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“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team had their season come to an end early Friday afternoon following a 22-10 defeat against the Carleton Ravens.  In what was Laurier’s annual “School Day” game, the Golden Hawks had great support with over 4,200 people cheering them on, many of which were elementary school kids.  Despite both the Ravens and Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·

Laurier men’s football team wins against the Waterloo Warriors in nail-biting finish, 53-50

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team won a three-overtime thriller against the Waterloo Warriors on Thursday, Oct. 10 securing a 53-50 win at Warrior Field, not only giving Laurier another point in the Battle of Waterloo race but gaining revenge from their 34-32 loss in 2018, the first loss to Waterloo in 16 years. Laurier would kick off […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Golden Hawks football team blows away Queen’s Gaels with 52-16 victory

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back to their winning ways this afternoon with a homecoming blowout victory over the Queen’s Gaels, 52-16. The team got off to an 8-point lead with Connor Carusello sending Romy Simpson a touchdown pass with Nathan Mesher adding a rouge point, but Queen’s would cut the deficit to five before the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·

Golden Hawks defeat Gaels at Homecoming game, 52-16

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back to their winning ways Saturday afternoon with a homecoming blowout victory over the Queen’s Gaels, 52-16. The team got off to an 8 point lead with Connor Carusello sending Romy Simpson a touchdown pass with Nathan Mesher adding a rouge point, but Queen’s would cut the deficit to five before […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Laurier falls 32-13 to Western Mustangs in home opener

Despite much optimism before one of the hardest games, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team would face this season as they played their home opener on Sunday, Aug. 25 against their long-time rival, the Western Mustangs. The purple and gold did not get the outcome they had hoped for. Laurier opened up the scoring with a field goal, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Hawks season ends at the hands of Western

Brightest lights, biggest stage, highest stakes. These are the moments you live for in sports, especially as an athlete.  In the biggest game of the year, with their season on the line, the Laurier Golden Hawks took their biggest loss of the year against the number one ranked Western Mustangs, 46-13. Western having not lost a game since the 2016 […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Hawks playoffs hopes rest on final regular season game vs Western

After a much needed win against Carleton in the biggest game of the season at the time for the Golden Hawks, a fourth win before matching up with Western for the season finale was crucial. A 39-24 win against the Windsor Lancers was just what the doctor ordered as Laurier managed to move up to 4-3 and the fifth spot […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Hawks keep playoffs in sight with win against Windsor Lancers

Having finally ended their three game losing streak last week against the Carleton Ravens to be 3-3, the Golden Hawks needed at least one more ‘W’ in the win column to give themselves a shot at making the playoffs. That win was secured in a 39-24 win on Senior’s day which was also a school day game, over the Windsor […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

Hawks get back on track with win against Carleton Ravens

The Wilfrid Laurier University varsity football team got back in the win column on Friday, Oct. 5, as they took down the Carleton Ravens by a final score of 37-31.  The Hawks knew they needed to change something to end their three-game losing streak, and that change came at quarterback. Connor Carusello made his first start at quarterback for Laurier […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·