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Meet some of the amazing people who are true legends of the wonderful game of Lacrosse

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Meet some of the amazing people who are true legends of the wonderful game of Lacrosse

Brought to you by the "Canadian Lacrosse Foundation"

http://cla.pointstreaksites.com/view/cla/supporters/canadian-lacrosse-foundation-4

Visit the Canadian Lacrosse Association - www.lacrosse.ca

Visit some of the amazing Lacrosse HOF Websites:
Canadian - https://www.clhof.org
Ontario - https://ontariolacrossehalloffame.com
Manitoba - http://mblacrossehof.ca/

    Wayne Baker - S2

    Wayne Baker - S2

    Wayne Baker - Season 2

    Wayne has a life and lacrosse journey that is remarkable.

    The North Shore Squamish player and coach comes from one of the “lacrosse royal families” on the West Coast.

    He tells his story of being lost through alcoholism and credits lacrosse for helping him find his way.

    Baker has made his mark in entertainment as an actor on both the big and small screens. Credits include: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, DaVinci’s Inquest, Pathfinder, Indian Horse, North of 60, the Canyonlands, Futureman, Blackstone and many more.

    Baker tells of his love of the game and the desire to be the best player he could be in a unique, far-reaching interview that lacrosse aficionados will greatly enjoy.

    • 54 min
    Carl White - S2

    Carl White - S2

    Carl White - Season 2

    Carl played minor lacrosse on Cornwall Island, and then Jr. B for the St. Regis Braves from 1967 to 1971. The Braves were the Junior B Quebec Champions in 1967 and 1968. They also were Junior B OLA Champions in 1970 and 1971.

    He then left Akwesasne and Cornwall for Brooklin and Peterborough. White played senior lacrosse for the Brooklin Redmen in 1972. In 1973, he played for the Peterborough Lakers where they went on to become Mann Cup Champions that year.

    Carl White joined the Akwesasne Warriors from 1976 to 1985 and was a First Team All-Star in the 1978 Presidents’ Cup Championship Tournament.

    He went on to coach after his distinguished playing career. He was inducted into the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1999.

    • 9 min
    Kevin Alexander - S2

    Kevin Alexander - S2

    Kevin Alexander - Season 2

    Kevin has been called the Wayne Gretzky of lacrosse because of his stick prowess and scoring ability.

    He was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1991 after retiring from box lacrosse in 1986.

    In the last year of his junior career – 1976 – he led Victoria to win the Minto Cup and was named MVP of the tournament.

    On the international front, Alexander represented Canada four times, winning All World Team and Best Midfielder honours in 1986.

    He returned to play two seasons with the NLL Buffalo Bandits in 1992-1993 and helped the team to the League Championship both years.

    • 21 min
    Bill Hutton - S2

    Bill Hutton - S2

    Bill Hutton - Season 2

    Bill is one of the consummate Builders of the game of lacrosse domestically and internationally.

    Over his long and illustrious career, he has coached at the minor level and served as President of both the Ontario Lacrosse Association and the Canadian Lacrosse Association—and just about everything else in between.

    He has been Chair of the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation and received many awards for his selfless service to the game, including Canada’s 125th Governor General’s Award, Ontario’s Mr. Lacrosse Award and a Life Membership, the CLA’s Lester B. Pearson Award, induction into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame, and many others.

    Bill also was one of the key drivers behind getting lacrosse recognized as Canada’s National Summer Sport in 1994. All this came from a person who had not played the game himself – an uncommon background in that regard.

    • 32 min
    Stew Begg - S2

    Stew Begg - S2

    Stew Begg - Season 2

    Stew has officiated and administrated lacrosse officials at all amateur levels since 1962 when he started with the game in Cornwall, Ontario. Up until 1998 he had officiated at the Founders’ Cup, Presidents’ Cup and Mann Cup games as an official.

    After that he served as Referee-In-Chief (RIC) for the Founders’ Cup and Minto Cup, as well as the 2007 FIL World Indoor Championship (WILC) in Halifax.

    From 1999 through 2008 Stew was the CLA Chair of the Nationals Officials Certification Program. He is one of four Master Course Officiating Clinicians in Canada. From 2008-2016 he was the CLA VP of International Competitions.

    Over his career he has assessed more than 2,000 officials locally, nationally and internationally. Begg was RIC of the 2011 WILC in Prague. Begg also has convened national championships at all levels from 2012-2019.

    • 38 min
    Bobby Delormier, Bill Sunday and Ron Thomas - S2

    Bobby Delormier, Bill Sunday and Ron Thomas - S2

    Bobby Delormier, Bill Sunday and Ron Thomas - Season 2

    These three amigos have been friends for most of their lives. During their playing careers Sunday and Delormier were based out of Akwesasne and Thomas hailed from Six Nations. All three were inducted into the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1998.

    Delormier is best remembered for his shifty dodging ability. He was a member of championship teams in St. Regis in 1957-58, Niagara Falls in 1960 and Fort Erie in 1968/69. He was named MVP three times for these various teams.

    Sunday played for the St. Regis Indians during their heyday. He received his training by the legendary team that consisted of Angus Thomas, Angus George and Luis Sunday. They taught him to take the ball off the draw and create a fast-break and scoring opportunity using pure speed.

    Thomas made his name playing with the Brantford Warriors in the 60’s and 70’s and comes from a lacrosse family that included his brothers Ivan and Charlie, also OLHoF inductees. He was on the 1971 Mann Cup Championship team.

    He was named Senior B Outstanding Goalie in 1968 with two President Cups in 1967-68. He was a pro with the Toronto Tomahawks in 1974.

    • 38 min

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