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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 ·
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Hayley Desjardins wins OUA Player of the Year award

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s rugby team’s season came to a crashing end at the hands of Western in the OUA playoffs. But the end of the season was bittersweet for fifth year veteran Hayley Desjardins, who was recently named the OUA player of the year.  Needless to say, Desjardins had an outstanding season, and she became the first Laurier women’s […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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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 ·