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Hawks run over Lancers

Coming into Saturday’s game needing a win to keep pace with Ottawa and McMaster in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) standings, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s football team was looking to take advantage of a Windsor Lancers team that had lost three straight games. Led by their running game – which put up 397 yards – the Hawks came […]

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Hockey team 2-0

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s hockey team won two tough games as they kicked off the season this past weekend. The Hawks beat both the Guelph Gryphons and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks to start the 2009-10 season 2-0. “We are happy we got out with the wins,” said captain Jean-Michel Rizk. “It is tough […]

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Hawks soar to OUA finals

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team swept the reigning champion McMaster Marauders this weekend for a spot in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals. The Hawks are now set to make their first-ever provincial championship appearance, where they will battle the Western Mustangs. Both games were exciting match-ups that saw Laurier rally from behind – edging the […]

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Women’s fast-pitch wins nationals

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s fast-pitch club sure lived up to their name on Thanksgiving weekend. Competing in the second annual Canadian Intercollegiate Women’s Fast-pitch Championship, hosted by Laurier at Peter Hallman Ballyards in Kitchener, the purple and gold were consistent all weekend and earned top billing as champions, dominating Western 7-0 in the semi-finals and defeating the University of […]

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Hawks tie China

The defending Ontario University Athletics (OUA) champion Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team continued its pre-season over the weekend with a game against some unusual competition in the form of the Chinese national team. In a very entertaining back-andforth game, the teams tied 2-2 with the Hawks taking the lead twice only to have China tie the game each […]

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Rugby Hawks manage to avoid winless season

Throughout the first four weeks of the season, 2009 was definitely a year to forget for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s rugby team. Coming into their final game of the season last Friday, the Hawks were 0-4 and had suffered some humiliating defeats along the way. But in Friday’s game against the Waterloo Warriors, the purple and gold finally […]

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MLB championship series breakdown

After an exciting -but at times predictable- first round, the MLB Playoffs are moving onto the Championship Series. Both match ups are sure to be highly entertaining and have the potential to go seven games. ALCS- New York Yankees Vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim The Angels shook up the baseball world by sweeping Boston in the first round and […]

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Laurier honours former Hawks

As part of last weekend’s homecoming celebration, the Wilfrid Laurier athletics department inducted seven new members to the Golden Hawk Hall of Fame. The athletes of the class of 2009 were Alison Goodman (women’s hockey and soccer), Kate Jackson (women’s rugby), Cathy Ingalls (women’s rugby) and James Hitchen and Justin Shakell (men’s football). The 1998-99 women’s hockey team was inducted […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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