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Behind the hawk: Liz Knox

Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey goaltender Liz Knox began her career on the rink at an early age – but she wasn’t always dressed in goalie equipment. Instead, she started off on a pair of figure skates. “Even while I was figuring skating, I told people I was a hockey player,” said Knox. “Before I had ever touched the […]

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Women’s hockey remains perfect

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team continued their dominance this weekend by winning two home games back to back. The team improved to 8-0 on the season with a 2-0 victory over the Queen’s Gaels on Saturday and a 5-1 beating of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks on Sunday. While the game against Queen’s […]

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Women’s hockey still perfect

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team continued their dominance this weekend, winning both home games of a back to back. The team improved to 8-0 on the season with a 2-0 victory over Queens and a 5-1 beating of UOIT. Goaltender Liz Knox continued her strong play between the pipes by making 28 saves in the win while […]

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Soccer Hawks lose bronze in shoot-out

After being upset in extra-time by the Queen’s Gaels in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final on Saturday, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team played the Ottawa Gee Gees for the provincial bronze medal on Sunday. After a tight 90 minutes of regulation, the teams went to extra-time tied at two. The additional half an hour solved nothing […]

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Women’s volleyball postponed due to H1N1

In accordance with the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) H1N1 policy, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s volleyball team’s game this Sunday against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues has been re-scheduled. Multiple members of the Blues’ team have been recently sidelined with the flu, and in the interest of player safety the game will be played at a later date. […]

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Hawks fall in semi-final

For the second year in a row, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team saw their season end at the hands of the Westen Mustangs, once again in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final. Mustangs’ running back, Nathan Riva carried the ball an OUA record 42 times, racking up 289 yards and two touchdowns. The Hawks defence once again […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Behind the Hawk: Dillon Heap

This season, Dillon Heap, of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team has not only been breaking athletic records, but has also been breaking down stereotypes. The third-year receiver is as committed to his religious faith as he is to the team.   “Some people don’t quite understand it because we have different standards in terms of morals,” he said. […]

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Hawks lose gold

For the first time since 2002, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s lacrosse team ended their season with something other than a gold medal. On Sunday, the Hawks lost 9-5 to the Western Mustangs in the Ontario University Athletics’ (OUA) finals at McMaster’s Alumni Field, earning them the silver medal. The Hawks came into the final four weekend ranked fourth […]

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Soccer heads to semi-final

The Brock Badgers have given the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team problems all season long. The powerhouse Hawks defeated every opponent in their division at least once in the regular season except for the Badgers, who they tied twice, both by a score of 1-1. The Hawks played the Badgers again on Saturday in the Ontario University Athletics’ […]

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Athletic Complex pool set to open Monday

Pending Ministry of Health approval, the Athletic Complex pool will be re-opening on Monday, Nov. 9. The arduous reconstruction, which began in early June, has presented several challenges, the latest of which pushed the anticipated September completion back until next week. The extended process is necessary to make sure the pool operates safely and efficiently. “The delay also ensures that […]

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