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Inconsistency continues for Laurier as Hawks split weekend series

Following a win against Ottawa and a blowout loss to Carleton last week, next up for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team would be the York Lions. Utilizing good ball movement, efficient scoring and good defense, the Hawks jumped on the Lions quickly to start the game, coming out of the first quarter with a 24-16 lead. Moving into […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Morrison shines as Hawks upset Gaels

Following a 1-1 weekend last week, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team was looking to go 2-0 this time around. First up in their two game weekend was the York Lions, who would present quite the challenge. The first quarter was evenly matched as both teams had an answer for the other consistently throughout. Going into the second quarter […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier upsets Ottawa with a close finish

The first matchup in a big weekend for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was against the Ottawa Gee-Gees on Friday night, with the Gee-Gees looking to win big once again. Laurier had other plans though, quickly showing opponents that this isn’t the same team from last year. Both teams started out fast trading baskets, with Tevaun Kokko scoring […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Six forwards added to Laurier men’s basketball team

The basketball season is just two weeks away and as the date draws closer, Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy’s men’s team looks to finalize their roster for the new season. The team had an up and down season last year. Although they had a promising first half of the season, the inconsistencies and growing pains really started to show during the second […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks face off against each other in OUA all-star game

The time of the year has come where the season has wrapped up and school is over with. This marks the arrival of the tenth annual Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Women’s Basketball All-Star game. The game is made up of the OUA’s biggest stars, from the past season, with 10 university teams being represented to make up a total of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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 […]

by Rob Fifield· · Basketball, Sports ·
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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 […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·