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SL minor soccer had good spring season, despite the rain

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader “We really prevailed through some crummy weather,” says TinaMarie Ritter, president of the Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association. However, despite the weather it was a good season, she adds. “There’s lots of kids who like to play…

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader The Slave Lake Gymnastic Association held its first uninterrupted spring session in May and June. It started fall of 2019, just in time for COVID-19 to make things difficult. However, the association has thrived. “We had about…

Leader staff Slave Lake’s U15 Heat minor baseball team closed out the ‘tiering’ portion of its 2022 season with a trio of games in Lloydminster on June 18 and 19. They lost the first two and won the third one.…
Father-son duo win 2022 Anglers Cup

Leader staff Fifty teams took part in the 2022 Canadian Tire Anglers Cup walleye tournament. Billy Flemming and his son Laken won the tournament. Weather was variable, but manageable, and the fish seemed to be biting pretty well. Teams got…

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Beyblades are a kids toy, but also popular with adults. They are a spinning top with removable parts, which fight each other in small arenas. Slave Laker Jonathan Fontanet got his kids Beyblades for Christmas. The kids…

Leader staff Eight members of the Slave Lake Sharks competed at a meet in Fairview on June 11, swimming in 30 individual races. Sharks swimmers won a total of 11 gold, four silver and four bronze medals. Eleanor Friesen put…
U11 baseball teams win five of eight in Westlock

Leader staff Slave Lake’s two U11 Heat baseball teams normally just play Wednesday night games in the Pembina League. But on June 12 both teams took part in a season-ending league tournament in Westlock. The teams squeezed in four games…
U15 Heat hosts four games: wins one; loses three

U13 win two Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader The Slave Lake U15 Heat baseball team played four games in Slave Lake the weekend of June 11 and 12. They won the third, but lost the other three. In the first game (Sat.…
Iversons on top of all but men’s at Clays2Raise

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Steven Dyck won the men’s category at the fourth annual Clays2Raise family fun shoot. The other four categories were captured by Iversons. Shelley Iverson took first in the ladies and team category. In teams, her partner was…