Saturday, July 17, 2010

Sports Illustrated: Pride of a Nation, Iroquois Lacrosse

Sports Illustrated: Pride of a Nation
Iroquois Lacrosse featured in current issue

The July 19 issue of Sports Illustrated hits newstands this week. Included in the magazine is a feature story by S.L. Price detailing the relationship between the game of lacrosse and Iroquois culture entitled "Pride of a Nation."

Price talked to several current and former Syracuse players and coaches for the story and visited the Onondaga reservation last month. Among those Price interviewed were rising senior midfielder Jeremy Thompson, Orange head coach John Desko, Brett and Freeman Bucktooth, Oren Lyons, Sid Smith, Roy Simmons III and Roy Simmons Jr.

Also see:
Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse website:
http://iroquoisnationals.org/

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