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Soccer Tournament for a good cause

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Slave Lake Adult Soccer will be hosting it’s third annual soccer tournament from January 25 to 27 at the Multi-Rec Centre Fieldhouse. Esther Bylsma, tournament coordinator for the Slave Lake Soccer Association, says this year they are…
Kodiaks come up short vs. Chill Lake

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Slave Lake’s senior women’s hockey team had quite the showdown with Sturgeon Lake on Saturday. The visitors ended up winning it by a 10 – 7 score. Playing with a short bench (11 players), the Kodiaks competed…
Taekwondo master opens studio in Slave Lake

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader A new taekwondo club has opened up in Slave Lake in the last month. The studio is called AB Taekwondo Martial Arts Training and is located at 109 6 Ave NW (in the same building as the…
Skating off the turkey….

Shaky return to action for some after the holidays Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Sooner or later, you would think, Barrhead is going to stumble and lose a game in Tier 1 Midget hockey. And Slave Lake might just be the team…

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Good news on the local hockey scene came in recently: Slave Lake has been awarded a provincial championship tournament. And not just any tournament. “Hockey Alberta has introduced a new pilot project for the Pee Wee provincials,”…
Junior high hoops

The junior basketball teams for the Kinuso Knights and the Lady Knights travelled to Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly on December 18, to play against their counterparts, the Vipers. The boys’ teams played first, and the Knights won the game…
Midgets in good shape heading into second half

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader At nine wins and three losses, Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder have to be feeling pretty good about their prospects heading into the 2019 portion of their schedule. At least they know when they play like they…
Rams win medals in first wrestling tournament

Leader staff Wrestlers came from all over Alberta as well as Saskatchewan to a tournament in Wetaskiwin on Dec. 7. It was a big tournament with lots of challenging wrestlers and stiff competition, says Rams’ head coach Ian Doetzel. The…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder made a two-game visit to the oilsands capital on the weekend. The opponent was the winless Fort McMurray Tier 1 Midget squad, who played maybe their best game of the season…
Junior hoops

League basketball for junior high teams in the area is back in business this year, with games Wednesdays, weather and road conditions permitting. Last Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Roland Michener Rams played in Kinuso, beating the Knights 42-33.
Numbers good in junior curling

Submitted Slave Lake Jr. Rocks is having a record year for enrollment. The club has split up the curlers by age and have Grade 4 to 6 curling on Tuesday afternoons right after school until 5:30 p.m. These wonderful curlers…
Minor hockey report: wins, losses, and even a tie

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s top minor hockey team was idle this past weekend, but there was plenty of other action. The Midget 2 Thunder, for example, played twice. On Saturday in Gibbons they fought for a 6 –…
Juniors in action

The Slave Lake Junior Curling Club started play on Nov. 20 and goes on every Tuesday evening. This is something in addition to the Junior Rocks program, which continues as it has for many years after school on Wednesdays. Pictured…
Good experience for Atom teams in home ice tournament

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Nov. 17 weekend was another big hockey tournament weekend in Slave Lake, with eight Atom teams going at it in two divisions. The Atom 2 Thunder made it to the gold medal game in their…