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Good day for Gilwood

Gilwood Golf & Country Club has been scrambling to come up with money for needed upgrades and repairs lately. A grant from the provincial government doesn’t solve all those problems, but having enough cash to re-do the clubhouse roof will…
Big weekend for minor baseball in Slave Lake

Juniors go 1 – 1 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There was some competitive junior baseball action at Charity Park in Slave Lake on Sunday. The St. Albert Cardinals were in town to play the local Heat in a two-game set…
Logger sports return to Slave Lake

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The good news is competitive pole-climber Kat Spencer will be in Slave Lake on June 3 to do logger sports demonstrations. The bad news is she won’t be demonstrating pole-climbing. But she will be demo-ing other…
Power-lifting meet happening in Slave Lake

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A local gym is hosting a power-lifting competition in Slave Lake on June 3. Champions Health and Fitness is teaming up with 100% RAW Powerlifting Federation to put on the “fully sanctioned” event at the Champions…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week’s pose focuses on strengthening core muscles and shoulders along with firming and toning your entire body. Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says to begin on your hands and knees. “Engage your…
Soccer begins!

The Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association kicked off its summer season last week. The Leader popped by a few games happening at the Roland Michener Secondary School fields to see some of the action. These fellas were practicing their kicking…
EPIC bike rally for fun and safety

Team EPIC hosted its annual bike rally last week on May 11. Families gathered with bikes and helmets in tow at E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake and were able to pick from two different routes. Kiddies were also…
Junior Heat start season with a couple of losses

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team got started earlier than expected last weekend. Coach Cody Stasow says he was first told the Heat wouldn’t be playing on the first weekend in the league; then he was asked…

Leader staff Slave Lake’s Bantam Heat baseball team started its season with a three-game set in Edmonton and won all three. This is largely the same team that hosted the provincial tournament last year after a stellar season. It seems…
Spring training

Word from the baseball people is Slave Lake will have a junior ball program this year, along with the usual Midget, Bantam and younger age groups. Chances are the Southshore Men’s League will be back in business again, although we’ve…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake teams took three out of the four top spots in the regional floor curling tournament held in Slave Lake on April 29. The Stan Conrad rink (with Alma Conrad, Trudy Stephens and Delores Scarfe)…
Opening day

Gilwood Golf Club offcially opened for business on May 5, and Steven Leishman (not to be confused with pro golfer Marc Leishman) was one of the first on the course.