Sports

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 […]

The Thorns are headed back to the finals

The defending National Women’s Soccer League champions, the Portland Thorns, are headed back to the league final for the third time in franchise history.   The Thorns, who had the league’s second-best regular season record, won Saturday’s semi-final game with a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Reign (who finished the regular […]

No Stanley Cup for Us

Could a Canadian team bring home the Stanley Cup in 2018?  It has been 25 years since the Stanley Cup belonged to a team north of the border and unfortunately that streak will extend to 26 this spring. We only […]

New YMCA hires Pat Kitchen as manager

Laurier Brantford and the YMCA have appointed Pat Kitchen as general manager for the new athletics facility that will be opening in Brantford this September.  Kitchen is currently associate director of Athletics and Recreation at Laurier Waterloo.  Up until joining […]

Isobel and Clarkson Cups

In the National Women’s Hockey League, the Metropolitan Riveters won their first Isobel Cup on Sunday against defending champions, the Buffalo Beauts.  Riveters goaltender Katie Fitzgerald earned MVP, made 21 saves and was the first goalie to shut out the […]

MSOCC debut of the season

Laurier Brantford men’s varsity soccer played for the first time this school year on Saturday.   The Golden Hawks competed in a tournament hosted by Centennial College at the Pickering Soccer Centre. Six fellow Ontario Collegiate Athletics Association (OCAA) teams participated in the event.   […]

Weekly sports night for LB students

Laurier Brantford international students come together for a sports night every Friday.   It’s a new program running this year and organized by Laurier International. Every week a Laurier International Peer Mentor (IPM) gives international students the chance to try a […]