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Golden Hawk Profile: Levondre Gordon’s great start leads Hawks to perfect record

  One of the biggest keys behind the success of the Laurier football team last year was their balanced offense. The dual threat of the passing game and the running game kept opposing defenses guessing all year. The Hawks have picked up right where they left off last year, as their balanced attack has resulted in a 3-0 record to […]

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Hawks struggle in weekend double header

In the first game of the weekend for the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team, the Windsor Lancers came to town in hopes of taking one at University Stadium to collect another three points and a win. The game began with Laurier playing well from the very start and taking control of momentum early on, but that would change quickly. […]

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Golden Hawks keep perfect record on the road

The men’s football team at Wilfrid Laurier University defeated the Queen’s Gaels 40-17 this weekend, advancing their record to 3-0. This comes after a close win at home against the Carleton Ravens, securing the Hawks’ eighth straight win against OUA opponents. Golden Hawks Robbie Smith and Nathan Mesher set team records, while running back Levondre Gordon had another great game, […]

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Brian Quistberg is the new coach for Laurier women’s rugby

The women’s rugby team recently announced Brian Quistberg as their new head coach. Quistberg has tons of experience with rugby as a player and coach and this move shows the ambition of the women’s rugby program at Wilfrid Laurier University. Quistberg has witnessed a lot of success throughout his career and he will bring a winning mentality to this Hawks […]

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Golden Hawk baseball is off to a strong start

Following another deep playoff run, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s baseball team has started their season on fire. After splitting the opening two games against Queen’s, the Hawks demolished McMaster in their double header on Sunday, winning both games by a combined score of 20-2. This is coach Scott Ballantyne’s tenth year in charge of the Hawks and he has […]

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Laurier women’s soccer complete a two game sweep against York

Coming off their first win of the season – 1-0 versus York on Sept. 3 – the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks women’s soccer team were looking to complete the sweep this past Friday on home turf at University Stadium. Laurier started out the game playing with pace, managing to continuously keep the ball in their possession and on the […]

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Six forwards added to Laurier men’s basketball team

The basketball season is just two weeks away and as the date draws closer, Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy’s men’s team looks to finalize their roster for the new season. The team had an up and down season last year. Although they had a promising first half of the season, the inconsistencies and growing pains really started to show during the second […]

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Golden Hawks clinch tight lead over Ravens

  The men’s football team at Wilfrid Laurier University defeated the Carleton Ravens 38-35 yesterday, securing their second win of the season. This win comes hot off of last week’s shutout victory against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. “… ultimately I am happy we got the win against a quality opponent,” Head coach, Michael Faulds said to Laurier Athletics. […]

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The importance of fitness and healthy eating

The transition from August to September is difficult for many university students. A four month break from studying is not easy to overcome, even if most people are working during the summer. The university mindset is much different and students often find themselves falling behind in the first month of the school year. Although many people may describe this as […]

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