Sports

Quarterback Luke Thompson out with knee injury for extended period of time

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football played their first home game of the season on Saturday afternoon and came away with a 29-18 victory over the Waterloo Warriors. The win came at a price however, as quarterback Luke Thompson went down with a knee injury late in the second quarter. Thompson did not return to the sidelines during the […]

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Mustangs trample Hawks

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team posted their first loss of the season in a rather embarrassing fashion on Saturday afternoon. The Hawks traveled to London and fell 30-7 to the perennially hated Western Mustangs. In a game that was meant to be a showcase of the two most complete teams in the province, the Hawks’ offence simply […]

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Hawks fall to Mustangs

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks football team suffered their first loss of the young season on Saturday afternoon in London, falling 30-7 to the Western Mustangs. The Hawks’ offence struggled all game, only mustering 208 yards and not scoring their only touchdown until the final minute of the game. Third-year quarterback, Luke Thompson, was unable to get in sync with […]

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Sports in brief: Sept. 16

New swimming coach It was announced last Thursday that Nandi Kormendi will replace the recently departed Dean Boles as the head coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ swim teams. Kormendi, a graduate of York University, comes from a strong coaching background spanning over the last 25 years. He has spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach with […]

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Laurier to host men’s field lacrosse tournament

The Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) will kick off their season here at Laurier this weekend, as the men’s lacrosse team hosts the Western conference series. Competing in the Western conference are Laurier, Laurentian, Western, McMaster, Guelph and Brock. Playing against a large majority of varsity validated teams, Laurier stands as one of the only non-sanctioned squads. “The tournament […]

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Baseball Hawks win four in a row

After splitting a double-header with the Brock Badgers last week, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team had their home opener on Saturday and defeated last year’s provincial champions the McMaster Marauders in a double header at Bechtel Park. The pair of wins put Laurier ahead of the Brock Badgers for the top spot in the OUA, pushing the […]

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Hawk to represent Canada

With his win in Volleyball Canada’s under-21 national beach volleyball selection tournament, second-year Sam Schachter, who plays on the men’s volleyball team, is the latest name to be added to the growing list of Hawks who have recently donned the red and white. Schachter and teammate Steve Marshall of Trinity Western University will travel to Blackpool, England in late September […]

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Honouring a fallen teammate

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s rugby team started a new tradition in their season opener against the Waterloo Warriors last Thursday. The team held a moment of silence and wore black memorial arm bands, paying tribute to their deceased teammate, Dave LaForest. LaForest passed away in the fire that occurred in Waterloo College Hall residence last April, his memory […]

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Mustangs trample Hawks

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team posted their first loss of the season in a rather embarrassing fashion on Saturday afternoon. The Hawks traveled to London and fell 30-7 to the perennially hated Western Mustangs. In a game that was meant to be a showcase of the two most complete teams in the province, the Hawks’ offence simply […]

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Athletic complex cuts hours

Due to the university’s current financial situation, Laurier’s athletic department has instituted a number of budget cuts this year. Most recently the hours of operation in the Athletic Complex have been reduced. On several days during the week, the AC will be opening later and closing earlier than in previous years in order to reduce operation costs “This was an […]

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