Sports

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,” […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Men’s soccer team back on track

There might not be many rivalries in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) soccer, but this is one of the best. When asked if there was a rivalry between Laurier and York, Laurier coach Mario Halapir was clear in his answer, “Not for me … there is no such thing.” “My rivalry is every time we step on the field, it’s the […]

by Cord Import· · Soccer, Sports ·

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 over Marauders

Despite playing without numerous starters, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team came away with a dominating 30-14 road win over the McMaster Marauders. Quarterback, Evan Pawliuk made his debut as a starter replacing injured Luke Thompson and looked like a seasoned veteran, finishing 12-17 for 276 yards and two touchdowns. The third-year, who had never dressed for a […]

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Hawks suffer key injuries in win

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team came away with a win in their home opener on Saturday; however, they suffered two huge losses at the same time. On their way to downing the Waterloo Warriors 29-18, the Hawks saw two key players – quarterback Luke Thompson and defensive end Chima Ihekwoaba – fall to injury. Thompson went down […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Lacrosse team’s winning streak ends

On Saturday morning, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s lacrosse team did something that they hadn’t done since Oct. 1, 2006 – lose. When the Hawks fell 9-5 to the Western Mustangs, they saw their winning streak of 29 games abruptly snapped in their first game of the new season. “We really didn’t play that well, so the loss wasn’t […]

by Cord Import· · Lacrosse, Sports ·

Scores from the road: Sept. 23

Women’s soccer (3-0-1) Laurier VS Brock 1-1 Laurier VS McMaster 4-2 Men’s soccer (0-2-2) Laurier VS Brock 1-1 Laurier VS McMaster 1-3 Women’s rugby (0-2) Laurier VS Brock 0-50 Men’s Rugby (2-1) Laurier VS Toronto 64-12

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Former Hawks go pro

Turnover from year to year is always an issue for university varsity sports teams, and the 2009-10 roster of the Laurier men’s hockey team is no exception. The team has lost a number of talented players over the past few years and many of them have gone on to play on a professional level. Matt Maccarone (AHL) The player that […]

by Cord Import· · Hockey, Sports ·

Behind the Hawk: Mike Montoya

Mike Montoya has been a Laurier Golden Hawk for three years. During these three years he has been waiting patiently for his opportunity to show the football team what he can do. That time is now; so far he has taken the opportunity and, ran with it. So far in his first season as the starting running back for the […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

Men’s lacrosse club hosts ‘Lax Bash’

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s lacrosse club played host to the Great Canadian Lax Bash this past weekend at University Stadium. Laurier hosted the set of three games in an effort to raise money for their non-sanctioned varsity team, as well as to draw attention to the sport of lacrosse and its lack of funding. “The event went really […]

by Cord Import· · Lacrosse, Sports ·