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Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team adding eight new members

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team will be adding eight new members to their roster next year, following a season that saw them advance to the OUA semi-finals, their best result in 40 years. Four new high school recruits to the team are forwards in Ree Compton and Benhur Gebrekidan, as well as shooting guards Nickolas Rakas and […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·

Wilfrid Laurier University 2019 athletic Hall of Fame has eight new members

On June 5, eight more members were added to the Wilfrid Laurier University 2019 athletic Hall of Fame, including five athletes, one “[team] builder” and the 2008 men’s and women’s soccer teams. The first individual included is Candice Styles, who, among other titles, was named the 2014 Laurier Athlete of the Year, two-time OUA all-star (2012/2013 and 2013/2014) and was […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Sports ·
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Joseph Fo receives Peter C. Ansley scholarship award

Earlier in June, Wilfrid Laurier University held its Laurier Society celebration which is an event hosted by Development and Alumni Relations. The event is in place to honour and recognize the school’s most generous donors. Having recognized Peter Ansley, an alumnus, with the 2018 Laurier Philanthropy Award, there was the award in his name, the Peter C. Ansley Basketball Award […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Kelly Paton hired as new head coach and manager of Laurier women’s hockey

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s hockey team has a new head coach. On May 11, 2018, the Laurier Department of Athletics announced the hiring of Kelly Paton as the new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations. Paton coached the Western Mustangs for the past two seasons and led the Hawks’ rivals to a U-Sports silver medal in 2017. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier Curling hopeful for another record year

The Laurier curling teams are ready to hit the ground running and start off the new year right where they left of last season. 2016 was a remarkable year for the men’s curling squad, as they were able to capture the CIS gold medal after defeating the the Alberta Golden Bears 7-4. The Laurier men had an historic season as […]

by Rob Fifield· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier’s varsity sports expand to Brantford campus

This fall, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus will see varsity sports on campus. For the first time, Laurier Brantford will be showcasing two varsity teams of their own: men’s indoor soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. In a joint effort with the Department of Athletics and Recreation, the city of Brantford and the YMCA, the Brantford Golden Hawks will […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·