Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Midget ‘AAA’ Thistles draw talented local group to Kenora

Midget ‘AAA’ Thistles draw talented local group to Kenora

By Michael Christianson The Kenora Thistles will have another strong roster of Dryden boys on the Midget ‘AAA’ team this year as seven local hockey players will be leaving home to pursue their hockey dreams. Many [...]

Ice Dogs coming home

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are back in town and after training camp the team is all but finalized. “We’re very excited with the kids we got here,” said coach Kurt Walsten. “We’re [...]

Martel back on volleyball court with Rainy River CC Voyageurs

Martel back on volleyball court with Rainy River CC Voyageurs

Dryden Eagles volleyball export Chelsea Martel is fitting well into a new sporting role with the Rainy River Community College Voyageurs women’s volleyball team. She was seen here in their regular-season opener last Wednesday at home [...]

Rivals clinch Ladies Fast-Pitch Championship

Rivals clinch Ladies Fast-Pitch Championship

The QSL Tackle Rivals defeated the Ricci Trucking Devils in three games to win the Dryden Ladies Fastball Championship on August 25. The Rivals took game three 6-2. Photo by Michael Christianson [...]

53 – 0 – 1: Dump Bears dedicate near perfect season to fallen teammate

53 – 0 – 1: Dump Bears dedicate near perfect season to fallen teammate

By Chris Marchand Even at 26-12, the PI Dump Bears weren’t about to let up on Thunder Bay’s ‘The Eh Team’ in the championship final of the weekend’s Gender Bender Mixed Slo-Pitch Tournament — the traditional [...]

Mastering the bass: Dingwall/Samsal team grab 2015 Dryden Bass Tournament win

Mastering the bass: Dingwall/Samsal team grab 2015 Dryden Bass Tournament win

By Michael Christianson First and second place at the 2015 Dryden Bass Tournament both had Dingwalls on their teams. The winning team was Scott Dingwall and Jay Samsal who weighed in five bass for a total [...]

GM Ice Dogs searching out new role players at training camp

By Michael Christianson With many returning faces and some new faces the Dryden GM Ice Dogs training camp felt like the first day of school. “It’s good to see that a lot of kids have come [...]

Testing the waters with the Dryden Dolphins

Testing the waters with the Dryden Dolphins

There were plenty of swimmers in the pool for the Dryden Dolphins Swim Club’s Test The Waters Swim Camp — a chance for newer swimmers to get some coaching and get a taste for what competitive [...]

Wetelainen hopes to roll winning momentum into upcoming T-Bay regional amateur tournament

Wetelainen hopes to roll winning momentum into upcoming T-Bay regional amateur tournament

By Chris Marchand After a challenging summer in the Manitoba amateur golf tournament scene, local golfer Wade Wetelainen finally found the tournament win he was looking for. With four bogeys on the scorecard, the 23 year-old [...]

SIJHL announces 2015-16 schedule

Submitted The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Thursday its regular season schedule for the 2015-16 season. The 140-game regular season slate will commence on Friday, Sept. 18 on two fronts as the English River Miners [...]