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Chirping Hall of Fame

This past Saturday, Wilfrid Laurier University welcomed its returning veterans and newcomers with a parade of Golden Hawk spirit and a nice glass of beer. Yes, the festivities of Homecoming this year proved to be no different than previous years. Celebrating Homecoming here at Laurier means also celebrating the rowdy students decked out in purple and gold, the houses tapping […]

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Rugby scores first try in loss to Mac

After being shut-out through their first three games of the season, Laurier’s men’s rugby team finally found a breakthrough Friday night versus the visiting McMaster Marauders. When rookie Andrew Thomson plunged over the try line with 19 minutes left in Friday’s game, it gave the Hawks their first points of the season. Then in stoppage time second-year Jeffrey Dinsmore added […]

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Rugby left winless

Wilfrid Laurier University women’s rugby team was defeated Saturday afternoon against a very tough visiting Western Mustang squad by a score of 57-15 at University Stadium. Western found the board early, scoring three tries in the first 21 minutes, but the Hawks managed to score a penalty goal and then a try before the end of the half. However, another […]

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Hawks suffer third straight loss

“We rolled over.” The way co-head coach Amy Bambury explained the play of her women’s rugby team Saturday evening was simply expressed in three words. They just let the visiting York Lions in. The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s rugby team suffered their third straight loss of the season by a score of 55-0 to the hands of the Lions Saturday […]

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Struggling for consistency

Winless in three is not the way head coach Rob McQueen wanted to start his season. But the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team was unable to break through against the visiting Brock Badgers Friday, and have yet to win — or score — in three games. “A lot of the problems we’re having right now are results of inexperience […]

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Your guide to the Fall Hawks

Football The team will be on radar as they try to recover from a shocking and devastating early exit from the playoffs last season. With new addition quarterback Travis Eman and the largest recruiting class in recent history, the Hawks look forward to seeing if the young team can spark a surprising season. Players to watch include Eman, as well […]

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