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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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Laurier men continue to dominate at curling championships

KELOWNA, B.C. — In the land of the big dogs, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team proved they can run with them. Thanks to a three-win day on Monday, the Hawks improved to an overall record of 5-0 at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport curling championship, tied for first place with the Alberta Golden Bears. The Hawks beat the […]

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Laurier women’s curling keep playoff dreams alive

KELOWNA, B.C. — If the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks want to make it to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport semifinals on Wednesday, they’re fighting an uphill battle. The Hawks dropped their first two draws of the day Monday to the Dalhousie Tigers and the Thompson Rivers Wolfpack before beating the Guelph Gryphons to end off their draws. After day two, the Hawks […]

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Women’s curling split first day of CIS championship

KELOWNA, B.C. — Consistency was the key for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s curling team as they went 1-1 on day one of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport curling championships. The rink lost to the Brandon Bobcats 5-4 before redeeming themselves 11-6 against the Univerity of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. “It’s a good start,” head coach Jason Rice said. “We […]

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Men’s curling perfect after day one of national championship

KELOWNA, B.C. — The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team picked up right where they left off on day one of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport curling nationals, winning both of their draws on opening day. In the 1 p.m. draw, the men dominated the University of British Columbia-Okanagan Heat 11-5 and followed up with a 10-3 win over the […]

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