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Opening day

Gilwood Golf Club offcially opened for business on May 5, and Steven Leishman (not to be confused with pro golfer Marc Leishman) was one of the first on the course.

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says start seated with your left hip and shoulder, lie down onto your right side and use your feet to walk up the wall. “This helps you lie…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It might seem the Canadian Tire Anglers Cup walleye tournament is a sure thing, year after year, but that’s not exactly the case. It needs provincial approval each year, without which it doesn’t go ahead. But…
What the kids are up to

Minor baseball workouts continued last week at the MRC field house in Slave Lake. Pictured above is a young group playing a type of baseball using a soccer ball. Practices will probably (knock on wood) move outside this week. The…
Waiting for the show to begin

The Slave Lake Indicas synchronized swimming club put on its spring show on Sunday, April 30 at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre, in front of an appreciative crowd.
Big bash planned this year for Widewater Sports Days

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The area’s longest-running sports festival goes again this year at Widewater, June 9 – 11. Known since 1959 as Widewater Sports Days, it features men’s baseball and mixed slowpitch tournaments, along with other entertaining and fun…
Soccer supporters

Pitching in to help minor soccer was the Landon Persson Memorial fund, with a donation of $1,000. Presenting the donation are Lacey Gramlich and Coralee Persson, with their kids Madison, Bree, Parker and Logan. Accepting for minor soccer is Tasha…
Boom!

Ball hockey for kids kicked off last week in Slave Lake, running Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
Loosening up

Spring training started for minor baseball in Slave Lake earlier this month and the numbers are looking pretty good. Kevin Campbell of that organization says SLMB is hoping to field provincial travel teams in five divisions, which hasn’t happened in…
Curling in Kinuso – rocking on in 2016-2017

Submitted by Roberta Hunt It was great to have curling back in our community after taking a year off. With a few phone calls and dedicated players, we had 14 regular teams curl this year. It was a mixture of…
Town council debates access to ball fields

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There’s a bit of a dilemma shaping up at Sinclair Fields in Slave Lake. On one hand you’ve got the notion of unfettered access to public baseball fields; on the other hand you’ve got the minor…
Support for Minor Soccer

The Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association recently received a $5,000 donation from the Slave Lake Kinettes, to help cover costs in the upcoming season. Presenting the cheque for the Kinettes is Jill Shepherd, left, to Tasha Albert of SLMSA. Albert…