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Nakas Onyeka of men's football and Jasmine Raines, first-year swimmer, were the recipients of this year's Present's Award at the 2017 Athletic Banquet.

Laurier recognizes athletic achievement at annual Athletics Banquet

The 2017 Laurier Athletics Banquet took place Monday evening where a number of Laurier players and teams were recognized for their outstanding performances this past year. The highlight of the evening comes after dinner when the major awards are handed out. The first major award winner was Kha Vo, who took home the the Earl C. Shelley Unsung Hero Award.Vo […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
Top sports moments 2016-2017

Top sports moments 2016-2017

Strong Finish The women’s basketball team had a successful year on the court finishing up the regular season 13-7. The Hawks made it to the second round of the playoffs before being eliminated by the Carleton Ravens. Kaitlyn Schenck and Nicole Morrison both had standout years for the Hawks, combining for an impressive 591 points. The Hawks will look to […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
K-W is getting used to their newest pro sports team

K-W is getting used to their newest pro sports team

The Kitchener Rangers aren’t the only team that calls the Aud home. In their first year as a member of the NBL, the KW Titans are finding their way as the region’s professional basketball team. The National Basketball League of Canada, also known as the NBL, is a Canadian professional basketball league that was founded in 2011. The league currently […]

by Rob Fifield· · Basketball, Sports ·
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, […]

by Rob Fifield· · More Sports, Sports, Uncategorized ·
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.

by Rob Fifield· · More Sports, Sports ·
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.

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
File photo by Tanzeel Sayani

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 […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Luke Sarazin

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 […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
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 […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
Photo by Karyn Stepien (Courtesy of Laurier Athletics)

Report cards for the winter semester sports teams

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·