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

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Joseph Fo receives Peter C. Ansley scholarship award

Earlier in June, Wilfrid Laurier University held its Laurier Society celebration which is an event hosted by Development and Alumni Relations. The event is in place to honour and recognize the school’s most generous donors. Having recognized Peter Ansley, an alumnus, with the 2018 Laurier Philanthropy Award, there was the award in his name, the Peter C. Ansley Basketball Award […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks aim to go all the way after series of close calls

It has been an impressive last few years for the Laurier Men’s baseball squad. Led by coach Scott Ballantyne who has put together some impressive teams, they have made the OUA championship final three times in the last four years. They have also either finished first or second in the regular season standings the last four years. It’s not only […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team announces Kelly Paton as new head coach

A new era has dawned upon us for Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s hockey.  Kelly Paton will be the Golden Hawks’ new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations taking over as the successor to Rick Osborne, who held the position for 15 years.  Despite the struggles of the last two years, having finished last in the OUA both seasons, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

On the weekend of April 28 to 29, Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team and Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities (CPAC) hosted the second annual Junior Ball Stars tournament at the Laurier Athletic Complex. 500 elementary school kids between grades four and six from 16 different school within the Waterloo Region District School Board attended the tournament. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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What to do with a degree? Life after university for Laurier athletes

Lives of student athletes can be quite misconstrued in society. This is especially the case when it comes to the goals they have, their aspirations and what lies ahead of them. When you consider the type of commitment they put into their respective sports and teams, it can be quite hard to imagine that some student-athletes may have dreams and […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Researchers at UW develop a method to optimize Paralympic wheelchair designs

Sometimes we lose sight of those who are underrepresented when looking at ways to improve our society. Whenever we are positioned to directly assist others, especially regarding innovation, it is quite beautiful. In this case, we may soon witness the departure of mass-produced wheelchairs and the grand entrance to optimized wheelchairs customized to Paralympic athletes. Enter, Brock Laschowski. Laschowski is […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Finalists for the 13th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier announced

The Outstanding Women of Laurier award is one that has recognized well-deserving women that have done a excelled both athletically and academically. For the thirteenth time, one woman will gain that level of recognition. This past week, the Athletics Department announced its three finalists for this year’s award, which is given to a female Laurier student athlete who best combines […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Rookie Anthony Sorrentino is a reason for hope for the Hawks

The last couple of years, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team has been on a bit of a come up. After missing the playoffs for the previous few years, they have managed to be able to not only make the playoffs but also get home-ice advantage. While they have had early exits, there is hope, especially with new faces. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Tevaun Kokko and Ali Sow’s outstanding seasons receive All-OUA recognition

Similar to the pros, it’s that time of the year — midway through the OUA men’s basketball playoffs — where we get to see some of the very best the OUA has to offer from this season. Among this exclusive group, Laurier has two representatives this year, the first being rookie Ali Sow. Sow put together the most impressive of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier’s season comes to abrupt end at the claws of the Badgers

It’s been a while since the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team has had a home playoff game. That changed on Feb. 21 and it also came with a huge win over the red hot McMaster Marauders. This game had a whole different outcome than most expected, with the Hawks winning by 26 points. The Golden Hawks came out firing […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·