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Morris looks forward to sophomore season at Dawson

Kyla Morris is looking forward to an awesome second year with the Blues. (Courtesy Kyla Morris) Last year, Kyla Morris was a raw rookie with the Dawson Blues. This year? Higher expectations: from herself and her coach. “I think I’m looking forward to actually playing a lot more and not being a

Mohawks snag bronze medal in rematch

(David Tuan Bui The Eastern Door)  The Kahnawake Mohawks won a hard-fought bronze medal last weekend, after defeating the three-time defending champion St. Albert Miners, 12-6 at the 2019 Presidents’ Cup national Senior B lacrosse championship.  It was a rematch of the final game of the round robin, as Kahnawake and St.

Two local boys play hard, have fun with Rochester

Darris Jones has strong family support in his pursuit of the game his father played for so long and they both love so much. (Courtesy Al Jones) Darris Jones was in the lobby of the hotel that his Rochester Knighthawks were sharing with another team. Both teams were in Oakville, Ontario for

Host Mohawks aim for cup glory

(Courtesy Greg Horn/Iorì:wase)  Kahnawake will be hosting the 55th annual Presidents’ Cup Senior B men’s national lacrosse championship, beginning this Sunday.  The tournament runs from August 26 to September 1 and is held by the Canadian National Lacrosse Association, with eight teams participating from around the country. The Kahnawake Mohawks are

Mohawks bring A-game to Ontario Provincials

The Kahnawake Mohawks Midget and Novice lacrosse lads fought their way to provincials and came back with some valuable experience (Courtesy Megan Padelford) The Ontario Lacrosse Festival had some good competition in this year’s Midget and Novice categories, giving the Kahnawake Mohawks a tough time placing in the top teams, but

New ambitions spark Haudenosaunee lacrosse

(Courtesy World Lacrosse)  Team Haudenosaunee has returned to play in the 2019 World U19 Women’s Field Lacrosse Championships after being forced to withdraw from 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The team withdrew due to passport problems in a stop at the United Kingdom. They were refused entry into the country since the UK

Paddlers ready to take on the world

Jesse Rice (paddling in the front of boat) qualified for the Canadian National outrigger team in the open men’s category and will be competing in a six-man category in Australia next month. (Courtesy Jesse Rice) A half-dozen Kahnawa’kehró:non are making literal waves, with their paddles booking places on teams that will

Cruel Summer slams into Knights with style

The Dad Bod Squad got a bump from the hometown crowd at the Knights are have all four eyes on the tag-team title. That means, however, they might need to train... maybe. (courtesy Inter Species Wrestling) Chloe Emond- Lane  Familiar classic rock tunes emanated from the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, as

Riders work hearts, lungs and legs for the cure

Tékeni Teiokahkwèn:te Rotihwí:seres (Gina Deer, Ron Guimond, Daniel J. Rowe and Carl Gilbert) returned to the Ride to Conquer Cancer this weekend as a team peddling for loved ones and Kahnawake as a whole, in the fight against the terrible disease. (Stephanie E.M. Coleman, The Eastern Door) Among the crowd of

Pro Stacey gets Beaut early birthday present

Fresh off her first stint as a pro in Sweden, local forward Brooke Stacey will pack her bags for Buffalo in the fall and play pro in the States. (Courtesy Brooke Stacey) Friday was Brooke Stacey’s 23rd birthday, but the 5’10”, University of Maine Black Bear alumni hockey forward got an