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Golden Hawks clinch tight lead over Ravens

  The men’s football team at Wilfrid Laurier University defeated the Carleton Ravens 38-35 yesterday, securing their second win of the season. This win comes hot off of last week’s shutout victory against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. “… ultimately I am happy we got the win against a quality opponent,” Head coach, Michael Faulds said to Laurier Athletics. […]

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Golden Hawks crush Varsity Blues in opening day win

The Hawks began their Yates Cup title defense with an emphatic win over the University of Toronto in their opening game. Led by defensive lineman Rashari Henry, the Hawks proved their defensive prowess throughout the game as they managed to shut out the Toronto offense, winning by a final score of 39-0. Henry was a standout for the Hawks, as […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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