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Editorial: Opportunities abound if you take a look around

The one piece of advice that I constantly received in high school from friends and teachers was to get involved in extracurricular activities. Even when I said that I wasn’t interested in any of the clubs at my high school, I was always told that it’s better to get involved in something since it’ll look good on my resume and […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Opinion ·
Sports in brief: An update on Waterloo athletics

Sports in brief: An update on Waterloo athletics

Kitchener Rangers player deals with racism on the ice  Kitchener Rangers winger Givani Smith was suspended for the Rangers’ final two games of the season at the beginning of May due to an obscene gesture made by the Toronto native in a game against the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.  Smith, who is one of the few black players in the […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Cord Picks: Favourite home workouts

Using Apps as a Guide YouTube videos and phone apps have been my go-to sources for home workouts ever since I stumbled into the overwhelming world of fitness. Even though I’ve lost a considerable amount of weight since high school, I still find it difficult to stick to a consistent gym routine. Home workouts have become a necessity for me […]

by Cord Staff· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team announces Kelly Paton as new head coach

A new era has dawned upon us for Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s hockey.  Kelly Paton will be the Golden Hawks’ new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations taking over as the successor to Rick Osborne, who held the position for 15 years.  Despite the struggles of the last two years, having finished last in the OUA both seasons, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Kelly Paton hired as new head coach and manager of Laurier women’s hockey

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s hockey team has a new head coach. On May 11, 2018, the Laurier Department of Athletics announced the hiring of Kelly Paton as the new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations. Paton coached the Western Mustangs for the past two seasons and led the Hawks’ rivals to a U-Sports silver medal in 2017. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawk defence represents at Canadian Football League draft

The annual Canadian Football League draft took place on May 3, 2018 in Toronto and as usual, Wilfrid Laurier University was very well represented. There were three Golden Hawks selected among the 69 players taken during the draft. The first Laurier player to come off the board was defensive back Godfrey Onyeka, as he was selected by the Edmonton Eskimos […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

On the weekend of April 28 to 29, Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team and Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities (CPAC) hosted the second annual Junior Ball Stars tournament at the Laurier Athletic Complex. 500 elementary school kids between grades four and six from 16 different school within the Waterloo Region District School Board attended the tournament. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
Taking a look at the top moments of the year in sports

Taking a look at the top moments of the year in sports

Sports Editor Pranav Desai looks at the best moments from Laurier athletics in 2017-18 Women's Curling It was a great end to the year for Laurier athletics as the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s curling team took home their tenth OUA championship to cap off a great year. Beating some tough teams on their title run, the Hawks proved that their […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·