Post Tagged with: "Golden Hawks"

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Unusual start to the season for women’s soccer

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s soccer team had an unusual start to their 2016 Ontario University Athletics season, last weekend. Facing off against the Guelph Gryphons and the Waterloo Warriors, the Hawks picked up two points, earning a 2-2 draw against the Gryphons and a 1-1 draw against the Warriors. “I think we were good. We had some ups and downs […]

by Drew Yates· · Soccer, Sports ·
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Laurier’s women’s soccer has a fresh start

There will be a new look to the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team when they hit the pitch this season. Last year, Laurier finished in second place in the Ontario University Athletics conference and earned a spot in the final four, hosted by Ottawa. Having to beat a potent Gee-Gees squad in the OUA semifinals, the Hawks came […]

by Drew Yates· · Soccer, Sports ·
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Matt Wilkinson hired as men’s curling coach

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks have found a  replacement head coach for former coach, Gary Crossley, who had been at the helm since the start of the 2009-10 season. Crossley announced that last season would be his final. That’s when the hunt for a new coach began. Laurier’s department of athletics and recreation wasted little time and have found their […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
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WLU athlete, Rashari Henry, starts student athlete blog

Rashari Henry is one of many student athletes at Wilfrid Laurier University, but that is not what makes him unique. Henry, a defensive lineman for the Golden Hawks football team is both an honours economics student and the founder of the Stath Blog (student athlete blog). Henry has the experience and knowledge to start up the Stath Blog and create […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier’s varsity sports expand to Brantford campus

This fall, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus will see varsity sports on campus. For the first time, Laurier Brantford will be showcasing two varsity teams of their own: men’s indoor soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. In a joint effort with the Department of Athletics and Recreation, the city of Brantford and the YMCA, the Brantford Golden Hawks will […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
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Split start for men’s soccer team

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s soccer team may have split their series between the Guelph Gryphons and the Waterloo Warriors last weekend—and the game against Guelph may not have been pretty—but head coach, Mario Halapir, was nothing but optimistic about the team on the field this year. The Hawks dropped a 4-0 decision against the Gryphons on Saturday afternoon before they […]

by Drew Yates· · Soccer, Sports ·
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Laurier alumna wins Masterchef Canada

Wilfrid Laurier University alumna, Mary Berg, was recently crowned the winner of the third season of CTV’s Masterchef Canada. Berg was one of 14 hopefuls chosen to compete on this past season of Masterchef Canada, where they were pitted against each other in weekly cooking competitions, with contestants systematically eliminated leading up to the finale on June 19. “It is […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Laurier football alumni appointed as strength and conditioning coaches

For the last four years, Greg Nyhof and Taylor Smith have charged out onto Knight Newbrough field, ready to prove themselves after a long, grueling offseason. This year, the newly appointed strength and conditioning coaches for Laurier’s Athletics & Recreation Department, will find themselves watching from the sidelines, rooting their team on. For Nyhof, it’s something that may take some […]

by Josh Peters· · Sports ·