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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 ·
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Hawks’ playoff hopes diminish as they drop third straight game

We’ve all heard the story of the great team that has that one year where people question the state of the team because of a drop-off. Well, it’s come that time at Laurier. Another blown lead in the second half and a third straight loss, as the Golden Hawks lost to the Guelph Gryphons, 27-24. After the first two games […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks season in jeopardy as they lose third straight game on Homecoming Weekend

We’ve all heard the story of the great team that has that one year where people question how the state of the team because of a drop-off. Well, it’s come that time at Laurier. Another blown lead in the second half and a third straight loss, as the Golden Hawks lost to the Guelph Gryphons, 27-24, on Homecoming. Guelph came […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks shocked by Marauders as they drop to a surprising 2-2 record

Drop one game late to a rival? Fine. Two games in a row? Now that’s a different story. Following a loss to the Waterloo Warriors after being outscored 17-3 in the fourth quarter, the Laurier Golden Hawks had another game slip through their fingers to McMaster in a sloppy 21-20 loss in Hamilton. “Well I just find the last two […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawk’s are 2-2 after second loss of the season against McMaster

Drop one game late to a rival? Fine. Two games in a row? Now that’s a different story. Following a loss to the Waterloo Warriors after being outscored 17-3 in the fourth quarter, the Laurier Golden Hawks had another game slip through their fingers to McMaster in a sloppy 21-20 loss in Hamilton. Starting out smooth, the Golden Hawks didn’t have […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Warriors finally break 15 year drought against Golden Hawks

The much anticipated Battle of Waterloo had a different vibe to it this year, especially for those who have paid attention to the rise of the Waterloo Warriors. That different vibe led to a different result as the Warriors broke Laurier’s 15 game win streak against them in a nail-biting 34-32 win. Led by Tre Ford, second-year quarterback, and Tyler […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks break 15-year winning streak against UW at Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo has taken place once again. Had these teams not been so close by, this game probably would not be made out to be much due to Laurier consistently beating Waterloo for the past 15 years.  In a nail-biting 34-32 win on Laurier’s home field, Waterloo finally broke the streak against the Hawks. While this may have […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Garrison Oosterhof  Hawks take on Ottawa Gee Gee's at their first game of the season

Hawks continue strong start to season with win over Queen’s Gaels

The Hawks continued their hot start to the season with an emphatic 44-18 win over the Queen’s Gaels on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Just like last week, the Hawks scored a touchdown on their opening drive through Osayi Iginuan as he would eventually punch it in from six yards out. Laurier would add a pair of field goals before scoring […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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Alex Pigozzo wins gold with Team Canada

On July 22, history was made. Canada won gold at the 2018 IFAF U19 Championship, the second of back-to-back gold medals, the first time a country has done that in the event’s history. In front of a crowd of 25,000 at the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico, Canada prevailed by a final score of 13-7 over Mexico with the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·