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Golden Hawks stay hot as they sweep 2-game set versus Algoma

When it comes to being one of the better teams in a league, blowouts against weaker teams are not always guaranteed. For the Laurier Golden Hawks, now sitting at 11-5 and second in the OUA West, they understand this. There are games like the one against Toronto and then there are games like the one against Nipissing that was a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Skye and Hunter Johns proudly represent the Indigenous community at Laurier

There are a large number of Indigenous students here at Laurier and two of those students happen to be sisters on the Golden Hawk women’s basketball team. Skye and Hunter Johns are two forwards on what is a very young and talented women’s basketball roster. Although Skye finished her Master’s degree last year, she decided to come back for one […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, 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 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 ·
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Joseph Fo receives Peter C. Ansley scholarship award

Earlier in June, Wilfrid Laurier University held its Laurier Society celebration which is an event hosted by Development and Alumni Relations. The event is in place to honour and recognize the school’s most generous donors. Having recognized Peter Ansley, an alumnus, with the 2018 Laurier Philanthropy Award, there was the award in his name, the Peter C. Ansley Basketball Award […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Men’s basketball team recruits five new Golden Hawks

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team have added five new recruits for the 2018-19 season. Head coach Justin Serresse will work with two new guards and three new forwards going into his third year with the Hawks. “We wanted to have one player at each position and we somewhat did it. I’m happy with that because knowing that we’re […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, More Sports, Sports ·
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Hawks aim to go all the way after series of close calls

It has been an impressive last few years for the Laurier Men’s baseball squad. Led by coach Scott Ballantyne who has put together some impressive teams, they have made the OUA championship final three times in the last four years. They have also either finished first or second in the regular season standings the last four years. It’s not only […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Tevaun Kokko and Ali Sow’s outstanding seasons receive All-OUA recognition

Similar to the pros, it’s that time of the year — midway through the OUA men’s basketball playoffs — where we get to see some of the very best the OUA has to offer from this season. Among this exclusive group, Laurier has two representatives this year, the first being rookie Ali Sow. Sow put together the most impressive of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Nicole Morrison’s captivating career ends with the Hawks’ playoffs hopes

Nicole Morrison’s legendary career with the Golden Hawks has come to an end. The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team’s season had an unfortunate finish with a loss against the Lakehead Thunderwolves in the OUA playoffs last Wednesday. The season’s conclusion not only marked the end of the year for the Hawks, but it also meant that a number of […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier’s season comes to abrupt end at the claws of the Badgers

It’s been a while since the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team has had a home playoff game. That changed on Feb. 21 and it also came with a huge win over the red hot McMaster Marauders. This game had a whole different outcome than most expected, with the Hawks winning by 26 points. The Golden Hawks came out firing […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·