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Laurier women’s cricket team named Canadian College National Champions

On Sept. 3 and 4, Wilfrid Laurier’s University’s women’s cricket team competed in the first-ever Canadian College Cricket Women’s National Championship in King City. Despite the team being in its infancy at Laurier, having been founded less than three years ago, the Golden Hawks managed to take home the championship, being crowned the Canadian College National Champions for 2019. “We […]

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Laurier women’s fastpitch team remains undefeated with 7-0 lead

Women’s fast pitch at Laurier has gone on a seven-game win streak, sitting first in their division as they stay undefeated during the first two weekends of their season, aiming towards a first place finish at the season’s end. “We have a really strong focus obviously we are hosting the national championships this fall and four of the last five […]

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Laurier athlete Tyson MacDonald winds gold and bronze at Parapan American Games

Laurier athlete Tyson MacDonald winds gold and bronze at Parapan American Games

23-year old Tyson MacDonald, a fourth-year Laurier student, has been representing the Golden Hawks swim team in Lima, Peru, for the Parapan American Games: an international competition held every four years, featuring over 1,850 athletes in 17 sports, and bringing together Paralympic athletes from all regions of the Americas. From Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, MacDonald competed in a series […]

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Laurier men’s golf team finishes in top 10 at 2019 Canadian University/College Golf Championship

Last week, from May 28-31, at the 2019 Canadian University/College Golf Championship, hosted by the Fanshawe College Falcons at the FireRock Golf Club in Komoka, Ontario, the Laurier Golden Hawk’s men’s team finished in the top 10, for the third year in a row. The FireRock GC featured an 18-hole, 72-par course, in which 20 men’s teams and 12 women’s […]

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Golden Hawks rugby take home OUA bronze for first medal in team history

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s rugby team captured their first medal in team history on Saturday, Nov. 10, with a thrilling 17-6 win over the Waterloo Warriors.  After their loss in the bronze medal game last year, the Hawks had a lot to prove on Saturday. Add in the fact that this game was the biggest ‘Battle of Waterloo’ so far […]

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Hawks’ playoff run ends with a hard fought battle against the Gryphons

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team’s playoff run came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at the hands of the Guelph Gryphons.  The Gryphons landed the first blow on the Hawks as they jumped out to a 7-0 early in the first quarter but the Hawks responded quickly and effectively.  Laurier scored on two consecutive drives and […]

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No shortage of talent in the outstanding Braun family

Famed names built off legacies associated by family trees always make for something interesting to see. Erin Braun, a Kitchener native, is one of Laurier’s new incoming women’s soccer players to see the field and have a positive impact so far this season. The reason her name carries some weight is because of her older sister, none other than Jessa […]

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Struggles continue for the Hawks as they lose the ‘Battle of Waterloo’

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team came out with an unfortunate result in the first Battle of Waterloo game this season this past Saturday against the Waterloo Warriors, dropping the game 3-1. Laurier now sits 0-2 in the Battle of Waterloo before the big football game with the women’s soccer team also dropping their match by a score […]

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