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Slave Lake hosts AB shooting provincials; locals do well

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Back in August, Slave Lake Rod and Gun Club hosted the 2020 Alberta Provincials, sponsored by the Alberta Sporting Clays Association. This was the club’s first time hosting the event. Seven Slave Lake shooters took home…
Icedogs lineup looks like this

(It could still change) Leader staff The Slave Lake Icedogs expect four goalies in their training camp, which should be starting pretty soon. That’s along with seven defencemen and 14 forwards. Likely those numbers will be trimmed down a bit…
Gymnastics ready with tested COVID precautions

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Gymnastics Association make-up classes in the summer were a good trial run for the fall. “It went well,” says president Tasha Albert. “It was well received. We know that the process we have works.”…
Pond hockey program a go, with only slight changes

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Junior Rec (pond) Hockey has been going “so long, they (the previous organizers) couldn’t even find a start date,” says Athena Williams, one of this years organizers. The 2020-21 hockey season is no exception,…
Icedogs coach to give players “the tools to evolve”

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader “Hockey is a tool for evolving people,” says William Von Göttsche, new Slave Lake Icedog’s coach. “I want to get them to lead. We will give them the tools to evolve.” Von Göttsche is a hockey…
The word from the Icedogs: ‘We are going ahead’

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader COVID restrictions on the number of spectators at games are not going to stop the Slave Lake Icedogs from taking the ice this season. That’s the word from Lauren Barr, the Junior team’s general manager. Barr plans…
Groups gear up for a very different ice-use season

For starters, dressing rooms won’t be open Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Ice user groups got the lowdown last week on the Town of Slave Lake’s plans for running the indoor ice rinks this season. It starts with a later-than-usual date (or…