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 ·

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 ·

Sports in brief: Oct. 21, 2009

Rich qualifies for nationals Laurier swimmer Whitney Rich came away with one gold medal, two silvers and one bronze in her first competition of the year in Guelph over the weekend. This performance qualifies Rich to compete in February’s national championship. Women’s hockey team 2-0 The Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team opened their season with a pair of wins on […]

by Cord Import· · Sports ·

Hawks fall in OUA final

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team suffered a heartbreaking loss on Sunday, watching the Western Mustangs walk away as the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) champions. The Mustangs beat the Golden Hawks in game one of the series by a final score of 6-0 and went on to win game two 3-1 in extra innings, taking the series […]

by Cord Import· · Baseball, 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 ·

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 ·