Football

Anthony to compete on world stage

Alex Anthony, a freshman receiver for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team, has been named to the Team World junior football roster as one of the top players aged 19 and under from across four different continents. Later in January, Team World is set to face the United States junior national team, boasting the country’s top-ranked high school […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Laurier football coaches win OUA awards

Last week the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) football conference announced its major award winners and Laurier’s manager of football operations and head coach Gary Jeffries and defensive co-ordinator and linebackers’ coach Ron Van Moerkerke were both recognized. Jeffries took home the Dave “Tuffy” Knight award as the OUA coach of the year – named after the Laurier coaching legend – […]

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Laurier coaches win OUA awards

On Thursday, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team’s manager of football operations and head coach Gary Jeffries and defensive co-ordinator Ron Van Moerkerke won Ontario University Athletics (OUA) awards. Jeffries took home the Dave “Tuffy” Knight Award -named for the legendary Hawks’ head coach- as the OUA’s coach of the year. This is the fourth time in his […]

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Simon Fraser quarterback passes away

On Tuesday evening, Bernd Dittrich, quarterback of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Clan’s football team, died in hospital after falling unconscious while rehabilitating an injured shoulder in the university’s pool. The cause of death has yet to be officially determined, but according to Clan head coach, Dave Johnson, the hospital in New Westminster, B.C. informed him that Dittrich had a […]

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Hawks fall short in OUA semi-final

The Western Mustangs continued to be a source of heartbreak for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team on Saturday. For the second consecutive year, the Hawks saw their season end in a game dominated by the Mustangs, as the hated team from London won 26-16 in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final. “Of course we’re disappointed, but the kids […]

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Hawks fall in semi-final

For the second year in a row, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team saw their season end at the hands of the Westen Mustangs, once again in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final. Mustangs’ running back, Nathan Riva carried the ball an OUA record 42 times, racking up 289 yards and two touchdowns. The Hawks defence once again […]

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Behind the Hawk: Dillon Heap

This season, Dillon Heap, of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team has not only been breaking athletic records, but has also been breaking down stereotypes. The third-year receiver is as committed to his religious faith as he is to the team.   “Some people don’t quite understand it because we have different standards in terms of morals,” he said. […]

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Hawks look for revenge

Over the past year, the Western Mustangs have handed the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team a lot of heartbreak. First the Mustangs ended the Hawks’ season in last year’s Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final, winning 36-28, with a Laurier comeback falling just short. This season the Hawks were embarrassed by their rivals from London, losing 30-7 in week […]

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Hawks stun Gaels

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s football team shocked the undefeated Queen’s Gaels on Saturday, beating the number two nationally-ranked team from Kingston 25-13. With this win, the Hawks jumped ahead of Western, Ottawa and McMaster, finishing second in the province and granting them a bye in the first round of the playoffs. “After this game, I think we’ve […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Football, Sports ·

Hawks end season with a win

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team handed the Queen’s Gaels their first loss of the season today, topping the number two nationally ranked Gaels 25-13. Gaels’ quarterback Dan Brannagan became the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) all-time leader in passing yards early in the game, however, by the end of the day he was overtaken by Western’s Michael Faulds. […]

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