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Golden Hawk baseball is off to a strong start

Following another deep playoff run, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s baseball team has started their season on fire. After splitting the opening two games against Queen’s, the Hawks demolished McMaster in their double header on Sunday, winning both games by a combined score of 20-2. This is coach Scott Ballantyne’s tenth year in charge of the Hawks and he has […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s soccer complete a two game sweep against York

Coming off their first win of the season – 1-0 versus York on Sept. 3 – the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks women’s soccer team were looking to complete the sweep this past Friday on home turf at University Stadium. Laurier started out the game playing with pace, managing to continuously keep the ball in their possession and on the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports ·
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Six forwards added to Laurier men’s basketball team

The basketball season is just two weeks away and as the date draws closer, Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy’s men’s team looks to finalize their roster for the new season. The team had an up and down season last year. Although they had a promising first half of the season, the inconsistencies and growing pains really started to show during the second […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·

Golden Hawks clinch tight lead over Ravens

  The men’s football team at Wilfrid Laurier University defeated the Carleton Ravens 38-35 yesterday, securing their second win of the season. This win comes hot off of last week’s shutout victory against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. “… ultimately I am happy we got the win against a quality opponent,” Head coach, Michael Faulds said to Laurier Athletics. […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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The importance of fitness and healthy eating

The transition from August to September is difficult for many university students. A four month break from studying is not easy to overcome, even if most people are working during the summer. The university mindset is much different and students often find themselves falling behind in the first month of the school year. Although many people may describe this as […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Food, Life, Sports ·
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Laurier “free week” and intramural information

This September, getting involved at the athletic complex has never been easier. “Our Group-X classes, intramurals, dance classes and rock wall are all paid for separately from the membership, but then everyone is free to come and use the gym with their OneCard,” Stef Kubacki, recreation assistant explained. However, for the week starting Sept. 11, these activities have no charge […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · More Sports, Sports ·
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Erika Kiviaho represents Canada at World Ringette Championships

The annual World Ringette Championships take place this winter and Wilfrid Laurier University is going to be well represented, as former Golden Hawk, Erika Kiviaho, has been named to the Team Canada squad.  The women’s hockey alumna spoke about her achievement in a recent interview.  “It’s definitely a big accomplishment for me, making the national team at this scale. Even […]

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Laurier Cricket Club begins first year of competition

Cricket can now be added to the list of Laurier club sports this year. The Laurier Cricket Club is the direct result of several years of development lead by Abdul Rehman Naeem. When Naeem came to Laurier, he found a substantial cricket fan base among students. At that time, there were no cricket teams at Laurier but now students can […]

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