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

Hawks keep playoffs in sight with win against Windsor Lancers

Hawks keep playoffs in sight with win against Windsor Lancers

Having finally ended their three game losing streak last week against the Carleton Ravens to be 3-3, the Golden Hawks needed at least one more ‘W’ in the win column to give themselves a shot at making the playoffs. That win was secured in a 39-24 win on Senior’s day which was also a school day game, over the Windsor […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

Hawks playoff hopes diminish as they drop third straight game

We’ve all heard the story of the great team that has that one year where people question the state of the team because of a drop-off. Well, it’s come that time at Laurier. Another blown lead in the second half and a third straight loss, as the Golden Hawks lost to the Guelph Gryphons, 27-24. After the first two games […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

Hawks season in jeopardy as they lose third straight game on Homecoming Weekend

We’ve all heard the story of the great team that has that one year where people question how the state of the team because of a drop-off. Well, it’s come that time at Laurier. Another blown lead in the second half and a third straight loss, as the Golden Hawks lost to the Guelph Gryphons, 27-24, on Homecoming. Guelph came […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks shocked by Marauders as they drop to a surprising 2-2 record

Drop one game late to a rival? Fine. Two games in a row? Now that’s a different story. Following a loss to the Waterloo Warriors after being outscored 17-3 in the fourth quarter, the Laurier Golden Hawks had another game slip through their fingers to McMaster in a sloppy 21-20 loss in Hamilton. “Well I just find the last two […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Garrison Oosterhof  Hawks take on Ottawa Gee Gee's at their first game of the season

Hawk’s are 2-2 after second loss of the season against McMaster

Drop one game late to a rival? Fine. Two games in a row? Now that’s a different story. Following a loss to the Waterloo Warriors after being outscored 17-3 in the fourth quarter, the Laurier Golden Hawks had another game slip through their fingers to McMaster in a sloppy 21-20 loss in Hamilton. Starting out smooth, the Golden Hawks didn’t have […]

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

Warriors finally break 15 year drought against Golden Hawks

The much anticipated Battle of Waterloo had a different vibe to it this year, especially for those who have paid attention to the rise of the Waterloo Warriors. That different vibe led to a different result as the Warriors broke Laurier’s 15 game win streak against them in a nail-biting 34-32 win. Led by Tre Ford, second-year quarterback, and Tyler […]

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

Hawks break 15-year winning streak against UW at Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo has taken place once again. Had these teams not been so close by, this game probably would not be made out to be much due to Laurier consistently beating Waterloo for the past 15 years.  In a nail-biting 34-32 win on Laurier’s home field, Waterloo finally broke the streak against the Hawks. While this may have […]

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

No shortage of talent in the outstanding Braun family

Famed names built off legacies associated by family trees always make for something interesting to see. Erin Braun, a Kitchener native, is one of Laurier’s new incoming women’s soccer players to see the field and have a positive impact so far this season. The reason her name carries some weight is because of her older sister, none other than Jessa […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Alex Pigozzo wins gold with Team Canada

On July 22, history was made. Canada won gold at the 2018 IFAF U19 Championship, the second of back-to-back gold medals, the first time a country has done that in the event’s history. In front of a crowd of 25,000 at the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico, Canada prevailed by a final score of 13-7 over Mexico with the […]

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

Golden Hawks start their season strong with 39-21 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees

Football season has officially made its return to Wilfrid Laurier University and in a big way. The Golden Hawks wasted absolutely no time, showing no rust in a blowout 39-21 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees. After forcing a quick three and out, Laurier got to work with a flurry of strong runs capped off by an 8-yard Levondre Gordon touchdown […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·