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SMU, St. F.X. win AUS quarter-final openers

SMU, St. F.X. win AUS quarter-final openers

Huskies, X-Men in command in their respective best-of-three opening-round series. The teams can advance to the AUS semifinals with wins on Friday.
Konchalski 'having a lot of fun' coaching playoff-bound X-Men

Konchalski 'having a lot of fun' coaching playoff-bound X-Men

During Monday's blizzard, only hours after returning home from consecutive losses at UNB, St. Francis Xavier X-Men head basketball coach Steve Konchalski was in his office in Antigonish, looking for answers to a three-game slump.
Karlee Burgess heads to Korea for another world curling championship

Karlee Burgess heads to Korea for another world curling championship

Karlee Burgess got a tap on the shoulder from the champion Alberta rink skipped by Kristen Streifel, asking her if she'd like to join them as the alternate for the worlds. The reward: a trip to South Korea for the official test event for the 2018 Olympics. Canada, with three straight gold medals in women's play, begins Wednesday against Hungary.
SMU's Garlent ready for AUS hockey playoffs after spectacular rookie regular season

SMU's Garlent ready for AUS hockey playoffs after spectacular rookie regular season

The Huskies freshman forward collected 45 points in 2016-17, the most by a Saint Mary's rookie since 1993-94. Garlent is focused on the AUS playoffs, which begin Wednesday. The Huskies host the UPEI Panthers in Game 1 of their best-of-three quarter-final.
Brier picture comes into focus for Nova Scotia champ Murphy

Brier picture comes into focus for Nova Scotia champ Murphy

The road to a full week at the Tim Hortons Brier has come into focus for Nova Scotia skip Jamie Murphy. Murphy will be in a play-in round in St. John's, N.L., starting March 2 with P.E.I., Yukon and Nunavut.
All AUS basketball playoff spots decided

All AUS basketball playoff spots decided

A finalist at the AUS men's basketball tournament a year ago, the UPEI Panthers will be absent this season.
Mooseheads fall 1-0 to Cataractes

Mooseheads fall 1-0 to Cataractes

Shawinigan goaltender Mikhail Denisov stopped 28 shots and Brandon Gignac scored the game's only goal as the Cataractes edged the Halifax Mooseheads 1-0 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on Sunday afternoon.
Mattatall rink adds second major title of the season

Mattatall rink adds second major title of the season

The Nova Scotia women's curling champions are also the provincial senior women's champions.
Konchalski's X-Men return to hoops playoffs

Konchalski's X-Men return to hoops playoffs

It might not be the ideal way into the playoffs, but the St. Francis Xavier X-Men can make plans for the AUS tournament starting March 3 in Halifax.
Dal loses AUS hockey finale to rival SMU

Dal loses AUS hockey finale to rival SMU

Eliminated from playoff contention a night earlier, all the Dalhousie Tigers had left to play for Saturday evening was pride. In their Atlantic university hockey regular-season finale against the Saint Mary's Huskies, the last-place Tigers lost 4-1.