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

Host Mohawks aim for cup glory

(Courtesy Greg Horn/Iorì:wase) [apss_share]  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) [apss_share] 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) [apss_share]  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