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Mosquito Heat host ‘A’ provincials, place second

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Mosquito Heat boys’ baseball team hosted the Tier III ‘A’ provincial championship tournament on the weekend. Considering the forecast, the weather turned out to be not too bad, and all the games were completed…
19-6 victory over the Parkland Twins

Submitted The Slave Lake Mosquito Heat started their Provincial Baseball weekend going one and one on July 7. Game one saw the Heat go up against the Parkland Twins Red team. Colby Campbell got the start for the Heat on…
Dancers travel to B.C. for dance competition wins golds

Jennifer Hanson For the Lakeside Leader It was a golden weekend for the dancers of Dance Creations, who attended a competition in Oliver B.C. July 5 and 6. The studio had 16 dancers performing 14 routines; five groups, eight solos…

Submitted Slave Lake Sharks attended the Valleyview Swim Meet on July 7 and seven Sharks brought home medals. Dawson Taylor got gold with three first places, a second place and one personal best time. Collin Becker got bronze with two…

It’s a bit late, but here are the results from the June 26 Men’s Night competition at Gilwood Golf Club. In spite of rain and wind, 56 golfers turned out for a four-man scramble format over 18 holes. The team…
Big swing, small contact

Cody Stasow of the Dirt Bags fouls one off in a game against the Slave Lake Heat in the Southshore Men’s Baseball League on July 4. The Dirt Bags were scheduled to play the Wabasca Jays, but when the Jays…
Aiden Blocka

Aiden Blocka of the Slave Lake Heat dances out of the way of a low pitch from Trevor Vance of the Dirt Bags in Southshore Men’s League action on June 28. The Bags won the game 5 – 4. Blocka…

Leader staff Twenty-seven members of the Slave Lake Sharks attended the Grande Prairie meet June 23. Of 108 swims, personal best times were set in 70 of them – a rate of 65 per cent. According to head coach Jacquie…

Leader staff Mitch Nardi of the East Coast Hockey League’s Rapid City Rush will be the head instructor at the Peak Performance Hockey School again this year. Nardi, a native of Hamilton Ontario, recently graduated from Brock University and before…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Word from someone involved in the attempt to secure a Junior ‘A’ hockey franchise for Slave Lake is that it can still happen, but not without a local investor (or investors) to take ownership. That’s a…
High level of competition for Sharks

Leader staff Six members of the Slave Lake Sharks swim club competed at a meet in High Level on June 16. They raced 24 times and came up with 14 personal best times. The Sharks were ranked third overall in…
Taking a good crack at it

Luke MacAulay of the Slave Lake Dirt Bags launches one high and deep (but not deep enough) in a Southshore Men’s League baseball game against the Slave Lake Cardinals on Friday night, June 22. The Dirt Bags ended up shutting…

Leader staff Members of two Slave Lake area swim clubs competed at meets in Beaverlodge and Fairview on recent weekends, with a parade of impressive results. On top of that, three members of the Slave Lake Sharks qualified for the…

2016 Anglers Cup champs Kevin Schafer and Chris Kindraka pulled in second-place money in the Anglers Cup, with 27.48 lbs. total weight. Presenting is Richard Kresky (centre) of Canadian Tire. Taking third spot in the Anglers Cup this year were…