Abdulhamid Ibrahim

Abdulhamid Ibrahim

Now a fourth year student at Laurier as a double major Communication Studies and Cultural Studies student, as well as the Sports Manager of Radio Laurier, Abdulhamid will look to play a key role once again in the sports section returning as the Lead Sports Reporter for The Cord.

Articles by Abdulhamid Ibrahim

File Photo/ by Garrison Oosterhof

Kelly Paton hopes to lead Hawks back to the playoffs in 2020

New coach, new regime, a team in progress. This is always a storyline that people follow in sports, especially when that new coach is from a winning background like coach Kelly Paton of the Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team. Having come from leading the Western Mustangs the last two seasons, putting together a 39-19 record, regular season and playoffs […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Photo by Isaak Wong

Golden Hawks basketball player Ali Sow breaks single season scoring record

There are 39 seconds left. Ali Sow is bringing the ball up for Laurier. Windsor is clinging onto an 84-82 lead after Lancers guard Chris Poloniato got blocked at the rim by Kemel Archer. Sow goes to the right wing, he gets a switch of defenders after a Kemel Archer screen.  Poloniato creeps towards Sow from the left wing, leaving […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Photo by Isaak Wong

Women’s basketball team win School Day Game as they look to make a playoff push

It’s usually an exciting a time where the atmosphere is guaranteed to be pushed to a new level. The School Day Game, where around 1000 kids from different local schools come out to see the basketball teams play. The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s varsity basketball team did not fail to impress the youth as they gave an exciting 78-69 win […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Photo by Garrison Oosterhof

Men’s hockey head coach Greg Puhalski honoured in Toledo Hall of Fame

Some play to win, and some play for the legacy and their name being etched into history forever. Then there are those who manage to be able to do both — those people are held to another level of respect and recognition. Enter Greg Puhalski, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey coach who was recently inducted into the Toledo […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
File Photo/ by Tanzeel Sayani

Golden Hawks stay hot as they sweep 2-game set versus Algoma

When it comes to being one of the better teams in a league, blowouts against weaker teams are not always guaranteed. For the Laurier Golden Hawks, now sitting at 11-5 and second in the OUA West, they understand this. There are games like the one against Toronto and then there are games like the one against Nipissing that was a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Eva Ou

Adam Vincent will represent Canada at Junior Curling Championships

There is a first time for everything and sometimes, that first time comes from a vision or something you witness that you know you would like to be a part of and you just need to work towards. As the saying goes: trust the process, your time is coming. “This is my first time playing at a national event. I […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

How drugs, alcohol and steroids influence the Golden Hawks

The choices you make are everything, especially at the stage of life when people are in university. A lot is on the line and everything has an impact on your future. For student athletes, this also comes in the form of using drugs, alcohol, and especially performance-enhancing drugs. It isn’t always easy to stray clear of these things as a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Photo by Eva Ou

Andrew Quattrin ends Laurier career in thrilling fashion

It has been a long journey and history has been made. The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks men’s Rugby squad captured their first ever OUA medal winning bronze in a 17-6 victory over crosstown rivals, Waterloo Warriors. A year after losing to the McMaster Marauders in the bronze medal game, the Hawks managed to pull through and avenge that loss […]

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

Hawks fall to Rams on “Embrace Your Culture” night

Saturday night was “Embrace Your Culture” night, celebrating the many different ethnicities and diversity of all the Golden Hawks players as both the women’s and men’s teams faced off against the Ryerson Rams. “I think there are many cultures that should be acknowledged and recognized. Living in kind of a white, mainstream society, it’s nice to highlight other ethnic diversities […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
File Photo / Photo by Safina Husein

Accolades continue for Hawks as Ballantyne wins coach of the year award

Coach Scott Ballantyne has done it again, but only bigger and better. Having won his second OUA Coach of the Year award last year, the only thing that could have gone better was winning the OUA championship. “I think certainly for me, I would trade in the coach of the year award for an OUA championship any day of the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·