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Warriors finally break 15 year drought against Golden Hawks

The much anticipated Battle of Waterloo had a different vibe to it this year, especially for those who have paid attention to the rise of the Waterloo Warriors. That different vibe led to a different result as the Warriors broke Laurier’s 15 game win streak against them in a nail-biting 34-32 win. Led by Tre Ford, second-year quarterback, and Tyler […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks break 15-year winning streak against UW at Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo has taken place once again. Had these teams not been so close by, this game probably would not be made out to be much due to Laurier consistently beating Waterloo for the past 15 years.  In a nail-biting 34-32 win on Laurier’s home field, Waterloo finally broke the streak against the Hawks. While this may have […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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No shortage of talent in the outstanding Braun family

Famed names built off legacies associated by family trees always make for something interesting to see. Erin Braun, a Kitchener native, is one of Laurier’s new incoming women’s soccer players to see the field and have a positive impact so far this season. The reason her name carries some weight is because of her older sister, none other than Jessa […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Struggles continue for the Hawks as they lose the ‘Battle of Waterloo’

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team came out with an unfortunate result in the first Battle of Waterloo game this season this past Saturday against the Waterloo Warriors, dropping the game 3-1. Laurier now sits 0-2 in the Battle of Waterloo before the big football game with the women’s soccer team also dropping their match by a score […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · More Sports, Sports ·
Photo by Garrison Oosterhof  Hawks take on Ottawa Gee Gee's at their first game of the season

Hawks continue strong start to season with win over Queen’s Gaels

The Hawks continued their hot start to the season with an emphatic 44-18 win over the Queen’s Gaels on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Just like last week, the Hawks scored a touchdown on their opening drive through Osayi Iginuan as he would eventually punch it in from six yards out. Laurier would add a pair of field goals before scoring […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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Colin Furlong signs professional contract with European team

Long time Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawk goaltender Colin Furlong has joined HC Pustertal Wolfe, a professional European hockey team that’s part of the Alps Hockey League. Furlong signed a professional contract with the Italian side earlier this summer after spending four years with the Golden Hawks. For Furlong, playing at a professional level was always the ultimate goal ever since […]

by Pranav Desai· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Finding positives to help you stick with a workout routine

I have never intentionally stuck with a fitness plan. Growing up I played a lot of sports but outside of organized exercise I can barely make it through two weeks of my own workouts. I’ve always found the feeling of being a newbie at the gym or on a field kept me from feeling good about being active. Over the […]

by Garrison Oosterhof· · More Sports, Sports ·