Post Tagged with: "Golden Hawks"

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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 ·
Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Summer after summer we watch many cities gather to celebrate LGBTQ communities around the world. This year there is a pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo, also known as the tri-cities. Alex Chunaco, the coordinator of this weeklong festival, expressed how meaningful this event is for our communities. “Since 1995, pride festivals have had traditions of being held in the area,” […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
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Laurier integrates sustainable projects on campus

Wilfrid Laurier University unveiled a bike sharing station on its Waterloo campus on May 13, just one of numerous recent projects Laurier has recently launched in its bid to develop itself as an increasingly environmentally friendly institution. The station is part of the Community Access Bikeshare program, run by The Working Centre, and includes seven other stations throughout the uptown […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Newest additions to women’s hockey announced

The announcement of the Wilfrid Laurier women’s hockey recruiting class has kept many on the edge of their seats. Coach Rick Osborne wisely sought the new addition of the committed six players to the Golden Hawks for the upcoming 2016-17 season. With a smaller coaching staff than in previous years, coach Osborne has been unyielding on his recruiting process. Joining […]

by Arman Aryapour· · Hockey, Sports ·

Women’s hockey struggling to score

Head coach Rick Osborne has the experience. He’s currently in his 12th season with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. He knows where to find talent. He has nine Ontario University Athletics championships and a Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship under his belt. Two seasons ago, the Hawks won an OUA championship with eight rookies. But this year, things are different. They’re […]

by Drew Yates· · Hockey ·