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Champion Lacrosse is set to host the third 3Nation Lacrosse Classic Saturday and Sunday at New Era Field and also at nearby Erie Community College's south campus. The event showcases some of the top middle school and high school-aged boys lacrosse players from the United States and Canada as well as the top Native Americans. The event is expected to attract participants…

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(This column, originally published digitally a year ago, has been updated for the Oct. 1, 2017, print edition of The Buffalo News): People travel for miles to buy wooden lacrosse sticks they've ordered from Alf Jacques. They drive Route 11A, through the Onondaga Nation, until they find his little shop beneath a hill. Alf will hand them a stick, polished hickory shini…

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Nov. 22, 1943 - May 23, 2017 Lacrosse came naturally to Larry “PeeWee” Martin, who died Tuesday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after a long battle with small cell lung cancer. A Town of Tonawanda resident, he was 73. A player and coach for more 50 years, he was the son of Garland “Beans” Martin, an Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame defenseman. Mr. Martin started fo…