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Sports in brief: An update on Waterloo athletics

Sports in brief: An update on Waterloo athletics

Kitchener Rangers player deals with racism on the ice  Kitchener Rangers winger Givani Smith was suspended for the Rangers’ final two games of the season at the beginning of May due to an obscene gesture made by the Toronto native in a game against the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.  Smith, who is one of the few black players in the […]

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Cord Picks: Favourite home workouts

Using Apps as a Guide YouTube videos and phone apps have been my go-to sources for home workouts ever since I stumbled into the overwhelming world of fitness. Even though I’ve lost a considerable amount of weight since high school, I still find it difficult to stick to a consistent gym routine. Home workouts have become a necessity for me […]

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Hawks fall behind at U-Sports National Curling Championships

Hawks fall behind at U-Sports National Curling Championships

Wilfrid Laurier University began day three of the U-Sports National Curling Championships against the red hot Thompson Rivers WolfPack. The WolfPack had a 3-1 record going into the game, coming off of three consecutive wins after losing their opener. The game started off as a back-and-forth affair, as both teams exchanged one-point leads. However, things started going downhill for the […]

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Hawks finish day two with a 2-2 record at U-Sports National Curling Championships

Hawks finish day two with a 2-2 record at U-Sports National Curling Championships

The Hawks’ up and down start to the U-Sports National Curling Championships continued on in day two. Laurier took on Memorial in the first game of the day and the Hawks showed their superiority in a game where they never lost control. The Hawks took an early 4-1 lead after three ends and never looked back from there, winning by […]

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Hawks kick off U-Sports National Curling Championships

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s curling team are looking to win their fifth national title as a program as they will compete at the U-Sports National Curling Championships in Leduc, Alberta from March 24 to March 28. The Hawks have tons of momentum going into the tournament, coming off their tenth OUA championship. Things have gotten off to a good […]

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Finalists for the 13th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier announced

The Outstanding Women of Laurier award is one that has recognized well-deserving women that have done a excelled both athletically and academically. For the thirteenth time, one woman will gain that level of recognition. This past week, the Athletics Department announced its three finalists for this year’s award, which is given to a female Laurier student athlete who best combines […]

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Laurier graduates Brent Laing and John Morris accomplish their Olympic dream

Competing at the Olympics is every athlete’s dream, and two former Golden Hawks got to live out that dream this past February. Laurier graduates John Morris and Brent Laing represented Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Laing curled for the Canadian men’s team, while Morris took part in the first ever mixed doubles tournament at the Olympics. While […]

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Hawks beat the odds to win tenth OUA championship

A tenth OUA championship victory was anything but easy for the Wilfrid Laurier women’s curling team. The Golden Hawks overcame the Queen’s Gaels in the finals by a score of 5-3 to take home their sixth OUA title in the last eight years. But you can argue that the Hawks’ biggest challenge came before they even got to the final. […]

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Jasmine Raines continues her great season at the OUA championships

Following a series of enormously competitive races, as well as some adequate results across the board, Golden Hawk Jasmine Raines made a number of impressive splashes at this weekend’s OUA Swimming Championships, held at Western University. The event, as has been the case for the past 15 years for men and five years for women, was dominated by University of […]

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