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North Stars hold onto 5-4 win over GM Ice Dogs

Submitted A tough loss for the travelling Dryden GM Ice Dogs this past weekend in Thunder Bay as the North Stars edged out a 5-4 win at Fort William Gardens. Thunder Bay picked up the lone [...]

Eagles blank Muskies

Eagles blank Muskies

Scenes from last Thursday’s NorWOSSA regular season match-up between the Dryden Eagles and Fort Frances Muskies which resulted in a 4-0 Eagles win with lots of help from Rachel Getson (seen above left) who scored half [...]

Powder Day

Powder Day

J.C. Ogilvie-Burke churns up a brightly-lit wake of powder snow at the Dryden Ski Club, Jan. 3. With the Christmas holidays at an end the club will be open weekends as well as for Friday night [...]

Kenora school basketball team sanctioned by NorWOSSA for recruiting

By Dryden Observer Staff Kenora’s St. Thomas Aquinas High School of the The Kenora Catholic District School Board is facing sanctions from the Northwestern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association (NorWOSSA) for recruiting violations. The sanctions were [...]

GM Ice Dogs embark on mid-winter road stint

By Chris Marchand A set of five games on the road got off to a shaky start last week when the Dryden GM Ice Dogs first game of the year was cancelled after bus trouble left [...]

Ski Club offering cross country program for youth

By Dryden Observer Staff Registration is now open for the Dryden Ski Club’s Cross Country Ski Youth Program which aims to introduce youth aged eight to 14-plus to the sport of Nordic skiing. The program will [...]

Eagles teams collide with Fort Frances Muskies

Eagles teams collide with Fort Frances Muskies

The Dryden High School Eagles boys and girls’ hockeyteam were in action last week versus the Fort Frances Muskies in NorWOSSA?regular season action. The girls dealt Fort Frances a 3-2 loss while the boys Eagles fell [...]

Eagles Athletic Director wins OFSAA award

Eagles Athletic Director wins OFSAA award

By Chris Marchand Amidst the hubbub of the recent OFSAA Boys ‘AA’ Provincial Volleyball Championship, a great honour was bestowed upon a well-known figure of the local sporting community. In presence of some of the province’s [...]

GM Ice Dogs beat Iron Rangers in shootout

GM Ice Dogs beat Iron Rangers in shootout

Submitted There was plenty of offensive firepower on both sides Friday as the Dryden GM Ice Dogs edged the Minnesota Iron Rangers 8-7 in a shootout in a high-scoring Superior International Junior Hockey League contest at [...]

Fort Frances Muskies win 29th Eagles tourney

Fort Frances Muskies win 29th Eagles tourney

By Dryden Observer Staff The Fort Frances Muskies were undefeated in their trip to the championship final of the 29th Annual Dryden High School Eagles Hockey Tournament, Nov. 28-29. The Eagles’ rivals beat Morris Manitoba’s Mavericks [...]