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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Sports ·
Golden Hawks eliminated from U SPORTS championships

Golden Hawks eliminated from U SPORTS championships

It’s that time of year again and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team were back at the U Sports National Championships trying to defend their title from a year ago. Unfortunately, the men fell short after a disappointing loss to the Regina Cougars. This year’s edition of the championship was hosted by the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay, […]

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Three hawks compete to get drafted into the CFL

It’s that time of the year again. The CFL combine is here and this year three Hawks will be competing to get drafted. Defensive lineman Kwaku Boateng, linebacker Nakas Onyeka and defensive lineman Jalen Price will be representing Laurier at the national event. It’s no surprise to see three Hawks being touted as potential future CFL stars, as Laurier had […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
Karn, Lubert and Pallotta up for Outstanding Woman of Laurier award

Karn, Lubert and Pallotta up for Outstanding Woman of Laurier award

Every year, Laurier awards the Outstanding Woman of Laurier award to a female athlete based on what they have accomplished in the sport they play, as well as what they have done for the community. This year, the three finalists have exceeded all expectations when it comes to personal achievement. The finalists include third-year soccer player Julie Karn, fifth-year lacrosse […]

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U Sports National Curling Championships update: back-to-back losses on day three

U Sports National Curling Championships update: back-to-back losses on day three

Heading into day three of the U Sports National Curling Championships, the Hawks were 2-1 and looking to continue their momentum from Sunday night as they prepared to face The University of Prince Edward Island on Monday afternoon and Queen’s last night.

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U Sports National Curling Championships update: weekend re-cap

U Sports National Curling Championships update: weekend re-cap

It’s that time of year again and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team are back at the U Sports National championships trying to defend their title from a year ago. This year’s edition of the championship is being hosted by the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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