Basketball

Basketball playoff match-ups set

Both of Laurier’s basketball teams will be hosting an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff game, and both will be playing the Guelph Gryphons. Both WLU teams finished third in the OUA west division, with the Golden Hawk women posting a record of 15-7 and the men finishing 13-9. Laurier’s women’s team finished their season on Feb. 19 with a 68-55 […]

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Men’s volleyball heads for playoffs

The mission was simple: win and they’re in. And that’s exactly what the Laurier men’s volleyball team did on Saturday afternoon, downing the Ryerson Rams in straight sets to claim the final spot in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. “A big load of expectations has just been lifted off their shoulders,” said Laurier head coach Shayne White. “Hopefully this […]

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Men’s basketball falls in blow-out

To cap off what Laurier called Super Saturday during which there were four home games at the Athletics Complex, the Golden Hawks men’s basketball team played host to the Windsor Lancers in what was a critical game for playoff positioning. Unfortunately for the large crowd of predominantly Laurier fans, Windsor was the only team to put in a full game’s […]

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Laurier vs. McMaster basketball games postponed

The so-called ‘Snowmageddon 2011’ did more than just close Wilfrid Laurier University on Wednesday. The storm also prevented the McMaster Marauders basketball teams from making it to Waterloo for their scheduled match-ups with the Golden Hawks. Initially scheduled for 8:00 pm Wednesday night, the men’s game will now be played at 7:00 pm on Thursday at the WLU Athletic Complex. […]

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Women’s basketball back on track

Not a lot has gone wrong this season for the Golden Hawks women’s basketball team. After their 5-0 start, the purple and gold have maintained their spot amongst the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) west division’s elite, currently sitting in third. However, coming into Saturday’s match-up with the Brock Badgers, the Hawks found themselves in an unfamiliar position on a cold […]

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Basketball Hawks take OT thriller

The Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team played one of their toughest games of the season against the Brock Badgers on Saturday afternoon. In what proved to be a thrilling finish, Laurier won 95-90 in overtime, with several big three pointers keeping the Hawks alive. Laurier rookie Jamar Forde, making his first career start, hit a huge three pointer with […]

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Women’s basketball eyeing revenge

On Saturday afternoon the steady train that has come to categorize this season of Laurier women’s basketball was slightly de-railed. The first-place Western Mustangs stormed into the WLU Athletic Complex and handed the Hawks just their fourth loss of the season. “They came out strong and fast,” said fifth-year Hawk Renata Adamczyk. “They got a lot of looks off of […]

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Team effort propels Laurier over Western

Golden Hawk superstar Kale Harrison did not have the game that Laurier fans are getting so used to. He did not drop 30 points, and he did not lift the team to victory almost all by himself. Despite this, the Laurier men’s basketball team was still able to beat the Western Mustangs 75-67 on Saturday afternoon in front of a […]

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Mustangs prove too much for Hawks

In a battle of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) west division’s top two teams, the first place Western Mustangs showed why they’re atop the standings, topping the Golden Hawks women’s basketball team 70-62 on Saturday afternoon. Taking control of the game right from the opening tipoff the Mustangs never trailed in this contest, leaving the Hawks scrambling to comeback. This […]

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Basketball Hawks down Guelph

On Wednesday night, the Guelph Gryphons paid a visit to the Laurier Athletic Complex to take on both of the Golden Hawks’ basketball teams. The night would turn out to be a successful one for both squads in purple and gold, with the men coming out on top 87-75 and the women triumphing 64-46. Hawks’ fourth-year Kale Harrison continued his […]

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