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Gee Gees spoil homecoming

Despite a dramatic late-game comeback, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks lost their second game of the season on Homecoming Saturday, falling 27-25 to the Ottawa Gee Gees. The teams were tied at 14 after an evenly matched first half, but as the second half unfolded, the Gee Gees pulled away, finding themselves up 27-16 mid-way through the fourth quarter. However, […]

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Laurier women’s soccer loses to Western in shortened game

Today, the Laurier/Western women’s soccer match was abandoned thirty-five minuets into the second half due to lightening. The score at this time was 3-0 for Western, making for Laurier’s first defeat of the season. “I don’t think the score was reflective of the game,” said Laurier’s head coach, Barry MacLean. “We were out shooting them considerably today and I think […]

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Heap honoured by CIS

After he received the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) special teams player of the week award on Monday, Golden Hawks slot back Dillon Heap was named the top special teams player in country for this week on Wednesday. Heap became the first Hawk to win a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) weekly award this season, being named special teams player of the […]

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2009-10 NHL season preview

James Choleras Cord Sports Stanley Cup Pittsburgh over Vancouver Hart Trophy Sidney Crosby (PIT) Vezina Trophy Roverto Luongo (VAN) Norris Trophy Shea Weber (NSH) Calder Trophy Victor Hedman (TB) Jack Adams Award Dan Bylsma (PIT) Jamie Neugebauer Staff Writer Stanley Cup San Jose over Washington Hart Trophy Alexander Ovechkin (WSH) Vezina Trophy Evgeni Nabokov (SJ) Norris Trophy Shea Weber (NSH) […]

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Destined for the basement

At the start of each new NHL season the debates surrounding who will win each conference and who has the best shot at the cup dominate hockey arguments everywhere. But what about the opposite – the thing that no team aspires to be? Who will be the epitome of futility, the archetype of ineffectuality? Who will be the worst team […]

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Optimism in Leaf land

While there is no shortage of people who absolutely detest the Toronto Maple Leafs, even the most diehard Leaf-hater will admit that 2009 was one of their best off-seasons. The Leafs have gone from a joke franchise with a roster that couldn’t challenge for an AHL championship to a legitimate team with some serious weapons and a great front office. […]

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Off-season headlines

All of the attention the NHL has earned during the offseason is nothing short of a public relations dream. Has it been good publicity? No. Not entirely. But as the saying goes, any publicity is good publicity. Take Jim Balsillie, who’s been no stranger to headlines this off-season. He’s spent the entire summer trying to convince Gary Bettman that he […]

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Hawks yet to lose

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team kept their undefeated streak alive over the weekend with 4-0 and 1-0 wins over the Guelph Gryphons and York Lions, respectively, in their first two home games of the season. “I think it’s [been] our best performance thus far,” said head coach Barry MacLean following Sunday’s win. “We are gaining more confidence […]

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Group opposes Olympic relay

Local activist group Anti-War at Laurier (AW@L) has recently released a statement of protest against the Olympic torch relay which is scheduled to stop in Kitchener on Dec. 27 for an evening celebration of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. “The torch explicitly brings all the injustices and oppressions of the Olympics into our own communities,” explained fourth-year Laurier student and […]

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Pawliuk leads Hawks to victory over Mac

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team came into Saturday’s game against the McMaster Marauders missing their starting quarterback, starting slot back and both starting defensive ends due to injury. Despite playing without such key players, the Hawks earned their most emotional win of the season, downing the Marauders 30-14. “No one should ever think we can’t come back,” […]

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