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Laurier falls 32-13 to Western Mustangs in home opener

Despite much optimism before one of the hardest games, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team would face this season as they played their home opener on Sunday, Aug. 25 against their long-time rival, the Western Mustangs. The purple and gold did not get the outcome they had hoped for. Laurier opened up the scoring with a field goal, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team announces Kelly Paton as new head coach

A new era has dawned upon us for Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s hockey.  Kelly Paton will be the Golden Hawks’ new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations taking over as the successor to Rick Osborne, who held the position for 15 years.  Despite the struggles of the last two years, having finished last in the OUA both seasons, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks finally end losing streak

A clean start to the New Year was not in the cards for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team. Losing to the Mustangs 78-76 on a buzzer beating layup is not so much the ideal way anyone would like to enter the second half of a season. On the second night of back to back games, however, they went […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks get stomped by Mustangs in OUA final

  The Hawks bid to repeat as Yates Cup champions failed this past Saturday, as the Hawks were outplayed by the Western Mustangs in the OUA final. In what was a rematch of last year’s Yates Cup, the Hawks defense just couldn’t find an answer for the Mustangs’ run game. The contest finished with a final score of 75-32 for […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, 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 ·
Another former Western quarterback joins the Laurier coaching staff

Another former Western quarterback joins the Laurier coaching staff

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has added another former Western Mustangs quarterback to their coaching staff, as the Hawks have recently hired Will Finch as their quarterback coach for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Finch was widely noted as one of the best quarterbacks in the OUA as he suited up for the Mustangs from 2012-16. Unfortunately for Finch and […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
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Hawks lose in a tough game against Western

The Laurier men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in their final regular season home game at the hands of the Western Mustangs. The Hawks were up 15-10 after the first quarter. But thanks to Western guard Omar Shiddo, Laurier’s lead did not last long. Shiddo scored a game high of 36 points, with 23 of those coming in the […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Losses are piling up for the Golden Hawks

The Laurier women’s hockey team dropped a close one as they fell 3-2 to the Western Mustangs in a shootout on Saturday afternoon. In the midst of a four game losing streak and coming off back-to-back road losses to Laurentian and Nipissing, the Hawks returned home to try and spoil the Mustangs’ playoff chances. The Hawks looked sluggish early on, […]

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, 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· · Football, Sports ·