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Women’s basketball team win School Day Game as they look to make a playoff push

It’s usually an exciting a time where the atmosphere is guaranteed to be pushed to a new level. The School Day Game, where around 1000 kids from different local schools come out to see the basketball teams play. The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s varsity basketball team did not fail to impress the youth as they gave an exciting 78-69 win […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Men’s hockey head coach Greg Puhalski honoured in Toledo Hall of Fame

Some play to win, and some play for the legacy and their name being etched into history forever. Then there are those who manage to be able to do both — those people are held to another level of respect and recognition. Enter Greg Puhalski, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey coach who was recently inducted into the Toledo […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Curling teams stands out at Brock Invitational

The Wilfrid Laurier University varsity curling teams started 2019 with a bang this past weekend in St. Catharines as the Hawks competed at the Brock Invitational. Both the women’s and men’s teams put up an impressive display in their first competition since November, as the men’s team finished the Invitational with a record of 3-1-1 while the women went 4-1. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks stay hot as they sweep 2-game set versus Algoma

When it comes to being one of the better teams in a league, blowouts against weaker teams are not always guaranteed. For the Laurier Golden Hawks, now sitting at 11-5 and second in the OUA West, they understand this. There are games like the one against Toronto and then there are games like the one against Nipissing that was a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Adam Vincent will represent Canada at Junior Curling Championships

There is a first time for everything and sometimes, that first time comes from a vision or something you witness that you know you would like to be a part of and you just need to work towards. As the saying goes: trust the process, your time is coming. “This is my first time playing at a national event. I […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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The Battle of Waterloo: Taking a look at how the local rivalry has been re-ignited

Wilfrid Laurier University’s varsity football games against the Western Mustangs usually create the highest amount of excitement for Golden Hawk fans. The games between Western and Laurier feature a ton of passion from both players and fans, and the rivalry has seemingly gotten bigger and better every year. However, the Golden Hawks’ rivalry with the University of Waterloo has the […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Sports Brief: Recapping the weeks’ results for Golden Hawk teams

It was an eventful week for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks middle distance team. The team competed at the Sharon Anderson Meet in Toronto on Jan. 14, an event which was important for the Hawks as it was their first meet of 2019. Third year runner Sydney Pattison was the star of the show for the purple and gold as […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·