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Five Western New York natives captured bronze medals at the World Lacrosse Championship in Netanya, Israel, on Friday. Zed Williams, Frank Brown, Ron John, Liam Anderson and Johnson Jimerson are all heading home with hardware after the Iroquois Nationals fought off an Australian comeback to earn a 14-12 victory. The Aussies scored five of the last six goals in the ga…

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Buffalo Bandits forward Josh Byrne will achieve a lifelong dream on Friday. The young phenom will represent his home country of Canada and compete at the highest international level of the outdoor style of lacrosse, the 2018 World Lacrosse Championship, in Netanya, Israel. He – along with his 22 teammates – nearly didn't get the opportunity. Up until three weeks ago, it…

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When you get drafted by a team that already has Lyle and Miles Thompson, Shayne Jackson, Randy Staats, Jesse King, Kiel Matisz and Johnny Powless, it's going to be tough to crack the offensive unit. That's the situation former Silver Creek lacrosse star Zed Williams was thrown in when he was selected fourth overall by the reigning National Lacrosse League champion Georg…

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Faceoff: 7:30 p.m. Friday at New England at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30 p.m. Saturday vs. Georgia at KeyBank Center Online: NLL TV Radio: 1520 AM Records: Buffalo 4-3, New England 4-2, Georgia 3-3 Last time out: Buffalo avenged an early-season blowout loss to Rochester, defeating the Knighthawks 16-14 thanks to 11 points from Dhane Smith and five goals from Josh By…