Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Kids and Cops fishing tourney reels ‘em in

Kids and Cops fishing tourney reels ‘em in

By Dryden Observer Staff Young anglers were every bit as charged to fish as the competitors of the Dryden Walleye Masters this weekend as hundreds flooded the Government Dock for the annual Kids and Cops Fishing [...]

Wood, Lindquist, Benham named DHS athletes of the year

Wood, Lindquist, Benham named DHS athletes of the year

By Chris Marchand To call the 2014-15 athletic season at DHS anything less than remarkable, would do it a disservice. The opening of a new track facility, a football squad who finished with an unheard of [...]

Dryden’s Raine wins Calder Cup with Monarchs

Dryden’s Raine wins Calder Cup with Monarchs

By Michael Christianson Dryden’s own Kevin Raine has added another trophy to his shelf. Raine and the Manchester Monarchs won the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup with a 2-1 win against the Utica Comets in Game [...]

Blue and Gold game

Blue and Gold game

Teammates clash in the annual spring Eagles Blue and Gold Game — a chance to set the tone for next season and give players a chance to stand out. Photo by Michael Christianson [...]

Local ref honoured by Hockey Northwest award

By Chris Marchand Long time Dryden Minor Hockey referee Doug Rettie says he was tickled to learn he had received the ‘Most Deserving Official’ award from Hockey Northwestern Ontario. Dryden Minor Hockey volunteer Susan Hutchison was [...]

Hackman to take on fundraising role for GM Ice Dogs

Hackman to take on fundraising role for GM Ice Dogs

SIJHL team celebrates passion and dedication of long time member By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are looking towards their next season. Like many young hockey teams across Canada they are looking for fundraising [...]

Hansson hoping to clinch spot on Bisons football squad

Hansson hoping to clinch spot on Bisons football squad

By Michael Christianson The Dryden Eagles star quarterback got a chance to play alongside his competition on May 23 in Winnipeg. Braydon Hansson was selected to participate in the Winnipeg High School Football League 2015 Senior [...]

GM Ice Dogs fill key positions for 2015-16 season

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs held their annual general meeting last week and chose some familiar names for some big positions. Mike Sveinson who has a tireless supporter for the Ice Dogs will [...]

Valiquette celebrates RBC Cup win with Terriers

Valiquette celebrates RBC Cup win with Terriers

By Dryden Obsever Staff Dryden’s own Grant Valiquette opened up the scoring in the Portage Terriers RBC cup junior ‘A’ national championship win over The Carleton Place Canadians. “The puck just took a good bounce for [...]

Lunge!

Lunge!

The Dryden Eagles’ Zach Lugli makes a defensive play during a 5-1 loss to the Fort Frances Muskies, May 13. The Eagles are 1-5 heading into NorWOSSA Championship this week in Kenora. Photo by Chris Marchand [...]