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Busy week for Eagles hockey teams 

Busy week for Eagles hockey teams 

There was action aplenty on the ice for Dryden High School Eagles hockey teams.  After a 3-0 loss to Fort Frances earlier in the week, the girls team returned with a vengeance on Thursday, marking a [...]

GALLERY: Sunset Country Regional Interclub Figure Skating Competition

GALLERY: Sunset Country Regional Interclub Figure Skating Competition

Dozens of talented young skaters from skating clubs across Northwestern Ontario gathered in Dryden over the weekend for three days of competition at the 2018 Sunset Country Regional Interclub Competition.     Photos by Chris Marchand [...]

Ice Dogs host Tuesday match ups

Ice Dogs host Tuesday match ups

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs played one game last week on Tuesday, January 23. Hosting the English River Miners at the Dryden Memorial Arena, the Ice Dogs had many power play opportunities [...]

Eagles mark 3-0 loss to Muskies

Eagles mark 3-0 loss to Muskies

  Dryden Eagle Maddie MacDonald crashes to the ice after skating over the stick of Fort Frances Muskie Avery Cates in first period NorWOSSA girls hockey action, Monday in Dryden. The game ended in a 3-0 [...]

Ice Dogs battle to the end against Norskies

Ice Dogs battle to the end against Norskies

By Michael Christianson After shutting out the Thief River Falls Norskies twice in Minnesota the Dryden GM Ice Dogs hosted the team at the Memorial Arena on Sunday evening hoping for another victory. The game started [...]

Speed Demons on the Wabigoon: Snow Drags draw  sled fanatics

Speed Demons on the Wabigoon: Snow Drags draw sled fanatics

s By Chris Marchand A purple haze rose from the ice near the mouth of the Wabigoon River, while the shoreline reverberated with the angry buzzing of snowmobiles old and new, fast and less fast, Jan. [...]

Ironmom: Former Drydenite pushing her limits in Ironman triathlon scene

Ironmom: Former Drydenite pushing her limits in Ironman triathlon scene

By Chris Marchand A former Drydenite has turned her efforts to pull herself out of a mid-life malaise into an powerful source of personal strength she says has re-shaped her life. While fitness has been a [...]

Back-to-back shutouts over Norskies for GM Ice Dogs

Back-to-back shutouts over Norskies for GM Ice Dogs

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs travelled to Thief River Falls last weekend to take on the number one team in the CJHL. The Norskies had only lost one game before this weekend [...]

Eagles court teams in action

Eagles court teams in action

Dryden High School Eagles junior basketballer Micah Clarke lines up a three-point attempt during his team’s losing effort 36-65 against Kenora in NorWOSSA action against Beaver Brae Broncos teams, Jan. 9. The senior boys won their [...]

Girl Power! Locals team on podium at 19th Annual Sanders Tournament

Girl Power! Locals team on podium at 19th Annual Sanders Tournament

  It was a big weekend for the Dryden Girls Hockey Association as they hosted 12 teams in three divisons for the 19th Annual Kathy Sanders Memorial Tournament. Local teams fared well with the Dryden Novice [...]