A different first year: Q&A with Jane Vessey, the AUS’s newest athletic director

A Q and A with UPEI Director of Athletics and Recreation, Jane Vessey. Continue reading A different first year: Q&A with Jane Vessey, the AUS’s newest athletic director

UNB and STU write the final chapter of the 2020-21 season

Halifax, NS – Nearly every AUS and ACAA team finished up their exhibition seasons by March 27, but a few UNB Reds/Seawolves and St. Thomas Tommies teams came out for their encores last week. And they did so with a bang. The Saint John-based Seawolves faced STU in men’s and women’s volleyball games in the middle of the week, each playing a game to cap … Continue reading UNB and STU write the final chapter of the 2020-21 season

Nova Scotia competition concludes, STU stay busy and more from the past week in the AUS/ACAA

Halifax, NS- The majority of sports in the AUS exhibition schedule were finished in Nova Scotia last week, while ACAA and a high school team got plenty of action in New Brunswick. Saturday was the final day for basketball and hockey between teams from Dalhousie, Acadia and Saint Mary’s that took part in the three-team exhibition bubble which returned to play first in February. The … Continue reading Nova Scotia competition concludes, STU stay busy and more from the past week in the AUS/ACAA

Hockey Axemen welcome Dalhousie, and three more AUS sports debut

Halifax, NS- Several AUS teams will be returning to action across four sports this weekend, in week two of the southern Nova Scotia exhibition bubble. Among them is a men’s hockey matchup Friday night between the Dalhousie Tigers and Acadia Axemen. The Tigers will get their first taste of post-pandemic hockey, travelling to Acadia to play the Axemen after the latter played at Saint Mary’s … Continue reading Hockey Axemen welcome Dalhousie, and three more AUS sports debut

MHKY: SMU Huskies outlast Acadia Axemen in U SPORTS “season opener”

Halifax, NS- In the first Acadia Axemen and Saint Mary’s Huskies meeting since last year’s AUS playoffs, they took everyone by surprise, staying away from the “shaking off the rust” cliche we’ve become accustomed to in the COVID-19 sports world.  That’s usually what we see from players after not playing any games for weeks, months or 337 days: rust.  Instead, everything was fast about this … Continue reading MHKY: SMU Huskies outlast Acadia Axemen in U SPORTS “season opener”