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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…
High school golfers win silver

Congratulations to the Roland Michener Secondary School senior high boys’ golf team for snagging silver at the zones competition in Westlock last week. Pictured above are teammates (l. to r.) Ethan Syslak, Owen Pearson, Parker Hay and Carson Chykerda. Head…
The Annual Terry Fox Run

Roland Michener Secondary School students enjoyed the sunshine last week while walking in the annual Terry Fox Run.  
Fall ball

Slave Lake’s Midget Heat baseball team played its second and last set of games in the fall baseball season at Charity Park in Slave Lake on Saturday, against St. Albert. Pictured are the Heat successfully getting the out at first…

Alberta Energy Regulator made a donation to KidSport Slave Lake recently, from money raised at a conference in Slave Lake. The money was raised through a silent auction and a couple of team-building events at the conference (closest-to-the-pin at the…
Tradition alive and well

Thanks to volunteers like these, the Terry Fox Run in Slave Lake is doing as well or better than it ever has. Chief organizer Rhonda Willis (right) says around $4,500 was raised this year in the Sept. 17 run, and…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Esther Bylsma has a busy schedule supporting and playing sports. She’ll be coaching high school basketball, serves on the board of Slave Lake Minor Soccer and plays competitive soccer in Edmonton. All this in her spare…
Sharks meet council

Members of the Slave Lake Sharks swim club pose with town councillors at council’s Sept. 19 meeting. The club had a successful season and is one of several local sports teams to be introduced to council this month.  

Golfers taking in the nice weather during the Fall Open last weekend – results to come in an upcoming edition of The Leader.  

Runners take off at the 3rd annual Slave Lake Kidsport run on Sept. 24, 2017.