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Golden Hawks stay hot as they sweep 2-game set versus Algoma

When it comes to being one of the better teams in a league, blowouts against weaker teams are not always guaranteed. For the Laurier Golden Hawks, now sitting at 11-5 and second in the OUA West, they understand this. There are games like the one against Toronto and then there are games like the one against Nipissing that was a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Adam Vincent will represent Canada at Junior Curling Championships

There is a first time for everything and sometimes, that first time comes from a vision or something you witness that you know you would like to be a part of and you just need to work towards. As the saying goes: trust the process, your time is coming. “This is my first time playing at a national event. I […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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The Battle of Waterloo: Taking a look at how the local rivalry has been re-ignited

Wilfrid Laurier University’s varsity football games against the Western Mustangs usually create the highest amount of excitement for Golden Hawk fans. The games between Western and Laurier feature a ton of passion from both players and fans, and the rivalry has seemingly gotten bigger and better every year. However, the Golden Hawks’ rivalry with the University of Waterloo has the […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Sports Brief: Recapping the weeks’ results for Golden Hawk teams

It was an eventful week for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks middle distance team. The team competed at the Sharon Anderson Meet in Toronto on Jan. 14, an event which was important for the Hawks as it was their first meet of 2019. Third year runner Sydney Pattison was the star of the show for the purple and gold as […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
Sports Editor, Pranav Desai, wins national student journalism award

Sports Editor, Pranav Desai, wins national student journalism award

This past weekend, The Cord’s sports editor, Pranav Desai, won the JHM Sports Reporting Award at NASH, an annual student journalism conference. At NASH, student journalists come together to meet professionals in the journalism and media field, learning about trends and tips about various categories in the journalism industry. Desai was shortlisted for the award on Dec. 25, 2019. He […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News, Sports ·
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Laurier cheerleading team wins ninth national championship

On Dec. 5, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks cheerleading team won the ninth national championship in their program’s history. The Hawks’ last title came in 2016 and after a third place finish last year, the purple and gold were looking to stake their claim at the top once again. “We knew that we were gunning for first again and we […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
The 2018 Golden Hawks varsity team standings

The 2018 Golden Hawks varsity team standings

It was a fantastic 2018 for the Laurier men’s baseball team, to say the least. The Hawks captured their second OUA championship in team history after defeating the University of Toronto Varsity Blues in the gold medal game of the OUA playoffs. The OUA title capped of a phenomenal regular season for the Hawks, in which they finished with a […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·