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Laurier basketball start their season 1-1

Potential comes with questions and the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team, with a little bit of a newer look this year, are out to prove something. With a 70-63 win over the Western Mustangs, they showed what they’re capable of. The game started out being all Laurier. From great ball movement to great shooting, to playing great defence, the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks make OUA semi finals for second straight year

After a record breaking 2017 season, the Wilfrid Laurier men’s rugby team is looking to take the next step towards excellence here in 2018.  The Hawks finished the regular season with an overall record 6-2, with their two losses coming against Guelph and Queen’s, arguably the two best teams in Ontario.  Laurier began their playoff run this past weekend as […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks season ends at the hands of Western

Brightest lights, biggest stage, highest stakes. These are the moments you live for in sports, especially as an athlete.  In the biggest game of the year, with their season on the line, the Laurier Golden Hawks took their biggest loss of the year against the number one ranked Western Mustangs, 46-13. Western having not lost a game since the 2016 […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hayley Desjardins wins OUA Player of the Year award

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s rugby team’s season came to a crashing end at the hands of Western in the OUA playoffs. But the end of the season was bittersweet for fifth year veteran Hayley Desjardins, who was recently named the OUA player of the year.  Needless to say, Desjardins had an outstanding season, and she became the first Laurier women’s […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks prepare for playoffs after breaking team record in a victory over Brock

With the OUA playoffs right around the corner, the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s rugby team need all the momentum they can get. They got some much needed momentum with a record-breaking win against Brock on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Golden Hawks dismantled the Badgers defence en route to an emphatic 123-0 victory. The 123 points scored by the Hawks is […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks playoffs hopes rest on final regular season game vs Western

After a much needed win against Carleton in the biggest game of the season at the time for the Golden Hawks, a fourth win before matching up with Western for the season finale was crucial. A 39-24 win against the Windsor Lancers was just what the doctor ordered as Laurier managed to move up to 4-3 and the fifth spot […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·