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Leader staff This just in from Lauren Barr, who will serve as general manager of the new Slave Lake Junior A hockey team: Voting on the five finalists for team name goes on from March 15 – 19. “We had…
Pee Wees win their league: hosting provincials next

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Pee Wee 1 Thunder capped off a splendid season of league hockey by winning the Northern Alberta Interlock Pee Wee A Tier 1 championship on Saturday. They did it by beating Drayton Valley two…
Midgets stay alive, and other hockey developments

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s top minor hockey team accomplished on Sunday what no other team in the league had been able to do all season: beat Barrhead. Because they did, the league final best-of-three series continues for one…
Midgets beat Drayton Valley, lose to Grande Prairie

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder put on a good show Friday night, beating Drayton Valley 8 – 5 to move on to the league final against Barrhead. In provincial playdowns against Grande Prairie Saturday night they…
Roland Michener Rams qualify for wrestling provincials

Submitted On February 21 and 22nd Roland Michener Rams senior high wrestling team went to Lethbridge for rural provincials. It is a big tournament where all teams in Alberta except for Edmonton and Calgary compete for the top five places…
St. Francis Falcons win league  and zone championship

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader In the 22-year-existence of the Smoky River Junior High Basketball League there had never been a champion from Slave Lake. That fun fact comes courtesy of High Prairie South Peace News Editor Chris Clegg, who looks…
That’s a wrap: regular season ends for minor hockey

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Midget 1 Thunder Regular season play for Slave Lake’s minor hockey teams wrapped up on the Family Day weekend. League playoffs are now underway. Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder beat Drayton Valley 4 – 3 in Game…

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader St. Francis Falcons Junior Boys basketball team finished its season last Wednesday with a pair of wins over visiting Kinuso. The Falcons are the monsters of the league this season, having rolled over all competition on the…