Laurier students introduce bubble sports to K-W

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Bubble sports gives contact sports a new twist: playing the game encased in a plastic bubble from the knee up

A new kind of sport is rolling its way into Kitchener-Waterloo. In April of this year Edward Qian and Mandy Gu, two Wilfrid Laurier University students, launched their company GeeseRabbit, and with it a new form of athletics: Bubble Sports….

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Ackie recognized nationally

Training camp hasn’t even begun, but the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team is receiving national attention. On July 8, CFL analyst Justin Dunk posted his list of the top 10 prospects so far for the 2015 CFL draft. Laurier…

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Nyhof looks to break through in upcoming season

The Wilfrid Laurier University football team will have steady hands at the wide-out position this season, with fourth-year Greg Nyhof looking to bring consistency, strength and veteran leadership to an already potent Golden Hawk offense. Last year, Nyhof was selected…

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Fracas given opportunity at Tiger-Cats camp

James Fracas has spent the last the week in Hamilton, participating in the Tiger-Cats training camp. The quarterback on Wilfrid Laurier University’s football team was invited to work with the coaching staff to develop his skills surrounded by other talented…

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A family legacy continues at WLU

Luke Allin, the brother of Laurier men’s basketball star Max, will be continuing the Allin legacy at Wilfrid Laurier University in the fall when he joins the team as a freshman. The youngest in a family of eight siblings, Allin…

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Who are our athletes inspired by?

Our Wilfrid Laurier University athletes work continuously to be better. However, they revealed that they each had something that helped inspire them and ignite their passion to be a dominant competitor in sports. They revealed that inspiration comes from numerous…