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Hockey teams look to push upward in New Year

The Peewee A Mohawks continue to look for consistency as the second half of the season gets underway. (Photos by Annie Marquis, The Eastern Door) It’s that time of year when Kahnawake’s minor hockey teams will look to build on what has been learned in the first half of the season

Juvenile judokas jab into January ready to spar

The crew of judoka that train out of Tritton Performance under the former Olympian look set to take the region by storm in 2018. (Courtesy Nick Tritton) In 2018, expect more judo in the pages of The Eastern Door as more than a dozen young boys and girls from Kahnawake continue

Exercise to beat the freeze

Driver no more, Joe Delaronde never lets Jack Frost’s nasty bite keep him from his wheels that he rides to work every day. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Nothing will keep people indoors more than the cold. Well, I suppose the heat too. Or the wind. Or the rain. Or the…

Shooting a slap shot in focus

One of the hardest pics to get is an action shot in a winter scene with the mass amounts of white and movement, making almost every shot blurry or overexposed. With care and a proper camera, however, those pics can go from the trash can to the mantle. (Photos courtesy

Winter is coming, get your sled ready for snow

Brandon Stalk and the rest of the diehard sledders across Turtle Island are looking at the sky, hoping for the delightful white stuff to start coming down, so they can rev their engines and take to the trails. (Photos courtesy Brandon Stalk) A word of warning to the birds and squirrels

Your holiday pigskin guide to college football

College football fans are ready for a whole lotta bowls, and not the ones you put dip in. (Courtesy Joseph Czikk) College football bowl season is under way, which means completely boring matchups or insane finishes – we never really know when we’ll get which. Here’s The Eastern Door’s holiday guide to college football. Today: 12:30

Teacher goes from striker to jiu jitsu medalist

Karennenhá:wi Goodleaf trains five days a week and teaches her Kanien’kéha students the grappling terms in class in Ganienkeh. Goodleaf came home with a silver from Brooklyn, ready to learn from her mistakes and hit her training regime with determination. (Courtesy Tanya Iam) Karennenhá:wi Goodleaf is at the Tristar gym in

Antsanen thumps main event in under a minute

Forty-two seconds after the starting bell rang, Andrew Antsanen had Pat St. Pierre down and out as he made quick work of Fight Quest 40's main event. “Phenom of combat sport.” They are the words Vigneault MMA trainer Stephane Vigneault used to described Dene fighter Andrew Antsanen, who stopped the main event

A Raven enters Lambeau Field, standing proud

Even Green Bay Packers fans had to admit they cheered for one Raven Sunday, as the reigning Miss Indian World performed at halftime during the cheesehead’s game against Baltimore. (Photos courtesy Raven Swamp) Though she may have hid her true colours football-wise Sunday, Miss Indian World Raven Swamp donned her people’s colours

Dawson blasts Heritage for repeat rugby championship

Last year was a nail-biter. This year it wasn’t even close as the Dawson Blues female rugby squad cruised to its second straight RSEQ banner with the help of Kahnawa’kehró:non Amanda Cross. (Photos: Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Five minutes into the RSEQ female rugby championship game Sunday, the Dawson College