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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…
Oilmen’s shoot draws nine teams

The Slave Lake Petroleum Association held its annual fun trap shooting tournament on Saturday, with nine teams of five members each competing. It featured traps (above) and sporting clays events, as well as a ‘50/50 shoot.’ According to Scott Iverson…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader “Contrary to the title, the head doesn’t touch the knee,” says Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga. “Begin seated on your mat, legs out in front of you. Lengthen your spine and sit on…
Playoff pool winners

The Rotary Club of Slave Lake presented prize money to three of the 10 winners in the NHL playoff pool last week. Those were the ones who were able to show up for the photo. Pictured left to right are…
Sharks surface in High Level

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Sharks headed up to High Level on June 17th and came back with a five medals, including two gold, two silver and one bronze, not to mention 17 best personal times. The results…
Swing and a miss

Austin Hay of the Slave Lake Midget Heat swings at a pitch in a Southshore Men’s League baseball game on June 21 against the visiting Whitefish Giants. Whitefish was leading the game when the rain came and will get the…