Category: Sports

Boateng sack vs. Toronto (Heather Davidson)

Hawks blowout Blues in opener

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team made a statement on Monday night. A season after recording only one win, the Hawks started their season out with a satisfying 53-17 victory over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. Dillon Campbell…

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Athletics hopes to withstand cuts

No alarm bells are sounding just yet, but major cuts to Wilfrid Laurier University’s budget may affect the department of athletics and recreation in the coming years. The most recent development came this month from Laurier’s vice president of finance…

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Kotsopoulos brings experience to men’s soccer

Since the beginning of his soccer career, Jordan Kotsopoulos has been working his way to the top. Kotsopolous started his major junior league with the Toronto Football Club, and eventually persevered to his final goal, capturing the NCAA Division 2…

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Incoming recruits ready to play

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team was provided with a talented recruiting class this season and a boost of confidence in net. Head coach Greg Puhalski announced nine new recruits joining the team, including five forwards, three defensemen…

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Courtis swims for Barbados

This past month Christopher Courtis had the unique opportunity of representing his country on one of the world’s largest stages. After an exceptional career swimming for the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks for the past two years, Courtis qualified for…

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A guide to the fall Hawks

Men’s baseball Last year, strong pitching and defense were the formula that resulted in an Ontario University Athletics championship, and much of the core of that formula still remains. Their pitching rotation is considered possibly the best in Ontario and…

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Women’s soccer looks to repeat success

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer team is coming into next season with a target on their backs. Capping off last season with a thrilling final showdown against the undefeated Western Mustangs, the girls captured their first Ontario University Athletics…

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A new feel to the season

One year ago, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football training camp was filled with many more questions than answers. A young team, a new system and most importantly a new coach placed an aura of uncertainty around the team heading…

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Styles drafted to CWHL

On Tuesday August 19, Candice Styles took a giant leap in her hockey career. The three-time Ontario University Sport champion and first team OUA all-star was selected in the fourth round — 17th overall — in the Canadian Women’s Hockey…

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Men’s baseball planning to stay on top

Change is the enemy for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s baseball team this year. If everything goes according to plan, they would like to do exactly what they did a year ago and repeat as the winners of the Ontario…