Josh Peters

Josh is a third year BBA student and former Sports Editor for The Cord. He believes sports is the only reason cable television still exists, and is forever in love with the underdogs. Josh aspires that one day his jump shot will as strong as his passion for sports journalism.

Articles by Josh Peters

Former Hawk dresses for CFL

On July 3, Alex Anthony found a travel bag sitting in his team locker. This is a treatment reserved for the top six receivers on the Saskatchewan Roughriders roster, and signified that he would be travelling with the team to Toronto for a regular season game. It was a tangible next step in his ascent through professional football. An injury […]

by Josh Peters· · Football ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

Ackie recognized nationally

Training camp hasn’t even begun, but the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team is receiving national attention. On July 8, CFL analyst Justin Dunk posted his list of the top 10 prospects so far for the 2015 CFL draft. Laurier defensive back Chris Ackie helped round out the list, coming in at number nine. According to Laurier head coach Michael […]

by Josh Peters· · Football ·
File photo by Heather Davidson

Nyhof looks to break through in upcoming season

The Wilfrid Laurier University football team will have steady hands at the wide-out position this season, with fourth-year Greg Nyhof looking to bring consistency, strength and veteran leadership to an already potent Golden Hawk offense. Last year, Nyhof was selected as a team captain. He hauled in 22 catches for 447 yards and four touchdowns in eight games. However, Nyhof […]

by Josh Peters· · Football ·

Who are our athletes inspired by?

Our Wilfrid Laurier University athletes work continuously to be better. However, they revealed that they each had something that helped inspire them and ignite their passion to be a dominant competitor in sports. They revealed that inspiration comes from numerous contributing factors, one of which is a professional player to look up to and aspire to be. This month our […]

by Josh Peters· · Sports ·
File photo by Ryan Hueglin.

Five fresh faces added to women’s basketball

With the sound of bronze still ringing freshly in their ears from the previous season, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team looked to refurbish their roster by adding five new recruits. Last year’s successful season was led by four veteran players who took them all the way to nationals. Those four — Doreen Bonsu, Bree Chaput, Laura Doyle and […]

by Josh Peters· · Archive, Basketball ·
(File photo by Heather Davidson)

Three Laurier all-stars play with the best in the nation

This past weekend, three of Wilfrid Laurier University’s finest athletes shared the field with the best post-secondary football talent from across the nation. On May 10, Western University hosted the East/West Bowl, an all-star game with players from all over Canada. Chris Ackie, Dillon Campbell and Ese Mrabure-Ajufo represented Laurier at the game. The festivities started early in the week […]

by Josh Peters· · Football ·