What we know about the AUS return to play so far, rule changes, and more from a busy early June in the AUS

More information about how the 2021-22 season will look in Atlantic Canada. Continue reading What we know about the AUS return to play so far, rule changes, and more from a busy early June in the AUS

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

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”

AUS cancels sanctioned winter competition

Halifax, N.S.- The AUS will not sanction a winter season or any conference championships for the 2020-2021 season. After an Oct. 15 announcement of the development of a Return-To-Play Committee, and thus a spark of optimism, the AUS was faced with challenges in the last couple of weeks. Those include delayed responses from the four provinces regarding their return to play plan and, of course, … Continue reading AUS cancels sanctioned winter competition

U SPORTS MHKY: St.FX Adds Four, Bring Recruitment Total to Seven

VANCOUVER, BC- The recruiting season has gotten off to a sprightly start for St.Francis Xavier University, as the men’s hockey program has already announced SEVEN(!!!) recruits ahead of their 2020-21 AUS campaign.  St.FX ended their season in 5th place last year but fell out fo the payoffs in the first round. However, they are addressing the graduating players and early playoff exit with their latest … Continue reading U SPORTS MHKY: St.FX Adds Four, Bring Recruitment Total to Seven