Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

SIJHL names new commissioner

Graham has skill-set to increase league profile, says  Ice Dogs GM By Chris Marchand The Superior International Junior Hockey League has a new commissioner after 14 years. The league announced Thunder Bay native Bryan Graham has [...]

Senior soccer action in full swing

Senior soccer action in full swing

United’s Eric McQuestion and Juventus’ Joel Zieroth battle for possession during Men’s Dryden Senior Soccer action, July 16 at Rotary Park fields. Photo by Chris Marchand [...]

Varrin traded, ‘Dogs’ announce training camp

By Dryden Observer Staff Ice Dogs forward Chris Varrin is off to school at Lakehead University, and his local junior ‘A’ club is helping out with a trade to the Thunder Bay Northstars this past week [...]

Ice Dogs to partner with minor hockey

Players to assist coaches, act as mentors Submitted The Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Junior Hockey League and the Dryden Minor Hockey Association will be teaming up in the 2014/2015 season. The partnership involves [...]

Dryden Yacht Club Wednesday Night Racing

Dryden Yacht Club Wednesday Night Racing

Race results, Wednesday, July 16 Division A 1st Al Marcino “White Rabbit”, 2nd Doug Clarke “Heatwave” 3rd Paul Larmand “The Hot Foot” Division B 1st Ed Thorley “Fidji” 2nd Mel McCready “Make It Epic” Photo by [...]

Kelly to compete at Indigenous Games

Kelly to compete at Indigenous Games

Dryden Youth Soccer (DYS) star Victoria Kelly is in Regina competing in the North American Indigenous Games from July 20-27. Seen here accepting a $500 donation from DYS Affiliate Coordinator Kerry Holland, Victoria said she was [...]

Youth and adult tennis opportunities throughout summer

Youth and adult tennis opportunities throughout summer

By Samantha Hawkins Tennis Dryden received a big boost from Neighbourhood Legacy, to the tune of $7,000. This money, says Tennis Dryden organizer Brian Eschbach will go to buy a ball machine and stringing machine, which [...]

Saddle Club’s 50th Anniversary Horse Show this weekend

Saddle Club’s 50th Anniversary Horse Show this weekend

By Samantha Hawkins 50 years ago, seven community members took their dream of an inclusive place for all horse owners in the area and created the Dryden Saddle Club (DSC). What started out then with small [...]

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 [...]