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Laurier curling is getting set for another big OUA Championships

The Ontario University Athletics curling championships are only a couple weeks away and for head coach Matt Wilkinson, he’s entering familiar territory. Wilkinson, the new coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks curling team, is preparing for the five-day event with the Hawks men’s and women’s rinks, who are coming off of sweeping gold at the provincial level. The women’s […]

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Andrew Fritsch plays a pivotal role for the Golden Hawks

The Hawks pulled off a big upset against the first place Ryerson Rams in a double overtime this past weekend, Improving the Hawks’ record to 14-9-4. One of the key pieces of the Hawks’ success has been third-year right winger, Andrew Fritsch. His play earned him Laurier Athlete of the Week on January 30. Fritsch has contributed in a big […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Hockey, Sports ·
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Hawks clinch home ice in first round of the playoffs

The Hawks had a successful weekend on the ice defeating both the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the No. 3 nationally ranked Ryerson Rams. The weekend got going with the purple and gold travelling to downtown Toronto to face off against the Varsity Blues. The Hawks played well but were only able to score once, as they shutout the […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Hockey, Sports ·
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Women’s Hockey loses back-to-back games against Guelph and U of T

The Laurier Golden Hawks had a busy weekend of hockey playing host to the Guelph Gryphons and the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. The weekend began on a sour note as the Hawks dropped a 4-1 contest Saturday night to the Gryphons with the Hawk’s lone goal coming from first-year Emily Woodhouse. “I wasn’t really happy last night. I thought […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
WLU Men’s basketball avenge their loss against Warriors

WLU Men’s basketball avenge their loss against Warriors

The Hawks were out for revenge against Waterloo after they were upset by the Warriors earlier this month. Laurier responded well in the rematch and ended up winning by a final score of 82-75. The Hawks have now won two straight games and seemed to have found their rhythm after a rocky stretch at the start of 2017, where they […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
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Boateng and Onyeka anticipate CFL draft

The Laurier men’s football season was capped off in phenomenal fashion, as the Hawks came back against the Western Mustangs to lift the Yates Cup. Two key players behind the Hawks’ title winning campaign were defensive lineman Kwaku Boateng and linebacker Nakas Onyeka. Boateng led the team in a number of defensive categories, including sacks, forced fumbles and knockdowns, while […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks take down Warriors in the battle of Waterloo

The Golden Hawks headed just down the road on Saturday to face off against their neighbours in the Battle of Waterloo, The Waterloo Warriors. In a bit of a one sided match for the Warriors, the Hawks managed to come out victorious with a 2-1 victory. The game started out with a fast pace, as the Waterloo Warriors began to […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Hockey, Sports ·
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Kokko leads Golden Hawks past Varsity Blues at home

The Golden Hawks played host to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday afternoon in hopes of getting back into the win column. For the Hawks, this game was all about containing the U of T offence as they are one of the top shooting teams in the OUA this season, lead by Devin Johnson. The Hawks came out […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·