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Alyssa Lagonia has exceeded all expectations after graduating from Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier University graduate Alyssa Lagonia has taken her soccer career to another level after graduation. The former Golden Hawk is currently playing professional soccer overseas for Cyprus club Apollon Ladies F.C., along with playing for the Canadian women’s national soccer team. It’s been a long journey for Lagonia, as after graduating from Laurier, she has gone on to play […]

by Pranav Desai· · Soccer, Sports ·
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Finalists for the 13th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier announced

The Outstanding Women of Laurier award is one that has recognized well-deserving women that have done a excelled both athletically and academically. For the thirteenth time, one woman will gain that level of recognition. This past week, the Athletics Department announced its three finalists for this year’s award, which is given to a female Laurier student athlete who best combines […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Rookie Anthony Sorrentino is a reason for hope for the Hawks

The last couple of years, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team has been on a bit of a come up. After missing the playoffs for the previous few years, they have managed to be able to not only make the playoffs but also get home-ice advantage. While they have had early exits, there is hope, especially with new faces. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
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The Centre for Women in Science hosts simultaneous chess exhibition

On March 13, 2018, the Centre for Women in Science at Wilfrid Laurier University hosted a simultaneous chess exhibition at the Science Building Atrium. Woman International Master Natalia Khoudgarian took on 30 students at the same time, playing chess against each student simultaneously. The 30 chess boards were organized in a rectangle in the Atrium and Khoudgarian moved from one […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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The Laurier cricket club continues its growth as the Hawks look to soar at the ACC Nationals

The Wilfrid Laurier University cricket club is on the rise. In the first year of the club’s launch, both the women’s and men’s cricket teams are exceeding expectations. The women’s team took part in the first ever Women’s Cricket Tri-Series hosted by Canadian College Cricket on March 7. The Hawks advanced to the finals of the tournament after getting by […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Tevaun Kokko and Ali Sow’s outstanding seasons receive All-OUA recognition

Similar to the pros, it’s that time of the year — midway through the OUA men’s basketball playoffs — where we get to see some of the very best the OUA has to offer from this season. Among this exclusive group, Laurier has two representatives this year, the first being rookie Ali Sow. Sow put together the most impressive of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier graduates Brent Laing and John Morris accomplish their Olympic dream

Competing at the Olympics is every athlete’s dream, and two former Golden Hawks got to live out that dream this past February. Laurier graduates John Morris and Brent Laing represented Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Laing curled for the Canadian men’s team, while Morris took part in the first ever mixed doubles tournament at the Olympics. While […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Former pro player advocates to save Waterloo Park baseball diamonds

Aaron Hornostaj, a former professional baseball player and resident of Waterloo, has taken it upon himself to advocate for two baseball diamonds in Waterloo Park. The two diamonds, which are located along Father David Bauer Drive, have become a controversial topic of discussion in the city of Waterloo, as Waterloo Council has proposed to replace the two diamonds with festival […]

by Safina Husein· · Baseball, Sports ·