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In a game for the ages, Curtis Dickson scored a game-winning goal with 19 seconds remaining on the clock, lifting Canada to a 9-8 win over the Iroquois Nationals in front of a capacity crowd on Sunday night in FIL World Championship group play.

The winner came off a feed from Jeremy Noble, who drew a double-team as the final minute of the game wound down that left Dickson alone right along the crease, where he was able to turn the corner and beat Iroquois goalkeeper Warren Hill.

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In his second game in less than 24 hours, 2014 NLL scoring champ and MVP finalist Cody Jamieson exploded for seven points in the Iroquois Nationals’ 24-9 victory over Japan this afternoon in Commerce City. Colo. “Jammer” is one of three Rochester Knighthawks on the Iroquois team who remained undefeated at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships.

“We’re 2-0 now and the team’s coming together great,”said Knighthawks forward Craig Point. “We just have to keep scoring and keep our young legs going hard.”

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The only indigenous team competing internationally as a sovereign nation is in Colorado for the World Lacrosse Championships.

However, it’s more than a game for the 27-man Iroquois Nationals.

“It’s our way of life. It’s deep in our culture. In our cradle board, we are given a wooden lacrosse stick. We grew up playing since we’ve been walking,” Jeremy Thompson, 27, told The Denver Post.

The Nationals will compete against the world’s top players from Australia, Canada, England, Japan and the U.S. in the top tier of the nine-day competition played every four years.

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