Jessa Braun

NFL protests continue on

The national anthem protests in the NFL continued this past weekend during Week Four.    The majority of players stood but there was still a large number that knelt.  The Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints started things off on Sunday morning […]

An issue of gender equality in sports

Laurier has two passionate, hard working and highly skilled varsity hockey teams. For now I’ll refer to them as Team One and Team Two.   Team One was established in 1921. Since then, they’ve won a total of three OUA (Ontario University Athletics) championships, their last one being in 1990.   Team Two has been […]

How goes your summer workout

Summer beach bod season is upon us, but never fear, for some 2017-18 Laurier Brantford fitness instructors are here! These lads are new to the team and bursting with exercise tips to get you through the sunny, bathing suit days. Exercising […]

Time to hit the gym

Working out is no doubt a healthy pastime that everyone should have in their daily routine. Exercise is such a great thing that the only vice associated with it is not exercising at all. Unfortunately, that’s pretty common. Over the […]

Go have sex, you’ll play better

  As an athlete, you might have heard or been told somewhere along your athletic journey that having sex before a game will negatively affect your playing ability. I have one word for you: myth. According to a lot of […]

NFL playoff primer

It’s that time of year again. The NFL playoffs are here and begin Jan. 9 with the Wild Card Round. Below is a playoff preview to get sports fans caught up with the facts before the big, upcoming month of […]

Hockeyville is coming to Brantford

  Two-time Stanley Cup champion Marty McSorley, Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean and Leafs legend Darryl Sittler will be visiting Brantford Dec. 5 and 6.   They’ll be travelling with the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour, a hockey festival […]

Laurier struggles in CIS championships

Laurier’s women’s soccer ended their season at the CIS Championships in Vancouver on Friday.   A 1-0 loss to Laval University in the quarterfinals on Thursday sent the Hawks to the consolation round for their second game. The tournament ended […]

Laurier hockey dominates at homecoming

The Laurier men’s hockey team brought a taste of varsity sports to students at the Brantford campus for Homecoming on Saturday, October 24.   Having no varsity sports teams to cheer on at the Brantford campus, students took advantage of […]

Laurier comes up short in homecoming game

The Wilfrid Laurier varsity men’s football team played the University of Windsor for Laurier’s Homecoming weekend on Saturday.   The Homecoming game is consistently the most attended football game by Laurier students and alumni every year. The stands were flooded […]