Local lacrosse player enjoying time with the National Lacrosse League’s Las Vegas Desert Dogs

Six Nations’ Blake Gibson-McDonald has been a member of the National Lacrosse League’s Las Vegas Desert Dogs this season. Photos courtesy Las Vegas Desert Dogs.

By Sam Laskaris Writer Blake Gibson-McDonald has been racking up the frequent flyer miles. That’s because the 27-year-old Six Nations member is a member of the Las Vegas Desert Dogs, who compete in the professional National Lacrosse League (NLL). Gibson-McDonald had spent the past two years on the east coast, suiting up for the NLL’s Philadelphia Wings. Gibson-McDonald spends a good chunk of his work week doing social media and community outreach locally for the Ogwehowek Skills & Trades Training Centre. But as the weekend approaches, he finds himself on a plane to Las Vegas or to one of several other North American destinations if the Desert Dogs have a road game on their schedule. “I go to every practice,” Gibson-McDonald told The Turtle Island News in an interview this…

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