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One Last Shot –  GM Ice Dogs 20 year-olds plot path towards SIJHL championship

One Last Shot – GM Ice Dogs 20 year-olds plot path towards SIJHL championship

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are entering into the playoffs coming off a strong season but for nine of the Dogs this will be their last shot at a championship. In Junior A [...]

Regular season conquered, on to the playoffs

Regular season conquered, on to the playoffs

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs played a pair of games on the road to wrap up their impressive regular season. On Tuesday, March 14 they were up in Red Lake to take [...]

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Photos by Michael Christianson Lac Seul Obish claim championship win in 2017 Northern Bands showdown   By Michael Christianson This year marked the fifth straight year that the Northern Bands Hockey Tournament was played in Dryden. [...]

It’s the final homestand

It’s the final homestand

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were at home this weekend to cap off their final regular season games at the Memorial Arena. Facing off with the Thief River Falls Norskies Trey Palermo [...]

Swimmers ‘embrace the struggle’

By Autumn Langford Dryden Dolphin Swimmer On March 2-5th I was able to travel to Winnipeg with two other swimmers, Jordan Chwastyk and Victoria Owen to compete in the Prairie Winter International Provincial swim meet. Guided [...]

Nordic Ski-gles go the distance at OFSAA

Nordic Ski-gles go the distance at OFSAA

  By Sarah McCarthy Dryden High School was well represented at the OFSAA Nordic skiing championship in Timmins, ON last week. One Eagle out flew the rest by having the best results in the Senior Girls [...]

Skene keen to keep on racing

Skene keen to keep on racing

  By Chris Marchand Dryden seems an unlikely port of entry into the sport of ski racing, yet one local 18 year-old is impressing coaches as she continues working hard to develop her skills. Jayme Skene [...]

GM Ice Dogs take two from North Stars

GM Ice Dogs take two from North Stars

  By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were at home this weekend for a pair of games against the Thunder Bay North Stars. Saturday night’s game was a rough and tumble affair that [...]

Dolphins host regional swimmers in SPLASH 2017

Dolphins host regional swimmers in SPLASH 2017

  By Dryden Observer Staff Results for local swimmers in the Dryden Dolphins’ Splash 2017, regional swimming invitational meet, held Feb. 25-26. The meet hosted swimmers from The Kenora Sharks, Red Lake Goldfins, Fort Frances Cyclones, [...]

2017 Lil’ Bands tournament welcomes 57 teams to Sioux Lookout/Lac Seul

2017 Lil’ Bands tournament welcomes 57 teams to Sioux Lookout/Lac Seul

  By Michael Christianson The 2017 Lil’ Bands Native Youth Hockey Tournament is in the books. The seven day hockey tournament began in Lac Seul on February 12 and wrapped up in Sioux Lookout on February [...]