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Purple versus red in a friendly Ottawa lax contest

Canadian parliamentarians faced off against a team of Haudenosaunee from Kahnawake on the front lawn of the Supreme Court of Canada and played the Creator's Game in a celebration of sport, history and friendship. (Courtesy Marc Miller) In 1855, a Canadian dentist named William George Beers founded the Montreal Lacrosse Club.

Hunters snap losing skid, looking forward

Hunter Shako Kirby and the rest of Kahnawake’s penalty killers had more work to do on Tuesday than typical this season, but the boys in burgundy and white pulled out a much-needed win to snap the losing streak. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Two losses on the bounce, assistant coach

Hunters riding high in division

The Kahnawake Hunters avoided dropping a third straight in the always-intense rivalry game against Akwesasne Sunday and pulled out a gutsy come-from-behind win. It was the second of three wins for Kahnawake. (Daniel . Rowe, The Eastern Door) Look. Relook. Rub eyes, and look again, and you will have confirmed that

Who will be kings of the lacrosse field?

Today, field lacrosse playoffs begin for the GMAA (Greater Montreal Athletic Association). As in years past, three teams look capable of taking the banner (all due respect to John Rennie and Beaconsfield) all boasting a fine collection of Kahnawake talent. Shorthanded Billings and Kahnawake Survival School sides played Wednesday in the

Creator’s game will be showcased for 150th

Survival School hosted traditional lacrosse contests to kick off the school year for the past couple of years with laxers applying their trade with the traditional wooden sticks, and shot for a pole rather than a net. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The true origins of lacrosse will be on

Survival looking solid in home opener, ready for the big guns

Survival School’s field lax squad got its first tour of the pitch Wednesday, and looked good against an upstart Beaconsfield team. The true tests of the season, however, are yet to come. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A quality, consistent and disciplined 14-3 win was a nice start for Kahnawake Survival

Penalties plague Hunters in home opener, ready for revenge tonight

Hunter forward Cam Horn was predictably productive on the score sheet Sunday, but also saw his name on the penalty minute portion of the stat sheet too many times for his liking. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Even strength, it wasn’t even close. The Kahnawake Junior B Hunters dominated the Gloucester Griffins Sunday

Dodge Cup underway for elite hockey dogs

Jesse Lahache Jr. and his Peewee AAA Arsenal Releve enter today's action 1-1 after a heart-breaking shootout loss in game two of the Dodge Cup. Lahache Jr. was between the pipes for the team's opening game win. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The next generation of star hockey players from

Diabo calls it a day as lax and hockey bench boss

A decade on the bench was enough for lacrosse and hockey coach Curtis Diabo, who hung up his whistle and clipboard for the final time Sunday. He leaves a huge hole in the community’s coaching ranks. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Kahnawake Mohawks Atom BB coach Curtis Diabo watched the