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Female Thunder wrap up regular season with two wins

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Bantam/Midget girls’ hockey team finished off its regular season on the Family Day weekend with a pair of victories over visiting Fort St. John. Saturday the Thunder won 7 – 1; Sunday they finished…
Bonspiel win for Kinuso foursome

Winners of the Ladies’ Open Bonspiel at the Slave Lake Curling Club this year are the Superstars, a team from Kinuso, skipped by Jackie Neron. They beat the Nash/Giroux rink in the ‘A’ Event final on Feb. 18 by a…
Hoops in the community

Members of the community were invited to hit the hardwood at Roland Michener School last week in a game against junior high boys and girls. It was one of several planned events over the next few weeks in a student…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader League playoffs should begin this weekend for the Slave Lake Midget Thunder hockey team. The Thunder capped a pretty successful regular season on Feb. 24 and 24 with a loss to Redwater and a win over…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Pee Wee 1 Thunder made it to the second round of provincial play after getting by Peace River in the first round. Although they lost 6 – 5 in Peace River on Feb. 15,…

Leard Robertson For the Lakeside Leader With only two weeks left until the playoffs, the curling teams of Hammertime and Silvertip are tied atop the Men’s League standings. The top four finishers get an automatic bye into the second round…
Roland Rams defeat Kinuso Knights despite slow start

Early moments of the game had coach worried Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Roland Michener Secondary School Junior Boys Rams defeated the Kinuso School Knights during a junior basketball game in Slave Lake. The game took place on Feb. 14…

Eligibility broader than ever Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The days of huge fields in the Slave Lake Petroleum Association’s (SLPA) Oilmen’s Bonspiel appear to be long gone. But the annual curling shindig and fundraiser for a good cause is still…

Slave Lake’s Pee Wee 1 Thunder are in good shape in provincial playdowns after a 5 – 0 victory over Peace River on Feb. 7. The second game of the two-game, total-goal series is in Peace River on Feb. 15.

Slave Lake’s senior women’s hockey team, the Kodiaks, hosted the Taylor Falcons on Saturday, winning 4 – 2. Michelle Holmes, Lyndsay Baird and Paige Foster scored for the Kodiaks.

The Slave Lake Novice 3 Thunder came up big at a tournament in Barrhead on the first weekend of February, winning the ‘B’ side with four straight victories. In the round robin they defeated Sherwood Park, Barrhead and Beaumont; in…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ hockey team is in Tier III of their league for a reason, and that reason was hammered home on Friday in a game against one of the better teams in the Tier…
Snow bikes: less impact, better access, more fun

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Snow bikes are so much fun, says Glen Monaghan of Slave Lake, you can spend two days riding one and feel like you’ve had a week’s-worth of enjoyment. “In 40 years of playing on stuff (machines),…
Second annual indoor soccer tournament hosts a dozen teams

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The second annual Slave Lake Indoor Soccer Tournament is now in the history books and it has grown significantly from last year. Tournament and indoor co-ordinator Esther Bylsma says there were 12 teams that participated in…