Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Saints blessed with shutout

Saints blessed with shutout

A busy week on the ice for the Dryden Eagles Girls Hockey Team. The ladies struggled and could not crack Kenora’s St. Thomas Aquinas Saints goaltender on Ice 2, Jan. 13 — a 3-0 win for [...]

Wrestlers meet at Dryden High School

Wrestlers meet at Dryden High School

Dryden High School wrestlers played host to annual gathering of wrestlers from the region and beyond to Manitoba who took advantage of Dryden’s central location to test themselves in a competitive environment. The frigid temperatures put [...]

Wall of Eagles

Wall of Eagles

Cassidy Heil (16) and Celena Brosseau throw up a block in the fourth set of a four set loss for the local squad (25-17, 25-20, 19-25, 27-24) early last week. Court sport teams host the Muskies [...]

Skating races set for Feb. 18

By Chris Marchand An elementary school tradition in Dryden is set to return to Dryden Memorial Arena, Feb. 18. Over 1,000 local school kids from kindergarten to Grade 8 and their chaperones are expected to participate [...]

Ice Dogs bury English River Miners

By Dryden Observer Staff Braedyn Aubin earned a hat trick in English River on Friday where they Dryden GM Ice Dogs once again dominated the Miners. Derek McPhail opened the scoring 1:10 into the period and [...]

Eagles mark two wins last week

Eagles mark two wins last week

Dryden Eagle Zach Lugli threads his way through a series of Queen Elizabeth Warriors during the Dryden Eagles 5-2 win over their Sioux Lookout counterparts, Jan. 4. The Eagles met the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints the [...]

Local cross-country delegation headed to national championships

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden athletes are set to experience some high-level competition as they form a delegation to compete in the Cross Country Canadian Nationals, Nov. 28 in Kingston, Ontario. Open Roads Grade 8 student [...]

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

GM Ice Dogs back in the win column in home ice gamesBy Dryden Observer Staff After losing two on the road in shootouts the Dryden GM Ice Dogs were back on home ice this weekend. Friday’s [...]

Vikings invade, plunder NWOSSAA crown

Vikings invade, plunder NWOSSAA crown

By Chris Marchand For a while there, it was looking pretty good for the Dryden Eagles Senior Girls. At the halfway point of the opening game of the NWOSSAA final series versus the Hammarskjold Vikings, the [...]

GM Ice Dogs mark road losses to Lakers, Iron Range

GM Ice Dogs mark road losses to Lakers, Iron Range

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs saw two high scoring games this week on the road. On Remembrance Day the Dogs were down in Minnesota to take on the Iron Rangers.  Alex Arnold [...]