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Laurier Golden Hawks win Yates Cup

On a beautiful fall afternoon at TD Waterhouse stadium, the Western Mustangs were set to host the Laurier Golden Hawks in the 109th Yates Cup. The Laurier Golden Hawks defeated the the McMaster Marauders in their semi-final matchup to advance to the Yates Cup, while the Mustangs handily defeated the Carleton Ravens to stamp their ticket to finals. The Mustangs […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Meet Laurier’s future football coach

It may be difficult to notice at first glance, but the Laurier football team has an unofficial mascot, proudly attending nearly every game to support them with a high degree of enthusiasm. His name is Darian Cameron, eight-year-old son of Dwayne Cameron, the Special Teams Coordinator for the Laurier Golden Hawks. Darian’s sideline spirit stands by the players, cheering them […]

by Andreas Patsiaouros· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Win or lose, Faulds and Laurier football have exceeded expectations

Four seasons ago, Michael Faulds was hired as the new head coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks football team. He was young — only 29-years-old — and spent the years prior to joining the Hawks as a coordinator for the once 1-7 York Lions. He came in at a time Laurier was on the decline, having not won a […]

by Shelby Blackley· · 0 comments · Football, Opinion, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks will battle for the Yates Cup for the first time since 2006

Last Saturday, in University Stadium, the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks hosted the McMaster Marauders on a beautiful afternoon in the Yates Cup semi-finals match up. This was the first time since 2009 that the Hawks hosted a playoff game. The winner was to advance to the Yates Cup and the loser would pack up and go home. Hastings made […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks move on to OUA finals

For the first time since 2009, the Golden Hawks hosted an OUA football playoff game this past Saturday. The Hawks earned themselves a first round bye in the playoffs because of their impressive regular season record of 7-1. This was good enough for second place in the regular season, with only Western having as many wins. The McMaster Marauders were the […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports, Uncategorized ·
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Golden Hawks narrowly defeat Guelph Gryphons

Nakas Onyeka of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks was here through the worst of Laurier Football. In his rookie year, the linebacker played for the Hawks in head coach Michael Faulds’ first year as Laurier’s coach, where they finished the season with a handful of close games and a 1-7 record. Flash forward three years and the roles are reversed—the […]

by Drew Yates· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Midterm grades for the Golden Hawks

Sports editor, Rob Fifield, takes a look back on how the Laurier teams have faired this season

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Baseball, Football, More Sports, Soccer, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks improve record 6-1

The No.7 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks defeated the Guelph Gryphons 27-25 yesterday afternoon in front of 4652 fans. The win improved the Hawks record to 6-1, their most wins in a season since 2009. Head coach Michael Faulds knew that the overall record of the defending Yates Cup champions did not represent the team they played. “We said to […]

by Drew Yates· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·