By Sara Baxter - It is common knowledge that varsity athletes put in extensive hours to prepare for their games and competitions each week. These are hours spent at practice with their teams, in physio, in meetings, and also in the weight room. At Acadia, Elliott Richardson is a consistent presence for all athletes in the varsity weight room.
Antigonish, NS – On a record-setting night for Allie Berry (Yarmouth, NS), the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen (9-0) rallied in the second half for an 84-63 victory over the StFX X-Women (0-9) in Atlantic University Sport basketball action Wednesday on Coach K Court at Oland Centre.
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WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Being ranked the number one women’s basketball team in the country for the last four weeks of the U SPORTS Top Ten, the accomplishments of several Axewomen have been overshadowed by the team’s 8-0 record - only one of two remaining teams in the country undefeated.
By John DeCoste - Since graduating from Acadia in 2012, Emma Duinker fulfilled her goal of becoming a professional basketball player, suiting up for three seasons with three different professional clubs in Germany. “So much has gone on in my life since I left Acadia,” Duinker, now 28, said in a Dec. 19 interview.
(Halifax, NS) The Acadia Axemen added an empty-net goal to beat the Saint Mary’s Huskies 4-2 on Saturday night at the Halifax Forum. It was a back and forth game, with the Huskies coming back to tie it up twice. The third Axemen lead of the night proved to be too big a hill to climb.
(FREDERICTON, NB) The UNB Varsity Reds held the country?s number one team in check for more than three quarters. But, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen surged into the lead midway through the fourth quarter and never relinquished it.
From the Lloydminster Source - By Jamie Harkins. Lloydminster’s Keiler Cherry has made a habit of seizing onto the opportunities given to him. Cherry, 24, used this attitude to forge a four-year career with the Canadian Junior Football League’s Saskatoon Hilltops before taking up the challenge of becoming an all-star left tackle and offensive line leader with the U Sports Acadia University...
The fall sports seasons at Acadia came to an exciting conclusion with an AUS championship in football and the winter season holds the same enthusiasm as five teams battle for top position in their respective conferences.
"Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory." Mahatma Gandhi
The AUS fall season saw great results from all five Acadia fall teams and included one AUS Championship title.
(Halifax, NS) – In the first game of day two of the Shoveller Memorial Invitational Basketball Tournament the Acadia Axemen took on the Concordia Stingers at the Dalplex. The Stingers got out to an early lead in the first quarter and didn’t look back as they controlled this one and took the 85-69 victory.
(Halifax, NS) – In game two of the Shoveller Memorial Invitational Basketball Tournament, the Acadia Axemen took on the StFX X-Men. It took overtime to solve this one, but StFX were able to take the win 90-87.