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Sydney Pattison receives 14th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award

On Thursday Mar. 28, Laurier Athletics held the fourteenth annual Outstanding Women of Laurier dinner event at Bingeman’s Conference Centre in Kitchener to celebrate the achievements of women in athletics. The night featured many different sectors, including the presentation of the Dolores “Mitzi” Michael Women Leaders Scholarship, a keynote address by TSN radio host Andi Petrillo and the announcement of […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·
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Pair of Hawks prepare to compete at 2019 Canadian swimming trials

Wilfrid Laurier University’s varsity swimmers Jasmine Raines and Tyson MacDonald are all set to compete at the 2019 Canada Swimming Trials. The trials will take place from Apr. 3 to 7 in Toronto as MacDonald and Raines will get the opportunity to eventually represent Canada at the international level. “I’m really excited. This will be my second time competing at […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Recapping the top sports moments from the 2018-19 season

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Justin Serresse coaches Team Red to victory at Biosteel all Canadian game

Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s varsity basketball head coach Justin Serresse coached Team Red to a victory at the Biosteel All Canadian Boys Basketball Game on Mar. 31 in Toronto. The game consisted of the top 24 male Canadian high school basketball players. Coach Serresse coached some of the players on his team in the past and he has now established […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier cricket club’s women’s team finishes 2nd at indoor tournament

The Laurier Cricket Club’s women’s team finished in second place at the first ever Canadian College Cricket Women’s Ontario Cup this past weekend. The tournament was an indoor cricket competition featuring numerous schools from all over Ontario. The Hawks defeated the hosts, Ryerson, in the semi-finals to get to the final where they took on York University. “We trained really […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Chuder Teny: Leaving a lasting impact on the Laurier basketball program

Before being interviewed, Wilfrid Laurier University’s basketball star Chuder Teny told me to come over to his house sometime so that he can beat me in FIFA. Although it was said in jest, this comment gave me a glimpse into Teny’s competitive nature. Chuder Teny has made a massive impact on the Laurier men’s basketball program throughout his five years […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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An in-depth look at what makes the Laurier-Western rivalry so special

Wilfrid Laurier University’s rivalry with Western is something that brings all the Laurier students together. If you ask Laurier students, they’ll state numerous reasons for why they don’t like Western and why the rivalry exists. For starters, Laurier was affiliated with Western until 1960. The school’s colours, purple and gold, are an extension of the affiliation with Western. Our original […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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New YMCA at Brantford campus enhances students’ athletic experience

Wilfrid Laurier University students on the Brantford campus have experienced an athletic and recreational experience closer to that of a Waterloo student this past year as a result of the newly opened YMCA.  The Laurier Brantford YMCA officially opened its doors on Sept. 14, 2018. The facility, which was brought to fruition through a partnership between Laurier and the YMCA […]

by Safina Husein· · Sports ·
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Sydney Pattison finishes 12th at U-Sports championship

After winning the first OUA middle-distance medal in Laurier’s middle-distance program’s history, Sydney Pattison finished in twelfth place in 1500-metre race at the 2019 U-Sports track and field championships.  The championships this year took place at the University of Manitoba in the James Daly Fieldhouse from March 7 to 9. In what was her first appearance at the nationals, Pattison […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·