Sports

Hawks look for revenge

Over the past year, the Western Mustangs have handed the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team a lot of heartbreak. First the Mustangs ended the Hawks’ season in last year’s Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final, winning 36-28, with a Laurier comeback falling just short. This season the Hawks were embarrassed by their rivals from London, losing 30-7 in week […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Volleyball team sweeps weekend

After starting their season with a loss to the Western Mustangs two weeks ago, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s volleyball team went 2-0 over the weekend. The Hawks picked up a pair of 3-1 wins in matches against the Lakehead Thunderwolves on Saturday and the Windsor Lancers on Sunday. “I think it was very important for us to show […]

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Hawks move on to semi-finals

On Saturday, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer squared off against the Brock Badgers in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Quarter-finals. The Badgers were the only team in the division that the Hawks failed to beat in the regular season. This time, the Badgers couldn’t deny the Hawks their victory as Ali McKee and Heather Malizia continued their torrid […]

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Hawks stun Gaels

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s football team shocked the undefeated Queen’s Gaels on Saturday, beating the number two nationally-ranked team from Kingston 25-13. With this win, the Hawks jumped ahead of Western, Ottawa and McMaster, finishing second in the province and granting them a bye in the first round of the playoffs. “After this game, I think we’ve […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Football, 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 […]

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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 […]

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Sports in brief: Oct. 28, 2009

Rugby Hawks make playoffs Despite suffering a 73-8 blow out loss to Queen’s on Saturday, the Golden Hawks’ men’s rugby team qualified for the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs with a record of 4-4. The Hawks will play the McMaster Marauders on the road this Saturday in their first post-season game since 2006. Women’s hockey team opens 4-0 The Golden […]

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Women’s soccer team moves on to playoffs

As the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team closes out their regular season, stars Ali McKee and Heather Malizia are making sure the team keeps its winning instinct. The two offensive catalysts for the Hawks have lit up the score-sheet over the duration of the year, including one goal from each in a 3-2 loss versus the McMaster […]

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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 ·

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. […]

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