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The champs!

The Slave Lake men’s league baseball championship final ended on July 28th with the Dirt Bags defeating the Cardinals by a score of 4 – 3. Pictured in the top row (l. to r.) are Craig Dombrosky, Brett Morton, Luke…
Kids learn ins and outs of footy at British soccer camp

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Kids were having a blast learning new skills at the 2017 British Soccer Camp that was happening last week over at the Northern Lakes College sports field in Slave Lake. Challenger Sports hosted the week-long camp…
Shoot that thing!

The Slave Lake Rod and Gun Club hosted another of its 3D archery shoots last weekend. Andrew Shupac told The Leader the event had a good turnout and ‘perfect weather.’ “We will be having a field shoot in August,” he…
Misfitz, Blue Jays slowpitch champs

Good fit for Misfitz The Franklin Parts Misfitz are the 2017 Slave Lake Slopitch League ‘A’ champions, after a victory Sunday over the Swingers. The Misfitz line-up included Jared Franklin, Audrey Ghostkeeper, Bobby Sinclair, Michelle Holmes, Jenna Kubel, Jackie White,…
Did he beat the throw?

Luke Macaulay of the Slave Lake Dirt Bags reaches first base just ahead of the throw in a Wednesday night Southshore Men’s Baseball League playoff game against the Wabasca Blue Jays. But he was called out by the umpire for…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says you can build strength and increase your range of motion with this week’s hybrid variation of chair pose and pigeon pose. “If your balance feels off, you…
Clobber that thing!

Erin Dahlgren of the D’Lanne Orange Sox takes a bead on a Jared Franklin pitch in Slave Lake Slowpitch League action last week. Franklin’s Misfitz ended up winning by an 18 – 14 score. Playoffs are supposed to take place…
Senior Open!

Karen Pearson tees off in the Gilwood Senior Open. Several hours later…. manger Tom Tippin presents trophies to winners Roger Cheechoo (74), left, and Bert Durgan (85).  

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Bantam ‘AA’ Heat ventured down south this past weekend and left with a 0 – 4 record. Kevin Campbell, assistant coach, says Game 1 on Saturday morning was against the Camrose Cougars. “The…

The Slave Lake Sharks swim team took part in a meet in Grimshaw on July 15, with results as follows: Dawson Taylor 7/8 Boys – 25m fly – 2nd; 25m breast – 2nd; 100 IM – 2nd – personal best…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Wildrose Rodeo Association’s Spruce Point Park Rodeo on the Canada Day weekend was a big success. According to one of the chief organizers, it could hardly have turned out better. “Fantastic,” was Mike Skrynyk’s term…

Leader staff This just in, from the Slave Lake Sharks: swim meets on June 24 in Grande Prairie and July 8 in Valleyview produced the usual crop of good results, as follows. Grande Prairie – 22 Swimmers – 50 personal…