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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Recapping the top sports moments from the 2018-19 season

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Hawks hockey forward Danny Hanlon helps Canada capture bronze at 2019 Winter Universiade

The bigger the opportunity, the easier it is to take it on and being able to represent your country and go overseas is no opportunity to hesitate over.  “Any time you get selected to represent a country, I think, no matter the sport, it’s a pretty big honour, no matter the level of competition either.” “Representing a country you’re proud […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Kelly Middaugh continues to build her own legacy

Usually being the child of two star athletes, especially in the same sport, bears a lot of expectations to replicate what the parents had done in their great careers. Welcome to the life of Kelly Middaugh, a member of Laurier’s women’s curling team.  Daughter to Wayne and Sherry Middaugh, curling is seen as running in the family at this rate. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

For the first time since 1976, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball squad hosted an OUA semi-final and in front of a full house at the Athletic Complex, the #8 ranked Golden Hawks did not disappoint in giving an exciting one against the #3 Ryerson Rams, falling 99-84 in a valiant effort. To the surprise of some, Laurier seemed to […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks defeat Marauders and host the OUA semi finals for first time in 43 years

With their first-round bye done and over with, time had come for the Laurier men’s basketball team to take care of their home court against a familiar face: the McMaster Marauders.  Having played each other in last year’s wild card and getting blown out, and this year splitting the season series, the Marauders were looking to end Laurier’s historic season. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Hawks’ playoff hopes diminish in the first round

It was a different story for the women’s basketball team on the other hand. One and done season has dawned upon us in the world of OUA women’s basketball and the Laurier Golden Hawks ran into a familiar foe once again: The Brock Badgers. Splitting the regular season series seemed to mean nothing this time around though as Brock took […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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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 ·
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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 ·
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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 ·
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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 ·