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Brianna Iannazzo wins Outstanding Women of Laurier Award 2020

Brianna Iannazzo wins Outstanding Women of Laurier Award 2020

The Outstanding Women of Laurier award, originally scheduled for March 26, was cancelled due to the current global pandemic. The Athletics and Recreation departments worked hard to hold the ceremony virtually and were able to do that during this past month, as they were finally able to recognize the amazing nominees on Aug. 6.  This year Brianna Iannazzo from Thornhill, […]

by Alex Dametto· · Sports ·
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Pattison medals at provincials, as Laurie prepares for the international stage

At last weekend’s OUA Championships in Toronto, the Laurier Golden Hawks indoor distance team performed well, however the weekend performance’s were headlined by veteran runner Sydney Pattison. Having already enriched her name in the Laurier history books last year, becoming the first ever Golden Hawk to bring home a medal at a provincial championship, Pattison continued to make her mark […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Coach Paton remains optimistic despite winless home season

Heading into their final two home games of the season this past weekend, Coach Kelly Paton and her players were still in search of their first home win. In 10 previous games at the Waterloo Memorial Recreational Complex, the Golden Hawks team could not get a win, losing several tightly contested games. Laurier entered this final weekend with games against […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Women’s hockey team splits weekend games

In what has been a tough season for the Golden Hawks, Coach Paton finally believes the team is hitting their stride. Two big upsets in two weeks have the team members feeling great as they return home for the final stretch of the season. With two road wins against two nationally-ranked programs in the last two weeks, the Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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WNBA renegotiated contracts

Low salaries and limited maternity benefits have been two contentious subjects surrounding women’s professional sports. But in the upcoming year, this will all be changing. On Jan. 14, a tentative contract was announced for 2020 stating that WNBA players will be earning an average of $130,000 a year, with the top players earning up to $500,000. Players will also be […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team in a bit of a slump

After starting the season with five straight losses, the Golden Hawks women’s hockey team has picked up points in four of their last six games including their first two wins of the season in that span.  Coming off of two wins in a span of three games, Head coach Kelly Paton believed that her team had been playing an improved […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s basketball team scores fourth win in a row

The Golden Hawks’ women’s basketball team returned home this past weekend and picked up two impressive victories to improve their winning streak to four games. Following a season-long five-game road trip- that began with three consecutive losses- before ending on a high note with two wins, the team was happy to be home. “It was a tiring trip, we had […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·