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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 ·
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Golden Hawks start their season strong with 39-21 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees

Football season has officially made its return to Wilfrid Laurier University and in a big way. The Golden Hawks wasted absolutely no time, showing no rust in a blowout 39-21 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees. After forcing a quick three and out, Laurier got to work with a flurry of strong runs capped off by an 8-yard Levondre Gordon touchdown […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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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 ·