Golden Hawk alumni & friends of the football program,
We concluded Spring Camp last Saturday morning and did so by having a practice with the Waterloo Warriors. Both teams competed in 1-on-1s, Pass Skelly and Team.
Our defensive front was once again causing havoc. Kwaku Boateng was virtually unblockable and linebackers Nakas Onyeka and Brandon Calver made several plays. First year defensive back Scott Hutter played very well and had an interception.
On the offensive side we were able to run the ball. Eric Guiltinan, Levondre Gordon and Tre Nicholson all had good runs. Through the air receiver Noah Olynyk caught a deep pass from Quarterback Julien John.
Congratulations to all the student athletes who received awards at Monday’s Laurier Athletics Banquet. From our team, receiver Greg Nyhof took home the Bill Haggstrom Trophy which is awarded to the male contributing most to Athletics.
Defensive end Kwaku Boateng also came away with an award, winning the male Luke Fusco Academic Athletic Achievement Award.
A couple other football players were finalists for other major awards. Receiver Kurleigh Gittens JR was a finalist for the Rich Newbrough Rookie of the Year Award (which was awarded to Simon Mikre from men’s basketball) and Running Back Dillon Campbell was a finalist for the President’s Award given to the male athlete of the year (which was awarded to Aaron Squires from Men’s Curling). For a full recap click here: http://www.laurierathletics.com/createarticle.php?ID=8422
High School Camps – Date Change
With the return of winter to Kitchener-Waterloo, we have moved our high school camps to the weekend of May 7th & 8th. The Junior Day (Grades 9 & 10) will be Saturday May 7th and Senior Day (Grades 11 & 12) will be held on Sunday May 8th. To register go to: https://www.laurierathletics.com/ecommerce/products.php?ProductID=1539
Here’s what is happening:
The 17th Annual Friends of Golden Hawk Football Reception and Dinner is presented once again by Sun Life Financial and will be held Thursday, April 28th at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ontario.
We are excited that, this year, we will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1991 Vanier Cup winning team. To attend this great event you can purchase your tickets/table here: https://www.laurierathletics.com/ecommerce/products.php?ProductID=1528
Kids Football Camp
The week of July 18th – 22nd. Ages 7-12
http://www.laurierathletics.com/files/camps/Kids Football Camp.pdf
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Until next week,
Go Hawks Go!