Honeybees’ comeback goes abuzz

Courtesy Sue Ann Morris Horne After overcoming delays caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Kahnawake Honeybees are back in action and have just completed their first tournament of the season at the Goblin Games in Ithaca, New York. Despite their lack of experience and beginner status as lacrosse players, the

Kahnawa’kehró:non coaching Belgium lacrosse

Courtesy Jamie Kirby The Belgium Lacrosse Federation just started a new box lacrosse program in the country, hiring Ontarian lacrosse coach Jason Tasse to lead their first team in its first international tournament. Tasse needed a right-hand man to be on his coaching staff, someone he knew would bring the right spirit

Racism allegations at Ontario Summer Games

Courtesy Kaiatanoron Mayo When Taiosheratie Mayo went to see her younger brother Shatekaienthon Van Dommelen, 16, play at the Ontario Summer Games last weekend, she was not prepared for what she saw. There he was, #6 on defense for Six Nations, playing against the Oshawa Blue Knights (OBK) with his signature

Goodleaf back in nets after scare

(Courtesy Angus Goodleaf) Kahnawa’kehró:non goaltender Angus Goodleaf will be suited up with the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) on December 4 for the franchise’s first game of the season. It will be Goodleaf’s first professional lacrosse game since he suffered a cardiac arrest at the President’s Cup in Kahnawake

Looking back at sweet lacrosse memories

COURTESY TEWENHNI’TATSHON LOUIS DELISLE This article was written by Tewenhni'tatshon Louis Delisle, special to The Eastern Door.  The year was 1969, the Caughnawaga Indians had just won the Quebec Division of the Ontario – Quebec Inter – Provincial Lacrosse League, and the right to challenge for the President’s Cup, emblematic of the

Iroquois lacrosse invited onto world stage

Craig Point (middle) celebrates with Randy Staats (right) and Iroquois teammates after a goal against Canada at the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in Onondaga Nation. Iroquois took third place at the 2018 World Championships in Netanya, Isreal. (COURTESY IROQUOIS NATIONALS) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during

Free agency roundup for Six Nations

The Kahnawake Mohawks rallying for Angus Goodleaf before playing the Six Nations Rivermen a day after his heart stopped. (DAVID TUAN BUI THE EASTERN DOOR) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our

McGill ends regular season undefeated

The fun begins for McGill's laxers, as they prepare to put their perfect season on the line and run the table. (David Tuan Bui, The Eastern Door) [apss_share]       The McGill men’s lacrosse team finished with a 10-0 record after defeating Trent Excalibur, 5-3 at the Justin Chiu Stadium in

Time to go hard or go home for the Blues

(Courtesy Dawson Blues) [apss_share] CEGEP lacrosse is more than halfway over and slowly but surely, the playoffs are quickly approaching, to close another good and intense season. Trois-Rivieres is currently leading in the standings, holding 10 points in division one. In division two, Jean-de-Brebeuf is leading with eight. The Dawson College Blues, a team

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) [apss_share] 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