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Loon River Atom

A Loon River Atom player swoops in for an attempt on goal in a provincial playdown game at the Tervita Arena on Saturday.
Falcon action

The St. Francis of Assisi Falcons junior basketball team took on the Atikameg School Warriors on Jan. 17 at St. Francis in Slave Lake. The Falcons defeated the Warrior 41-22. The latest standings in the Smoky River Junior High School…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The less said the better, is pretty much head coach Richard Chemago’s comment on the Slave Lake Midget Thunder blowout win over Athabasca on Friday. Teams don’t learn much from easy wins, and may develop bad…
Thrilling finish

Slave Lake’s St. Francis of Assisi Falcons senior boys basketball team hosted the Atikameg School Warriors in basketball action on Jan. 17 at St. Francis. It was a close, back and forth game with the Falcons winning in a thrilling…

Nick Carpenter of the Roland Michener Rams Junior High Boys team goes up for a shot against the GP Vanier Vipers in Donnelly on Jan. 17, The Rams won the game 43 – 38. Video of third-quarter action can be…
Ready to rock

Curlers in the after-school Junior Rocks program stand with brooms at the ready, waiting to be turned loose on the ice on Jan. 17.

Liam Dickson of the Roland Michener Rams goes up for a rebound against the Prairie River Raiders of High Prairie in a Smoky River Junior High Basketball League game last Wednesday. The Rams prevailed by a score of 45 –…
on Team Alberta North

Kennedy Hartman, right, joins her brother Jacob on Team Alberta North and will compete in girls’ hockey at the Arctic Winter Games in Hay River and Fort Smith in March. Kennedy made the girls’ team at a tryout camp in…
OT loss

Raphael Bautista of the St. Francis Falcons is under pressure from St. Andrew’s Saints Colby Cox and Jacob Kosak in a junior high game last week in High Prairie. The Saints won 30 – 29 in overtime. Photo courtesy Chris…
Win for Pee Wee 3

Slave Lake’s Pee Wee 3 team nipped Athabasca by a 3 – 2 score on Saturday, in one of many minor hockey games played on the weekend.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ hockey team stepped out of their league for a game Friday night against Onoway and did just fine. They won the game 8 – 3, overcoming a shaky start and running away…

Girls from around northern Alberta spent the weekend in Slave Lake, trying out for the Team Alberta North squad that will compete at the Arctic Winter Games in Hay River and Fort Smith NT in March. It wasn’t known by…
Ready for action

The Northern Lakes College gym has been out of commission for a while and here’s why: it’s been getting an entirely new floor. “The College is looking forward to hosting 2018 events,” says Jessica Van Hoek of NLC, such as…
Hockey back in full swing: Midgets win big at home

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It seemed like ages since the Slave Lake Midget Thunder had played a game, but they showed little rust in a 9 – 1 victory over Whitecourt on Saturday night. The last time they played Slave…
Senior hockey

The Slave Lake Kodiaks win the draw cleanly against Sturgeon Lake Saturday evening in a Peace Country Female Hockey League game in Slave Lake. Sturgeon won the game 9 – 7.