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Iroquois Nationals make history at global lacrosse tournament

The Iroquois Nationals made history at the World Junior Field Lacrosse Championships by beating the U.S. team on Tuesday by a score of 15-13.

The victory marked the first time the Nationals defeated the U.S. in an international tournament. “The game was awesome and really intense,” player Randy Staats told The Brantford Expositor.

The Iroquois team had just come off a close loss to Canada, whose team is currently the top-ranked at the championship.

Get the Story:
Iroquois Nationals Make History, Beat Team USA for First Time in International Field Competition (Indian Country Today 7/17)
Watch the Iroquois Nationals Talk About Bringing the Creator’s Game to the World (Indian Country Today 7/18)
Iroquois Nationals make history (The Brantford Expositor 7/18)
Iroquois lacrosse team stages frantic rally, falls to Canada in U19 world championship (The Syracuse Post-Standard 7/18)

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