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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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Laurier rugby’s historic playoff run comes to a conclusion

A historic playoff run came to a difficult end for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team as the Golden Hawks suffered a 54-7 defeat to Queen’s in the OUA semi-finals this past Saturday. Although the loss is disappointing for the Hawks, it is an understandable one as they lost to a juggernaut. The Gaels were undefeated going into the […]

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Laurier “free week” and intramural information

This September, getting involved at the athletic complex has never been easier. “Our Group-X classes, intramurals, dance classes and rock wall are all paid for separately from the membership, but then everyone is free to come and use the gym with their OneCard,” Stef Kubacki, recreation assistant explained. However, for the week starting Sept. 11, these activities have no charge […]

by Madeline McInnis· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Erika Kiviaho represents Canada at World Ringette Championships

The annual World Ringette Championships take place this winter and Wilfrid Laurier University is going to be well represented, as former Golden Hawk, Erika Kiviaho, has been named to the Team Canada squad.  The women’s hockey alumna spoke about her achievement in a recent interview.  “It’s definitely a big accomplishment for me, making the national team at this scale. Even […]

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Laurier Cricket Club begins first year of competition

Cricket can now be added to the list of Laurier club sports this year. The Laurier Cricket Club is the direct result of several years of development lead by Abdul Rehman Naeem. When Naeem came to Laurier, he found a substantial cricket fan base among students. At that time, there were no cricket teams at Laurier but now students can […]

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Hawks make history at national golf championship

The 2017 Canadian University/College Golf Championships took place from May 29 to June 1 in Barrie. It was a historical week for the Golden Hawks, as the men’s golf team won silver, making it their highest finish ever. It was also a proud moment for head coach Jeff Colley, as the Hawks fell just short of gold with a team […]

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