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An in-depth look at the responsibilities of head athletic therapist Jennifer Martins

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s varsity football team gets a lot of attention during the season due to the exciting nature of the sport.  But what often goes under the radar is the work the team puts in behind the scenes.  One of the biggest reasons behind the football team’s massive success over the years is the outstanding coaching staff, […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks hockey forward Danny Hanlon helps Canada capture bronze at 2019 Winter Universiade

The bigger the opportunity, the easier it is to take it on and being able to represent your country and go overseas is no opportunity to hesitate over.  “Any time you get selected to represent a country, I think, no matter the sport, it’s a pretty big honour, no matter the level of competition either.” “Representing a country you’re proud […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Annual University of Waterloo juggling festival takes place this weekend

The annual University of Waterloo juggling festival takes place this weekend from March 15 to 17. The weekend is divided into two separate events in the actual festival featuring workshops and a gala event on Saturday night. The festival will get underway on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Physical Athletics Complex (PAC) at the University of Waterloo and […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Kelly Middaugh continues to build her own legacy

Usually being the child of two star athletes, especially in the same sport, bears a lot of expectations to replicate what the parents had done in their great careers. Welcome to the life of Kelly Middaugh, a member of Laurier’s women’s curling team.  Daughter to Wayne and Sherry Middaugh, curling is seen as running in the family at this rate. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Lazaro, Pattison and Wark announced as Outstanding Women of Laurier finalists

Jenna Lazarou, Sydney Pattison and Danielle Wark have been announced as this year’s 2019 Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) finalists. Wilfrid Laurier University’s department of athletics and recreation will host the fourteenth annual OWL awards on March 28 at Bingemans Conference Centre where one of the three finalists will be awarded with the OWL award.  The OWL Award strives to […]

by Safina Husein· · Sports ·
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Sarah Wilkes and Danny Hanlon make Laurier proud at the national and international level

Former Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawk curling alumna Sarah Wilkes won the Scotties Tournament of Hearts championship on Sunday, Feb. 24 as a member of Team Alberta.Team Alberta were trailing 5-1 at one point in the finals against Team Ontario. However, Wilkes helped her team complete the biggest comeback in the history of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts finals, as Team […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

For the first time since 1976, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball squad hosted an OUA semi-final and in front of a full house at the Athletic Complex, the #8 ranked Golden Hawks did not disappoint in giving an exciting one against the #3 Ryerson Rams, falling 99-84 in a valiant effort. To the surprise of some, Laurier seemed to […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Hawks magical season comes to an end

Hawks magical season comes to an end

The Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team’s historic season came to an end on Wednesday night against the Ryerson Rams in the 2019 OUA semi-finals.Coming off an impressive win against McMaster in the quarter-finals, the Hawks went into this game against the #3 ranked team in Canada with a new level of confidence, but unfortunately it was not enough.The Hawks […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks defeat Marauders and host the OUA semi finals for first time in 43 years

With their first-round bye done and over with, time had come for the Laurier men’s basketball team to take care of their home court against a familiar face: the McMaster Marauders.  Having played each other in last year’s wild card and getting blown out, and this year splitting the season series, the Marauders were looking to end Laurier’s historic season. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·