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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 ·

NBA preview

Eastern Conference A highly active off season for the East widened the gap between the contenders and bottom feeders. The Boston Celtics will look to regain their championship calibre form with a healthy Kevin Garnett and the additions of smooth shooting big man Rasheed Wallace and versatile guard Marquis Daniels. The Cleveland Cavaliers cruised through last season with a league […]

by Cord Import· · Basketball, Sports ·

Hawks crush Warriors

Team captain Sara Hopper knew what she had to do at half-time of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team’s 4-1 win over the Waterloo Warriors on Thursday. After a tongue-lashing from head coach Barry MacLean, Hopper, along with her fellow Hawks, recognized they needed to shape up, and fast. Like the speedy team that they’re known to be, […]

by Cord Import· · Soccer, Sports ·

Men’s soccer wins two

The Golden Hawks’ men’s soccer team played two games against the Waterloo Warriors this past weekend, but it seemed as though they only really played one. Identical 2-0 victories with goals by Spencer Cawker and Alex Doma in both games put the Hawks ahead of their cross-town rivals in the 2009 season. The wins continue a streak of strong play […]

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2009-10 Laurier women’s hockey preview

Last season, the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team had one of their most successful seasons, going 26-1, winning their sixth consecutive Ontario University Athletics (OUA) title. Coming into 2009-10, the most glaring changes from last year is the graduation of captain and two-time OUA player of the year Andrea Bevan and three-time provincial all-star Lauren Barch, who […]

by Cord Import· · Hockey, Sports ·

Hawks run over Lancers

Coming into Saturday’s game needing a win to keep pace with Ottawa and McMaster in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) standings, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team was looking to take advantage of a Windsor Lancers team that had lost three straight games. Led by their running game – which put up 397 yards – the Hawks came […]

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Hockey team 2-0

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s hockey team won two tough games as they kicked off the season this past weekend. The Hawks beat both the Guelph Gryphons and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks to start the 2009-10 season 2-0. “We are happy we got out with the wins,” said captain Jean-Michel Rizk. “It is tough […]

by Cord Import· · Hockey, Sports ·

Hawks soar to OUA finals

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team swept the reigning champion McMaster Marauders this weekend for a spot in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals. The Hawks are now set to make their first-ever provincial championship appearance, where they will battle the Western Mustangs. Both games were exciting match-ups that saw Laurier rally from behind – edging the […]

by Cord Import· · Baseball, Sports ·

Women’s fast-pitch wins nationals

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s fast-pitch club sure lived up to their name on Thanksgiving weekend. Competing in the second annual Canadian Intercollegiate Women’s Fast-pitch Championship, hosted by Laurier at Peter Hallman Ballyards in Kitchener, the purple and gold were consistent all weekend and earned top billing as champions, dominating Western 7-0 in the semi-finals and defeating the University of […]

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