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Laurier men’s basketball team ranked sixth in the nation

After the opening weekend of the OUA basketball season, Laurier’s men’s basketball team has achieved their highest U SPORTS top 10 rankings in over six years. Two decisive wins for Laurier coming against Toronto and Windsor this past week have the Golden Hawks ranked as the sixth-best team in the country, which is their highest ranking since being ranked fifth […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
Everyone’s got something to say about Kawhi Leonard’s introverted nature

Everyone’s got something to say about Kawhi Leonard’s introverted nature

It would be an understatement to say that everyone in the vicinity of Toronto have become Kawhi Leonard’s biggest fans.  In the last few weeks alone, the newly-acquired Raptor has become one of the world’s biggest sensations. Leonard is certainly very well known for his athletic talents (which cannot be overstated); but recently, he has become famous for his introverted […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Opinion ·
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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 ·
Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

On the weekend of April 28 to 29, Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team and Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities (CPAC) hosted the second annual Junior Ball Stars tournament at the Laurier Athletic Complex. 500 elementary school kids between grades four and six from 16 different school within the Waterloo Region District School Board attended the tournament. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks face off against each other in OUA all-star game

The time of the year has come where the season has wrapped up and school is over with. This marks the arrival of the tenth annual Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Women’s Basketball All-Star game. The game is made up of the OUA’s biggest stars, from the past season, with 10 university teams being represented to make up a total of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Top sports moments 2016-2017

Top sports moments 2016-2017

The women’s basketball team had a successful year on the court finishing up the regular season 13-7. The Hawks made it to the second round of the playoffs before being eliminated by the Carleton Ravens. Kaitlyn Schenck and Nicole Morrison both had standout years for the Hawks, combining for an impressive 591 points. The Hawks will look to keep their […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
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Battle of the birds: Golden Hawks fall short against Ravens

The Hawks were tied at halftime with the best team in the country last Friday: the Carleton Ravens. Laurier was down early in the first half by as many as 11 points. However, they were able to battle back and tie the game right before halftime, thanks to an offensive explosion from guard Tevaun Kokko. It has become a recurring […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·