Sports

Hawks roll over Lancers

Following their heart-breaking homecoming loss to Ottawa last weekend, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back on track on Thanksgiving Saturday, beating the Windsor Lancers 37-20. Leading the way for the Hawks was their running game, which racked up a total of 397 yards. Running back Mike Montoya got back into form, rusing for 207 yards and […]

by Cord Import· · Campus, Football, Sports ·

2009 MLB Play off Breakdown

New York Yankees Vs. Minnesota Twins Arguably carrying the most momentum coming in the playoffs, the Yankees are hoping to capture the 27th title for the franchise. Their first round match up against Minnesota will not last long, as the over matched Twins will have a hard time competing with New York’s pitching and offensive capabilities. Minnesota provided us with […]

by Cord Import· · Baseball, Sports ·

Hawks suffer first loss of season

On Saturday afternoon, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team lost for the first time this season, falling 3-0 to the Western Mustangs. The Hawks dominated the play until the Mustangs notched a controversial goal 30 minutes into the first half.  Western’s Chantal Blais’s shot from just inside the 18-yard box hit the cross-bar and ricocheted downward. Laurier’s goalkeeper, Tristin […]

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Men’s soccer team winless on weekend

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s soccer team, brimming with optimism from their first win of the season last week against Guelph, was defeated on home turf Saturday against the Western Mustangs.        Despite matching their rivals from London stride for stride, the Golden Hawks fell to the Mustangs 1-0 on a late goal by Mark Pocrnic in the 84th […]

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Golden Hawks fall to Gee Gees on Homecoming

The Ottawa Gee Gees combined with torrential rains to spoil Laurier’s homecoming celebration on Saturday afternoon. The Gee Gees downed the Golden Hawks 27-25, while a thunderstorm chased the majority of the boisterous homecoming crowd from the bleachers as lightning caused the game to be delayed at half time. “It was very disappointing,” said manager of football operations and head […]

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Baseball makes playoffs

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team advances to the first round of playoffs this weekend where they will take on the McMaster Marauders. The Hawks head into the series having defeated Mac 3-0 in regular season match-ups. “All three games we’ve won by one run,” said head coach Scott Ballantyne. “It should be a good series; we are […]

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2009-10 men’s hockey preview

Those who attend the 2009-10 Laurier men’s hockey games this season will see a very different team than the Hawks of recent memory. With three of the top six forwards lost to graduation, it is not expected that this team will score as prolifically as last year’s group that scored 120 times in 28 regular season games. “We are going […]

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Women’s fast-pitch improves to 12-0

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s fast-pitch team continued their dominance this weekend, sweeping a double header against Queen’s to improve their record to 12-0 on the season. Laurier beat Queen’s 7-3 and 9-1 on Sunday afternoon with the second win coming on the strength of a six-inning gem tossed by Katie Westoby. Westoby was mowing down Queen’s batters with serious efficiency […]

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Gee Gees spoil homecoming

Despite a dramatic late-game comeback, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks lost their second game of the season on Homecoming Saturday, falling 27-25 to the Ottawa Gee Gees. The teams were tied at 14 after an evenly matched first half, but as the second half unfolded, the Gee Gees pulled away, finding themselves up 27-16 mid-way through the fourth quarter. However, […]

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Laurier women’s soccer loses to Western in shortened game

Today, the Laurier/Western women’s soccer match was abandoned thirty-five minuets into the second half due to lightening. The score at this time was 3-0 for Western, making for Laurier’s first defeat of the season. “I don’t think the score was reflective of the game,” said Laurier’s head coach, Barry MacLean. “We were out shooting them considerably today and I think […]

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