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Hawks get stomped by Mustangs in OUA final

  The Hawks bid to repeat as Yates Cup champions failed this past Saturday, as the Hawks were outplayed by the Western Mustangs in the OUA final. In what was a rematch of last year’s Yates Cup, the Hawks defense just couldn’t find an answer for the Mustangs’ run game. The contest finished with a final score of 75-32 for […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks lose to Mustangs in Yates Cup rematch

The Golden Hawks couldn’t pull off back-to-back Yates Cup victories as they took a beating from Western on Saturday by a final score of 75-32. The first quarter was full of big plays and explosive drives. The Mustangs took an early 10-0 lead after scoring on their first two drives. But after a great punt from the Hawks forced Western to […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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History repeats itself as Hawks face Mustangs in Yates Cup final

History has managed to repeat itself as Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s football team finished second in the OUA, earned a first-round bye and beat McMaster at home in a semi-final game to decide who would play for the Yates Cup. This game would be far different than the last meeting, however; this was cold weather, playoff football at its finest. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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UPDATED: Golden Hawks earn bye in record breaking game

  With school and national records on the line and a first-round bye in reach, the Golden Hawks had –arguably – their best performance of the season.  The game would start out with both teams going two-and-out multiple times, playing well on defense.   The downfall for both squads? Penalties, and more penalties.  On Laurier’s third possession, there were four straight […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks earn bye in record breaking game

  Coming into today’s game, the Golden Hawks knew what they had to do to secure their fate and – in dominant fashion – they made it clear what their destiny would be. The game started out with both McMaster and Laurier’s teams playing good defense – and a lot of penalties. On Laurier’s third possession of the first quarter, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Shomari Hutchinson is a star in the making

If you were looking for any standout Golden Hawks that might become household names in the near future, I think I have a pretty good idea of one to mention. He goes by the name Shomari Hutchinson. Hailing from LaSalle, Quebec and growing up in Toronto, he’s come up big for the Golden Hawks during many different moments this season. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·