Articles by: Rob Fifield

Golden Hawks eliminated from U SPORTS championships

Golden Hawks eliminated from U SPORTS championships

It’s that time of year again and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team were back at the U Sports National Championships trying to defend their title from a year ago. Unfortunately, the men fell short after a disappointing loss to the Regina Cougars. This year’s edition of the championship was hosted by the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay, […]

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U Sports National Curling Championships update: back-to-back losses on day three

U Sports National Curling Championships update: back-to-back losses on day three

Heading into day three of the U Sports National Curling Championships, the Hawks were 2-1 and looking to continue their momentum from Sunday night as they prepared to face The University of Prince Edward Island on Monday afternoon and Queen’s last night.

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U Sports National Curling Championships update: weekend re-cap

U Sports National Curling Championships update: weekend re-cap

It’s that time of year again and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team are back at the U Sports National championships trying to defend their title from a year ago. This year’s edition of the championship is being hosted by the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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5 golden hawks are spending their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto

Five Laurier football players will be celebrating their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto. Marcus Arkarakas, Brandon Calver, Taylor Calverley, Brett Golding and Chris Reddy will be taking part in this year’s edition, hoping to impress  the CFL scouts and earn an invitation to the national camp in Regina, Saskatchewan. Laurier head football coach Michael Faulds […]

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Are the 2021 Canada summer games coming to Waterloo?

The 2021 Canada Summer Games are looking for a host city and the Region of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are hopeful to be their next destination. The region of Waterloo, Sudbury, Niagara and Ottawa are the four remaining bids hopeful to host the games. If the Region of Waterloo does prevail as host of the Summer Games, Laurier is […]

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Another former Western quarterback joins the Laurier coaching staff

Another former Western quarterback joins the Laurier coaching staff

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has added another former Western Mustangs quarterback to their coaching staff, as the Hawks have recently hired Will Finch as their quarterback coach for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Finch was widely noted as one of the best quarterbacks in the OUA as he suited up for the Mustangs from 2012-16. Unfortunately for Finch and […]

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Report cards for the winter semester sports teams

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Final tune up for the playoffs: Hawks beat Lancers 3-2

The Laurier men’s hockey team hit the ice Saturday evening to try and win their fifth in a row and close out the regular season with a win at home. Laurier managed to do just that as they defeated the Windsor Lancers 3-2. “For us, it was a game where we got better as the game went on. I thought […]

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Losses are piling up for the Golden Hawks

The Laurier women’s hockey team dropped a close one as they fell 3-2 to the Western Mustangs in a shootout on Saturday afternoon. In the midst of a four game losing streak and coming off back-to-back road losses to Laurentian and Nipissing, the Hawks returned home to try and spoil the Mustangs’ playoff chances. The Hawks looked sluggish early on, […]

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Hawks clinch home ice in first round of the playoffs

The Hawks had a successful weekend on the ice defeating both the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the No. 3 nationally ranked Ryerson Rams. The weekend got going with the purple and gold travelling to downtown Toronto to face off against the Varsity Blues. The Hawks played well but were only able to score once, as they shutout the […]

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