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Men’s Football team climbs the rankings to the fifth overall spot in the CIS

Eric Guiltinan has been waiting four years for this. The fifth-year running back of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks was on the bench last season, backing up all-star running back, Dillon Campbell. But with the departure of Campbell to the Canadian Football League, Guiltinan picked up the starter role, and as the season goes on, he has only gotten better. […]

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Boateng No. 1 CIS prospect

Last Thursday, the official prospect rankings published by the CFL scouting bureau were released. To no one’s surprise, Laurier’s star defensive lineman, Kwaku Boateng was ranked No. 2 overall and the No. 1 ranked CIS prospect available in the upcoming 2017 CFL draft. Boateng and the Golden Hawks have kicked off the 2016-17 season 3-0, defeating Queens, York and most […]

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Laurier defeats Carleton 17-16

Laurier defeats Carleton 17-16

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks upset the No. 4 Carleton Ravens 17-16 at MNP Park this afternoon. The Hawks, nationally-ranked at No. 7 in the matchup, reignited their offence in the second half of the game and came from behind, erasing a 8-point deficit to upset the Ravens on their home soil. The win improved the Hawks’ overall record to […]

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Laurier running back Fera returns after sustained injury

Elijah Fera, Wilfrid Laurier University varsity football player, knows first hand that success doesn’t follow a straight line. Fera, a Windsor Ontario native, grew up playing the sport he loved at Catholic Central high school as the school’s running back. Fera’s high school football career abruptly came to an end when he was unable to attend and complete high school […]

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One loss and one win for men’s baseball

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team kicked off their regular season with four games last weekend. The Hawks split their series on Saturday against the Waterloo Warriors, losing 3-2 before winning 9-4 on Saturday and then bounced back on Sunday by sweeping the Guelph Gryphons 10-5 and 3-1 respectively. The games improved the Hawks record to an overall […]

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