Rob Fifield

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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 […]

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

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, Sports ·
Photo by Marco Pedri

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 […]

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, Sports ·
Photo by Marco Pedri

Women’s Hockey loses back-to-back games against Guelph and U of T

The Laurier Golden Hawks had a busy weekend of hockey playing host to the Guelph Gryphons and the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. The weekend began on a sour note as the Hawks dropped a 4-1 contest Saturday night to the Gryphons with the Hawk’s lone goal coming from first-year Emily Woodhouse. “I wasn’t really happy last night. I thought […]

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, Sports ·
Photo by Paige Bush

Golden Hawks take down Warriors in the battle of Waterloo

The Golden Hawks headed just down the road on Saturday to face off against their neighbours in the Battle of Waterloo, The Waterloo Warriors. In a bit of a one sided match for the Warriors, the Hawks managed to come out victorious with a 2-1 victory. The game started out with a fast pace, as the Waterloo Warriors began to […]

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Kokko leads Golden Hawks past Varsity Blues at home

The Golden Hawks played host to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday afternoon in hopes of getting back into the win column. For the Hawks, this game was all about containing the U of T offence as they are one of the top shooting teams in the OUA this season, lead by Devin Johnson. The Hawks came out […]

by Rob Fifield· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Andreas Patsiaouros

Laurier Curling hopeful for another record year

The Laurier curling teams are ready to hit the ground running and start off the new year right where they left of last season. 2016 was a remarkable year for the men’s curling squad, as they were able to capture the CIS gold medal after defeating the the Alberta Golden Bears 7-4. The Laurier men had an historic season as […]

by Rob Fifield· · More Sports, Sports ·
Top sports moments from summer and fall

Top sports moments from summer and fall

Football The men’s football team had themselves quite the year, finishing the 2016 regular season with an impressive 7-1 and ultimately becoming, Yates Cup Champions in a historic fourth quarter comback. In both the 2014 and 2015 seasons, the Hawks finished at 4-4. This year however, the Hawks stormed back to win the Yates Cup after being down 21 points […]

by Rob Fifield· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laval tops Laurier in Uteck Bowl

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has been waiting 11 years for this. Since their last Vanier Cup win in 2005, this season has been the first time since that the Vanier Cup has been not far from reach. Unfortunately for the purple and gold, their near flawless season came to an end this past weekend in Quebec City, as […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Paige Bush

The end of the road: Laval defeats Laurier in Uteck Bowl

Telus Stadium at the University of Laval was the venue as the Laval Rouge et Or and the Laurier Golden Hawks were ready to square off in the national semi-final Uteck Bowl. The stadium was lively early on, with more than 13,000 fans in attendance and almost all of them wearing the Laval red and gold. The introductions were finished, the […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·