Summer heat didn’t stop the annual lacrosse tournament

An intermediate team with students from both Lloyd S King and Kawenni:io schools that took second place in Intermediate. (Photo by Austin Evans)

By Austin Evans Writer Students from across Six Nations filled the fields behind the Six Nations Community Hall on May 30 competing in a multi-school lacrosse tournament, with Everlasting Tree School winning the primary league and Oliver M. Smith Elementary winning the intermediate league. From 9 am to 3 pm, the schools had their students primed and ready to play ball. Each sent a primary team with students up to Grade 3, and an intermediate team with students in Grades 7 and 8. A junior team tournament is scheduled at the same time and place for June 5. Regardless of their age, many of these players have been playing lacrosse their entire lives such as I. L. Thomas’s Tyson Styres. As his family cheered for him during I. L. Thomas’s…

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