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Stout a stand out in Ice Dog’s openers

Stout a stand out in Ice Dog’s openers

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs opened their season with a pair of games last weekend at the Memorial Area. The Dogs donned new uniforms but brought the same attitude. Dryden buried the English [...]

Eagles golfers on NorWOSSA podium

Eagles golfers on NorWOSSA podium

Dryden High School is sending a handful of golders to NWOSSA championships in Geraldton Sept. 30, following a succesful showing at NorWOSSA championships last week in Kenora. On the ladies side Lindy Leclerc (left) won all [...]

Dryden GM Ice Dogs down Miners as regular season approaches

Dryden GM Ice Dogs down Miners as regular season approaches

By Michael Christianson The SIJHL season officially kicks off on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Dryden Memorial Arena as the Dryden GM Ice Dogs host the English River Miners. The Dogs will be sporting their [...]

Eagles Football 2-0 after road win in Portage

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns Huge strides were made in the DHS Eagles development as a team unique from the edition that advanced to last year’s semifinal. After opening last week with a win against a plucky [...]

Miners blank Ice Dogs 3-0 in exhibition play

Submitted The English River Miners rode the 37-save shutout goaltending of Mike Lenko to help them blank the Dryden GM Ice Dogs 3-0 Sunday evening in a penalty-filled Superior International Junior Hockey League exhibition contest at [...]

Dolphins host Olympic swimmer Martha McCabe

Dolphins host Olympic swimmer Martha McCabe

Submitted The Dryden Dolphins were excited to present Martha’s Canadian Drive on Monday night (Sep 12). Two-time Olympian Martha McCabe has partnered with Fuelling Women Champions and visited the Dryden Pool and Fitness Centre as part [...]

Eagles find success in opening road game vs. St. John’s

Eagles find success in opening road game vs. St. John’s

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns In the words of Rob Rodgers, longtime coach of the DHS Offensive Line, “some wins are pretty and some not so much…but we’ll take ‘em either way.” The 2016 Eagles team opened their [...]

Eagles host first stop on NorWOSSA golf tour

Eagles host first stop on NorWOSSA golf tour

Dryden High School golfers marked a solid showing on home turf while hosting the first event of the 2016 NorWOSSA golf tour of events, Sept. 9 at Eagles’ Landing. On the boys side, Jacob Lugli landed [...]

2016 Eagles Football Preview

2016 Eagles Football Preview

By Dryden Observer Staff An unconventional, yet satisfying afternoon of football action unfolded at North Dryden’s Rotary Soccer Fields, Sept. 1 as The Dryden High School Eagles hosted Thunder Bay’s Churchill Trojans, Kenora rivals the Beaver [...]

Dolphins Swim Club to host visit from two-time Olympian Martha McCabe, Sept. 12

Dolphins Swim Club to host visit from two-time Olympian Martha McCabe, Sept. 12

Submitted Two-time Olympian Martha McCabe has partnered with Fuelling Women Champions and is visiting local swim clubs in cities spanning from Victoria, B.C., to her hometown of Toronto, Ont. McCabe will be in Dryden on Monday, [...]