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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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Laurier alumna, Lee Anna Osei, named one of the 150 black women who’ve made Canadian History

From 2012-15, Wilfrid Laurier University alumna Lee Anna Osei lead the Laurier women’s basketball team to the playoffs. Now, in her first year off the Laurier court, Osei was recently named one of the 150 black women who’ve made Canadian history. Osei talked about what an honour this achievement is for her. “It’s very humbling. I think it’s a testament […]

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Hawks lose in a tough game against Western

The Laurier men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in their final regular season home game at the hands of the Western Mustangs. The Hawks were up 15-10 after the first quarter. But thanks to Western guard Omar Shiddo, Laurier’s lead did not last long. Shiddo scored a game high of 36 points, with 23 of those coming in the […]

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Women’s Hockey loses back-to-back games against Guelph and U of T

The Laurier Golden Hawks had a busy weekend of hockey playing host to the Guelph Gryphons and the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. The weekend began on a sour note as the Hawks dropped a 4-1 contest Saturday night to the Gryphons with the Hawk’s lone goal coming from first-year Emily Woodhouse. “I wasn’t really happy last night. I thought […]

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WLU Men’s basketball avenge their loss against Warriors

WLU Men’s basketball avenge their loss against Warriors

The Hawks were out for revenge against Waterloo after they were upset by the Warriors earlier this month. Laurier responded well in the rematch and ended up winning by a final score of 82-75. The Hawks have now won two straight games and seemed to have found their rhythm after a rocky stretch at the start of 2017, where they […]

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Kokko leads Golden Hawks past Varsity Blues at home

The Golden Hawks played host to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday afternoon in hopes of getting back into the win column. For the Hawks, this game was all about containing the U of T offence as they are one of the top shooting teams in the OUA this season, lead by Devin Johnson. The Hawks came out […]

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1st year star Tevaun Kokko brings new energy to Golden Hawks

One of the biggest reasons behind the Laurier men’s basketball team’s success this season has been the play of starting guard Tevaun Kokko. The Markham native is averaging a team high 18.5 points per game and is the engine that gets the Hawks’ offence going on a nightly basis. “My offence comes within the flow of the team’s offence most […]

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