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Laurier Golden Hawks win Yates Cup

On a beautiful fall afternoon at TD Waterhouse stadium, the Western Mustangs were set to host the Laurier Golden Hawks in the 109th Yates Cup. The Laurier Golden Hawks defeated the the McMaster Marauders in their semi-final matchup to advance to the Yates Cup, while the Mustangs handily defeated the Carleton Ravens to stamp their ticket to finals. The Mustangs […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
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Win or lose, Faulds and Laurier football have exceeded expectations

Four seasons ago, Michael Faulds was hired as the new head coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks football team. He was young — only 29-years-old — and spent the years prior to joining the Hawks as a coordinator for the once 1-7 York Lions. He came in at a time Laurier was on the decline, having not won a […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Football, Opinion, Sports ·
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Men’s hockey anticipates upcoming season

The Laurier men’s hockey team is looking to make some noise this year in the OUA standings. After finishing up last season with a playoff loss to the Western Mustangs, the coaching staff and players are hungry for more this season. “The goal is simple, to win an OUA championship,” Said head coach, Greg Puhalski. This year’s roster is bolstered […]

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks narrowly defeat Guelph Gryphons

Nakas Onyeka of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks was here through the worst of Laurier Football. In his rookie year, the linebacker played for the Hawks in head coach Michael Faulds’ first year as Laurier’s coach, where they finished the season with a handful of close games and a 1-7 record. Flash forward three years and the roles are reversed—the […]

by Drew Yates· · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks improve record 6-1

The No.7 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks defeated the Guelph Gryphons 27-25 yesterday afternoon in front of 4652 fans. The win improved the Hawks record to 6-1, their most wins in a season since 2009. Head coach Michael Faulds knew that the overall record of the defending Yates Cup champions did not represent the team they played. “We said to […]

by Drew Yates· · Football, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks defeat Varsity Blues 54-3

Halfway through the first quarter of Thursday’s football game, second-year receiver Kurleigh Gittens Jr. received a punt at the Wilfrid Laurier 18-yard line and ran 92-yards all the way down to the Toronto Varsity Blues for Laurier’s first touchdown. That set the pace for the game, as the No. 7 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks routed the Varsity Blues 54-3 […]

by Drew Yates· · Football, Sports ·
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Women’s soccer loses to York in close match

This past Sunday afternoon, the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team played host to the York University Lions. The Golden Hawks started the game well defensively, not giving the Lions many looks in their own end and the Golden Hawks had some nice counter attacks up the field. At the 30th minute, the Golden Hawks conceded a free kick from […]

by Rob Fifield· · Soccer, Sports ·
Winning streak continues with homecoming game

Winning streak continues with homecoming game

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are 4-0 after defeating the University of Waterloo Warriors 68-7 this past Saturday for the annual homecoming football game. The Golden Hawks wasted little time in this one with Eric Guiltinan getting the game’s first touchdown less than three minutes into the game. Guiltinan did not stop there, as he carried on to score four […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·