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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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Hawks get valuable rest heading into the playoffs

Hawks get valuable rest heading into the playoffs

Having secured third place in the OUA West – regardless of any other outcomes after Saturday’s results – Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s varsity soccer team took on the Brock Badgers Sunday in their final game of the season.  With their spot secured, head coach, Barry MacLean decided to rest his starters with playoffs just around the corner.  “For us it […]

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UPDATED: Golden Hawks earn bye in record breaking game

  With school and national records on the line and a first-round bye in reach, the Golden Hawks had –arguably – their best performance of the season.  The game would start out with both teams going two-and-out multiple times, playing well on defense.   The downfall for both squads? Penalties, and more penalties.  On Laurier’s third possession, there were four straight […]

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Golden Hawks earn bye in record breaking game

  Coming into today’s game, the Golden Hawks knew what they had to do to secure their fate and – in dominant fashion – they made it clear what their destiny would be. The game started out with both McMaster and Laurier’s teams playing good defense – and a lot of penalties. On Laurier’s third possession of the first quarter, […]

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Shomari Hutchinson is a star in the making

If you were looking for any standout Golden Hawks that might become household names in the near future, I think I have a pretty good idea of one to mention. He goes by the name Shomari Hutchinson. Hailing from LaSalle, Quebec and growing up in Toronto, he’s come up big for the Golden Hawks during many different moments this season. […]

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Golden Hawks extend win streak against the Marauders

Coming off of two straight wins last weekend versus Algoma, the Golden Hawks came out looking to get a third straight and continue their high level of play against the McMaster Marauders. On a day where the weather was favouring nobody, the women put on one of their best performances of the season to date. McMaster would come out strong, […]

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Hawks make a statement with their big win over Algoma

Coming off of a tie and loss last weekend, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team was looking to show out in a match up with Algoma. Coaches in different sports speak on not wasting any steps or movements. It’s something that is key in order for the athletes to perform at a higher level. Well, the Golden Hawks wasted […]

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Hawks struggle in weekend double header

In the first game of the weekend for the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team, the Windsor Lancers came to town in hopes of taking one at University Stadium to collect another three points and a win. The game began with Laurier playing well from the very start and taking control of momentum early on, but that would change quickly. […]

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