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Golden Hawks rugby take home OUA bronze for first medal in team history

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s rugby team captured their first medal in team history on Saturday, Nov. 10, with a thrilling 17-6 win over the Waterloo Warriors.  After their loss in the bronze medal game last year, the Hawks had a lot to prove on Saturday. Add in the fact that this game was the biggest ‘Battle of Waterloo’ so far […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Hawks fall to Rams on “Embrace Your Culture” night

Saturday night was “Embrace Your Culture” night, celebrating the many different ethnicities and diversity of all the Golden Hawks players as both the women’s and men’s teams faced off against the Ryerson Rams. “I think there are many cultures that should be acknowledged and recognized. Living in kind of a white, mainstream society, it’s nice to highlight other ethnic diversities […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier BBA grads start protein powder company

A pair of Wilfrid Laurier Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) graduates have recently started their own protein powder company called ‘Suppy’. Tom Honor and Logan Moore launched Suppy Canada-wide on Oct. 29 in an effort to “disrupt the opaque and notoriously overpriced sports nutrition industry.” Honor and Moore discussed what went into launching the company, along with other details about […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Accolades continue for Hawks as Ballantyne wins coach of the year award

Coach Scott Ballantyne has done it again, but only bigger and better. Having won his second OUA Coach of the Year award last year, the only thing that could have gone better was winning the OUA championship. “I think certainly for me, I would trade in the coach of the year award for an OUA championship any day of the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks varsity sports weekend recap

The Laurier men’s rugby team has had an impressive season so far, but unfortunately their playoff run came to a heartbreaking end at the hands of the Guelph Gryphons. Although the Hawks had the lead for most of the game, the Gryphons pulled off a magnificent second half comeback to win by a final score of 34-26. The season isn’t […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks’ playoff run ends with a hard fought battle against the Gryphons

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team’s playoff run came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at the hands of the Guelph Gryphons.  The Gryphons landed the first blow on the Hawks as they jumped out to a 7-0 early in the first quarter but the Hawks responded quickly and effectively.  Laurier scored on two consecutive drives and […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier basketball start their season 1-1

Potential comes with questions and the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team, with a little bit of a newer look this year, are out to prove something. With a 70-63 win over the Western Mustangs, they showed what they’re capable of. The game started out being all Laurier. From great ball movement to great shooting, to playing great defence, the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·