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“Bad” Brad returns to boxing ring after 20 years

It doesn't get any better than having your dad watch you win. (Courtesy Brad Gabriel) Over the course of “Bad” Brad Gabriel’s fighting career – which includes kickboxing, MMA and boxing – he’s always had that awe factor. He pulls people out of their seats just by stepping into the ring. Not necessarily

Local fighters bat .500 at Billings boxing brawl

Andrew Antsanen (right) catches opponent Samuel Briere with a triumphant right punch that led to a TKO. Antsanen, a former Junior AAA Kahnawake Condor and current MMA fighter, ended the boxing match in less than 20 seconds Saturday night at Howard S. Billings High. (Joseph Czikk, The Eastern Door) Not 20 seconds

Twins wrestle for fallen father

Jordyn, Winter and Watewennenhawihtha Goodleaf were shocked, but strong this week, after the sudden loss of their father, 34-year-old Winston Goodleaf. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) In the first match of the GMAA all-star meet at Vincent Massey Collegiate in Montreal last Thursday, Jordyn Goodleaf stepped to the centre of the

Gold, silver and bronze for Kanien’kehá:ka gymnast

Megan Phillips was the Senior AA gold medalist for the beam event at the 2017 Elite Canada gymnastics competition on Sunday. (Courtesy Francine Bouffard) Megan Phillips competed against some of the top gymnasts in Canada this weekend, taking home new hardware. The 16-year-old won a silver medal for her overall performance on Saturday

Rivalries beginning to heat up on the frozen oval

Brent Stalk has slid right into the rear-wheel-drive pinned-tire division of the KMSS, and took the checkered flag last weekend. He'll be looking for another one today at the Marina. (Courtesy Brent Stalk) After a soft and soggy start to 2017, the mercury dropped, giving the winter racers in the area

Knighthawks pay tribute to lacrosse roots

(Courtesy Ward Laforme Jr.) The Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) know who they owe a huge debt to for their success. Which is why they created Native American Night eight years ago. “Our owner (Curt Styres) being Native, it’s something he feels passionately about,” said Nate Snyder, the Knighthawks

Stacey returns to Maine with world silver

Brooke Stacey of Kahnawake with the second place trophy she helped Team Canada earn at the Nations Cup in Germany. (Courtesy Tina MacComber) The first thing Tina McComber thought when she found out that her daughter Brooke Stacey was being called up to play for Canada’s Development Team at the Nations Cup

Stacey’s Team Canada undefeated in world tourney

Brooke Stacey and the rest of the Canadian Development hockey team gear up for a rematch against Germany at 1:30 this afternoon. (Courtesy Tina McComber) Brooke Stacey is enjoying the time of her life in Fussen, Germany with the Canadian Development hockey team, taking part in the Nations Cup tournament against

Your holiday pigskin guide to college football

By: Joseph Czikk, The Eastern Door It’s that time again. The eggnog will be flowing, the Christmas classics are on TV and annoying family visit too often. But there’s one thing that can save you: the abundance of college football on TV. Here’s The Eastern Door’s holiday guide to college football. Our categories

Steep learning curve for Mohawks in double letter hockey

(From left to right) George Jacobs, Chaz Norton, Shako Rice, Carter Snow, Tehowenoron Diabo and the Double B boys of Atom admit they have some work to do to get their first win in the faster, more skilled level of minor hockey. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Tomorrow, the Kahnawake Mohawks