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Top sports moments 2016-2017

Top sports moments 2016-2017

Strong Finish 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 […]

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U Sports National Curling Championships update: back-to-back losses on day three

U Sports National Curling Championships update: back-to-back losses on day three

Heading into day three of the U Sports National Curling Championships, the Hawks were 2-1 and looking to continue their momentum from Sunday night as they prepared to face The University of Prince Edward Island on Monday afternoon and Queen’s last night.

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U Sports National Curling Championships update: weekend re-cap

U Sports National Curling Championships update: weekend re-cap

It’s that time of year again and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team are back at the U Sports National championships trying to defend their title from a year ago. This year’s edition of the championship is being hosted by the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Laurier curling is getting set for another big OUA Championships

The Ontario University Athletics curling championships are only a couple weeks away and for head coach Matt Wilkinson, he’s entering familiar territory. Wilkinson, the new coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks curling team, is preparing for the five-day event with the Hawks men’s and women’s rinks, who are coming off of sweeping gold at the provincial level. The women’s […]

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Looking to repeat past success

Looking to repeat past success

The Laurier women’s curling team is coming off an extremely successful season, as they look to repeat the  success they achieved last year. The Golden Hawks were able to win the OUA gold medal and eventually reached the CIS finals. Because of last season’s success,    there is an immense amount of pressure on the Hawks for the upcoming season. […]

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Laurier Curling hopeful for another record year

The Laurier curling teams are ready to hit the ground running and start off the new year right where they left of last season. 2016 was a remarkable year for the men’s curling squad, as they were able to capture the CIS gold medal after defeating the the Alberta Golden Bears 7-4. The Laurier men had an historic season as […]

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The competitive side to curling team Mathers and Reid

The competitive side to curling team Mathers and Reid

In their second year trying out Canadian mixed doubles, Wilfrid Laurier curling alumna Kerilynn Mathers and fifth-year lead Fraser Reid were the first team on the waiting list. The pair played together during the Ontario Curling Association Mixed Doubles Challenge, where they made it to the quarter-finals in the event. By doing so, and with all of their other points […]

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Laurier’s top 10 2015-16 moments

The Cord Sports team counts down the top moments in Laurier sports

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Broom restriction causes Laurier to switch strategies

For fifth-year lead Fraser Reid and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team, the moratorium on hair brooms did not affect them on the way to winning the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships. The rink swept the Ontario University Athletics curling championships with a perfect 9-0 record, winning a gold medal. A month later, the same team had an overall […]

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