Sports

LB extramural team concludes the season

Laurier Brantford’s extramural volleyball team concluded their season with a tournament at Centennial last Friday. Results weren’t exactly what the team wanted, but team captain Joel Schellenberger was happy with the performance. “For sure our best tournament of the year,” […]

Laurier’s first multi-campus athlete

Sports have always been a large part of Nick Careri’s life and he wasn’t going to let his athletic career slow down when he came to university. No other Laurier athlete has ever competed on a varsity team on each campus.  The […]

McDowell seals the win in Alumni Hockey Game

Spencer McDowell led Laurier Brantford’s extramural hockey team to an exciting overtime victory in the third annual alumni hockey game at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre.  Spencer Hartman’s two goals and one assist helped the extramural team hold a solid lead throughout the game, […]

Athletes come together for Pink Strong

Pink Strong was Laurier Brantford’s recent fundraising event that raised money for cancer research.   The event started with Balls for Breasts: a game of 3-on-3 basketball on Nov. 20. Pink Strong continued all week: Wednesday was the Movemeber Madness first annual charity […]

Stampeders win Grey Cup

After losing in back-to-back finals, the Calgary Stampeders have finally lifted the Grey Cup, beating the Ottawa Redblacks in Edmonton with a score of 27-16. Entering the game, the Stampeders had the burden of the memory of losing in consecutive finals, having […]

Canada’s top moments of 2018

#5 Raptors get Kawhi Leonard   On July 18, the Raptors were part of a blockbuster trade that saw a fan favourite DeMar DeRozan go, but one of the best defensive players in the game, Kawhi Leonard, join the Raptors. Many Raptors fans were sad to see DeRozan leave, but so […]

WLU baseball wins the OUA

It was a Cinderella moment when rookie outfielder Matthew Komonen hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to win Laurier baseball’s second OUA championship Oct. 19 at the Ajax Sportsplex.   It was a rematch of last year’s championship game against the Varsity Blues, but […]

Canada falls short of CONCACAF title

Team Canada 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship Review  The 2018 CONCACAF women’s championship concluded in disappointment for a promising Team Canada, who lost 2-0 in the final to old rivals, the United States.   Although the tournament had ended in defeat for Canada, there were an abundance of […]

Varsity XC places second

The Laurier Brantford women’s cross-country team had yet another great showing at their meet on Saturday at the Centennial College Invitational.  The women’s team placed second, with Vanessa Brown leading the team and coming in 12th overall.   There were over 70 […]

Canada secures spot at 2019 World Cup

Canada’s national women’s soccer team secured their spot in the 2019 FIFA World Cup with a 7-0 win over Panama on Sunday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX.   Canada got their important win in the semi-final match of the CONCACAF, which is the qualifying tournament for teams […]

Le’Veon Bell believes he’s worth more

As the NFL season moves past week four, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell still has not returned to the team and as a result, has missed all 4 games his team has played. Bell still has not signed the $14.5 million franchise tag […]

Courage win 2018 NWSL championship

North Carolina Courage beat the defending champions, Portland Thorns FC, in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) final last Saturday.   The 3-0 victory led the Courage to being the first NWSL team to win both the championship title and the NWSL shield in […]

Canada announces roster for CONCACAF

The Women’s CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) tournament is almost here and Canada has announced their 20-women roster. The CONCACAF is the qualifying tournament for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. The tournament will be from […]