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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· · 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· · 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· · 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· · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks defeat Varsity Blues 54-3

Halfway through the first quarter of Thursday’s football game, second-year receiver Kurleigh Gittens Jr. received a punt at the Wilfrid Laurier 18-yard line and ran 92-yards all the way down to the Toronto Varsity Blues for Laurier’s first touchdown. That set the pace for the game, as the No. 7 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks routed the Varsity Blues 54-3 […]

by Drew Yates· · Football, Sports ·
Winning streak continues with homecoming game

Winning streak continues with homecoming game

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are 4-0 after defeating the University of Waterloo Warriors 68-7 this past Saturday for the annual homecoming football game. The Golden Hawks wasted little time in this one with Eric Guiltinan getting the game’s first touchdown less than three minutes into the game. Guiltinan did not stop there, as he carried on to score four […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·