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“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team had their season come to an end early Friday afternoon following a 22-10 defeat against the Carleton Ravens.  In what was Laurier’s annual “School Day” game, the Golden Hawks had great support with over 4,200 people cheering them on, many of which were elementary school kids.  Despite both the Ravens and Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Golden Hawks football team blows away Queen’s Gaels with 52-16 victory

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back to their winning ways this afternoon with a homecoming blowout victory over the Queen’s Gaels, 52-16. The team got off to an 8-point lead with Connor Carusello sending Romy Simpson a touchdown pass with Nathan Mesher adding a rouge point, but Queen’s would cut the deficit to five before the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·

Golden Hawks defeat Gaels at Homecoming game, 52-16

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back to their winning ways Saturday afternoon with a homecoming blowout victory over the Queen’s Gaels, 52-16. The team got off to an 8 point lead with Connor Carusello sending Romy Simpson a touchdown pass with Nathan Mesher adding a rouge point, but Queen’s would cut the deficit to five before […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Former Golden Hawk Erica Shortt named head coach for Laurier’s women’s lacrosse team

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s lacrosse program has named the team’s new head coach, former player for the Golden Hawks Erica Shortt, as the third head coach in the program’s history. Shortt played for the purple and gold between 2003 and 2006 and won four OUA championships with the team, earning OUA first-team honours three times and receiving the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Lacrosse ·
File Photo/ by Tanzeel Sayani

An in-depth look at what makes the Laurier-Western rivalry so special

Wilfrid Laurier University’s rivalry with Western is something that brings all the Laurier students together. If you ask Laurier students, they’ll state numerous reasons for why they don’t like Western and why the rivalry exists. For starters, Laurier was affiliated with Western until 1960. The school’s colours, purple and gold, are an extension of the affiliation with Western. Our original […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

Laurier Food Bank is hungry for volunteers to help collect canned goods

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus Food Bank will be hosting their annual Halloween for Hunger event on Oct. 27, where students can sign up in teams of three or four to go trick-or-treating to collect non-perishable food items from around Waterloo to go back to the food bank to support students. “Basically the event is a trick-or-treating food drive: so […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Hawks prepare for playoffs after breaking team record in a victory over Brock

With the OUA playoffs right around the corner, the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s rugby team need all the momentum they can get. They got some much needed momentum with a record-breaking win against Brock on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Golden Hawks dismantled the Badgers defence en route to an emphatic 123-0 victory. The 123 points scored by the Hawks is […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·