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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…
Cricket comes to Hilda Eben.

A local group of cricket enthusiasts played a game Sunday night in the park in southeast Slave Lake. The hard surface of the basketball court provides a truer bounce on the ball, says organizer Srini Jayaraman.
Junior golf program booming at Gilwood

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Gilwood Golf Club manager Tom Tippin has a nice problem: so many kids showing up for the junior program he’s struggling to fit them all in. He’s got two age groups on Monday night and another…
Bombs away

Jace Broadhead of the Slave Lake Lake Mosquito Heat swings at an Athabasca pitch in Pembina League action at Sinclair Fields on June 21 in gusty, cold wind. Athabasca won the game 9 – 3. The season-ending tournament was held…

Leader staff The Slave Lake Junior Heat baseball team improved to 7 and 5 on Sunday, with two wins over visiting Calgary North. The first game was close – won 4 – 3 by the Heat in a seventh –…

The Oilmen’s fun shoot took place at the Slave Lake gun range on Saturday.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Bantam Heat will know this week what tier they continue playing in. Based on their performance over the first few weeks of the season, it’ll likely be at or near the top, since they…

The Slave Lake Mosquito Heat 2 came up big in the Pembina League season-ending tournament on Saturday at Sinclair Fields in Slave Lake. Undefeated in round robin, they squeaked by Westlock 8 – 7 in the semi-final and then defeated…