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Laurier rugby wins first playoff game in modern team history

It was a historic day for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team on Saturday, Oct.28, as they recorded the first playoff win in modern team history. The Golden Hawks overcame the Western Mustangs by a final score of 36-12 and advanced to the OUA semifinals. Both teams came into the playoff contest with a regular season record of 5-3, but Laurier […]

by Pranav Desai· · Rugby, Sports ·
Hawks get valuable rest heading into the playoffs

Hawks get valuable rest heading into the playoffs

Having secured third place in the OUA West – regardless of any other outcomes after Saturday’s results – Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s varsity soccer team took on the Brock Badgers Sunday in their final game of the season.  With their spot secured, head coach, Barry MacLean decided to rest his starters with playoffs just around the corner.  “For us it […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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UPDATED: Golden Hawks earn bye in record breaking game

  With school and national records on the line and a first-round bye in reach, the Golden Hawks had –arguably – their best performance of the season.  The game would start out with both teams going two-and-out multiple times, playing well on defense.   The downfall for both squads? Penalties, and more penalties.  On Laurier’s third possession, there were four straight […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks blow past Warriors in battle of Waterloo

The Golden Hawks prevailed in the Battle of Waterloo against the Warriors this past Saturday. The game was very tight in the first quarter, as both teams were trading punches. In the second quarter, the Hawks started to pull away, thanks to two interceptions, a huge 44-yard touchdown from Michael Knevel to Brentyn Hall and a 65-yard punt return touchdown. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks make a statement with their big win over Algoma

Coming off of a tie and loss last weekend, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team was looking to show out in a match up with Algoma. Coaches in different sports speak on not wasting any steps or movements. It’s something that is key in order for the athletes to perform at a higher level. Well, the Golden Hawks wasted […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Laurier women’s soccer complete a two game sweep against York

Coming off their first win of the season – 1-0 versus York on Sept. 3 – the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks women’s soccer team were looking to complete the sweep this past Friday on home turf at University Stadium. Laurier started out the game playing with pace, managing to continuously keep the ball in their possession and on the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Soccer, Sports ·