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Three Golden Hawks are drafted into the CFL

Right now is the time of year all fans of football, whether university level or professional, are excited about. For those of you who are strictly fans of professional football this is the part of the offseason you are probably most excited about; because your hope is that your team gets stronger through the draft. There is also the mystery […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

The expectations will be at an all time high for the Laurier men’s football team next season. Anything less than a playoff appearance will be considered a failure for the defending OUA champions. With key players like Kwaku Boateng, Nakas Onyeka and Jalen Price potentially moving on to the CFL, things will only get harder for the Hawks. However, every […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Three hawks compete to get drafted into the CFL

It’s that time of the year again. The CFL combine is here and this year three Hawks will be competing to get drafted. Defensive lineman Kwaku Boateng, linebacker Nakas Onyeka and defensive lineman Jalen Price will be representing Laurier at the national event. It’s no surprise to see three Hawks being touted as potential future CFL stars, as Laurier had […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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5 golden hawks are spending their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto

Five Laurier football players will be celebrating their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto. Marcus Arkarakas, Brandon Calver, Taylor Calverley, Brett Golding and Chris Reddy will be taking part in this year’s edition, hoping to impress  the CFL scouts and earn an invitation to the national camp in Regina, Saskatchewan. Laurier head football coach Michael Faulds […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Boateng and Onyeka anticipate CFL draft

The Laurier men’s football season was capped off in phenomenal fashion, as the Hawks came back against the Western Mustangs to lift the Yates Cup. Two key players behind the Hawks’ title winning campaign were defensive lineman Kwaku Boateng and linebacker Nakas Onyeka. Boateng led the team in a number of defensive categories, including sacks, forced fumbles and knockdowns, while […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Laval tops Laurier in Uteck Bowl

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has been waiting 11 years for this. Since their last Vanier Cup win in 2005, this season has been the first time since that the Vanier Cup has been not far from reach. Unfortunately for the purple and gold, their near flawless season came to an end this past weekend in Quebec City, as […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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The end of the road: Laval defeats Laurier in Uteck Bowl

Telus Stadium at the University of Laval was the venue as the Laval Rouge et Or and the Laurier Golden Hawks were ready to square off in the national semi-final Uteck Bowl. The stadium was lively early on, with more than 13,000 fans in attendance and almost all of them wearing the Laval red and gold. The introductions were finished, the […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks are 2016 Yates Cup Champions

Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions 1 2 3 4 Laurier Golden Hawks win their first Yates Cup championship since 2005 Story by Rob Fifield, Photos by Will Huang On a beautiful fall afternoon at TD Waterhouse stadium, the Western Mustangs were […]

by Rob Fifield· · 1 comment · Football, Sports ·

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