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Lakers grab third straight championship

Lakers grab third straight championship

By Dryden Observer Staff The Fort Frances Lakers came back last week after being down two games to one and won three straight against the Dryden GM Ice Dogs to capture their third SIJHL championship. Game [...]

Hockey skills school program expanding to more grades

Hockey skills school program expanding to more grades

By Michael Christianson The popular Hockey Canada Skills Academies program offered by the Keewatin Patricia District School Board will be expanding to more grades and communities in the region for the next school year. The board [...]

Eagles host NWOSSA badminton

Eagles host NWOSSA badminton

A regional badminton showdown unfolded in Dryden last week as the top high school badminton players in Northwestern Ontario battled it out to determine who would attend OFSAA. Dryden Eagles Keith Wrolstad and Dion Corvello fought [...]

Eagles, Warriors playing ‘Hwy 17/72’ soccer series

The Dryden Eagles Boys and Girls Soccer teams travelled to Sioux Lookout Thursday afternoon to play the Queen Elizabeth Warriors in the first half of the Hwy 17/72 exhibition series. The boys game started at 3:10 [...]

Final series heads home for Games 3, 4

Final series heads home for Games 3, 4

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs proved they earned their spot in the finals with a convincing win in Game 1 of the Bill Salonen cup finals in Fort Frances on Thursday. Josh [...]

Competitive season underway for Panthers gymnasts

Competitive season underway for Panthers gymnasts

Submitted   The Sunset Gymnastics Club competitive team has begun another action packed season of tumbling around gyms in Ontario and Manitoba.  Our first meet of the year saw nine girls travel to Winnipeg to compete [...]

Kenora Thistles host local ID camp

Kenora Thistles host local ID camp

While the snow may still be piled high on the ground, ice-time is in short supply in the region. That may be one of the reasons the Kenora Thistles Midget AAA team chose Dryden as a [...]

Youth Dryland Training session draws wide variety of athletes

Youth Dryland Training session draws wide variety of athletes

By Chris Marchand A free all-day dryland fitness training session offered young athletes inroads to a variety of athletics experiences and resources, Saturday. Drawing 45 kids from a diverse sporting backgrounds from swimming to hockey, the [...]

‘Dogs 20 year olds reflect and get set for playoffs

‘Dogs 20 year olds reflect and get set for playoffs

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are once again entering into the post-season but for seven members of the Ice Dogs this their last shot at bringing the Bill Salonen cup back home. These [...]