Sports

Men’s hockey team wins two

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team picked up two wins over the weekend, as they beat the Guelph Gryphons in a shootout on Thursday and the York Lions in overtime on Sunday. In the first game, rookies Jason Bergeron and Mitchell Good both scored, and newcomer Paul Bradley got two points and the shootout winner as the Hawks’ […]

by Cord Import· · Hockey, Sports ·

No playoffs for soccer Hawks

The Blackwood Trophy will have a new name etched into it this year as the reigning Ontario champion Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team failed to make the playoffs after tying McMaster on Saturday and losing to Brock on Sunday. This is the first time in a long time that head coach Mario Halapir can recall the Hawks failing […]

by Cord Import· · Soccer, Sports ·

AW@L protests Olympics

On Friday, student activist group Anti-War at Laurier (AW@L) staged a protest outside of the Royal Bank of Commerce (RBC) branch at King Street and University Avenue. The group was protesting RBC’s sponsorship of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, which, as The Cord reported last month, AW@L is strongly opposed to. AW@L’s main arguments against the Olympics focus on […]

by Cord Import· · Sports ·

Hawks end season with a win

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team handed the Queen’s Gaels their first loss of the season today, topping the number two nationally ranked Gaels 25-13. Gaels’ quarterback Dan Brannagan became the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) all-time leader in passing yards early in the game, however, by the end of the day he was overtaken by Western’s Michael Faulds. […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Hawks top Gryphons in shoot-out

Rookies Jason Bergeron and Mitchell Good both scored, and newcomer Paul Bradley got two points and the shootout winner as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ Men’s hockey team edged the visiting Guelph Gryphons on Thursday by a count of 4-3. The Hawks achieved the hard-fought, victory after they let a 3-1 third period lead slip away. “We played real well,” […]

by Cord Import· · Hockey, Sports ·

From the archives: Devoted or demented?

Thursday, October 31st, 1991 Last week two second year Laurier students (and bona fide Leafs fans) spent several nights camping out on their roof. Disgusted by the Leaf’s six game losing streak, Brian Geer and Fab Antinelli decided that they could no longer sit idly by. On Wednesday night they relocated to the roof of their 133 Albert Street residence […]

by Cord Import· · Sports ·

Hawks down Gryphons

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s football team faced a daunting task in Saturday’s road game against the Guelph Gryphons. Led by star quarterback Justin Dunk, the Gryphons’ offence had not been held under 20 points all-season; they had even scored 49 on the undefeated Queen’s earlier in the year. However, the Hawks proved to be up to the […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Behind the Hawk: Heather Malizia

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team has enjoyed tremendous success over the past couple of years, claiming the provincial bronze medal in 2007 and taking home the gold in 2008. But prior to 2007, the Hawks had not reached the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals since 1996. A large part of the Hawks’ recent success has been […]

by Cord Import· · Soccer, Sports ·

Heap breaks CIS record

During Laurier’s 21-14 win over Guelph, Golden Hawks’ slot back Dillon Heap set a new Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) record for punt return yards in a single season. Heap racked up 202 punt return yards on Saturday, improving his season total to 827, breaking the previous record of 777, set by Richard Karikari of St. FX in 2002. “I knew […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Lacrosse team splits weekend

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s lacrosse team has had a turbulent year. They have been dominating the province for the last several seasons and have won seven Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships under head coach Lynn Orth. However, this year, with a fresh young roster, they have fought hard for a respectable 5-4 record. This mediocre season was […]

by Cord Import· · Lacrosse, Sports ·