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The second Festivus Games at Slave Lake Crossfit

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader ‘Festivus Games’ are lots of fun, says Bruce Maunder, member of Slave Lake CrossFit. Last time, it was so popular, CrossFit decided to do it again. Slave Lake CrossFit hosted ‘Festivus Games’ on Saturday, September 14,…
Slave Lake Fall Classic Slow-Pitch tournament had a big turnout

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Slave Lake hosted the Slave Lake Fall Classic Slow-Pitch tournament on September 7 and 8. “There were 20 teams,” says organizer Ryan Ricard. “It was one of the biggest (slow-pitch tournaments), I’ve seen up here.” To…
Looking back at the glory years: info wanted for archive

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Former Westlock Wolfpack and Warriors hockey player Rod Kaliel is compiling data on the North Central Hockey League. The idea is to “archive as much player statistics as possible,” he says, so as to display them…
Icedogs players showing up, starting to skate

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This story originally started with ‘The latest signing for the Slave Lake Icedogs is Darian Alook of Wabasca.’ But by the middle of last week that wasn’t true anymore, because there were four or five more…
Season finale for Traildusters

Photos from the final Traildusters’ gymkhana at the Smith Equestrian Arena on Saturday, Sept. 7. Gymkhana includes five types of riding competitions, including flags and poles.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior ‘A’ hockey team the Icedogs, held a skate at River Cree in Edmonton on Sept. 6. Head coach Brian Noad said prior to that date it was to get a look at some…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Western Canada Championships for 18U ‘AAA’ baseball took place in Red Deer Aug. 15 – 18. Participating were Slave Lakers William Chemago and Matthew LaFrance, for the Grande Prairie Northern Lights. The Lights ended up…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader As reported earlier, Slave Lake baseball player Cole Stasow was involved in the Western Canadians for Junior ball on the Aug. 10 weekend in Saskatoon. His team – St. Albert – finished with a 2-2 record…
Whitefish wins Battle of the Nations

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A team from Whitefish (Daniel’s) was the ‘A’ winner of this year’s Battle of the Nations slowpitch tournament, held in Slave Lake Aug. 17 – 19. They defeated the defending champion Loon River team in the…