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Hawks make history at national golf championship

The 2017 Canadian University/College Golf Championships took place from May 29 to June 1 in Barrie. It was a historical week for the Golden Hawks, as the men’s golf team won silver, making it their highest finish ever. It was also a proud moment for head coach Jeff Colley, as the Hawks fell just short of gold with a team […]

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Jacky Normandeau honoured with All-America award

The life of a student-athlete is something many only hear or see from afar, but cannot really relate to – especially at the university level. While some athletes have busier schedules than others, it is still something to applaud them for considering they also have to balance school just like every other student. On top of that there are the […]

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Golden Hawks face off against each other in OUA all-star game

The time of the year has come where the season has wrapped up and school is over with. This marks the arrival of the tenth annual Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Women’s Basketball All-Star game. The game is made up of the OUA’s biggest stars, from the past season, with 10 university teams being represented to make up a total of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
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Three Golden Hawks are drafted into the CFL

Right now is the time of year all fans of football, whether university level or professional, are excited about. For those of you who are strictly fans of professional football this is the part of the offseason you are probably most excited about; because your hope is that your team gets stronger through the draft. There is also the mystery […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
Three Hawks help Canada win bronze at world championships

Three Hawks help Canada win bronze at world championships

The annual International Cheer Union (ICU) World Cheerleading Championships were held in Florida earlier this year in April. Canada captured a bronze medal with the help of three Golden Hawks. Meghan Clarke, Emma Heaps, and Jordyn Witmeyer proudly represented Wilfrid Laurier University and Canada at the world championships. This is great achievement for the three Hawks, as they improved on their sixth-place finish […]

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Nakas Onyeka of men's football and Jasmine Raines, first-year swimmer, were the recipients of this year's Present's Award at the 2017 Athletic Banquet.

Laurier recognizes athletic achievement at annual Athletics Banquet

The 2017 Laurier Athletics Banquet took place Monday evening where a number of Laurier players and teams were recognized for their outstanding performances this past year. The highlight of the evening comes after dinner when the major awards are handed out. The first major award winner was Kha Vo, who took home the the Earl C. Shelley Unsung Hero Award.Vo […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Sports ·
Top sports moments 2016-2017

Top sports moments 2016-2017

Strong Finish The women’s basketball team had a successful year on the court finishing up the regular season 13-7. The Hawks made it to the second round of the playoffs before being eliminated by the Carleton Ravens. Kaitlyn Schenck and Nicole Morrison both had standout years for the Hawks, combining for an impressive 591 points. The Hawks will look to […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Sports ·
Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

The expectations will be at an all time high for the Laurier men’s football team next season. Anything less than a playoff appearance will be considered a failure for the defending OUA champions. With key players like Kwaku Boateng, Nakas Onyeka and Jalen Price potentially moving on to the CFL, things will only get harder for the Hawks. However, every […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
K-W is getting used to their newest pro sports team

K-W is getting used to their newest pro sports team

The Kitchener Rangers aren’t the only team that calls the Aud home. In their first year as a member of the NBL, the KW Titans are finding their way as the region’s professional basketball team. The National Basketball League of Canada, also known as the NBL, is a Canadian professional basketball league that was founded in 2011. The league currently […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
Julie Karn wins 12th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award

Julie Karn wins 12th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award

Last Thursday evening, Julie Karn, a third-year kinesiology student and midfielder for the Laurier women’s soccer team was the recipient of the 12th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award. The event was held at Bingeman’s Conference Centre, where several members of the Laurier community, as well as external members of the Kitchener-Waterloo community, came together to celebrate female athletes. “I’m […]

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