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Finding positives to help you stick with a workout routine

I have never intentionally stuck with a fitness plan. Growing up I played a lot of sports but outside of organized exercise I can barely make it through two weeks of my own workouts. I’ve always found the feeling of being a newbie at the gym or on a field kept me from feeling good about being active. Over the […]

by Garrison Oosterhof· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Alex Pigozzo wins gold with Team Canada

On July 22, history was made. Canada won gold at the 2018 IFAF U19 Championship, the second of back-to-back gold medals, the first time a country has done that in the event’s history. In front of a crowd of 25,000 at the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico, Canada prevailed by a final score of 13-7 over Mexico with the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Looking ahead to an integrated Wellness Centre

There are a variety of athletic clubs at Wilfrid Laurier University featuring sports such as boxing, cricket, figure skating and sailing, among others. However, it can be argued that these clubs haven’t received the exposure they deserve at Laurier. Tarique Plummer, President and CEO of the Students’ Union, discussed the changes that are being implemented to help the sports clubs […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Finding ways to stick to your fitness routine this September

I have never intentionally stuck with a fitness plan. Growing up I played a lot of sports but outside of organized exercise I can barely make it through two weeks of my own workouts. I’ve always found the feeling of being a newbie at the gym or on a field kept me from feeling good about being active. Over the […]

by Garrison Oosterhof· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks start their season strong with 39-21 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees

Football season has officially made its return to Wilfrid Laurier University and in a big way. The Golden Hawks wasted absolutely no time, showing no rust in a blowout 39-21 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees. After forcing a quick three and out, Laurier got to work with a flurry of strong runs capped off by an 8-yard Levondre Gordon touchdown […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Joseph Fo receives Peter C. Ansley scholarship award

Earlier in June, Wilfrid Laurier University held its Laurier Society celebration which is an event hosted by Development and Alumni Relations. The event is in place to honour and recognize the school’s most generous donors. Having recognized Peter Ansley, an alumnus, with the 2018 Laurier Philanthropy Award, there was the award in his name, the Peter C. Ansley Basketball Award […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Men’s basketball team recruits five new Golden Hawks

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team have added five new recruits for the 2018-19 season. Head coach Justin Serresse will work with two new guards and three new forwards going into his third year with the Hawks. “We wanted to have one player at each position and we somewhat did it. I’m happy with that because knowing that we’re […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier athletics announces the class of 2018 for Golden Hawk Hall of Fame

Nine new athletes will officially be inducted into the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawk Hall of Fame on Sept. 28 at the Tannery Event Centre, located in Kitchener. The inductees, featuring one builder, two teams and six athletes, will forever become a part of Laurier history. The six athletes include swimmer David Hughes, women’s soccer player Ali McKee, women’s volleyball […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·