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Two local laxers’ careers moving upward

Stone Jacobs and Trevor Stacey hope the next step will be at the highest of levels on the field and in the box. Jacobs verbally committed to the Div I Vermont Catamounts last week, while Stacey signed a two-year contract with his boyhood favourite team: the Rochester Knighthawks. By: Daniel J.

Demons defence defends dominance on the diamond

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the Demons softballers cemented their dynasty Wednesday night after winning a fourth straight KMSL title over the Central Station Yankees. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Up one game to none in the best-of-three Kahnawake Mixed Softball League finals, the three-time champion Demons were at the

Survival opens season with big win and lots of potential

Survival forward and keeper Mya McGregor is a footballer opponents may want to not underestimate, as her lightning pace and quality touch makes her a threat before goal at any given time. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Kahnawake Survival School’s Juvenile girl’s soccer team kicked the season off in style Wednesday,

Indigenous derby crew ready to roll overseas

Michelle “Squarrior” Cross will be one of 20 Onkwehón:we women traveling to Manchester next year to compete in the Roller Derby World Cup. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) For the first time, an all-Onkwehón:we roller derby squad will be skating on an international rink at the next World Cup. “We didn’t wait

When sports matters in the face of tragedy

NFL football games on the weekend were replete with remembrance ceremonies and events honouring victims of the terrorist attacks 16 years ago that took lives and cancelled games. (Courtesy Mike Delisle) Sixteen years ago Monday, four planes were hijacked, two of which crashed into the sides of the Twin Towers, destroying the

McComber chips way to historic championship

Frankie McComber Jr. said his short game was on last weekend, as the 19-year-old became one of the youngest ever to win Kanawaki's A Club Championships and first ever from Kahnawake. (courtesy Alex Buchanan, Kanawaki Golf Club) Etched among the names of golfers from across the river or beyond the territory

Two Mohawk squads left looking for medals

The Mohawks U17 team ended the season in style with a 4-2 win Wednesday night with an all-around fine performance. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The Kahnawake Mohawks’ soccer teams wrapped their seasons this year with playoffs on the horizon for the Under-12, and U10 sides. The U17 Mohawks squad was

First-time Onake paddlers hold own at provincials

“I can see that they are working hard,” said Onake Paddling Club Coach Maris Jacobs about first time paddlers performace at provincials last week. (Courtesy Onake Paddling Club) By: Joseph Coppolino, The Eastern Door The Onake Paddling Club put forward another worthy performance at the Sprint Canoe-Kayak Provincial Championships this past week, with a

How to cover everything from taking pix to eating trail mix

In one of the rare moments out of the car, The Eastern Door reporter takes a trip on a zodiac to catch some shots of the multi-medal-winning Onake paddling team during an exhausting week covering the NAIG. (Courtesy Sharon Rice) So, after finding a slick apartment in the trendiest area in Toronto

Swimmers bring home over a dozen medals

Keely Thompson-Cook and Cadence Patton may have been two of the youngest swimmers on the team, but they battled out every race and Cadence came home with a bronze medal. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) At Regina’s NAIG in 2014, the Eastern Door and the North (EDN) were left with