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Leader staff Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ baseball team played three games in the city on the weekend, winning two of them. The Heat outlasted the Fort Saskatchewan Red Sox 9 – 7, lost 12 – 4 to the Edmonton Padres…

Leader staff A local group announced last week it is putting on a two-day ball hockey event on the first weekend of July. They’re calling it the Reed Churchill Memorial Ball Hockey Tournament, in memory of a former member of…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Icedogs coach Todd White is a busy man these days. Recruiting players for the Junior A team for the 2019/20 season has him spending lots of time on the phone and weekends at various…

Leader staff Junior ‘A’ hockey is coming to Slave Lake, as we know. With it comes a ‘cheer team,’ and not your standard crew of young, curvy female cheerleaders. “Tryouts are open to anyone of all skills levels 8-70 years…
Local biker in 20th year of ride for MS

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader MS Bike – Leduc to Camrose, is an annual fundraising ride to support research into multiple sclerosis. It’s been going on for 28 years (this year’s is the 29th) and one Slave Laker has been doing…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A good turnout at an annual general meeting is always a hopeful sign. So from that point of view, things are looking good for the Slave Lake Minor Hockey Association for the coming year. According to…
Crossfit holds fitness competition

Leader staff Crossfit Slave Lake held a competition on Saturday for its members and others. Competing in pairs in timed events, participants put their strength and endurance to the test. Twenty teams competed in three categories. In the Masters Division,…
Boxers go one for three in city

Leader staff Slave Lake boxers went one for three at a card in Edmonton on April 13. Humberto Espinosa was the successful one, beating Dylan Holland of Edmonton by unanimous decision. Neal Boer and Julie Vance each chalked up an…