Hockey

Hawks tie record with seventh straight OUA title

GUELPH, ON — The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team entered the record books yet again on Saturday afternoon. Their 2-1 win over the Guelph Gryphons in game two of the best-of-three series gave the purple and gold their seventh consecutive provincial championship, tying the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) record set by the University of Toronto from 1988-94. “It […]

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Hawks take game one of OUA final

Despite some penalty trouble and a terrific performance from Guelph goalie Danielle Skoufranis, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team is one step closer to their seventh-straight provincial title, taking a hard-fought 2-0 win in game one of the best-of-three series. “It wasn’t our best game,” said Hawks’ rookie Paula Lagamba, who scored her second goal of the post-season […]

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Laurier students celebrate Canada

Any stereotype of the over-polite, soft-spoken Canadian was shattered on Sunday night as Waterloo was flooded with red and white clad Canucks screaming, singing and chanting for their country. Sidney Crosby’s overtime winning goal not only gave Canada the men’s hockey gold medal and a Winter Olympics record with 14 gold medals overall, it also gave the nation an excuse […]

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Hawks women’s hockey heads to OUA finals

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team didn’t have to wait long for a chance at revenge on the Windsor Lancers. 10 days after the Lancers spoiled the Hawks’ shot at an undefeated record with an overtime win in the final game of the regular season, the teams met in last weekend’s Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-finals and the […]

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Behind the Hawk: Rick Osborne

Behind the winning women’s Golden Hawks hockey team stands a pillar of coaching in Laurier Athletics. Since 2004, Rick Osborne has led the Laurier women’s hockey team to 143 regular season victories, eventually helping them win the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship six years in a row. With Osborne’s lead, the Hawks have also won one gold and two silver […]

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Students take to the street in celebration

After the men’s hockey team claimed gold in the final event of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, hundreds of students gathered on Mid-Campus Drive and University Avenue to celebrate. “I honestly feel so proud, it was such an intense game,” said second-year sociology student Courtney Ervick. “I was so stoked that we actually won and I love the mayhem right now.” […]

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Hawks can’t finish perfect season

The team playing spoiler may have changed, but the result remained the same as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team saw their drive for perfection end in the final game of the regular season for the second year in a row. The Windsor Lancers took over the role the York Lions played last year and shocked the unbeaten […]

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WLU men’s hockey eliminated in first round

If at the beginning of the year you had said that the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team would be booted out of the first round of the playoffs by the Guelph Gryphons, you would have been branded insane. Although the Gryphons’ coaching staff reloaded the program by adding seven Canadian Hockey League veterans, nobody expected them to come […]

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Lancers shock Hawks in regular season finale

Last year it was the York Lions, this year it was the Windsor Lancers. For the second straight season, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team had their perfect season spoiled in the final game of the year, as they suffered their only defeat of the campaign, falling 2-1 in over time to the Lancers on Monday afternoon. The […]

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Hawks women’s hockey one game from perfection

After wins over the Queen’s Gaels and the UOIT Ridgebacks on the weekend, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team find themselves on the verge of an undefeated season. Sitting at 26-0, the Hawks will play their final game of the regular season this afternoon against the Windsor Lancers. If the purple and gold come away with a win, […]

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