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Swimming teams impress under new head coach Cathy Pardy

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks swimming team were in action this past weekend at the deBray Divisional Championships in Sudbury, Ont. It was a magnificent weekend for the women as they finished in fifth place overall. It was the individual performances of Jasmine Raines and Jocelyn Chassie that propelled the Hawks to finish fifth as a team. Jasmine Raines […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks earn top 10 U-Sport ranking for first time since 2012

Last week, Laurier’s men’s basketball team was ranked No. 9 in the U SPORTS Top 10, ending a six-year dry streak. The last time the team earned a ranked spot was in February of the 2011-2012 season at No. 10 but were previously ranked No. 5 in the same season. This was Laurier’s highest ranking ever. According to head coach […]

by Sarah Tyler· · Baseball, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks rugby take home OUA bronze for first medal in team history

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s rugby team captured their first medal in team history on Saturday, Nov. 10, with a thrilling 17-6 win over the Waterloo Warriors.  After their loss in the bronze medal game last year, the Hawks had a lot to prove on Saturday. Add in the fact that this game was the biggest ‘Battle of Waterloo’ so far […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Accolades continue for Hawks as Ballantyne wins coach of the year award

Coach Scott Ballantyne has done it again, but only bigger and better. Having won his second OUA Coach of the Year award last year, the only thing that could have gone better was winning the OUA championship. “I think certainly for me, I would trade in the coach of the year award for an OUA championship any day of the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks varsity sports weekend recap

The Laurier men’s rugby team has had an impressive season so far, but unfortunately their playoff run came to a heartbreaking end at the hands of the Guelph Gryphons. Although the Hawks had the lead for most of the game, the Gryphons pulled off a magnificent second half comeback to win by a final score of 34-26. The season isn’t […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier basketball start their season 1-1

Potential comes with questions and the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team, with a little bit of a newer look this year, are out to prove something. With a 70-63 win over the Western Mustangs, they showed what they’re capable of. The game started out being all Laurier. From great ball movement to great shooting, to playing great defence, the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks make OUA semi finals for second straight year

After a record breaking 2017 season, the Wilfrid Laurier men’s rugby team is looking to take the next step towards excellence here in 2018.  The Hawks finished the regular season with an overall record 6-2, with their two losses coming against Guelph and Queen’s, arguably the two best teams in Ontario.  Laurier began their playoff run this past weekend as […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks season ends at the hands of Western

Brightest lights, biggest stage, highest stakes. These are the moments you live for in sports, especially as an athlete.  In the biggest game of the year, with their season on the line, the Laurier Golden Hawks took their biggest loss of the year against the number one ranked Western Mustangs, 46-13. Western having not lost a game since the 2016 […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·