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Markowski earns OFSAA coaching award

Markowski earns OFSAA coaching award

By Sarah McCarthy Al Markowski, co-coach of the Dryden Eagle Boys Hockey team was honored with a superior award during opening night at the OFSAA banquet in Fort Frances. Markowski was recognized in front of players [...]

Wild Cards: Eagles make the best of a surprise berth at provincial championships

Wild Cards: Eagles make the best of a surprise berth at provincial championships

  By Sarah McCarthy The all Ontario Boys Hockey OFSAA Championship took place last week in Fort Frances. A last chance, “Wild Card” opportunity was presented to the Dryden Eagle Boys, whose season had originally ended [...]

GM Ice Dogs earn MVP, goaltender and coach of the year

By Michael Christianson With the SIJHL playoffs set to begin March 29 at home for the Dryden GM Ice Dogs more accolades have been given to the team on their incredible regular season. The Superior International [...]

One Last Shot –  GM Ice Dogs 20 year-olds plot path towards SIJHL championship

One Last Shot – GM Ice Dogs 20 year-olds plot path towards SIJHL championship

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are entering into the playoffs coming off a strong season but for nine of the Dogs this will be their last shot at a championship. In Junior A [...]

Regular season conquered, on to the playoffs

Regular season conquered, on to the playoffs

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs played a pair of games on the road to wrap up their impressive regular season. On Tuesday, March 14 they were up in Red Lake to take [...]

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Photos by Michael Christianson Lac Seul Obish claim championship win in 2017 Northern Bands showdown   By Michael Christianson This year marked the fifth straight year that the Northern Bands Hockey Tournament was played in Dryden. [...]

It’s the final homestand

It’s the final homestand

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were at home this weekend to cap off their final regular season games at the Memorial Arena. Facing off with the Thief River Falls Norskies Trey Palermo [...]

Swimmers ‘embrace the struggle’

By Autumn Langford Dryden Dolphin Swimmer On March 2-5th I was able to travel to Winnipeg with two other swimmers, Jordan Chwastyk and Victoria Owen to compete in the Prairie Winter International Provincial swim meet. Guided [...]

Nordic Ski-gles go the distance at OFSAA

Nordic Ski-gles go the distance at OFSAA

  By Sarah McCarthy Dryden High School was well represented at the OFSAA Nordic skiing championship in Timmins, ON last week. One Eagle out flew the rest by having the best results in the Senior Girls [...]

Skene keen to keep on racing

Skene keen to keep on racing

  By Chris Marchand Dryden seems an unlikely port of entry into the sport of ski racing, yet one local 18 year-old is impressing coaches as she continues working hard to develop her skills. Jayme Skene [...]