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

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 ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Laurier basketball start their season 1-1

Potential comes with questions and the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team, with a little bit of a newer look this year, are out to prove something. With a 70-63 win over the Western Mustangs, they showed what they’re capable of. The game started out being all Laurier. From great ball movement to great shooting, to playing great defence, the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Hawks season ends at the hands of Western

Brightest lights, biggest stage, highest stakes. These are the moments you live for in sports, especially as an athlete.  In the biggest game of the year, with their season on the line, the Laurier Golden Hawks took their biggest loss of the year against the number one ranked Western Mustangs, 46-13. Western having not lost a game since the 2016 […]

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

Hawks playoffs hopes rest on final regular season game vs Western

After a much needed win against Carleton in the biggest game of the season at the time for the Golden Hawks, a fourth win before matching up with Western for the season finale was crucial. A 39-24 win against the Windsor Lancers was just what the doctor ordered as Laurier managed to move up to 4-3 and the fifth spot […]

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

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 ·