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Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week’s pose is called ‘side arm balance’ and helps gently stretch your body. Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says begin sideways on your mat on your knees. “Extend your right leg out…
Record falls at lifting competition

There were some impressive performances at the June 3 powerlifting competition at Champions Fitness in Slave Lake – none more so than Kaeden Ottenbreit’s new Canadian record in the bench press. Twenty-one competitors – about half of them from Slave…
Reach!

Two members of the Slave Lake Sharks reach for the wall in a backstroke event at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre on Saturday. Around 160 swimmers from 11 clubs took part in the meet. Results in next week’s Leader.
A taste of Lebanon on the golf course?

Gilwood Golf Course held a successful fundraiser on May 27. It was a tournament with 144 golfers, and ‘hole hosts’ such as Mr. Mike’s, with its Taste of Lebanon booth, complete with people in costumes, Lebanese food and music! Other…
Roll ‘em!

Fire Department and Forestry team members take a turn in the log-rolling event at the logger sports competition in Slave Lake on June 3. It was a full day of activities put on by the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society…
Winners

We’re a little late getting this in the paper, but here goes: Pictured are the winners of the Rotary Club of Slave Lake NHL Regular Season Hockey Pool. The SL Ford team took top spot ($1,330) and was represented by…
Good day for Gilwood

Gilwood Golf & Country Club has been scrambling to come up with money for needed upgrades and repairs lately. A grant from the provincial government doesn’t solve all those problems, but having enough cash to re-do the clubhouse roof will…
Big weekend for minor baseball in Slave Lake

Juniors go 1 – 1 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There was some competitive junior baseball action at Charity Park in Slave Lake on Sunday. The St. Albert Cardinals were in town to play the local Heat in a two-game set…
Logger sports return to Slave Lake

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The good news is competitive pole-climber Kat Spencer will be in Slave Lake on June 3 to do logger sports demonstrations. The bad news is she won’t be demonstrating pole-climbing. But she will be demo-ing other…
Power-lifting meet happening in Slave Lake

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A local gym is hosting a power-lifting competition in Slave Lake on June 3. Champions Health and Fitness is teaming up with 100% RAW Powerlifting Federation to put on the “fully sanctioned” event at the Champions…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week’s pose focuses on strengthening core muscles and shoulders along with firming and toning your entire body. Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says to begin on your hands and knees. “Engage your…
Soccer begins!

The Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association kicked off its summer season last week. The Leader popped by a few games happening at the Roland Michener Secondary School fields to see some of the action. These fellas were practicing their kicking…
EPIC bike rally for fun and safety

Team EPIC hosted its annual bike rally last week on May 11. Families gathered with bikes and helmets in tow at E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake and were able to pick from two different routes. Kiddies were also…
Junior Heat start season with a couple of losses

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team got started earlier than expected last weekend. Coach Cody Stasow says he was first told the Heat wouldn’t be playing on the first weekend in the league; then he was asked…