Mark Cascagnette

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Laurier women’s basketball team scores fourth win in a row

The Golden Hawks’ women’s basketball team returned home this past weekend and picked up two impressive victories to improve their winning streak to four games. Following a season-long five-game road trip- that began with three consecutive losses- before ending on a high note with two wins, Laurier’s girls were happy to be home. “It was a tiring trip, we had […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·

Editorial: Mark Cascagnette

In today’s highly-divided world, where society is seemingly never in agreement and the news is full of tragedy, there is one truly unique activity that has a powerful way of uniting one another. That activity is sports. In a very special way, sports are meant to bring people together! Regardless of all other factors including; one’s race, personality, economic status, […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Opinion ·
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Golden Hawks women’s cross country team finishes 17th at nationals

This past Saturday at the USPORTS Championship in Kingston, Lizzy Laurie and the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s cross country team ran remarkably well to cap off one of their best seasons in program history.   The fourth-year communications major Lizzy Laurie, has been making history for the Golden Hawks all year and she continued that trend this past Saturday.  Laurie […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s rugby team defeats McMaster Marauders 38-19

Following a 38-19 victory, this past weekend against the McMaster Marauders, the Golden Hawks men’s Rugby Team has advanced to the Consolidation Final to play for a fifth-place finish in the OUA. An overall dominating team performance highlighted by Laurier prop, Owen McLean Lavado has the Golden Hawks on a two-game win streak and ensures that they will have a […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team goes down in “frustrating” 85-52 loss

After an impressive first week comprised of two dominant victories against Toronto and Windsor, culminating with their highest national ranking in over six years, the Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team was feeling good heading into a tough battle this past weekend. The Golden Hawks travelled to Ottawa to continue their season-long five-game road trip, as they faced two of the […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team still looking for its first win

Laurier’s women’s hockey team is still in search of their first win of the season after two home losses this weekend.  A 5-3 loss against Nipissing on Friday night as well as a 2-0 loss to Laurentian on Saturday afternoon has Coach Patton’s team sitting at the bottom of the OUA with a 0-0-1-3 record. The first four games of […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team ranked sixth in the nation

After the opening weekend of the OUA basketball season, Laurier’s men’s basketball team has achieved their highest U SPORTS top 10 rankings in over six years. Two decisive wins for Laurier coming against Toronto and Windsor this past week have the Golden Hawks ranked as the sixth-best team in the country, which is their highest ranking since being ranked fifth […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team had their season come to an end early Friday afternoon following a 22-10 defeat against the Carleton Ravens.  In what was Laurier’s annual “School Day” game, the Golden Hawks had great support with over 4,200 people cheering them on, many of which were elementary school kids.  Despite both the Ravens and Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·