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Laurier men’s rugby team defeats McMaster Marauders 38-19

Following a 38-19 victory, this past weekend against the McMaster Marauders, the Golden Hawks men’s Rugby Team has advanced to the Consolidation Final to play for a fifth-place finish in the OUA. An overall dominating team performance highlighted by Laurier prop, Owen McLean Lavado has the Golden Hawks on a two-game win streak and ensures that they will have a […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team goes down in “frustrating” 85-52 loss

After an impressive first week comprised of two dominant victories against Toronto and Windsor, culminating with their highest national ranking in over six years, the Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team was feeling good heading into a tough battle this past weekend. The Golden Hawks travelled to Ottawa to continue their season-long five-game road trip, as they faced two of the […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team still looking for its first win

Laurier’s women’s hockey team is still in search of their first win of the season after two home losses this weekend.  A 5-3 loss against Nipissing on Friday night as well as a 2-0 loss to Laurentian on Saturday afternoon has Coach Patton’s team sitting at the bottom of the OUA with a 0-0-1-3 record. The first four games of […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team ranked sixth in the nation

After the opening weekend of the OUA basketball season, Laurier’s men’s basketball team has achieved their highest U SPORTS top 10 rankings in over six years. Two decisive wins for Laurier coming against Toronto and Windsor this past week have the Golden Hawks ranked as the sixth-best team in the country, which is their highest ranking since being ranked fifth […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team had their season come to an end early Friday afternoon following a 22-10 defeat against the Carleton Ravens.  In what was Laurier’s annual “School Day” game, the Golden Hawks had great support with over 4,200 people cheering them on, many of which were elementary school kids.  Despite both the Ravens and Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·

Laurier men’s football team wins against the Waterloo Warriors in nail-biting finish, 53-50

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team won a three-overtime thriller against the Waterloo Warriors on Thursday, Oct. 10 securing a 53-50 win at Warrior Field, not only giving Laurier another point in the Battle of Waterloo race but gaining revenge from their 34-32 loss in 2018, the first loss to Waterloo in 16 years. Laurier would kick off […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks women’s softball team heading into nationals after stunning 14-1 season

Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s softball team is heading into the national championships with a new hunger for a national title, following an incredible 14-1 season this year. The championships will be hosted by Laurier University, from Oct. 11 to 13 at Budd Park in Kitchener, and will feature the top eight collegiate softball teams in Canada.  Their regular season finished […]

by Aaron Hagey· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Battle of Waterloo ends in 1-1 draw for Golden Hawks women’s soccer team and 1-0 loss for men’s

Both of the women’s and men’s Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks soccer teams competed in the Battle of Waterloo Sunday afternoon, with the women securing a point in a 1-1 draw while the men suffered a tough loss of 1-0. The women kicked off the afternoon with their match, with a scoreless first half thanks to tough play from both sides, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Soccer, Sports ·