three games this season against the St. FX X-Men. Well, you know what they say: the fourth time is the charm. Dal snapped that losing streak with a tight 79 – 68 win at home Jan. 29. The victory was the second in three…

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Women’s basketball knocks out St. FX

Sometimes all you need is some home cooking. Dalhousie’s women’s basketball team proved that was the case Jan. 29 with a shellacking of the visiting St. FX X-Women, 71 – 42. The win ends a two-game slide for the Tigers, with both losses on the road against Acadia and Saint Mary’s (ranked No. 1 and…

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Tigers basketball shows bite

Men's basketball. Photo by Alice Hebb

Men’s basketball put up fight despite collapsing twice This isn’t the Tigers basketball team you recognize from last season. There’s no sign of superstars Simon Farine or Joseph Schow running the show. Neither is Sandy Veit, Juleous Grant or Peter Leighton available to round out what was probably Dalhousie’s top six players. Instead, the Tigers…

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Tigers defence breaks down in loss

Men's basketball. Photo by Alice Hebb

Nortmann’s 30 points not enough The Tigers may have found their new star player, but what they haven’t found yet is their first win. Fifth-year Robert Nortmann was nothing sort of sensational, scoring 30 and adding nine boards in what was a losing effort for Dalhousie. Even with Nortmann’s captivating individual performance, the Tigers wound…

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Women’s soccer playoff preview

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UPEI Panthers First place, 11-1-1 At the start of the season it appeared the Panthers would go undefeated. They had a minor hiccup opposite UNB in mid-October, falling 2 – 1, but continued their strong push until a disappointing tie against winless Acadia in the second last game of the season. The Panthers, though, still…

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Men’s soccer playoff preview

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Cape Breton Capers First place, 10-1-2 The Cape Breton Capers finished atop the league and can boast a No. 2 ranking in the CIS Top 10 as of Oct. 25 because of it. The Capers’ only defeat came in mid-October against Moncton. Cape Breton made it this far in no small part to their three-pronged…

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