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Laurier selected to host national university chess tournament

Laurier’s chess club is excited for the upcoming opportunity as the school was selected to host the official national chess tournament. Universities from all across Canada will be attending the Senate and Board Chamber next weekend to compete in the tournament. Organizers Anthony Trinh and Josh Terry are eager for the event, as they see it as a big opportunity […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports ·
Football post season awards highlighted by All-Canadian Golden Hawk Levondre Gordon

Football post season awards highlighted by All-Canadian Golden Hawk Levondre Gordon

The Golden Hawks men’s football team was honoured this past month as 10 different student athletes were named to the OUA First or Second All-Star team.  Laurier was disappointed in their season result as they finished with a 4-4 record and missed the playoffs for the second consecutive year. However, the total of ten athletes awarded is their highest total […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
File Photo by Garrison Oosterhof

Laurier women’s hockey team in a bit of a slump

After starting the season with five straight losses, the Golden Hawks women’s hockey team has picked up points in four of their last six games including their first two wins of the season in that span.  Coming off of two wins in a span of three games, Head coach Kelly Paton believed that her team had been playing an improved […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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After being ranked 6th nationally Laurier men’s basketball team drops 6 of their last 8 games

Coming off of a franchise-best season last year, head coach Justin Serresse and his basketball team had high expectations for this season.  The Golden Hawks entered this year as the sixth ranked team nationally, which was their highest ranking in nearly a decade and came out of the gates as expected with two impressive wins over Toronto and Windsor.  However, […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s basketball team scores fourth win in a row

The Golden Hawks’ women’s basketball team returned home this past weekend and picked up two impressive victories to improve their winning streak to four games. Following a season-long five-game road trip- that began with three consecutive losses- before ending on a high note with two wins, the team was happy to be home. “It was a tiring trip, we had […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks women’s cross country team finishes 17th at nationals

This past Saturday at the USPORTS Championship in Kingston, Lizzy Laurie and the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s cross country team ran remarkably well to cap off one of their best seasons in program history.   The fourth-year communications major Lizzy Laurie, has been making history for the Golden Hawks all year and she continued that trend this past Saturday.  Laurie […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s rugby team defeats McMaster Marauders 38-19

Following a 38-19 victory, this past weekend against the McMaster Marauders, the Golden Hawks men’s Rugby Team has advanced to the Consolidation Final to play for a fifth-place finish in the OUA. An overall dominating team performance highlighted by Laurier prop, Owen McLean Lavado has the Golden Hawks on a two-game win streak and ensures that they will have a […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team goes down in “frustrating” 85-52 loss

After an impressive first week comprised of two dominant victories against Toronto and Windsor, culminating with their highest national ranking in over six years, the Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team was feeling good heading into a tough battle this past weekend. The Golden Hawks travelled to Ottawa to continue their season-long five-game road trip, as they faced two of the […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·