Six Nations members to lead historic women’s lacrosse squad

By Sam Laskaris Writer A pair of Six Nations men will be a part of history next year. Officials with the Haudenosaunee Nationals program announced this past week the staff that will lead it in the inaugural women’s world box lacrosse championships in 2024. Six Nations’ Jason Johnson has been appointed as the team’s head coach. And another local member, Jeff Powless, has been chosen to serve as the team’s assistant general manager. Next year’s tournament will be held in Utica, N.Y. and run from Sept. 20-29. Johnson said he hasn’t really given much thought to the fact he will be involved with a historic tourney next year. “I haven’t really thought about it,” he said. “I’ve been busy planning practice schedules and tryouts. I’m sure that will sink in…

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