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Master laxers return to sport of their youth

The mixed Mann's Travel team came in third at the Ohi'yo tournament this weekend, thanks to strong defence and smooth offensive plays. (Courtesy Teiawenniserate Tomlinson) The passion for the Creator’s game did not evaporate like the sweat off the backs of a core number of Kanehsata’kehró:non. Today, as men with jobs and

Survival girls gelling, gaining confidence

Kahnawake Survival School’s girls volleyball team held court in the first home match day of the season, thanks to some quality serving from the girls. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) In Kahnawake Survival School’s first home volleyball match of the season, the Midget girls wanted to make sure they won

Mohawks spur Cougars to championship

The Chateauguay Cougars Senior women’s team reunited Avery Diabo (centre), Autumn Bomberry (right of Diabo) and Paxton Phillips (right), who played for the first time with her cousin Kenzie Kane (left) and partnered again with her auntie Marissa Leblanc (second from left). (Courtesy Avery Diabo) In the end, the Chateauguay Cougars

Judokas throw slick skills around in Rhode Island

The judokas at Nick Tritton's gym are developing into solid practitioners of the sport tossing and turning their ways to multiple medals at international tournaments. (Courtesy Nick Tritton) A team of tough and talented judokas from town took a trip to Providence, Rhode Island on the weekend, and tossed their way

Kirby scores in McGill Redmen debut

McGill University eked out the team’s first lacrosse win Saturday night, and did so with the help of Cougar Kirby, who, after transferring from the University of Albany, became the first Kahnawa’kehró:non to suit up for the Redmen. (Daniel J. Rowe The Eastern Door) It didn’t take long for new Kahnawa’kehró:non recruit

Indians confident heading into semi-finals

The Caughnawaga Indians went 5-0 at the President’s Cup before resting a bunch of players and dropping their last two round robin games. Eric “Dirt” McComber’s team is looking to be the first team from Kahnawake to win the national championship. Elimination rounds start today (Saturday), with the Indians playing

Historic 1969 rematch to open President’s Cup today

Game one at the President’s Cup today will feature a rematch of the 1969 finals that Nanaimo is preparing for when they faceoff against the Caughnawaga Indians. (Courtesy Shawn Swanson) Nanaimo eagerly awaited the Caughnawaga Indians’ arrival from Kahnawake for the President’s Cup tournament that begins today (Sunday). The reason is rooted in

Battling for the Cup at the big dance

In 2013, the Caughnawaga Indians settled for a bronze medal at the President’s Cup in Kahnawake. After a spectacular finish to the playoffs this year, Dirt McComber’s Indians head to Nanaimo looking for a different colour of medal. (Daniel J. Rowe The Eastern Door) The wait is over, and the big

Junior Knighthawks: future lax stars in the making

Owen Rice is making a name for himself, along with other mini Mohawk lax stars. (Courtesy David Rice) Minus the blood, there was a lot of sweat and probably a few tears at the Junior Rochester Knighthawks’ tryouts earlier this month. Fourteen Onkwehón:we lacrosse players were selected to play for the Peewee,

Nationals bronze finish to be built on in future

The Iroquois Nationals third-place finish proved the team is solidly one of the world's best field lacrosse teams, but the finish could have been even better with the US and Canada beatable. (Courtesy Tracy Rector) The Iroquois Nationals made it two medals in two tournaments after nabbing a bronze at the

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