Jamie Howieson
Laurier Athletics

HAMILTON, ON – The No. 5 Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks were held to four second-half points on Saturday afternoon as they lost 21-20 to the McMaster Marauders at Ron Joyce Stadium.

In a sloppy game that featured nearly 350 combined yards of penalties between the two teams, the Hawks had a chance to take the lead trailing 21-19 with a minute to play. However, Nathan Mesher’s (Waterloo, Ont.) 43-yard field goal attempt was wide left and Laurier wouldn’t get the ball back as they saw their record fall to 2-2.

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Photo: Jeff Hutter

Jamie Howieson
Laurier Athletics

FAN INFORMATION
Game Date/Time:
 Saturday, September 15 – 1 p.m.
Game Location: University Stadium – Knight-Newbrough Field, Waterloo
Webcast/Stats: OUA.tv
Radio: 570 News
Audiocast: RadioLaurier.com

PROMOTIONS
– First 500 fans receive Golden Hawk Thundersticks
– Autograph Day – Golden Hawks will be on the field post-game to sign autographs
– Kids 12 and under Free
– Laurier Staff Appreciation Game
– Amsterdam Brewery sampling in West Endzone
– Fifth Quarter Club post-game at Wilf’s presented by Amsterdam Brewery

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Photo: Charity Matheson

Jamie Howieson
Laurier Athletics

TORONTO, ON – Following their Week 1 victory over the Ottawa Gee-Gees, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team has earned their highest ranking since 2007 as they sit No. 4 in the first U SPORTS Top 10 of the 2018 season.

Reaching the milestone for the first time since October 9, 2007, the ranking marks the 22nd consecutive poll that the Hawks have been ranked. Laurier’s best-ever ranking was No. 2 in Canada, a position they held over five weeks to close out the 2004 season.

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Photo: Andrej Ivanov, Waterloo Region Record

Laura Booth
Waterloo Region Record

WATERLOO — Wilfrid Laurier University’s Golden Hawks football team invited some No. 1 fans to return to training camp this summer.

Die-hard Hawks fans from Light House, a Kitchener organization that provides programming for adults with developmental disabilities, came out to University Stadium on Tuesday morning to show their support for their favourite team.

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Mark Bryson
Waterloo Region Record

They are the favourites and they are the villains.

Kitchener native Alex Pigozzo and his Canadian teammates are bracing for a chilly reception Sunday at Mexico City’s Olympic Stadium, where Canada will face the host nation in the gold-medal game of the International Federation of American Football world U19 championship. Canada is the reigning champion and will be favoured to win against Mexico, which shocked the United States 33-6 in a semifinal game Wednesday. The Canadians moved on with a difficult 28-22 victory over Japan after cruising to an easy win over Sweden in their first game of the six-team event that also features an entry from Australia.

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Photo: Kha Vo

WATERLOO, ON – Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football player Alex Pigozzo has been selected to represent Canada at the 2018 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) U19 World Championship getting underway this weekend in Mexico City.

Pigozzo, a 6’4″, 280 lbs. offensive lineman from Kitchener, Ont., joins a Canadian team looking to repeat as gold medalists after winning the 2016 event in Harbin, China.

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