FISU: MacDougall and Bowles to lead Team Canada in Lake Placid

Both coaches return after cancelled Lucerne 2021 Games. Continue reading FISU: MacDougall and Bowles to lead Team Canada in Lake Placid

The Bubble: Lots of soccer scoring, a pair of NHL training camp invitees and rugby dominance in the AUS

Halifax, NS – We’re only two weeks into the AUS soccer season. Yet, the best are already distancing themselves from the rest. And fast. As expected, neither Cape Breton Capers team has missed a beat as they roll through their respective competitions. Same for the StFX X-Men and X-Women. The men’s Saint Mary’s Huskies and UNB Reds are shaping out to be contenders, putting up … Continue reading The Bubble: Lots of soccer scoring, a pair of NHL training camp invitees and rugby dominance in the AUS

Carleton offence comes alive in injury-shortened win over York

Ottawa, ON – Every so often, there are matchups in sports that feel like the result is inevitable. With the York Lions in town to face the Carleton Ravens, it almost felt like (barring a surprise) you could predict the result upfront. Despite their 1-1 record, the Lions entered the afternoon with just nine total points on the season, having picked up their win thanks to … Continue reading Carleton offence comes alive in injury-shortened win over York

Previewing the 2022 AUS men’s soccer season

It’s a special season in the making in the AUS men’s soccer circuit. A few highlights stand out, including a conference all-star team of sorts being organized with the Halifax Wanderers this summer. While conference stars suited up for the Wanderers’ U23 program, dominated by players from Nova Scotia schools, none played with the Cape Breton Capers team that won a national bronze medal last … Continue reading Previewing the 2022 AUS men’s soccer season

Previewing the 2022 AUS women’s soccer season

The AUS women’s soccer competition will be wide open in 2022. A hard-fought AUS championship by the Acadia Axewomen, featuring two extra-time wins, won them the conference last season. But the StFX X-Women, Dalhousie Tigers and Cape Breton Capers, the teams the Axewomen beat on the path to the banner, were right there in each of those one-goal games.  Not to mention the Memorial Sea-Hawks, … Continue reading Previewing the 2022 AUS women’s soccer season