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Kelly Pearson tees off on Hole #6 at Gilwood in the Slave Lake Petroleum Association’s annual Oilmen’s Golf Tournament Friday morning. Around 120 took part this year, raising of cash for the SLPA’s community support initiatives and as far as…

Leader staff Leaving aside the question of why anybody would willingly run for 125 kilometres over three mountains, we’ll just report that Todd Bailey of Slave Lake competed in another Canadian Death Race in Grande Cache earlier this month. According…
Gilwood winner

Much-needed repairs to the Gilwood Golf Club clubhouse are a bit closer after a 50/50 fundraiser. Winning half the proceeds was Maxine McRee (right). Presenting the cheque is Gilwood board member Joyce Robinson, on Aug. 6. Robinson says the club…

Leader staff As reported earlier, the Barrhead team in the Alberta ‘AAA’ Junior Baseball League has half a dozen members of last year’s provincial champion Slave Lake Heat on its roster. One is head coach Cody Stasow, who provided The…
Golf camp for youngsters

Thomas Spencer is back at it this year, running a golf camp for youngsters at Gilwood Golf Club. Photo is from July 31, supplied by Gilwood manager Tom Tippin.

Mac Olsen For the Lakeside Leader Shaw’s Point Resort will be a busy place on the Labour Day long weekend. It is hosting the annual Golden Walleye Classic. “It’s our 30th anniversary, but everything is the same,” says Chairperson Ken…
In for the silver

The ‘B’ side champs for the 2018 slowpitch season in Slave Lake are the team from the West Fraser veneer mill, who call themselves ‘Pitches Be Crazy.’
Slowpitch wraps up

The Slave Lake slowpitch league capped off its 2018 season with a tournament on the July 28 weekend. Coming out on top of the ‘A’ side were the Swingers. Back row, l. to r. – Taylor Riddoch, Kirk Ruecker, Nick…
The unbeatables

The Slave Lake Dirt Bags are the Southshore Men’s Baseball League champions for the second year in a row. They beat the Slave Lake Cardinals two games to none in the best-of-three final. In the second game, on July 30,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Kyle Campbell of Slave Lake took a break from Midget league ball to play for Zone 8 in the Alberta Summer Games. This was in Grande Prairie on the July 21 weekend, which happened to be…

Submitted July 17, 2018 Men’s Night was a two-person, 18-hole scramble from the black tees. Sixty golfers came out for great evening of golf. Winners were: 4th low net with a score of 58.84 – Lawrence (Spook) Ghostkeeper and Kelly…

Cody Stasow For the Lakeside Leader With time winding down and the season almost coming to a close, I thought now would be a good time to inform you on the Slave Lake baseball junior players playing over in Barrhead…

Leader staff On July 21 17 Slave Lake Sharks attended the High Prairie Swim Meet. In the boys 14 and under 200 medley relay and the boys 14 and under 200 free relay Dawson Taylor, Colby Cyr, Gryffin Taylor and Ethan…

Submitted On July 3rd we postponed men’s night to July 5 due to potential thunder storms. We didn’t have as many golfers out; however we did have 38 participants. Our game for the evening was a two-man net Stableford point…