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Ball hockey kids go undefeated in city

By Mike Martin For the Lakeside Leader On Saturday, June 8, we took five of our ball hockey kids to Edmonton for the Street Hockey Showdown hosted by United Cycle. The Puck Monkeys played short-handed with only one extra player.…

Leader staff Slave Lake’s Midget Heat boys’ baseball team played a couple of games in Lloydminster on the weekend. It was supposed to be three games, but heavy rain forced the postponement of a game vs. High Prairie. The rain…
Happy anglers

Steve Wirstiuk and Doug Shea just found out they have the biggest fish of Day 1 in the Canadian Tire Anglers Cup and they are pretty pleased about it!
TKD students get tested!

Slave Lake’s AB Taekwondo Club students did belt testing on June 4 and 5. On Tuesday, 48 students aged seven-plus tested at the MRC field house. These were ranked from white to green belt. On Wednesday, 20 early skills and…

Leader staff The Canadian Tire Anglers Cup returns for another year to Slave Lake. This year it takes place on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15. The entry fee is $1,000 per team and the first 100 teams entered…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The latest from the Slave Lake Icedogs coach Todd White is four new signings for the team. This follows a prospects camp held at River Cree on the May long weekend. White says Kael Lamouche, Gerik…

Two Roland Michener School athletes will take part in the provincial high school track & field championships in Calgary this week. Kenya Ross competes in the 3,000, 1,500 and 400-metre races. Huereka Aragon competes in the javelin. The two students…

Leader staff Members of Slave Lake’s AB Taekwondo Club took part in a tournament in Edmonton on May 25. Nineteen of them won medals – in sparring, patterns or both. According to information received from coaches Alexander and Ava Briones,…
Sharks take a bite out of competition at home meet

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Forty-four of the 53 members of the Slave Lake Sharks swim club competed in the May 25 meet at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre in Slave Lake. Joining them were 134 swimmers from clubs across the…

Meghan Payne For the Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Watershed Council (LSWC) is one of Alberta’s 11 Watershed Planning and Advisory Council’s (WPACs). WPACs in Alberta are provincial Water for Life partners and are provided resources from the province to…

Leader staff Kimberly Poitras is an athlete who spent the first few years of her life in Slave Lake. She later trained in Edmonton with the Edmonton Auroras synchronized swimming club from age 9-14. She had some good results in…