Powless continues successful run adding NAIG gold medal to collection

Darcy Powless (on left) and other Team Ontario coaches get a celebratory soak after winning a gold medal at the North American Indigenous Games. (Photo courtesy Darcy Powless.)

By Sam Laskaris Writer Six Nations’ Darcy Powless managed to do it again. During the past couple of years Powless has been involved with numerous championship squads or clubs that have managed to earn some hardware at prestigious competitions. Powless’ most recent addition to his medal collection occurred this past Saturday. He was an assistant coach with the Ontario boys’ under-19 lacrosse squad that captured the gold medal at the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), which were primarily held in Halifax. Ontario downed British Columbia 11-9 in the championship final. “It was a really good game,” Powless said. “It was back and forth for the whole game.” Powless had originally agreed to serve as the head coach for Ontario’s team at NAIG. But these latest multi-sport Games in Nova Scotia…

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