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Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week’s yoga stance is called ‘crow pose’ and Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says it isn’t for everyone and to be careful if you have wrist issues. “Please don’t do this pose…
Nice weather for weekend soccer tournament

Footy Last weekend’s soccer tournament in Slave Lake had a fairly good turnout when The Leader popped by to snap some action shots. Keep your eyes peeled in an upcoming edition for the results.
Bantams win silver in ‘AA’ provincials

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Bantam ‘AA’ Heat had a good run at the Tier I provincial baseball championships in Strathmore on the August long weekend. They fell one game short of the championship, losing to Provost in the…
Juniors defy odds, bring home provincial gold

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team is king of the hill provincially, after defying the odds, playing great baseball and winning the Junior provincial championship in Edmonton on the August long weekend. Made up about two thirds…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Due to the Monday holiday this week, we were unable to bring you the weekend baseball news – meaning (among other things) how the Slave Lake Jr. Heat did at the ‘AAA’ provincials in Edmonton. What…

Koltin Davis of Slave Lake – playing for the Elk Point Mosquitoes, was a silver medalist in the provincial championships in Elk Point on the last weekend of July. His proud grandpa Leonard Sinclair passed on the news. Koltin is…
The latest conquests of the Slave Lake Sharks

Leader staff A handful of firsts and an armload of personal best times (PBs) came out of the Slave Lake Sharks’ latest foray into competitive swimming. This time it was on July 29 in Peace River at a meet hosted…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Sharks recently headed over to High Prairie on July 22nd for a swim meet and came back with a few personal best times and other good standings, as follows: Grace Auger – nine/10…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This just in from head coach Cody Stasow, of the Slave Lake Heat Junior Heat: “It looks like we passed Innisfail to secure the number two seed in the six-team provincial tournament going on next weekend.”…
The champs!

The Slave Lake men’s league baseball championship final ended on July 28th with the Dirt Bags defeating the Cardinals by a score of 4 – 3. Pictured in the top row (l. to r.) are Craig Dombrosky, Brett Morton, Luke…
Kids learn ins and outs of footy at British soccer camp

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Kids were having a blast learning new skills at the 2017 British Soccer Camp that was happening last week over at the Northern Lakes College sports field in Slave Lake. Challenger Sports hosted the week-long camp…
Shoot that thing!

The Slave Lake Rod and Gun Club hosted another of its 3D archery shoots last weekend. Andrew Shupac told The Leader the event had a good turnout and ‘perfect weather.’ “We will be having a field shoot in August,” he…
Misfitz, Blue Jays slowpitch champs

Good fit for Misfitz The Franklin Parts Misfitz are the 2017 Slave Lake Slopitch League ‘A’ champions, after a victory Sunday over the Swingers. The Misfitz line-up included Jared Franklin, Audrey Ghostkeeper, Bobby Sinclair, Michelle Holmes, Jenna Kubel, Jackie White,…
Did he beat the throw?

Luke Macaulay of the Slave Lake Dirt Bags reaches first base just ahead of the throw in a Wednesday night Southshore Men’s Baseball League playoff game against the Wabasca Blue Jays. But he was called out by the umpire for…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says you can build strength and increase your range of motion with this week’s hybrid variation of chair pose and pigeon pose. “If your balance feels off, you…
Clobber that thing!

Erin Dahlgren of the D’Lanne Orange Sox takes a bead on a Jared Franklin pitch in Slave Lake Slowpitch League action last week. Franklin’s Misfitz ended up winning by an 18 – 14 score. Playoffs are supposed to take place…