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Men’s basketball team recruits five new Golden Hawks

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team have added five new recruits for the 2018-19 season. Head coach Justin Serresse will work with two new guards and three new forwards going into his third year with the Hawks. “We wanted to have one player at each position and we somewhat did it. I’m happy with that because knowing that we’re […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier athletics announces the class of 2018 for Golden Hawk Hall of Fame

Nine new athletes will officially be inducted into the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawk Hall of Fame on Sept. 28 at the Tannery Event Centre, located in Kitchener. The inductees, featuring one builder, two teams and six athletes, will forever become a part of Laurier history. The six athletes include swimmer David Hughes, women’s soccer player Ali McKee, women’s volleyball […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Hawks aim to go all the way after series of close calls

It has been an impressive last few years for the Laurier Men’s baseball squad. Led by coach Scott Ballantyne who has put together some impressive teams, they have made the OUA championship final three times in the last four years. They have also either finished first or second in the regular season standings the last four years. It’s not only […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team announces Kelly Paton as new head coach

A new era has dawned upon us for Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s hockey.  Kelly Paton will be the Golden Hawks’ new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations taking over as the successor to Rick Osborne, who held the position for 15 years.  Despite the struggles of the last two years, having finished last in the OUA both seasons, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

Laurier partners with CPAC to host Junior Ball Stars tournament

On the weekend of April 28 to 29, Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team and Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities (CPAC) hosted the second annual Junior Ball Stars tournament at the Laurier Athletic Complex. 500 elementary school kids between grades four and six from 16 different school within the Waterloo Region District School Board attended the tournament. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Emily Ferguson honoured with 2018 Outstanding Woman of Laurier award

On March 28, 2018, Emily Ferguson was announced as the recipient of the coveted Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) award. The OWL award is given out annually to a female Laurier student who embodies unprecedented athletic and academic achievement while exemplifying a commitment to leadership within the Laurier community. This year marked the 13th year of the annual event. “[Winning […]

by Safina Husein· · Sports ·
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Jasmine Raines continues her great season at the OUA championships

Following a series of enormously competitive races, as well as some adequate results across the board, Golden Hawk Jasmine Raines made a number of impressive splashes at this weekend’s OUA Swimming Championships, held at Western University. The event, as has been the case for the past 15 years for men and five years for women, was dominated by University of […]

by Karlis Wilde· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Nakas Onyeka of men's football and Jasmine Raines, first-year swimmer, were the recipients of this year's Present's Award at the 2017 Athletic Banquet.

Laurier recognizes athletic achievement at annual Athletics Banquet

The 2017 Laurier Athletics Banquet took place Monday evening where a number of Laurier players and teams were recognized for their outstanding performances this past year. The highlight of the evening comes after dinner when the major awards are handed out. The first major award winner was Kha Vo, who took home the the Earl C. Shelley Unsung Hero Award.Vo […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·