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Eagles notch another shut-out win on road

Eagles notch another shut-out win on road

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns The Eagles first game this season saw a unique contest decided mainly by the kicking game. Week 2 was also heavily influenced by the special teams, but in a different manner. The [...]

SIJHL preseason Q&A: Dryden GM Ice Dogs

SIJHL preseason Q&A: Dryden GM Ice Dogs

Submitted by the SIJHL The Dryden GM Ice Dogs begin their season on Sunday night at the Memorial Arena.  Each of the SIJHL’s member clubs are busily preparing for the upcoming campaign with various practices, training [...]

Eagles claim 11-0 win in new AA division

Eagles claim 11-0 win in new AA division

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns One of the beauties of football is you never know what might happen on any given week. In their first match in the AA Vidruk division in years, the Dryden Eagles opened [...]

Ice Dogs meet fans at the start of an exciting season

Ice Dogs meet fans at the start of an exciting season

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are preparing for a banner year as Dryden hosts the Dudley Hewitt Cup in May. On Sunday the Dogs took their first steps into the new season by [...]

‘Dogs back on ice at training camp

‘Dogs back on ice at training camp

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs took their first steps to what they hope is a repeat championship with training camp at the Memorial Arena over the weekend. Players hoping to make the team [...]

AA bound Eagles test football squad in Kenora scrimmages

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden High School Eagles Football team joined teams from Winnipeg, Thunder Bay and Kenora for some pre-season scrimmages in Kenora in anticipation of the season opener, this Friday. Moving into the [...]

Three-peat for Samsal and Dingwall at Bass Tournament

Three-peat for Samsal and Dingwall at Bass Tournament

It was another big day on the water in the annual Dryden Bass Tournament — especially for the team of Jay Samsal and Scott Dingwall (pictured left)who marked their third consecutive win and a $3,000 top [...]

Dump Bears add 6th straight Gender Bender win

Dump Bears add 6th straight Gender Bender win

With confusion at home plate, the PI Dump Bears’ Mike Still squeaks past the line to notch a run in his team’s 29-15 championship win over Team NWO in the A-side final of the weekend’s Gender [...]

Ice Dogs commit to post-secondary schools

Ice Dogs commit to post-secondary schools

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden GM Ice Dogs’ forward and captain, Derek McPhail has committed to the  Selkirk College Saints hockey program in Nelson, BC where he will be joining teammate Patrick Zubick. The 20-year old [...]

Ice Dogs absent from SIJHL preseason schedule

Dryden Observer Staff The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday its preseason schedule heading into the 2017-18 campaign. There are presently 10 contests on the league’s exhibition slate with preseason action set to begin on [...]