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Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Big Lakes County is supporting a provincial organization that helps protect bodies of water from invasive species. At its Oct. 25 meeting, council approved a recommendation to sponsor $2,000 to the Alberta Invasive Species…
Slave Lake rec hockey league rolling with eight teams

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Rec Hockey League is about a month into its schedule and rolling right along. With eight teams this year, it looks to be providing good fun and useful physical exercise for 100 men…

Zoe Lightening-Fillion (left) and Montana Ross (right) represented Roland Michener Secondary School at cross country running provincials last week. The Leader hears Ross finished 87th in the province and Lightening-Fillion finished 105th.  

Unconventional delivery methods are okay in curling, as Leard Robertson demonstrates in a mixed league game at the Slave Lake Curling Club last week. Play in all three leagues has started, and club president Tyson Nehring says there’s definitely room…
Atom action

Carson Maitland, left, of the Slave Lake Atom 1 Thunder, causes some trouble for a CNN player in the game on Sunday at the Tervita Arena in Slave Lake. The host Thunder won the game 7 – 3, with Damian…
Atom hockey action from Sunday

Atom hockey action from Sunday – Slave Lake ‘B’ Thunder vs. Athabasca. Athabasca won the game 10 – 3. Coach Scott Lawrence says, “The kids are really working hard to learn the systems we are putting in place. Looking forward…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It’s still not clear (or wasn’t at press time), where Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ hockey team will end up playing this season. But indications are pretty good that it won’t be toiling in a bottom tier…
Best game in town

One of Slave Lake’s Novice Thunder hockey teams took on High Prairie on Saturday. The final was 9-6 for Slave Lake. Geronimo Giroux, Reagan Fudge and Dawson Taylor got hat tricks. Dayton Seppola played goal for the first time for…
Congrats!

Roland Michener Secondary School runners Zoe Lightening-Fillion (left) and Montana Ross (right) braved the blizzard last week at cross country zones. Lightening-Fillion finished 13 out of 24 and Ross came seven out of 24. Both of them will be heading…

Singles, doubles, pros and average Joes Submitted Fall means curling is right around the corner. The Slave Lake Curling Club is gearing up for another great season. Come on out for Pub Night and Registration on Friday, October the 13th…
Five teams compete in first ever volleyball court classic

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The first ever volleyball court classic was held in town earlier this month; teams from Wabasca, High Prairie, Barrhead and Slave Lake all competed in the round robin tournament that was held at St. Francis of…

As promised, here are the results for the 2017 Gilwood Fall open; Thomas Spencer took home first place as men’s champ with a score of 78, Irene Bateman walked away with gold as the women’s champion with a score of…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Pre-season minor hockey is about figuring out which tier you belong in. After the Slave Lake Midget Thunder outshot Athabasca 80 – 11 on Friday, it’s looking like those two teams might not end up playing…