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The competitive side to curling team Mathers and Reid

The competitive side to curling team Mathers and Reid

In their second year trying out Canadian mixed doubles, Wilfrid Laurier curling alumna Kerilynn Mathers and fifth-year lead Fraser Reid were the first team on the waiting list. The pair played together during the Ontario Curling Association Mixed Doubles Challenge, where they made it to the quarter-finals in the event. By doing so, and with all of their other points […]

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Laurier’s top 10 2015-16 moments

The Cord Sports team counts down the top moments in Laurier sports

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Broom restriction causes Laurier to switch strategies

For fifth-year lead Fraser Reid and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team, the moratorium on hair brooms did not affect them on the way to winning the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships. The rink swept the Ontario University Athletics curling championships with a perfect 9-0 record, winning a gold medal. A month later, the same team had an overall […]

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Golden boys: Hawks curling wins national championship

KELOWNA, B.C. — They had their sights set on it all year. The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team entered the gold medal game against the Alberta Golden Bears with national gold in the headlights all year. After last year’s disappointing loss at nationals, the men were motivated to turn it around this year and the entire team came back […]

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Men’s curling headed to gold medal game against Alberta

  KELOWNA, B.C. — For the second straight year, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team will play for the most prestigious award in university sport — a Canadian Interuniversity Sport gold medal. The medal escaped the Hawks last year when they went toe-to-toe with the Alberta Golden Bears, dropping a close 6-4 game in the last gold medal match. And […]

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Laurier men’s curling advance to semifinals at championships

KELOWNA, B.C. — It all comes down to this. The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team are on their way to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships medal round. After a win against the Waterloo Warriors, the Hawks secured second place in the standings with an overall record of 6-1 and face off against the Victoria Vikes in the semifinal […]

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Laurier women’s curling eliminated from playoff contention

KELOWNA, B.C. — Chelsea Brandwood knows that in a competition like the Canadian Interuniversity Sport curling championships, all the teams are hard. The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s curling team was eliminated from playoff contention after a 9-4 loss to the Alberta Pandas on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks finished the tournament 2-5 after their second straight loss of the day […]

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LIVE BLOG: CIS curling championships

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For the love of the cheer

The 2016 International Cheer Union World Cheerleading Championships are coming up quickly, and for Wilfrid Laurier cheerleaders Marley Gray and Jordyn Witmeyer, it’ll be all about making new friendships. The two Hawks, along with Laurier alum Bailey Sprout and Courtney Whelan, were selected to represent Team Canada at the event held at Disneyland from April 21–22. This is the first […]

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Men’s curling Hawks en route to playoffs

KELOWNA, B.C. — All year long, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team had their sights set on a national Canadian Interuniversity Sport gold medal. After collecting silver and bronze the last two years and returning with the same squad, the Hawks have built themselves up to achieving this goal. And currently with an overall record of 5-1, they […]

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