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Athletes brave tough conditions at NW Invitational

Athletes brave tough conditions at NW Invitational

It was a very challenging weekend for competitive track and field in Dryden as the month of May saved its worst weather for the competitors of the Northwest Invitational, held Friday and Saturday. While the nasty [...]

NorWOSSA Soccer – Week Two

NorWOSSA Soccer – Week Two

A challenging home outing for the Dryden Eagles Soccer teams as they hosted NorWOSSA rivals Kenora’s Beaver Brae Broncos and the Fort Frances Muskies in regular season matches last week under cool, wet conditions. Beaver Brae’s [...]

Dryden GM Ice Dogs sign coach Walsten to three-year deal

Dryden GM Ice Dogs sign coach Walsten to three-year deal

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs held their annual general meeting last Thursday and the organization signed Kurt Walsten to a new three year deal. Walsten lead the Ice Dogs to back to back [...]

Dryden GM Ice Dogs honour players, community

Dryden GM Ice Dogs honour players, community

By Chris Marchand It was a night of great emotion as the Dryden GM Ice Dogs said goodbye to a successful season made all the more rich by upheaval and constant change. The awards dinner was [...]

Club hosts ‘Stick It’ Mini-Meet

Submitted Results from Sunset Gymnastics’ Stick It Regional Mini-Meet, held Saturday, May 2. Tuesday Rec 1/2 5:30 class- Cami Dimit gold Tory Adams silver Samantha Aho bronze Rec 1/2 6:45 class- Aurbrielle Baril gold Lila Webb [...]

Lakers grab third straight championship

Lakers grab third straight championship

By Dryden Observer Staff The Fort Frances Lakers came back last week after being down two games to one and won three straight against the Dryden GM Ice Dogs to capture their third SIJHL championship. Game [...]

Hockey skills school program expanding to more grades

Hockey skills school program expanding to more grades

By Michael Christianson The popular Hockey Canada Skills Academies program offered by the Keewatin Patricia District School Board will be expanding to more grades and communities in the region for the next school year. The board [...]

Eagles host NWOSSA badminton

Eagles host NWOSSA badminton

A regional badminton showdown unfolded in Dryden last week as the top high school badminton players in Northwestern Ontario battled it out to determine who would attend OFSAA. Dryden Eagles Keith Wrolstad and Dion Corvello fought [...]

Eagles, Warriors playing ‘Hwy 17/72’ soccer series

The Dryden Eagles Boys and Girls Soccer teams travelled to Sioux Lookout Thursday afternoon to play the Queen Elizabeth Warriors in the first half of the Hwy 17/72 exhibition series. The boys game started at 3:10 [...]