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Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Wildrose Rodeo Association’s Spruce Point Park Rodeo on the Canada Day weekend was a big success. According to one of the chief organizers, it could hardly have turned out better. “Fantastic,” was Mike Skrynyk’s term…

Leader staff This just in, from the Slave Lake Sharks: swim meets on June 24 in Grande Prairie and July 8 in Valleyview produced the usual crop of good results, as follows. Grande Prairie – 22 Swimmers – 50 personal…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Playing the last-place team in the league, the Slave Lake Junior Heat had the same result as they did the previous weekend against the best team in the league – a win and a loss. The…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Minor Baseball’s only undefeated team got going in Tier I provincial play on the weekend, with mixed results. For one thing, the Bantam ‘AA’ Heat aren’t undefeated anymore. On the other hand, they took…
Massage your kidneys this week

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Despite all the rain we’ve been getting lately, Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga has suggested ‘sunbird pose’ as this week’s yoga stretch. “From hands and knees, bring your awareness to your core by…
Bombs away

The Slave Lake Bantam ‘AA’ Heat started their Tier I round of play with a cracking 12 – 5 win against Fort Saskatchewan on Saturday. A highlight of the game was catcher William Chemago’s big two-run homer in the fifth…
Men’s league action

The Slave Lake Midget Heat and the Slave Lake Dirt Bags dueled in Southshore Men’s Baseball League game on July 6 at Charity Park in Slave Lake, with the Bags winning by a 12 – 2 score.  
Heat split a pair against league-leading SJP Jays

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Junior Heat of Slave Lake faced a tough South Jasper Place team on Sunday, in a double-header at Charity Park in Slave Lake. SJP was in first place in the ‘AAA’ league, and they’re not…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week’s pose is called ‘reverse plank pose’ and according to Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga, helps strengthen the core, arms and legs. “Begin sitting on your mat with your legs straight out…
Over 250 kids play minor soccer 2017 outdoor season

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association (SLMSA) wrapped up its 2017 outdoor season on a high note, says SLMSA president Esther Bylsma. “We had at least 250 kids this year!” she says. “Each week all the…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader To start this week’s ‘happy baby’ yoga pose, Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says lie on your back. “With an exhale, bend your knees into chest and clasp your hands being tied with…
Oilmen’s Shoot results

Leader staff The High Prairie team called ‘Black Dust’ was easily the class of the field in the annual fun shoot put on by the Slave Lake Petroleum Association, in conjunction with the Slave Lake Rod & Gun Club on…