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MUN clinches playoff berth with victory over Dalhousie

MUN clinches playoff berth with victory over Dalhousie

Memorial's stingy defence and some poor shooting by the Tigers turned a 35-30 Dalhousie halftime advantage into a 72-48 Sea-Hawks win in AUS women's basketball action Friday night at Dalplex.
Nova Scotia's Smith to guide Canadian women's softball into 2020 Olympics

Nova Scotia's Smith to guide Canadian women's softball into 2020 Olympics

Smith has been named the high performance director for the national women's program and will remain as head coach.
Gymnast brings touch of Japanese discipline to Halifax

Gymnast brings touch of Japanese discipline to Halifax

It's been an interesting 17 months for Shun Tomizawa. A product of the strict gymnastics system in Japan, Tomizawa came to coach the boys at the Halifax Alta Gymnastics Club in 2015. He had almost no grasp of the language.
Mooseheads fall in overtime to Titan despite sensational comeback

Mooseheads fall in overtime to Titan despite sensational comeback

The Halifax Mooseheads fought back in the third period to erase a two-goal deficit and send Thursday's game against the Acadie-Bathurst Titan to overtime. But Antoine Morand of the Titan blasted a slapshot into the Mooseheads net at 1:35 of the extra session to give the visitors a 4-3 victory.
Former gymnast makes successful leap to weightlifting

Former gymnast makes successful leap to weightlifting

Bedford's Kirsten Angus gave up gymnastics but still wanted to be a competitive athlete. She found her way into weightlifting.
SMU inches toward AUS hockey playoffs

SMU inches toward AUS hockey playoffs

The jockeying for post-season spots in Atlantic university hockey gets serious as the league heads into the final two weeks of the regular season. The Saint Mary's Huskies moved closer to third place following a 4-2 victory over the Moncton Aigles Bleus on Wednesday night.
Mooseheads' Lavoie handed seven-game suspension

Mooseheads' Lavoie handed seven-game suspension

The Halifax Mooseheads will welcome back burgeoning star Nico Hischier for Thursday’s game against the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, but they will be without rookie centre Raphael Lavoie for the next five games.
'Silver lining' to Black's ankle injury

'Silver lining' to Black's ankle injury

Ellie Black just shrugs and smiles when looking at the walking boot on her right ankle. The two-time Olympic gymnast from Halifax, sidelined from Elite Canada in Halifax this weekend, has understood since the earliest days in her sport that injuries would be a part of her journey.
"We keep disappointing these kids," says Lockview basketball coach Lancaster

"We keep disappointing these kids," says Lockview basketball coach Lancaster

One round of work-to-rule was tough on high school athletes, but a second round is almost too much to bear for Lockview girls volunteer basketball coach Lori Lancaster. "I think people have reached the end of the line," she said Monday.
Olympic sailors Boyd and Rafuse fifth at World Cup

Olympic sailors Boyd and Rafuse fifth at World Cup

The Nova Scotia-based sailing tandem of Erin Rafuse and Danielle Boyd is off and running in 2017. 'Miami has always been a tough event for us, so we are really happy with our overall result,' Rafuse said in a news release.