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Midgets go 2 -1 on opening weekend: some rust evident

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ baseball team has some expectations going into this season. It’s largely the squad mentored through the past few seasons by coaches Dave LaFrance and Kevin Campbell that did its share of winning…

Opening day at Gilwood last Friday was bright, cool and beautiful. The Boyd Kelham foursome were the first to tee off. Left to right are Jorgen Drewniak, Carson Chykerda, Kelham and Jamie St. Martin.

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader For 12 weeks, on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Slave Lake Multi-Rec Centre, Cindy Williams is teaching a course called Learn To Run. A fitness trainer and owner of Body Sculpt Fitness, Williams says the course…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Apples and watermelons. That’s how Derek Prue of the Western Provinces Hockey Association characterizes the difference between recruiting players for Junior ‘A’ and Junior ‘B.’ Prue is the principal in the effort of the Western States…

‘A great season overall,’ is how Bumpy Churchill, assistant coach with the Slave Lake Pee Wee ‘A’ Thunder describes the 2017/2018 campaign. The team won a zone championship and qualified for the Pee Wee ‘B’ provincials in LaCrete. They went…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Will the ice be off Lesser Slave Lake by May 25? Scott Dahlgren is sure hoping so, because that’s the first day of fishing in the new Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament, out of Spruce Point…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Damian Hill of Slave Lake will suit up for Team Brick Alberta at the huge Brick Invitational tournament for Atom aged players at West Edmonton Mall in the first week of July. He was one of…

The entire Indicas synchro club: Brookelyn Albert, Eva Boucher, Enya Chomokovski, Brooke Emes, Kennedy Emsland, Nicole Emsland, Kayla Olsen, Amy Payne, Darby Pukanich, Kianna Ridley, Raya Romanchuk, Amber Smits, Lucy Smits, Ambrie Statham and Mia Vizcarra performing a routine. Ambrie…

It’s badminton season, and we have the pictures to prove it. Unfortunately we don’t have much information to go with them, except that a tournament involving seven schools took place in Slave Lake on April 14.

Loses to silver medalist Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake boxer Carl Knight did well to earn a spot at the national championships. But he was in tough against a fighter representing Nova Scotia at the March 29 event in…

Roberta Hunt For the Lakeside Leader It was another great year of laughs, good food, good drinks, memories and of course curling in Kinuso. Our club had 16 regular teams, which curled throughout the week from November to March. We…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Minor baseball workouts continue indoors until weather permits them to move outdoors. Midget Heat coach Dave LaFrance says they appreciate the indoors space, given the circumstances. “With the winter and rough spring we are having,” he…
‘A’ winners Outlaws

Kirk Ruecker, Tanner Lacombe, Rajan Sarjunarai, James Green, Jesse Auger, Travis Malbeuf, Lance Filgate, Riley Eben, Kolby Lukan, Colin Kazakoff, Colby Welygan, Darbie Deschover, Dustin Ghostkeeper, Derri Deschover, Taylor Riddoch, Adam Becker, Drew Deschover, Denis Martin, Robert Gall and Dallas…

Slave Lake’s Atom 1 Thunder finished their season with a loss to Edson in the league championship series. This came after a successful regular season in which the Thunder finished in first place. Other highlights from the season included three…
‘B’ winners: SL Fire Department

Chris Le Gresley, Ryan Coutts, Nick Lever, Patrick McConnell, Logan Skahl, Thomas Spencer, Issac Pickell, Zach Pavcek, Wade Skahl, Stephane Lemarie, Ryan Prouse, Noah Billard, Cory Tillman and Steven DeJong are the ‘B’ winners of the Slave Lake Adult Rec…
St. Francis holds archery tournament

On March 24, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy held the Falcon Open Archery Tournament. Top Male Archer for Senior High Rylen Olfert with a score of 278 from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy. Top Female Archer Senior High…