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Football coach, Michael Faulds, accepts contract extension

Football coach, Michael Faulds, accepts contract extension

Head coach Michael Faulds, of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, no longer has to worry what happens next come the end of the 2017-2018 football season. Faulds agreed to a five-year contract extension, securing his place as the football bench boss through the 2022-2023 season. According to Faulds, Peter Baxter, the director of athletics and recreation, didn’t want that stress, […]

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Hawks to play in East West Bowl this Saturday

Once again, the 2016 East West Bowl will be hosted by McGill University running through May 10-14. The five-day event will allow the top Canadian Interuniversity Sport players to showcase their talents to scouts prior to heading into their final year of post-secondary football. The experience includes three days of practices, a combine for participating players, a CFL free-agent camp, […]

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Playing after the final whistle

A look at training for Laurier’s varsity teams in the offseason

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Fan attendance in the OUA continues to decline

Fan attendance in the OUA continues to decline

Picture this: It’s the heart of fall. The sun is shining as the wind blows carelessly across the open gridiron. Football players are out for their game day warmups. The announcer prepares to announce athletes as they run out to the field. But behind them, the fans are merely scattered across the bleachers, with a ton of empty space around […]

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The benefits of a policy  for recruiting

The benefits of a policy for recruiting

Canadian university football has always been the inferior little brother to its southern neighbour. In the NCAA, the stage is brighter, schools are bigger and opportunities are greater. If a recruit has exceptional talent, they usually won’t find themselves on a gridiron north of the border. So when a top prospect walks away from a Division One school and heads […]

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Counting calories with Laurier athletes

Counting calories with Laurier athletes

Sports Editor Drew Yates interviews various Laurier athletes about the importance of nutrition

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