Abdulhamid Ibrahim

Abdulhamid Ibrahim

A third-year student at Laurier and Communication Studies major, Abdul started out as a volunteer writer for the sports section who needed someone to cover the women’s basketball team. Having been a volunteer for Radio Laurier broadcasting for the basketball teams already, it was a good opportunity to take to expand his experience beyond broadcasting. Now as the Lead Sports Reporter, he will play a key role for the sports section of The Cord on a weekly basis.

Articles by Abdulhamid Ibrahim

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The lone bright spot in a tough season

  It has been another tough season for the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team this year. Following last year’s 3-21 season, the team has only become younger. With young teams, struggles are to be expected as they grow together and learn to win. Having started out the season 0-5, there would come a change in net for the Hawks. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Rahman

Laurier’s struggles continue as they drop back to back games

Coming off of a 69-49 loss at Western Friday night in their first game of 2018, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team were looking to bounce back in a matchup against the Windsor Lancers the next day. Ultimately, the team fell short, posting a final score of 71-60. The Hawks held their own in the first few minutes of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Golden Hawks finally end losing streak

A clean start to the New Year was not in the cards for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team. Losing to the Mustangs 78-76 on a buzzer beating layup is not so much the ideal way anyone would like to enter the second half of a season. On the second night of back to back games, however, they went […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Golden Hawks finish 2017 with a victorious ‘Battle of Waterloo’

For the final game of the first half of the season the Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy women’s basketball team faced up against the Waterloo Warriors in a contentious battle at home. The Warriors were looking to break Laurier’s win streak against them with it being 16 straight going into the contest. Starting out in the first quarter, both teams came out […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Hawks split weekend double header against U of T and Ryerson

After two straight weekends at home, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team got back on the road as they headed to Toronto to play the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams. The Varsity Blues were their first opponent of the weekend. U of T got right to it, wasting no time at the beginning of the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Inconsistency continues for Laurier as Hawks split weekend series

Following a win against Ottawa and a blowout loss to Carleton last week, next up for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team would be the York Lions. Utilizing good ball movement, efficient scoring and good defense, the Hawks jumped on the Lions quickly to start the game, coming out of the first quarter with a 24-16 lead. Moving into […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Qiao Liu

Morrison shines as Hawks upset Gaels

Following a 1-1 weekend last week, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team was looking to go 2-0 this time around. First up in their two game weekend was the York Lions, who would present quite the challenge. The first quarter was evenly matched as both teams had an answer for the other consistently throughout. Going into the second quarter […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Laurier upsets Ottawa with a close finish

The first matchup in a big weekend for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was against the Ottawa Gee-Gees on Friday night, with the Gee-Gees looking to win big once again. Laurier had other plans though, quickly showing opponents that this isn’t the same team from last year. Both teams started out fast trading baskets, with Tevaun Kokko scoring […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Garrison Oosterhof

History repeats itself as Hawks face Mustangs in Yates Cup final

History has managed to repeat itself as Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s football team finished second in the OUA, earned a first-round bye and beat McMaster at home in a semi-final game to decide who would play for the Yates Cup. This game would be far different than the last meeting, however; this was cold weather, playoff football at its finest. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
File Photo/ by Garrison Oosterhof

Laurier’s season comes to a tough end

Playoffs are an exciting enough time for sports fans, but to be treated to a trilogy was definitely a nice surprise for fans of Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team. The trilogy began as the Golden Hawks faced the McMaster Marauders on  Oct. 25. The game started out with a great level of energy and intensity from Laurier, as the rest that their starters were given this past week looked like it had […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Soccer, Sports ·