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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
HALIFAX, N.S. - In the last regular season game, the host Saint Huskies football season ended Saturday afternoon with a 10-3 loss to the Acadia Axemen on a tackle one yard short of the end zone as time expired.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Twenty-two points in the second half gave the CIS No. 10 ranked StFX X-Men (6-1) a 33-29 win over the host Acadia Axemen (1-6). Trailing 25-11 at the half, the X-Men posted two majors, a field goal, two safeties and a rouge to grab a come-from-behind win – their third against the Axemen this season.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A blocked field goal with less than five seconds remaining in the game denied the Acadia Axemen their second win of the season as the Mount Allison Mounties stole another Homecoming win from the host Axemen.
TORONTO (CIS) – Playoff implications will be on the line Saturday as the CIS Football Game of the Week heads to its final stop in Wolfville, N.S., as the Acadia Axemen welcome the Mount Allison Mounties to Raymond Field for Homecoming.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The CIS No. 1 ranked Montreal Carabins added fuel to the tank as they handed the host Acadia Axemen a 63-1 loss in AUS-RSEQ interlock play. The Carabins have out-scored opponents 207-25 so far in four regular season games including today’s win over the Axemen.
Antigonish, N.S. - The first place and defending conference champion StFX X-Men (2-0) cruised to a 37-8 victory over the visiting Acadia Axemen (1-1) in Atlantic University Sport (AUS) football action Saturday afternoon.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - After a solid 2015 season with the football Axemen, veteran Eli Prochnau is looking for even better things in what will be his final season at Acadia this fall. Following a year in which he led the AUFC with 17.4 receiving yards per catch and four receiving touchdowns...
OTTAWA (CIS) – David Onyemata, a defensive lineman from the University of Manitoba, tops the third and final prospect list released by the CFL’s Scouting Bureau in advance of the league’s 2016 Canadian Draft. Acadia's Brian Jones moves from 18 to 10th spot in the top ten prospects.
OTTAWA, ON - Football Axemen Harland Hastings and Adam Melanson were named to the Team East of the CIS East West Bowl to be played at McGill's Percival Molson Stadium on May 14. Hastings was an AUS All-Star this past season while Melanson was also an AUS All-Star and 2nd team CIS All-Canadian.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport released the 2016 football schedule today for the upcoming fall season. Each of the conference's four teams will once again play eight regular season games, with the regular season kicking off with two Saturday afternoon games in Week 1.