Football

  • Football Axemen clinch 1st with win over SMU
    October 21, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A 33-23 win over the visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies was enough for the Acadia Axemen to clinch first place in the AUS football standings.
  • Axemen clinch first place with win over SMU
    October 21, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: Axemen clinch first place in AUS with 33-23 win over Saint Mary's. Axemen host AUS Subway Loney Bowl - Championship game Nov. 11.
  • Wright named AUS Offensive Player of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - The AUS announced this week's Football Players of the Week and Axeman Dale Wright captured the offensive player of the week honours.
  • Axemen clinch playoff berth with 35-17 win over X
    October 14, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Dale Wright's 193 net yards on the ground helped the Acadia Axemen clinch an AUS playoff berth, as the Axemen handed the visiting StFX X-Men a 35-17 loss and their third defeat in a row.
  • Axemen clinch playoff berth with 35-17 win over X
    October 14, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Dale Wright's 193 net yards on the ground helped the Acadia Axemen clinch an AUS playoff berth, as the Axemen handed the visiting StFX X-Men a 35-17 loss and their third defeat in a row
  • Late field goals give Axemen comeback win over Gaiters 
    October 07, 2017
    SHERBROOKE, Que. – A pair of fourth-quarter field goals by Jarett Saumure gave the Acadia University Axemen a 27-24, come-from-behind, victory over the Bishop’s University Gaiters in Atlantic University Sport football action at Coulter Field in Lennoxville, Saturday
  • Melanson and Saumure named AUS Football POW
    October 02, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to Football's Adam Melanson and Jarett Saumure named AUS Defensive Player and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively.
  • Axemen improve to 3-2 with 33-14 win over MtA
    September 30, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Jarett Saumure’s four field goals helped the Acadia Axemen football team improve to 3-2 with a convincing 33-14 win over the visiting Mount Allison Mounties. The win evens the score against the Mounties after a season opener in Sackville, N.B. resulted in a lopsided loss to Mount Allison.
  • Axemen even score with 33-14 win over Mounties
    September 30, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: Football Axemen hand visiting Mount Allison a 33-14 loss. Axemen improve to 3-2, while Mounties fall to 1-4.
  • Local Horton grads on Axemen football team
    September 19, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, NS - When Adam Melanson started playing minor football with the Valley Bulldogs in 2004, he couldn't look forward to even a high school football career here in the Valley. There simply weren't any Valley schools that played football.
  • Huskies hold off Axemen in closing minutes
    September 16, 2017
    (HALIFAX, N.S.)—The Saint Mary’s Huskies used 17 second-half points to come from behind and defeat the Acadia Axemen 17-10 Friday night at Huskies Stadium in Atlantic University Sport football action.
  • McMinns & Cius named AUS Football POW
    September 11, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Football Axemen Garvin Cius and Eugene McMinns were named the AUS football players of the week. Cius was honoured as defensive POW, while teammate McMinns was the special teams POW.
  • Axemen improve to 2-1 with 38-24 win over X
    September 09, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen improved to 2-1 on the season with a 38-24 victory over the StFX X-Men (1-2) Saturday afternoon at Oland Stadium. Subway player of the game Cody Cluett (Cole Harbour, NS) threw two touchdown passes to Cordell Hastings...
  • Cluett & Feltmate named AUS Football Players of the Week
    September 04, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to Football Axemen Cody Cluett and Bailey Feltmate who were named the AUS Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week after a 27-10 win over the Bishop's Gatiers this past weekend.
  • Bishop’s welcomed to AUS with 25-10 loss to Axemen
    September 02, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Cody Cluett’s (Cole Harbour, N.S.) record tying 36 completions in a single game was the key in the Football Axemen’s 27-10 victor over the visiting Bishop’s Gaiters. .
  • VIDEO RECAP: Bishop's Welcomed to AUS with 25-10 loss
    September 02, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Cody Cluett's (Cole Harbour, N.S.) record tying 36 completions in a single game was the key in the Football Axemen's 27-10 victor over the visiting Bishop's Gaiters.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Keiler Cherry
    August 30, 2017
    WOLFVILLE - By John DeCoste - University might not have been Keiler Cherry's first choice, but now that he is a student-athlete at Acadia, he is determined to make the best of the experience.
  • Axemen start season with loss to Mounties
    August 26, 2017
    SACKVILLE, N.S. - The Mount Allison Mounties started the 2017 AUS football season with a 64-23 win over the visiting Acadia Axemen.
  • 2017 Axemen Football Season Preview
    August 24, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Dealing with injuries will not be part of the Football Axemen’s game plan this season. After a frustrating 2016 season, where head coach Jeff Cummins dipped deep into his roster, this season so far has been a refreshing experience following Acadia’s first exhibition game.
  • 2017 Axemen Football Season Preview VIDEO
    August 24, 2017
    Axemen football season preview interview with head coach Jeff Cummins.
  • Huskies top Axemen 20-17 in exhibition play
    August 19, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – In one of two AUS football exhibition games, the visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies squeezed past the host Acadia Axemen with a 20-17 win. The weather was neither team’s choice as both teams battled the elements including a second half that was marred by high winds and rain.
  • Axemen add 3 committed student-athletes to fall roster
    May 03, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Football head coach Jeff Cummins announced today the commitment of three individuals to the Axemen squad this coming fall.
  • 2017 Axemen Football Spring Camp
    April 28, 2017
    A montage of video clips from the final two days of Acadia Football's spring camp. The video highlights the hard work and dedication of our football Axemen.
  • Football’s Hastings delivers at CFL combines
    March 31, 2017
    (WOLFVILLE, N.S.) - After impressing many at the Eastern CFL Combine held in Montreal, Acadia football’s Harland Hastings delivered more at the CFL National hosted in Regina, Sask.
  • Cherry, Nettle and Jennings to attend U SPORTS East-West Bowl
    March 01, 2017
    TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS is pleased to announce Laval University will host the annual East-West Bowl in 2017 and 2018. Three Axemen will be attending this year's East - West Bowl including offensive tackle Keiler Cherry, Linebacker Matt Nettle and Free Safety Brandon Jennings.
  • Fraser leaves Axemen to coordinate defense at Windsor
    February 13, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Axemen football coach Jeff Cummins announced today that Special Teams Coordinator Peter Fraser will be leaving the Acadia football program to join the OUA’s Windsor Lancers
  • Bishop's joins AUS Football Conference in 2017
    December 15, 2016
    SHERBROOKE, Que. – The Bishop's University football program and Atlantic University Sport (AUS) have agreed that the Bishop's Gaiters football team will compete in the AUS beginning in the 2017 season.
  • Football's Jennings named U Sports All-Canadian
    November 24, 2016
    HAMILTON (U Sports) - The 2016 U Sports football all-stars were announced on Thursday evening during the All-Canadian Awards Gala presented by Sun Life Financial. Acadia's Brandon Jennings was named second team All-Canadian free safety.
  • AUS honours five Axemen in All-Star & Major Awards
    November 11, 2016
    (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport has announced the 2016 football major award winners and all-stars as selected by the conference's four head coaches following regular season play. Five Axemen were honoured including Will Wojcik who was named Community Service Award winner.
  • Mounties Advance to 2016 Loney Bowl with 27-18 win over Acadia
    November 05, 2016
    SACKVILLE, N.S. - For the first time in history, the Mount Allison Mounties are headed to the Loney Bowl for the fourth straight year. The Mounties delighted an energetic hometown crowd with a 27-18 win over the Acadia Axemen in the Subway AUS Semi-final game Saturday afternoon.
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