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 By Derrick Lafrance    News    August 16, 2018 

St. Lawrence Centre Mall Opens Sports Complex

Frequent users of the Massena Mall's arena floor can switch ice skates with cleats and running shoes. Last Wednesday, August 8, 2018 an official...

 

Akwesasne Co-Ed Softball

During the heat last Sunday "I'd Tap That" won back-to-back games. In their first game played at the American Legion "I'd Tap That" had nine of their...

 

Tina's Pride Softball

The eighth annual event in honor of Tina Thompson was held at the American Legion last weekend and a huge crowd braved the hot weekend to cheer on...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 26, 2018

Cultural Teachings Featured at Summer Programs

As the kids are taking a break from school, learning about our traditions continues throughout the summer break. Summer programs at Tsi Snaihne...

 

Akwesasne Co-Ed Softball

The relentless hot weather lately hasn't kept local ballplayers off the field as the Sunday night Akwesasne Co-Ed league continues. In a game at Snye...

 

Indians Split Weekend

The road to the Founders Cup hit a temporary speed bump for the Akwesasne Junior "B" Indians. Last Saturday, July 21, the Indians hosted the...

 

Braves Dominate Indians

The Caughnawaga Indians had a real bad road trip last Thursday. They travelled to Cornwall Island for a tilt with the St. Regis Braves and left with a 29-4 loss. Having only nine runners to the...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 19, 2018

Painting Class Held as Part of Wellness Week

Wellness Week concluded last week following a week-long series of events such as Kayaking, Canoeing and Obstacle races. But Wellness also means...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 12, 2018

Wellness Week Kicks Off With Kayak Break

Kayaking enthusiasts got to hit the water earlier this week in one of the first events for Wellness Week. Fifteen participants took advantage of the...

 

Skyler Mason Tourney

Last weekend a young soccer player's dream of playing internationally came closer to reality. Skyler Mason has been invited to play for Team British...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    June 28, 2018

Dog Parvovirus Clinic on Kawehnoke

Household pets have a rough summer ahead as the region is expected to be hit by a higher than usual tick population. In addition to that they have to...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    June 28, 2018

T.R. Leger 2018 Graduation

Local students returning to school and getting their G.E.D.'s after years out of the classroom were honored last week at the former General Vanier...

 

Second Annual Tony Laughing Softball Tournament

Softball fan and supporter Tony Laughing was honored again last weekend with the tournament held in Bombay in his name. When it was over the Dirty...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    June 21, 2018

AMBE Schools Host Playday

Young students were rewarded for their hard work in the past school year by getting outside and having fun. Earlier this week students at the...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    June 14, 2018

AMS Monthly Awards

The students at the Kawehno:ke school have been working very hard all year – many receiving repeating awards throughout the monthly ceremonies....

 

Massena Women's Softball

Last Monday in Massena, Mustang Sally's scored early and withstood a Coaches Corner big 7th inning rally to squeeze out the 14-12 win. Sunnie...

 

Local Lacrosse Blowouts

Last Saturday lacrosse teams from Tyendinaga, Cornwall, Markham, Ontario and Brampton, Ontario all came to Kawehnoke and got trounced out of the...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    May 24, 2018

Mental Health Week Event & Lacrosse Clinic Held at SRMS

A friendly rivalry took place at the Mohawk School in Hogansburg last week and along with tips on field lacrosse, they got some valuable information a...

 

Akwesasne Indians Lacrosse Win Two Out of Three

The Gloucester Griffins made it a close game for a period and a half, actually taking the lead at one point, but the Akwesasne Indians put together a series of scoring runs in the second and third...

 

Akwesasne Co-Ed Softball League Opens

Despite a few muddy fields, the 2018 season began last Monday at area fields around Akwesasne and Fort Covington. Every Sunday afternoon seven ball...

 

Akwesasne Attack Wins Canton Tourney

The Attack program had a very successful first weekend of play. The girls grades 3/4 and 5/6 clubs won in their respective divisions in the Kirk P....

 

Massena Women's Softball Recap

In week two the Akwesasne representatives are doing very well in the League. Mustang Sally's has outscored their opponents 25-4 so far this season....

 

Akwesasne Attack Defeats Plattsburgh

The 7/8 girls team of the Attack program hosted Plattsburgh last Saturday, May 12 at the Mohawk School in Hogansburg. They defeated the guests...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    Sports    May 3, 2018

Jr. "B" Indians Home Opener

Fireworks at the Anowarako:wa Arena. Last weekend the Akwesasne Indians Junior team defeated the Kahnawake Hunters 20-6. Derek Lister led the scoring...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    Sports    May 3, 2018

Storm Lacrosse Opens Season

The Anowarako:wa Arena held their first minor lacrosse action last weekend and the games did not disappoint. Various teams from the Nepean Knights and Cornwall Celtics Minor systems came to town and...

 

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