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Jacobs swims to Masters world title

Calvin Jacobs may be in the top 10 swimmers in the world in his age group by the end of the year. (Courtesy Candida Rice) The competition may soon dwindle to dolphins and guys whose names rhyme with Blikel Blelps for Calvin Jacobs, who, at 55, broke two provincial swimming records

Karonhianónhnha beats Kateri in FNEC games preview

The all-girls team from Karonhianónhnha was just too sharp in their shooting skills for the Kateri School mixed team, as the two elementary schools faced off last Wednesday in an exhibition game. Both teams are gearing up for a trip to Quebec City next month for the FNEC games where

Championships and heartbreak in Pierrefonds for elite hockey stars

Ronwahrharaties “Bug” McGregor Norton’s Arsenal squad watched an unforgiving puck bounce into the back of the net in overtime, ending the team’s dream of making the Dodge Cup in Pierrefonds after two hard-fought games (left). Jesse Lahache Jr. had the tough task of watching from the bench as his team

Goodleaf stellar in Knighthawks win

Down in the second, coach Mike Hasen called on Kahnawake’s Gussy Goodleaf  to do his thing between the pipes, as part of the Rochester Knighthawks come-from-behind win against the red-hot Colorado Mammoth. (Courtesy Ward Laforme, Rochester knighthawks) After Colorado Mammoth Stephen Keogh scored his second in two minutes to pull ahead

Things need to change to save Minor Hockey

The youngest hockey players in the community need to develop a love for the game and dedication to commitment early, if they are to have any hope as they grow into the sport, according to coaches and managers in Kahnawake. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Each week, either Kahnawake Minor Hockey

Rookie laxer gets first taste of orange action

Rookie Orangeman Troy Lauder gets a word of support from his mom Isabelle Nicholas before the 20-year-old’s first Div. I game. (Courtesy Kaniehtawaks Lauder) March 10 at Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome, Troy Lauder got his first brief taste of NCAA Division I field lacrosse. Sunday at Rutgers University, Lauder did not

Bomb goes off at Knights

Brad Bomberry was dominant for three rounds as the local kickboxer took the unanimous decision at Saturday night’s Fightquest event at the Knights of Columbus. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Exactly 16 seconds into the third fight at Saturday March 3 night’s Fightquest Amateur Combat K1 Kickboxing event at the

Danes set for #1 v. #2 clash tomorrow in Maryland

Tehoka Nanticoke was a huge addition this season, according to his Iroquois Nationals teammate Chaunce Hill, who is excited to be at a program that embraces the Haudenosaunee game. (Courtesy Bill Ziskin, University of Albany Athletics) Tomorrow in Maryland, the two top NCAA field lacrosse teams will meet with both having

Female wrestlers make it five banners in six years

Unfortunately for Trinity Jacobs and Winter Goodleaf, the two KSS wrestlers had to face off against each other in the group stages. Trinity is wearing a protective mask after an injury during practice. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Linking arms before her championship bout against Beurling Academy’s Alica Rodriquez-Sayers at

Mohawks return with medals and memories

The Atom Mohawks with a couple of pickups played great all the way to the end at the Mushkegowuk Cup in Ontario coming home silver medalists last weekend. (Courtesy Bobby Patton) A team of Atom Mohawks hockey players and a couple of Novice stars came back Sunday and Monday from Timmins,