Baseball

Hawks soar to OUA finals

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team swept the reigning champion McMaster Marauders this weekend for a spot in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals. The Hawks are now set to make their first-ever provincial championship appearance, where they will battle the Western Mustangs. Both games were exciting match-ups that saw Laurier rally from behind – edging the […]

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MLB championship series breakdown

After an exciting -but at times predictable- first round, the MLB Playoffs are moving onto the Championship Series. Both match ups are sure to be highly entertaining and have the potential to go seven games. ALCS- New York Yankees Vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim The Angels shook up the baseball world by sweeping Boston in the first round and […]

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2009 MLB Play off Breakdown

New York Yankees Vs. Minnesota Twins Arguably carrying the most momentum coming in the playoffs, the Yankees are hoping to capture the 27th title for the franchise. Their first round match up against Minnesota will not last long, as the over matched Twins will have a hard time competing with New York’s pitching and offensive capabilities. Minnesota provided us with […]

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Baseball makes playoffs

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team advances to the first round of playoffs this weekend where they will take on the McMaster Marauders. The Hawks head into the series having defeated Mac 3-0 in regular season match-ups. “All three games we’ve won by one run,” said head coach Scott Ballantyne. “It should be a good series; we are […]

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Baseball Hawks lose three straight

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team faced the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Western Mustangs this weekend and failed to earn a win in any of the three games. The 9-7 loss to the Blues and the 6-3 and 8-2 defeats at the hands of the Mustangs drop the Hawks to fourth place in the Ontario […]

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Baseball Hawks win four in a row

After splitting a double-header with the Brock Badgers last week, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team had their home opener on Saturday and defeated last year’s provincial champions the McMaster Marauders in a double header at Bechtel Park. The pair of wins put Laurier ahead of the Brock Badgers for the top spot in the OUA, pushing the […]

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MLSB opens season

The boys – and girls – of summer are back and playing (i.e. drinking) harder than ever, as Major League Summer Baseball (MLSB), Laurier’s student-run summer baseball league, begins its annual beer-filled season. The league combines the classic summer pastime of baseball with the classic year-round pastime of drinking to make for an incredible experience for all who take part. […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Baseball, Sports ·