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

by Cord Import· · Sports ·

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 ·

Pool construction continues

This summer marked the beginning of the repair process for Laurier’s Olympic-sized pool. The pool’s future has been a subject of many questions over the past few years. Issues surrounding its viability came to a head last year when the pool was nearly shut down because it appeared as though there would be insufficient funds to make badly needed repairs. […]

by Cord Import· · Sports ·

Baseball Hawks lose three straight

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s baseball team faced the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Western Mustangs this weekend and failed to earn a win in any of the three games. The 9-7 loss to the Blues and the 6-3 and 8-2 defeats at the hands of the Mustangs drop the Hawks to fourth place in the Ontario […]

by Cord Import· · Baseball, 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 […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

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 […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·

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 […]

by Cord Import· · Football, Sports ·