Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

GALLERY: Slush Bowl celebration at Dryden Ski Club

GALLERY: Slush Bowl celebration at Dryden Ski Club

Dryden Ski Club member and bonfide grandfather Peter Brunner shows all the kids how to ‘keep it real’ as he blasts through a 30 foot long pool of chilly water during the Ski Club’s annual Slush [...]

Last Chance Tournament

Last Chance Tournament

Dryden Memorial Arena played host to the annual mens and ladies senior hockey tournament featuring teams from around the region. Above: The Kingfisher Boatmen’s Cam Jones tries to fend off the poke-check from a challenger from [...]

GM Ice Dogs begin playoff campaign, Friday

By Michael Christianson The Thunder Bay North Stars swept the English River Miners this week in a best-of-five survivor series that kicked off the SIJHL post-season action. The North Stars will advance to meet the number [...]

Dolphins Urquhart and Langford compete at ManSask provincials

Dolphins Urquhart and Langford compete at ManSask provincials

Submitted Dryden Dolphins swimmers Alex Urquhart and Autumn Langford along with their head coach Matt Taylor recently returned from Saskatoon after competing in the 2015 ManSask Short Course Provincial Championships. Both swimmers went into the competition [...]

‘72 Series photo top item at GM Ice Dogs’ auction

‘72 Series photo top item at GM Ice Dogs’ auction

By Michael Christianson On Friday night hockey fans gathered at The Centre for a chance to own rare pieces of hockey memorabilia and support the Dryden GM Ice Dogs. The Ice Dogs hosted the fundraising jersey [...]

Host team Eagles stopped in consolation semi-final

Host team Eagles stopped in consolation semi-final

The Dryden Eagles girls volleyball team’s OFSAA journey ended in the consolation semi-final last week in front a supportive local crowd at New Prospect School. As the General Amherst Bulldogs closed the door on a three-set [...]

Eden SS Flyers claim OFSAA gold over Widdifield

Eden SS Flyers claim OFSAA gold over Widdifield

St. Catharines’ Eden Secondary School girls volleyball team no longer need to stand in the shadow of their school’s boys team which ended an eight-year OFSAA championship streak here back in November. With nary an OFSAA [...]

SIJHL releases playoff format

The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Saturday its playoff format and timeline for the upcoming post season. With a week to go in the regular season, only first place and fifth spot have been determined [...]

GM Ice Dogs on a hot streak with overtime wins

GM Ice Dogs on a hot streak with overtime wins

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs managed to put away three wins against three different teams at home this week. Tuesday night’s game against the Minnesota Iron Rangers saw the Dogs win 2-1 in [...]

Visiting skiers enjoy hill

Visiting skiers enjoy hill

Students from Obishikokaang Elementary School in Lac Seul Reserve enjoy the freedom of cruising down the Main run on an outing to Dryden Ski Hill, March 5. Photo by Michael Christianson   [...]