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Laurier’s season comes to abrupt end at the claws of the Badgers

It’s been a while since the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team has had a home playoff game. That changed on Feb. 21 and it also came with a huge win over the red hot McMaster Marauders. This game had a whole different outcome than most expected, with the Hawks winning by 26 points. The Golden Hawks came out firing […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks stay hot on the path to the playoffs

Coming off of a close loss to McMaster a couple of days prior, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was looking to rebound and get back into the win column. The Hawks were also looking to avenge their 11-point loss to the Waterloo Warriors in early December. This game came to be quite a competitive matchup and the type […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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History repeats itself as Hawks face Mustangs in Yates Cup final

History has managed to repeat itself as Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s football team finished second in the OUA, earned a first-round bye and beat McMaster at home in a semi-final game to decide who would play for the Yates Cup. This game would be far different than the last meeting, however; this was cold weather, playoff football at its finest. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier’s season comes to a tough end

Playoffs are an exciting enough time for sports fans, but to be treated to a trilogy was definitely a nice surprise for fans of Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team. The trilogy began as the Golden Hawks faced the McMaster Marauders on  Oct. 25. The game started out with a great level of energy and intensity from Laurier, as the rest that their starters were given this past week looked like it had […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Soccer, 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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Golden Hawks move on to OUA finals

For the first time since 2009, the Golden Hawks hosted an OUA football playoff game this past Saturday. The Hawks earned themselves a first round bye in the playoffs because of their impressive regular season record of 7-1. This was good enough for second place in the regular season, with only Western having as many wins. The McMaster Marauders were the […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports, Uncategorized ·
Hawks still perfect after day three of OUA curling championships

Hawks still perfect after day three of OUA curling championships

GUELPH, Ont. — The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are on a mission. After day three of the Ontario University Athletics curling championships on Saturday, both Laurier teams remain undefeated and picked up two wins each. The men’s rink picked up two crucial wins, first in the morning against the Trent Excalibur 10-1 and then in the afternoon against the Brock […]

by Drew Yates· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Swim Hawks use WLU Invitational as a tune up

Laurier hosts annual invitational in preparation for OUA’s in two weeks

by Drew Yates· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Third quarter offence the difference for Hawks’ future success

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s basketball team are a strong third quarter team. When the Hawks start the second half, they either build enough momentum that they bury their opponents or lose control of it and come up short. This season thus far, the Hawks have scored 179 of their 612 points in the third quarter and sometimes it’s enough to […]

by Drew Yates· · Basketball, Slider ·