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All AB Taekwondo students placed at Edmonton championship

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader All 18 students from AB Taekwondo received a medal at a championship in Edmonton. AB Taekwondo is one of two Taekwondo ‘dojangs’, studios, in Slave Lake. Students from six years old to adults competed at the…
Pee wees come up a bit short

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It was a slow weekend for most of minor hockey, but things were hopping at the MRC in Slave Lake with a Pee Wee tournament. Eight teams took part, including two from Slave Lake. In the…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Icedogs kept their winning streak alive with two more wins this past weekend. Both games were ‘showcase’ affairs – one in High Prairie and the other in Wabasca. In High Prairie Friday night,…
Icedogs look to have a rival in High Prairie

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Will the Slave Lake Icedogs have – as rumoured – a rival team in High Prairie sometime soon? Here’s hoping, and the signs are certainly pointing that way. In fact, if GMHL West official Derek Prue…
Midgets escape Athabasca with a win, beat Barrhead too

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake’s Midget 1 Thunder’s first two regular season games were closer than might have been expected, given their dominance in the pre-season. They squeaked by Athabasca (a Tier II team) by a single goal…
Diamond Belt boxing returns to Slave Lake Nov. 2

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Boxing entertainment is back in Slave Lake this weekend with the Alberta Diamond Belt event. Hosted by the Slave Lake Boxing Club, and taking place at the Slave Lake Inn, the card promises some good amateur…
Icedogs welcome overseas player, win two more games

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Icedogs, after a shaky start to the season, are establishing themselves as the team to beat. This past weekend they picked up two more wins and moved into first place in the GMHL…
Area schools do well in volleyball

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Senior High Volleyball divisionals were in High Prairie on October 22. From Slave Lake area, Roland Michener Secondary School Rams, Kinuso School Knights, and St. Francis of Assisi School Falcons competed. Rams boys won silver, and…
Slave Lake boys playing Bantam AAA hockey in the city

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Two of the brightest prospects in Slave Lake minor hockey have moved on to play at a higher level. Kaleb Van Hoek and Tanner Churchill are both in the Bantam ‘AAA’ program in the Edmonton area…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Koinonia boys and St. Francis girls won bronze at junior high volleyball divisionals. These were held at St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie on October 15. In boys, gold went to Mistassiniy, from Wabasca, and silver…
Figure skating up and running

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Lakeside Figure Skating Club classes are up and running. “I think it’s a great program, because we haven’t raised the fees for years,” says April Steele, Lakeside Figure Skating Club treasurer. “I think the kids end…
Falcons lead junior high volleyball league

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Falcons are leading junior high volleyball in the area. In three weeks of league play, Falcons lost only one game, giving them an 11 to 1 league record. They won…