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Local boxer brings home gold from Idaho tournament

Lee Tanghe Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Lee Tanghe, head coach of the Slave Lake Boxing Club, update The Leader last week on what’s been happening in his neck of the woods lately. “We want to Pocatello Idaho and Carl Knight…
Tae kwon do kids enter the ring in Westlock and do well

Some students from the Little Kickers class that went to the Westlock Tournament showing off their medals! Back row: Bruce Whitney and Leona Buchholtz. Front row: Nate Allarie, Zander Smith, Keegan Warman, Conner Smith, Danni Carmichael. Warman, Conner Smith, Danni…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Comments from the coaching staff of the Slave Lake Midget Thunder came in a bit too late to make last week’s Leader. So here we go, better late than never: “The kids worked hard and had…
Curling season closes with three league championships

Leader staff The Slave Lake Curling Club finished off its season recently with a handful of league finals. ‘Mor-Port’ came out on top in the eight-team mixed league on March 13. This marks the fourth time in five years the…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Midget Thunder’s third game at the Midget ‘C’ Provincials this past weekend might have been their best. With not a lot to play for at that point except pride and the fans in…
Bantams close out season with a league championship

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It wasn’t their most dominant win of the season, by any stretch, but a win is a win and the Bantam ‘A’ Thunder got it done last Tuesday, beating the Westlock Warriors for the Interlock Tier…
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…