Column: Sam Laskaris – BEHIND THE ACTION

By Sam Laskaris A lifelong passion for sports has paid off for Kevin Sandy. The Six Nations member received the news last week that he is being inducted into the North American Indigenous Athletics Hall of Fame. Sandy is certainly a worthy inductee. In fact, it was difficult to pinpoint just one hall of fame category to recognize Sandy’s accomplishments. As a result, he was inducted via the athlete AND coach AND builder categories. That’s a trifecta. Not too shabby for the 58-year-old who never envisioned himself becoming any sort of Hall of Famer one day. Growing up Sandy played for various Six Nations youth box and field lacrosse teams. His hardware collection included winning gold, silver and bronze medals at national championships. In later years he had some success…

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