Hockey

CIS finals: Skeats leads Hawks over X-Women

ANTIGONISH, NS— Laurier’s Devon Skeats could not have picked a better time for the first hat trick of her university career. The rookie forward scored all three of her team’s goals to lead the Golden Hawks to their first win of the 2010 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) finals, a 3-2 triumph over the host team, the St. F.X. X-Women. “It’s […]

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CIS finals: game two preview

ANTIGONISH, NS— After a 1-0 loss to the Alberta Pandas in their opening game of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) finals, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team now find themselves in a must-win game versus the St. F.X. X-Women tonight at 7:30. Penalty trouble and a sheer lack of offence sank the Hawks against the Pandas, and now […]

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Knox named player of the year

ANTIGONISH, NS— On Wednesday night, the Canadian Interunviersity Sport (CIS) women’s hockey award winners were announced as part of the 2010 national championship, and Laurier’s Liz Knox took home the biggest prize of the evening. The fourth-year goalie was named the CIS player of the year, becoming the first Golden Hawk in Laurier women’s hockey history to win the award. […]

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CIS finals: Hawks drop opener

We’re looking forward to tomorrow already,” said Ironside. “The atmosphere’s going to be great, and we’re going to feed off that energy and do what we can to play our best game.

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CIS finals: game one preview

ANTIGONISH, NS— The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team kicks off their 2010 Canadian Interuniversity Sport finals tonight with a match-up against the Alberta Pandas. The Canada West Conference champion Pandas come into the tournament ranked third in the national standings, behind the Hawks (who rank second) and two-time defending national champions, the McGill Martlets. Much like the Hawks, […]

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Women’s hockey deserves recognition

Until it became an Olympic sport at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games, the rest of the sports world gave women’s hockey about as much attention and respect as cricket. But after the world watched the United States upset Canada for the gold medal in a terrific display of hockey, attitudes began change. The number of girls playing in youth leagues […]

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Hawks claim OUA title

GUELPH, ON— Saturday afternoon saw the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team break one record and tie another as they defeated the Guelph Gryphons 2-1 to clinch their seventh consecutive Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship. The seven straight titles set a new Laurier record and also ties OUA the milestone for consecutive women’s hockey championships that was set by […]

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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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