Six Nations’ athletic headline makers in 2023

The Six Nations Chiefs won their seventh Mann Cup championship this past September, defeating the host New Westminster Salmonbellies in a best-of-seven series. Photo by Darryl Smart.

By Sam Laskaris Writer Local sports fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate during the past 12 months. That’s because Six Nations athletes and teams had their share of successes. The Turtle Island News will now look back at some of these athletic headline makers. Part one of this remembrance with five of those who achieved greatness is below. And part two of the series will be published next week. SIX NATIONS CHIEFS The Chiefs, members of Major Series Lacrosse, managed to end a seven-year drought when they captured the national Mann Cup in September. After being crowned Ontario champions, the Chiefs travelled to British Columbia to square off against the host New Westminster Salmonbellies in a best-of-seven series to determine who would be dubbed the best Senior A men’s…

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