Soccer

Toronto FC hires Hawks’ coach as K-W scout

Ask any greybeard soccer-enthusiast about the halcyon days of soccer in Canada and they might get poetic about the Whitecaps and Blizzard, Beckenbauer and Pele, and the 1986 World Cup. Ask a young soccer player in Canada and they will tell you the glory days are still on the horizon while perhaps letting their imaginations run wild with possibilities. It […]

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Tops in the country

Rookie Emily Brown attributes her Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer 4-1 win against Waterloo on Saturday to their remarkable team chemistry. “Coming in as a rookie, the team is so strong,” Brown said. “Their chemistry is so high and we have a lot of new rookies that are really talented. The vets just kind of take us in and […]

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A roller-coaster weekend

Although playing without their head coach, starting keeper and star midfielder, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team (2-2-2) played without remorse in a resounding 3-0 victory over the lowly Brock Badgers at Alumni Field on Sunday afternoon. The Hawks were playing short-handed on the field and short-staffed off of it by virtue of an eviscerating 4-0 loss to […]

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‘Unstoppable’

Earning their sixth straight win of the season, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team showed promise of another successful season on the weekend. Sunday afternoon’s 2-1 victory over the Brock Badgers has the team in first place in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) west division and they remain first overall in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) women’s soccer […]

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York transfer lights it up

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s soccer teams’ record is nothing short of impressive. They are ranked first in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) rankings and are undefeated on the season with some big wins such as a 4-0 beat-down against York University and a 6-1 thrashing against McMaster. Along with this impressive record, come some rather remarkable players, most with a […]

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World-class Hawks are China-bound

Alyssa Lagonia and Kale Harrison are trading in their purple and gold for red and white. But thankfully for Golden Hawks fans, it’s only temporary. It was announced last month that Lagonia, of Laurier’s women’s soccer team, and Harrison, of the men’s basketball team, would be a part of Team Canada for the upcoming International University Sport Federation (FISU) Summer […]

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Soccer team experiences real ‘football’

Laurier’s women’s soccer team took a bit of a less traditional reading week trip. While other students flocked to tropical destinations or ski chalets, the Hawks were in Bolton, England, playing, training and soaking in a culture dominated by soccer, or of course as the locals prefer to call it, football. Over the week, the team trained at English Premiere […]

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Women’s basketball keeps perfect record

There couldn’t have been a more perfect opening for the Hawks’ women’s basketball team, as the team stands at 4-0 on the season after dominating the Ottawa Gee-Gees this past Saturday. Despite being down one of their starting guards, Amber Hills, who is out with a sore back, the Hawks defeated the Gee-Gees 57-38 after upsetting their Friday opponents, the […]

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Men’s basketball splits weekend

Big things are expected from rookie Patrick Donnelly this season. After performing strongly in the preseason and contributing to his team’s domination of Queen’s and Royal Military College (RMC) two weekends ago, Donnelly and his fellow men’s basketball Hawks took on the nation’s top ranked team, the Carleton Ravens, last Friday. Unlike last season when Laurier took on Carleton, the […]

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Soccer Hawks settle for heartbreaking silver

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Revenge is sweet. That is, unless you’re on the receiving end of it. And that’s where the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team found themselves on Sunday afternoon, after a gut-wrenching 1-0 extra time loss to the Queen’s Gaels in the Canadian Interunviersity Sport (CIS) championship game. The dramatic win not only gave Queen’s the gold […]

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