Football

  • 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.
  • Axemen advance to semifinals with win over Huskies
    October 29, 2016
    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.
  • X-Men rally in second half to top Axemen
    October 22, 2016
    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.
  • Mounties hold onto 15-13 win over host Axemen
    October 15, 2016
    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.
  • CIS City TV Game of the Week: Mounties at Acadia Oct. 15
    October 13, 2016
    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.
  • X-Men double Football Axemen 42-21
    October 07, 2016
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. - The conference leading StFX X-Men (4-1) scored a 42-21 victory over the Acadia Axemen (1-4) in AUS football action Friday night at StFX Stadium.
  • In the Huddle with Jeff Cummins - Week 4
    October 06, 2016
    A weekly recap of the past weekend and preview of the coming game with football head coach Jeff Cummins.
  • Mounties capture first win against Axemen
    October 01, 2016
    SACKVILLE, N.S. - The Mount Allison Mounties celebrated Homecoming with a 20-12 win over the Acadia Axemen at Alumni Field on Saturday.
  • In the Huddle with Jeff Cummins - Week 3
    September 29, 2016
    A weekly recap of the past weekend and preview of the coming game with football head coach Jeff Cummins.
  • Carabins add to the tank with win over Axemen
    September 24, 2016
    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.
  • In the Huddle with Jeff Cummins - Week 2
    September 23, 2016
    In the Huddle with Axemen football head coach Jeff Cummins is a weekly feature where Coach Cummins reviews the last game and previews the coming game. Week 2.
  • Axemen drop to 1-1 with 37-8 loss to X-Men
    September 17, 2016
    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.
  • In the Huddle with Jeff Cummins
    September 15, 2016
    In the Huddle with Axemen football head coach Jeff Cummins is a weekly feature where Coach Cummins reviews the last game and previews the coming game.
  • Fourth quarter surge push Axemen past Huskies
    September 10, 2016
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Twenty-one unanswered points in the final frame gave the Acadia Axemen a 30-1 win over the visiting Saint Mary's Huskies in the AUS football season opener in Wolfville
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Eli Prochnau
    September 07, 2016
    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...
  • Axemen vs MtA to be nationally televised Oct 15
    August 31, 2016
    TORONTO (CIS) – Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Wednesday four CIS football games will be televised nationally on City over the course of the 2016 regular season
  • Football's Jones selected fourth overall in CFL Draft
    May 11, 2016
    TORONTO, ON – Fourth year Acadia Axemen receiver Brian Jones is off to the Toronto Argos after being selected fourth overall in last night’s CFL Draft.
  • CFL Scouting Bureau has Jones in top 10 for 2016 draft
    April 26, 2016
    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.
  • Melanson & Hastings named to EAST-WEST Bowl Roster
    April 13, 2016
    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.
  • Axemen bolster defense with two new additions
    April 11, 2016
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. (CanadaFootballChat.com) The Axemen announced through CanadaFootballChat.com the additon of both Braden Vankoughnett and Moises Rivera to their football program.
  • AUS releases 2016 Football Schedule
    March 22, 2016
    (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.
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