Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

GM Ice Dogs split SIJHL showcase games

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were down in Minnesota last week for The Superior International Junior Hockey League’s annual Showcase. The three-day event featured all five SIJHL member clubs competing along with [...]

Eagles/Muskies rivalry intensifies

Eagles/Muskies rivalry intensifies

Dryden High School Eagles defender Payton Boyko digs for the puck in the corner of the Dryden zone during Sunday’s difficult loss to the Fort Frances Muskies. The Eagles blew a 3-1 lead as Fort Frances [...]

DHS Nordic ski team finds a few podiums at NorWOSSA

DHS Nordic ski team finds a few podiums at NorWOSSA

Members of the largest ever Dryden High School Eagles Nordic Skiing team competed in the NorWOSSA Championships hosted by Atikokan over the weekend. Ben Wright captured a bronze medal in the junior boys race. Corrin Kuzemchuk [...]

Ice Dogs stop streaking Stars

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were in Thunder Bay last weekend against the Thunder Bay North Stars who have been riding a winning streak. The first game on Friday started in the Ice [...]

Turkey Burner Loppet

Turkey Burner Loppet

Devin Schmidt scrapes a layer of wax from a pair of skate skis in preparation from the Turkey Burner Loppet — a fun nordic ski race held at the Dryden Ski Club, Saturday. The 12 km [...]

SIJHL expanding with a second US team

By Dryden Observer Staff The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Friday that it has awarded a conditional expansion franchise to Thief River Falls, Minn., which once confirmed, would begin play in the 2016-17 season. The [...]

Ice Dogs crack Fort Frances Lakers at home, lose on the road

Ice Dogs crack Fort Frances Lakers at home, lose on the road

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs battled the number one Fort Frances Lakers twice this week, once at home and once on the road. On Wednesday night the Ice Dogs took on the Lakers [...]

Ice Dogs add blue-liner, goalie at trade deadline

Ice Dogs add blue-liner, goalie at trade deadline

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs have added some experience to help them on their road to winning the Bill Salonen cup. The Ice Dogs made some moves before the trade deadline to pick [...]

Eagles on the court

Eagles on the court

Scenes from last Tuesday’s court sport meltdown as Dryden Eagles teams hosted their NorWossa counterparts from Kenora’s Beaver Brae High School. The Eagles junior basketball team lost their game by a close margin 47-41. Above, Dryden’s Mitchell [...]

Machin cadet bi-athletes advance

Machin cadet bi-athletes advance

Two cadets from 906 Machin Squadron in Vermillion Bay will be advancing to the Northern Ontario Area provincial cadet biathlon competition in Sault Ste. Marie at the end of January. Payton Zilkalns (seen below) and Paige [...]