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Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

The expectations will be at an all time high for the Laurier men’s football team next season. Anything less than a playoff appearance will be considered a failure for the defending OUA champions. With key players like Kwaku Boateng, Nakas Onyeka and Jalen Price potentially moving on to the CFL, things will only get harder for the Hawks. However, every […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
Top sports moments from summer and fall

Top sports moments from summer and fall

Football The men’s football team had themselves quite the year, finishing the 2016 regular season with an impressive 7-1 and ultimately becoming, Yates Cup Champions in a historic fourth quarter comback. In both the 2014 and 2015 seasons, the Hawks finished at 4-4. This year however, the Hawks stormed back to win the Yates Cup after being down 21 points […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · More Sports, Sports ·
Photo by Will Huang

Laval tops Laurier in Uteck Bowl

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has been waiting 11 years for this. Since their last Vanier Cup win in 2005, this season has been the first time since that the Vanier Cup has been not far from reach. Unfortunately for the purple and gold, their near flawless season came to an end this past weekend in Quebec City, as […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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The end of the road: Laval defeats Laurier in Uteck Bowl

Telus Stadium at the University of Laval was the venue as the Laval Rouge et Or and the Laurier Golden Hawks were ready to square off in the national semi-final Uteck Bowl. The stadium was lively early on, with more than 13,000 fans in attendance and almost all of them wearing the Laval red and gold. The introductions were finished, the […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Will Huang

Golden Hawks are 2016 Yates Cup Champions

Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions Golden Hawks are Yates Cup Champions 1 2 3 4 Laurier Golden Hawks win their first Yates Cup championship since 2005 Story by Rob Fifield, Photos by Will Huang On a beautiful fall afternoon at TD Waterhouse stadium, the Western Mustangs were […]

by Rob Fifield· · 1 comment · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier Golden Hawks win Yates Cup

On a beautiful fall afternoon at TD Waterhouse stadium, the Western Mustangs were set to host the Laurier Golden Hawks in the 109th Yates Cup. The Laurier Golden Hawks defeated the the McMaster Marauders in their semi-final matchup to advance to the Yates Cup, while the Mustangs handily defeated the Carleton Ravens to stamp their ticket to finals. The Mustangs […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Win or lose, Faulds and Laurier football have exceeded expectations

Four seasons ago, Michael Faulds was hired as the new head coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks football team. He was young — only 29-years-old — and spent the years prior to joining the Hawks as a coordinator for the once 1-7 York Lions. He came in at a time Laurier was on the decline, having not won a […]

by Shelby Blackley· · 0 comments · Football, Opinion, 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· · 0 comments · Football, Sports, Uncategorized ·
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Golden Hawks narrowly defeat Guelph Gryphons

Nakas Onyeka of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks was here through the worst of Laurier Football. In his rookie year, the linebacker played for the Hawks in head coach Michael Faulds’ first year as Laurier’s coach, where they finished the season with a handful of close games and a 1-7 record. Flash forward three years and the roles are reversed—the […]

by Drew Yates· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·

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