Rebels open season with pair of convincing victories

By Sam Laskaris Writer Johnny Powless recalls things didn’t go so well for him when he first tried to be part of his hometown Junior B lacrosse club. “I got cut from Junior B when I was 16,” he said. “I had to go and play Midget that year.” Powless, who is now 30, is certainly a welcome addition to the Six Nations Rebels this season. The former pro player, who won three National Lacrosse League championships with the Rochester Knighthawks, has joined the Junior B Rebels as an assistant coach this year. The club is off to a solid start, winning a pair of lopsided regular season matches, which kicked off the team’s home and road schedules. For starters, the Rebels thumped the visiting Welland Generals 22-6 in a…

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