Lacrosse team splits weekend

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s lacrosse team has had a turbulent year. They have been dominating the province for the last several seasons and have won seven Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships under head coach Lynn Orth. However, this year, with a fresh young roster, they have fought hard for a respectable 5-4 record. This mediocre season was […]

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Sports in brief: Oct. 21, 2009

Rich qualifies for nationals Laurier swimmer Whitney Rich came away with one gold medal, two silvers and one bronze in her first competition of the year in Guelph over the weekend. This performance qualifies Rich to compete in February’s national championship. Women’s hockey team 2-0 The Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team opened their season with a pair of wins on […]

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Hawks fall in OUA final

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ men’s baseball team suffered a heartbreaking loss on Sunday, watching the Western Mustangs walk away as the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) champions. The Mustangs beat the Golden Hawks in game one of the series by a final score of 6-0 and went on to win game two 3-1 in extra innings, taking the series […]

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NBA preview

Eastern Conference A highly active off season for the East widened the gap between the contenders and bottom feeders. The Boston Celtics will look to regain their championship calibre form with a healthy Kevin Garnett and the additions of smooth shooting big man Rasheed Wallace and versatile guard Marquis Daniels. The Cleveland Cavaliers cruised through last season with a league […]

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Hawks crush Warriors

Team captain Sara Hopper knew what she had to do at half-time of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team’s 4-1 win over the Waterloo Warriors on Thursday. After a tongue-lashing from head coach Barry MacLean, Hopper, along with her fellow Hawks, recognized they needed to shape up, and fast. Like the speedy team that they’re known to be, […]

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Men’s soccer wins two

The Golden Hawks’ men’s soccer team played two games against the Waterloo Warriors this past weekend, but it seemed as though they only really played one. Identical 2-0 victories with goals by Spencer Cawker and Alex Doma in both games put the Hawks ahead of their cross-town rivals in the 2009 season. The wins continue a streak of strong play […]

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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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2009-10 Laurier women’s hockey preview

Last season, the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team had one of their most successful seasons, going 26-1, winning their sixth consecutive Ontario University Athletics (OUA) title. Coming into 2009-10, the most glaring changes from last year is the graduation of captain and two-time OUA player of the year Andrea Bevan and three-time provincial all-star Lauren Barch, who […]

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