Column: Sam Laskaris – BEHIND THE ACTION

By Sam Laskaris Writer While growing up Mekwan Tulpin participated in her share of sports. She represented her school on various basketball, volleyball, rugby, badminton and competitive cheerleading teams. Heck, she even played tackle football on a high school boys’ squad. But it’s lacrosse – a sport she only took up when she was 21 – where Tulpin has really been making her mark. And now Tulpin, who is 32 and has lived in Ohsweken for the past 13 years, will have an opportunity to further educate plenty of others on the sport that she is most passionate about now. It was announced this past week that Tulpin has been selected as one of the Lead Ambassadors for the Women’s Box Lacrosse Global Network (WBLGN). The newly created WBLGN is…

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