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Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake will host the Midget ‘AA’ Tier 4 provincial baseball championship tournament on the last weekend of this month. That good news came in just recently from Midget Heat coach Kevin Campbell. The tournament runs…
Midgets win squeaker

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader In minor baseball news, the Slave Lake Midget Heat tangled with the High Prairie Sauce on June 27 in a make-up game at Charity Park in Slave Lake. It brought out a decent-sized crowd, who definitely…
Over 30 Sharks swim at GP meet

Leader staff Slave Lake’s summer swim club continues to compete in meets all over the northwestern part of the province. A bigger contingent than usual made the trip to Grande Prairie on June 22 for the meet there. Thirty-one Sharks…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A few people have stepped up to fill important volunteer roles with the Slave Lake Icedogs. That’s the Junior hockey team that plans to begin play this fall in the Western Provinces Hockey Association. As reported…
Mosquito Heat go 3-0 to win gold in Pembina League year-end

Submitted Game 1 saw the Heat face Westlock. The Heat pitching and bats were too much for Westlock, with the heat coming out victorious. Pitching duties were shared by Grady Beauchamp, Grayson Conrad, Aiden Noskey and Nico Diaz. Conner McDermott,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Austin Mood-Flagg played senior hockey last season for the High Prairie Regals. This coming season he’ll be back in Slave Lake with the Junior ‘A’ Icedogs. The news came in recently from owner Lauren Barr. “We…

Leader staff Slave Lake swimmers attended a meet on the first weekend of June in Beaverlodge. A scheduled meet June 8 in High Level was canceled. This past weekend 16 Sharks swam in Fairview (results to come later). In Beaverlodge,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Icedogs Junior ‘A’ hockey team appears on track to launch its inaugural season in the Western Provinces Hockey Association (WPHA) this fall. But unlike the league’s first season, the WPHA won’t be a…

Leader staff The Reed Churchill Memorial Ball Hockey Tournament – as previously reported – goes July 6 and 7 in Slave Lake. As of June 10, there was good response in several age groups, but lots of room for more…