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Golden Hawks football team blows away Queen’s Gaels with 52-16 victory

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back to their winning ways this afternoon with a homecoming blowout victory over the Queen’s Gaels, 52-16. The team got off to an 8-point lead with Connor Carusello sending Romy Simpson a touchdown pass with Nathan Mesher adding a rouge point, but Queen’s would cut the deficit to five before the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·

Golden Hawks defeat Gaels at Homecoming game, 52-16

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back to their winning ways Saturday afternoon with a homecoming blowout victory over the Queen’s Gaels, 52-16. The team got off to an 8 point lead with Connor Carusello sending Romy Simpson a touchdown pass with Nathan Mesher adding a rouge point, but Queen’s would cut the deficit to five before […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
Graphic by Jaime Mere

Laurier gold team set to compete

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ mixed varsity golf team had an eventful weekend at both the Western Invitational and the Brock Invitational, with the men’s team scoring a third place win at Western and then a second place finish at Brock. The women’s side finished fifth in the Western tournament and improved to a fourth place finish during the rounds […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · More Sports, Sports ·

What does the AC offer students?

Laurier’s athletic complex is a space available for all students to use as included in their fees is access to the gym space. While many students may find lifting free weights intimidating, or the gym busy at times, Laurier offers many programs to help students find their place in a healthy, active community. Through intramurals, group exercise, dance classes, rock […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Sports ·

Laurier women’s fastpitch team remains undefeated with 7-0 lead

Women’s fast pitch at Laurier has gone on a seven-game win streak, sitting first in their division as they stay undefeated during the first two weekends of their season, aiming towards a first place finish at the season’s end. “We have a really strong focus obviously we are hosting the national championships this fall and four of the last five […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Former Golden Hawk Erica Shortt named head coach for Laurier’s women’s lacrosse team

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s lacrosse program has named the team’s new head coach, former player for the Golden Hawks Erica Shortt, as the third head coach in the program’s history. Shortt played for the purple and gold between 2003 and 2006 and won four OUA championships with the team, earning OUA first-team honours three times and receiving the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Lacrosse ·
Laurier athlete Tyson MacDonald winds gold and bronze at Parapan American Games

Laurier athlete Tyson MacDonald winds gold and bronze at Parapan American Games

23-year old Tyson MacDonald, a fourth-year Laurier student, has been representing the Golden Hawks swim team in Lima, Peru, for the Parapan American Games: an international competition held every four years, featuring over 1,850 athletes in 17 sports, and bringing together Paralympic athletes from all regions of the Americas. From Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, MacDonald competed in a series […]

by Aaron Waitson· · More Sports, Sports ·