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St. Francis Falcons go 1 – 2 in provincials

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader As promised, here’s an update about how the St. Francis Falcons did at provincials: didn’t come home with gold, but did come home with pride. “After winning zones, the Falcons took the next step and…
Local dance students benefit from ballet professionals

Submitted Earlier this month, the Stage North Association of Slave Lake created an opportunity for locals that extended beyond the stage performance of Ballet Kelowna. Dancers were invited to take a 90-minute ballet class taught by professional dancers. Desiree taught…
Snowmobilers brave icy winds to race on the lake

  Leader staff Mother Nature wasn’t exactly the best friend of the Outlaw Sled Drags on Lesser Slave Lake on March 11. On the other hand – it could have been worse! People showed up with their snowmobiles and raced…
Stretch out with this week by doing the ‘cow pose’

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week try to channel your inner farm animal with ‘cow pose.’ Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says to start on your hands and knees, with your knees directly below your hips and…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Figure skating is like ballet with more speed. At its upper levels it is, at least. For a group like Slave Lake’s Lakeside Figure Skating Club, it ranges from four-year-olds just learning how to stand up…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Bantam Thunder put in a good showing at the provincial ‘B’ hockey tournament in Springbank this past weekend. They won two, lost one and tied one in four round-robin games. It wasn’t quite…
Bantam ‘A’ Thunder having a good season

  Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader   Slave Lake’s most successful hockey team this season is the Bantam ‘A’ Thunder. An ‘A’ team in league play, but ‘B’ in provincial competition. They play this weekend in the Bantam ‘B’ Provincial Championships…
Local high school basketball action

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Roland Michener senior girls’ basketball team came out victorious last week in a game against the Atikameg Warriors. According to Esther Bylsma, coach, the lady Rams came together and won 69-29. “They played well and…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Roland Michener Rams and the St. Francis Falcons were busy on the basketball court earlier this month at a divisional tournament in Donnelly. According to Falcon coach Evan Mellsen and Rams coach Matthew Carter, both…