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Golden Hawks announce award winners through online banquet

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Laurier was forced to cancel their athletic banquet this year and instead held a digital version to honour their top student-athletes and hand out both their major awards and team-by-team awards to round out the 2019-2020 athletic season. The award winners are highlighted. Luke Fusco Athletic Academic Achievement Award Male Jeremy Gamm (Men’s Rugby) 10.8 […]

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Women’s athletics at Laurier has grown in leaps and bounds

In the 1990’s, Wilfrid Laurier University’s athletic facility only had four washroom stalls for the women’s athletic teams and the women’s change room was only a third of the size of the men’s change room.  Now, as of 2019, Laurier women’s varsity teams have won 36 out of the 73 OUA championships and seven of the 14 national championships in […]

by Pranav Desai· · Features ·
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Sarah Wilkes and Danny Hanlon make Laurier proud at the national and international level

Former Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawk curling alumna Sarah Wilkes won the Scotties Tournament of Hearts championship on Sunday, Feb. 24 as a member of Team Alberta.Team Alberta were trailing 5-1 at one point in the finals against Team Ontario. However, Wilkes helped her team complete the biggest comeback in the history of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts finals, as Team […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks basketball player Ali Sow breaks single season scoring record

There are 39 seconds left. Ali Sow is bringing the ball up for Laurier. Windsor is clinging onto an 84-82 lead after Lancers guard Chris Poloniato got blocked at the rim by Kemel Archer. Sow goes to the right wing, he gets a switch of defenders after a Kemel Archer screen.  Poloniato creeps towards Sow from the left wing, leaving […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Fall 2017: Laurier Sports Review

Football   A The Wilfrid Laurier University football team couldn’t quite repeat last year’s success, as they ended up falling in the Yates Cup against Western. Although it was an unfortunate end to a great season, one couldn’t have expected much more from the Hawks. The Western Mustangs were simply the best team in the OUA this year and they even […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawk Profile: Levondre Gordon’s great start leads Hawks to perfect record

  One of the biggest keys behind the success of the Laurier football team last year was their balanced offense. The dual threat of the passing game and the running game kept opposing defenses guessing all year. The Hawks have picked up right where they left off last year, as their balanced attack has resulted in a 3-0 record to […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·