Photo by Heather Davidson

Golden Hawks sweep Ryerson Rams in double-header

Men’s baseball scored a total of 13 runs in the two games against the Ryerson Rams on Sunday, winning both games and sweeping the series to officially begin their 2014 regular season.

by Shelby Blackley· · Baseball ·
File photo by Will Huang

Men’s baseball planning to stay on top

Change is the enemy for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s baseball team this year. If everything goes according to plan, they would like to do exactly what they did a year ago and repeat as the winners of the Ontario University Athletics championship. The challenge this year is learning to play as champions, with the rest of the league taking […]

by Josh Peters· · Baseball ·
(File photo by Will Huang)

Laurier’s finest of 2013-14

Player of the Year Emily Brown (Women’s soccer) Brown made strides in the 2013 year. She scored a career-high 18 goals, setting a new team record after her 15 goals last year. She scored 14 of those in the last seven games, including a five-goal game against Waterloo on Oct. 4, setting a new team record for goals in a […]

The top moments of 2013

10. Laura Brooker scores 50 goals in her three-year career (Feb. 2, 2013) It took her a while to get there, but once Laura Brooker hit the 50-goal milestone, it put her into history as one of four Laurier women’s hockey players to ever hit the plateau. In less than three years, Brooker became an offensive threat for Laurier, helping […]

Adam McBride (left) and Adam Raithby (right) are a major part to the men's baseball team. (Photo by Jessica Dik)

Keeping enthusiasm in the dugout

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team embodied the age old baseball aphorism during their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship season, as they learned that being a championship team has to have positivity off the field to have success on the field. Meet Adam McBride and Adam Raithby, two veteran Hawks who will seemingly stop at nothing to ensure […]

by Brad Bowen· · Baseball ·

Sports in brief

Cross country teams finish 10th, 13th at OUA championship The men’s cross country team finished 10th as a team, posting 257 points, just two behind the University of Ottawa for ninth place. Adam Cornwall finished 26th overall in the individual standings, leading the way for the Hawks. For the women, the Hawks finished 13th overall as a team with 377 […]

Men's baseball captured their first-ever OUA championship against the Brock Badgers Sunday night in Guelph. (Photo courtesy of the OUA)

Men’s baseball wins first OUA championship in school history

GUELPH, Ont. — For the first time in school history, men’s baseball was able to hoist the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship banner. In an impressive effort from all fronts, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks fought to a 5-3 victory over the first-seeded Brock Badgers Sunday night at Hastings Stadium. MLB draft pick Mitch Clarke would seal off a formidable […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Baseball ·
(Photo by Will Huang)

Baseball heads into final stretch

It was a cold, overcast day when the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team took to the field Saturday afternoon, hosting the second-place Guelph Gryphons as they kicked off their doubleheader. Both teams remained scoreless until the top of the second inning when Guelph was the first to strike. They followed up with a strong third inning to go […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Baseball ·
Men's baseball won both games of their doubleheader against McMaster, 9-0 and 13-3. (Photo by Andriana Vinnitchok)

Van Pelt leads Laurier to wins

It seemed like nothing could go wrong for Wilfrid Laurier pitcher Brett Van Pelt as the Golden Hawks kicked off Saturday’s doubleheader versus the McMaster Marauders on Homecoming weekend. Tallying up ten strikeouts and only allowing one hit on base through the entire game, Van Pelt improves his win streak to 3-0 and his ERA to 1.42. “I feel pretty […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Baseball ·
Erica Howard gives her acceptance speech at this year's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Heather Davidson)

Athletes inducted into Laurier Hall of Fame

It’s something Brian Devlin will never forget. Being part of the 2005 Vanier Cup football team for Wilfrid Laurier University is forever etched into his mind. Being the kicker that won the Vanier Cup for Laurier is there too. And by being inducted into Laurier’s Hall of Fame Friday night, he’s forever etched into Laurier’s history. “Sometimes I think back […]