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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 ·
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Laurier’s Intramural program among the elite in the OUA

Intramurals play a huge role in shaping the student body at Laurier. They give students who aren’t part of varsity sports a chance to get involved in athletics. The variety of sports offered gives everybody a chance to choose whichever sport pleases them. The inclusivity is what makes intramurals so special and at Laurier, the program is arguably more expansive […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Andrew Fritsch plays a pivotal role for the Golden Hawks

The Hawks pulled off a big upset against the first place Ryerson Rams in a double overtime this past weekend, Improving the Hawks’ record to 14-9-4. One of the key pieces of the Hawks’ success has been third-year right winger, Andrew Fritsch. His play earned him Laurier Athlete of the Week on January 30. Fritsch has contributed in a big […]

by Pranav Desai· · Hockey, Sports ·
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1st year star Tevaun Kokko brings new energy to Golden Hawks

One of the biggest reasons behind the Laurier men’s basketball team’s success this season has been the play of starting guard Tevaun Kokko. The Markham native is averaging a team high 18.5 points per game and is the engine that gets the Hawks’ offence going on a nightly basis. “My offence comes within the flow of the team’s offence most […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·