Athletics News

  • X-Women squeeze by Panthers with overtime victory
    January 21, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Women defeated the UPEI Panthers 2-1 in overtime Sunday afternoon at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
  • Track team competes in Halifax
    January 21, 2018
    The X-Men and X-Women track & field teams competed at the Athletics NS Indoor Open & Club Championship on Friday evening and Saturday at the Canada Games Center in a range of sprints, distance and jumping events.
  • X-Men defeat rival Capers 94-87
    January 21, 2018
    The Cape Breton University Capers took the game to very end, but ended up losing a very close game to their rival StFX X-Men 94-87, in a jam-packed Sullivan Field House.
  • Capers defeat X-Women 88-57 on home court
    January 21, 2018
    The Cape Breton University Capers started off hot on both sides of the basketball, and carried it throughout the whole game, winning against a winless StFX X-Women team with a score of 88-57.
  • X-Men skate to 5-1 victory over Aigles Bleus
    January 20, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Men skated to a 5-1 victory over the Univesité de Moncton Aigles Bleus Saturday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. A three-goal second period helped pace the X-Men to the win.
  • X-Women shutout Tommies 2-0
    January 19, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Women shut out the visiting St. Thomas Tommies 2-0 Friday night at the Charles V. Keating Centre. The victory extended the X-Women’s winning streak to eight consecutive games as they sit atop the AUS conference with a 15-1-2 record. The third place Tommies now stand at 11-4-2.
  • Huskies win nail-biter over X-Men
    January 18, 2018
    The Saint Mary’s Huskies defeated the StFX X-Men 81-80 in a nail biter that went down to the wire from the Homburg Centre Wednesday night in AUS action.
  • Huskies beat X-Women in Halifax
    January 18, 2018
    he Saint Mary’s Huskies defeated the visiting StFX X-Women 68-43 on Wednesday night in AUS women’s basketball action from the Homburg Centre.
  • X-Men shut out Tigers 3-0
    January 17, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Men shut out the visiting Dalhousie Tigers 3-0 on a stormy Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. Despite play being postponed 15 minutes due to the inclement weather affecting the arrival of the games officials, both teams came ready to play a very active 60 minutes of hockey.
  • X-Men hockey and X-Women hockey ranked No. 2 and No. 4 in latest U SPORTS Top Ten
    January 16, 2018
    The X-Men hockey team drops one spot to No.2 in the latest U SPORTS Top Ten rankings, while the X-Women hockey team retains their No. 4 ranking.
  • Late third period goals lift X-Women to shutout over Tigers
    January 14, 2018
    In AUS women’s hockey action, the U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Women defeated the Dalhousie Tigers 2-0 Sunday afternoon at the Halifax Forum. Two goals scored a minute apart in the third period were the difference in a game where both teams had a hard time getting the puck into the net.
  • Axemen squeeze past X-Men 75-73
    January 14, 2018
    Erik Nissen’s two-point fade away shot with 2.7 seconds remaining in the game gave the Axemen a close 75-73 win over the visiting StFX X-Men.
  • X-Men fall to Varsity Reds in shootout
    January 13, 2018
    The battle of top ranked U SPORTS men’s hockey teams did not disappoint as the No. 3 UNB Varsity Reds defeated the No. 1 StFX X-Men 2-1 in a shootout at the Charles V. Keating Centre in front of over 1200 fans Saturday night.  
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with win over X-Women
    January 14, 2018
    In front of a near capacity crowd at Acadia’s War Memorial Gymnasium, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen improved to 10-0 with a convincing 89-42 win over the StFX X-Women.
  • X-Men top visiting Panthers 5-2
    January 12, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 1 ranked StFX X-Men topped the visiting University of Prince Edward Island Panthers 5-2 in AUS play Friday night at the Keating Centre. The X-Men avenged a shootout loss to the Panthers last weekend in Charlottetown.
  • Nissen leads Axemen to road win over X-Men
    January 10, 2018
    The Acadia Axemen (7-2) earned an 82-66 road victory over the StFX X-Men (4-5) in Atlantic University Sport basketball action Wednesday on Coach K Court at Oland Centre.
  • Top-ranked Axewomen rally for road win over X-Women
    January 10, 2018
    On a record-setting night for Allie Berry (Yarmouth, NS), the U SPORTS #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.
  • Sarah Bujold named Subway AUS female athlete of the week
    January 09, 2018
    Sarah Bujold of the U SPORTS no. 4-ranked St. Francis Xavier X-Women hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 7, 2018.
  • X-Men hockey ranked No. 1 in nation, X-Women hockey No. 4
    January 09, 2018
    The StFX X-Men hockey team is ranked No. 1 in the first U SPORTS top ten rankings of 2018. The X-Women hockey team holds onto their No. 4 ranking.
  • StFX and Dalhousie compete in dual meet
    January 08, 2018
    he StFX X-Men and X-Women and Dalhousie Tigers competed in a dual meet at the Canada Games Centre Sunday evening. The unique event marked the first time the StFX track & field team participated in such an event.
  • X-Men take over top spot in AUS with win over UNB
    January 06, 2018
    The StFX X-Men handed the UNB Varsity Reds their first regulation loss of the season, beating the host V-Reds 5-2 on Saturday evening. With the win, the X-Men take over top spot in the Atlantic University Sport standings.
  • X-Men handle Panthers 102-72
    January 06, 2018
    The StFX X-Men (4-4) handled the winless UPEI Panthers (0-8) by a 102-72 score in AUS action Saturday night on Coach K Court at the StFX Oland Centre. The victory was worth four points in the AUS standings.
  • X-Women fall 85-53 to Panthers
    January 06, 2018
    The visiting UPEI Panthers (3-5) kicked off 2018 with an 85-53 victory over the StFX X-Women (0-8) Saturday night at the StFX Oland Centre. The game was worth four points in the AUS standings.
  • X-Women come from behind to beat Panthers
    January 06, 2018
    The X-Women scored four unanswered goals in the third period as they skated to a 5-3 victory over the UPEI Panthers Saturday afternoon.
  • Panthers defeat X-Men in shootout
    January 05, 2018
    In the first game of AUS regular season play in 2018, the UPEI Panthers skated to a 3-2 shootout victory over the U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men.
  • Hockey X-Women resume AUS play with win over Moncton
    January 05, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Women resumed their winning ways with a 6-2 victory over the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues in the first game of 2018.
  • December winners announced for X-Men hockey dream draw
    January 04, 2018
    The December, 2017 winners for the X-Men hockey dream draw were recently announced.
  • Tigers come from behind to win Shoveller championship over X-Men
    December 31, 2017
    The championship game of the Shoveller Memorial Invitational basketball tournament showcased the StFX X-Men taking on the host Dalhousie Tigers. After getting outscored in the first three quarters, the Tigers rallied with a 23-6 point effort in the fourth to earn the 73-65 comeback win.
  • X-Men advance to tournament final with win over Huskies
    December 30, 2017
    In the first semi-final match-up of the Dalhousie Shoveller Memorial Invitational tournament the StFX X-Men survived a late scare to fend off the Saint Mary’s Huskies and hold onto an 88-82 victory in a physical game full of runs.
  • StFX tops Acadia 90-87 in overtime
    December 29, 2017
    The second game of the Dalhousie Shoveller Memorial Invitational basketball tournament took overtime to solve as the StFX X-Men topped the Acadia Axemen 90-87.
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