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Tough weekend for Icedogs; losses to HP and Enoch

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It’s been said before and we’ll say it again. If you aren’t on top of your game in the GMHL West Division, you lose. The Slave Lake Icedogs weren’t on the weekend, losing to High Prairie…
Midgets handle Fort Mac and other minor hockey news

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder hosted a team from Fort McMurray on Saturday and weren’t very nice to them. The Thunder sent their guests packing with a 7 – 1 thrashing. Seven different players scored for…
Icedogs do well, have fun at league all-star game

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader As reported earlier, four members of the Slave Lake Icedogs Junior A hockey team took part in the Greater Metro Hockey League all-star game in South River Ontario on Jan. 11. Or to be precise, two…
Kinuso skeeters a young group of curlers this year

Leader staff Kinuso skeeters bonspiel curlers were younger than normal. “We had a really young group this year,” says Roberta Hunt, Kinuso curling club organizer. “Most of the skips had never skipped before. The great sportsmanship was greatly appreciated by…
The Golf Shack! opens for business

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader If you miss hitting golf balls during the long, slow winter, Chad Caron of Slave Lake has the answer. It’s a golf simulator game, operating now for a couple of weeks in a rented space behind…
Missing their big guns, Icedogs dominate anyway

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader That elusive ’60-minutes of hockey’ that coaches are always saying they wish they could get out of their teams happened on Friday. According to Icedogs’ head coach Brian Noad, that’s what his depleted squad turned in…
Up and down weekend for Icedogs

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior ‘A’ team stole a game from High Prairie on Friday. Outshot 53 – 25, they made the most of their chances, beating the Redwings 7 – 4. Sunday back in High Prairie the…
Midget, Pee Wee Thunder teams in shut-down mode

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader We don’t want to jinx anything, but…. Never mind, it’s too risky. But Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder rolled over a couple more teams on the weekend. On Saturday, they shut out Vegreville 6 – 0…