Post Tagged with: "Laurier Golden Hawks"

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Hawks playoffs hopes rest on final regular season game vs Western

After a much needed win against Carleton in the biggest game of the season at the time for the Golden Hawks, a fourth win before matching up with Western for the season finale was crucial. A 39-24 win against the Windsor Lancers was just what the doctor ordered as Laurier managed to move up to 4-3 and the fifth spot […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Rose Wiliams hopes to lead Hawks to OUA championship after an eight year drought

The women’s lacrosse team has been one of Laurier’s most successful varsity teams this year. Boasting an overall record of 11-2, the Hawks clinched the number two seed in the OUA standings this past weekend as they get ready for the playoffs. One of the key cogs behind their outstanding performance this season has been the play of Rose Williams. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks’ playoff hopes diminish as they drop third straight game

We’ve all heard the story of the great team that has that one year where people question the state of the team because of a drop-off. Well, it’s come that time at Laurier. Another blown lead in the second half and a third straight loss, as the Golden Hawks lost to the Guelph Gryphons, 27-24. After the first two games […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Getting to know the guy behind the Golden Hawk

The tremendous amount of hard work that athletes put into their job on a day-to-day has always been well documented, but one of the things that I’ve always wondered about when watching sports is how much effort goes into being a mascot. So when I recently got to meet the man behind the Golden Hawk mascot suit, I finally got […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Warriors finally break 15 year drought against Golden Hawks

The much anticipated Battle of Waterloo had a different vibe to it this year, especially for those who have paid attention to the rise of the Waterloo Warriors. That different vibe led to a different result as the Warriors broke Laurier’s 15 game win streak against them in a nail-biting 34-32 win. Led by Tre Ford, second-year quarterback, and Tyler […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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No shortage of talent in the outstanding Braun family

Famed names built off legacies associated by family trees always make for something interesting to see. Erin Braun, a Kitchener native, is one of Laurier’s new incoming women’s soccer players to see the field and have a positive impact so far this season. The reason her name carries some weight is because of her older sister, none other than Jessa […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 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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What to do with a degree? Life after university for Laurier athletes

Lives of student athletes can be quite misconstrued in society. This is especially the case when it comes to the goals they have, their aspirations and what lies ahead of them. When you consider the type of commitment they put into their respective sports and teams, it can be quite hard to imagine that some student-athletes may have dreams and […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Hawks end successful season with an impressive showing at the Nationals

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s curling team were looking to add a fifth national title to their collection as they competed at the U-Sports National Curling Championships from March 24 to March 28 in Leduc, Alberta. The team consisted of Kaitlin Jewer at skip, Riley Sandham at vice, Kelly Middaugh at second, Bridget Ribeau at lead and Susanna Wright […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·