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Tough playoff loss ends the Hawks season early

The Laurier men’s basketball team ended their season in disappointing fashion as they were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round by the Laurentian Voyageurs. Although fans would have hoped for more from the Hawks, nobody can say that this season wasn’t a success. It’s fair to say that the Hawks surpassed everybody’s expectations, especially considering the fact […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Sports ·
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Colin Furlong stands tall for the Golden Hawks

A big part of every good hockey team, is an even better  goaltender. The Laurier men’s hockey team are heading to the playoffs, with home ice advantage in the first round. A key factor behind their great season thus far has been starting goalie, Colin Furlong. Furlong was named Laurier’s athlete of the week on Feb. 6 for his magnificent […]

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Final tune up for the playoffs: Hawks beat Lancers 3-2

The Laurier men’s hockey team hit the ice Saturday evening to try and win their fifth in a row and close out the regular season with a win at home. Laurier managed to do just that as they defeated the Windsor Lancers 3-2. “For us, it was a game where we got better as the game went on. I thought […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Hockey, Sports ·
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Hawks lose in a tough game against Western

The Laurier men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in their final regular season home game at the hands of the Western Mustangs. The Hawks were up 15-10 after the first quarter. But thanks to Western guard Omar Shiddo, Laurier’s lead did not last long. Shiddo scored a game high of 36 points, with 23 of those coming in the […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
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Losses are piling up for the Golden Hawks

The Laurier women’s hockey team dropped a close one as they fell 3-2 to the Western Mustangs in a shootout on Saturday afternoon. In the midst of a four game losing streak and coming off back-to-back road losses to Laurentian and Nipissing, the Hawks returned home to try and spoil the Mustangs’ playoff chances. The Hawks looked sluggish early on, […]

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