New players still arriving Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The latest addition to the Slave Lake Icedogs Jr. hockey team is from…
With COVID-19, the third Champions Fitness Open won’t be open to spectators. However, if it goes ahead it will be…
The Slave Lake Gymnastics Association is two years old, but this is the first year it is able to hold summer camps. It has two – a Nature Ninja Camp and an Arts and Gymnastics Camp. The first is in collaboration with the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation. The second with the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council.
“It’s not going to look like our previous seasons,” says TinaMarie Ritter, with Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association.
The season doesn’t start until May 17, so the restrictions may change, but the association decided to plan the season based on the current restrictions for outdoor recreation.
The Slave Lake Icedogs have been busy as a roomful of one-armed paper-hangers lately, with players arriving and players leaving. But that’s all over now, says team owner Lauren Barr, with the trading deadline for the league having come and gone (it was March 15).
‘Drop us a line!’ says Slave Lake’s Anglers Cup committee – pun certainly intended. The big walleye tournament is going ahead again in 2021, after a year off.
“We just got our license last week,” says chief tournament organizer Tracey Crain. “We’re getting entries in already.”
As reported in this space a week ago, the Slave Lake Icedogs got back to practicing on indoor ice on Feb. 22. It’s not exactly normal, but as head coach Gregg Kennedy says, any indoor ice is better than none at this point.
One reason he said that was because the temperature that day was well above freezing and the outdoor rinks were in bad shape.