Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Dryden Mens Soccer: Arsenal climbs up standings

Submitted Dryden Arsenal climbed up the men’s soccer league standings with a win over Skene Transfer and Supply Juventus last Wednesday. The final score was 4-0 with Arsenal being paced by Richie Callewaert, Brendan Bartlett, Josh Oberg [...]

SIJHL shakeup: League president Ron Whitehead voted out of post

By Chris Marchand The annual general meeting of the Superior International Junior Hockey League was an eventful one indeed, this past weekend in Fort Frances. Among the most notable of developments saw league president/commissioner Ron Whitehead [...]

Miles sets new pistol record

Miles sets new pistol record

By Samantha Hawkins It was a busy weekend on the firing range this weekend as the Dryden Rifle and Pistol Club played host to both the Provincial and Canadian National Police Pistol Combat (PPC) championships from [...]

Dragons on the water

Dragons on the water

Championship Race Results 1. Red Boat (TimberMax Twisters) 3 : 04 : 00 1 st 2. Yellow Boat (Teamsters) 3 : 06 : 58 2 nd 3. Green Boat (Smoke on the Water – MNR) 3 [...]

Kitt 11th in MJT Prodigy Series event

By Dryden Observer Staff Local golfer Josh Kitt landed just shy of the top-ten in a recent Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event this past weekend. Eighteen year-old Kitt, a key member of the NWOSSA champion [...]

British coaches share soccer skills

British coaches share soccer skills

By Samantha Hawkins Summer got a little busy for some kids last week, as four talented soccer coaches came to Dryden to host a British Soccer Camp, supported by Dryden Youth Soccer. Challenger Sports hosts British [...]

Northern Lights Quarter Horse Show

Northern Lights Quarter Horse Show

The Northern Lights Quarter Horse Show was held at the Dryden Agriculture Centre over the weekend. With participants coming from all over Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and even Northern Minnesota, this American Quarter Horse Association sanctioned show [...]

Impressive catch at Angler/Young Angler

Impressive catch at Angler/Young Angler

Nicholas Dokuchie struggles to maintain a grip on the just over seven pound walleye he caught during the June 28, AYA Young Anglers fishing tournament held in Dryden, while teammate Natalie Cote looks on. The team [...]

Try, tri again: Kenora’s Dan Morwood defends his Dryden triathlon title

Try, tri again: Kenora’s Dan Morwood defends his Dryden triathlon title

By Chris Marchand Yet another wonderful showing of athleticism and camaraderie was enjoyed by the 43 racers and nine teams participating in the 2014 Dryden Triathlon. The event unhitched itself from its usual Canada Day scheduling [...]

Fastpitch Eagles host exhibition games with International Falls

Fastpitch Eagles host exhibition games with International Falls

By Chris Marchand For all its charms, living in the Northwest can present its share of difficulties for athletes at the top of the local game. In the case of ladies fastpitch, finding the kind of [...]