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OFSAA 2015: Veteran squad prepares to host local provincials

OFSAA 2015: Veteran squad prepares to host local provincials

By Chris Marchand As local schools and volunteers gear up to host another ‘AA’ provincial high school volleyball championships, they hope that Dryden catches the OFSAA spirit. Held March 9-11 (banquet on March 8), the 15-team [...]

Skating Eagles lose NorWOSSA battles

Skating Eagles lose NorWOSSA battles

Above: Eagles hockey players Liam Wrolstad and Ben Silander try to get clear of their Muskies challengers during Game 3 of the NorWOSSA championship series, last week. After leading off the series with a 3-1 win, [...]

GM Ice Dogs lose four straight

GM Ice Dogs lose four straight

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs lost four straight over four days this week but managed to pick up 3 overtime points. Wednesday’s game saw the Ice Dogs fall to Fort Frances in a [...]

Intense action in NorWOSSA finals

Intense action in NorWOSSA finals

Championship wins for Sr. boys/girls, Jr. boys By Chris Marchand What good is hosting the upcoming provincial ‘AA’ high school girls volleyball championships if you haven’t proven yourselves the best team in your league? So it [...]

Splash 2015: Dryden Dolphins host regional meet

Splash 2015: Dryden Dolphins host regional meet

By Chris Marchand The pool deck of Dryden Pool and Fitness Centre was standing room only this past weekend as 90 swimmers from around the region gathered for Splash 2015. The three day event attracted competitors [...]

Big action at Little Bands

Big action at Little Bands

By Michael Christianson Over 900 young hockey players, as well as their families and coaches, descended on Dryden this week for the fourteenth annual Little Bands Hockey Tournament. Fifty-two teams competed in a total of 174 [...]

GM Ice Dogs split weekend series with North Stars

GM Ice Dogs split weekend series with North Stars

By Michael Christianson Depending which game you went to this weekend in the Ice Dogs double-header against the Thunder Bay North Stars you saw two very different teams. On Friday the 13th the Dryden GM Ice [...]

Eagles skiers perch on NWOSSA podium

Eagles skiers perch on NWOSSA podium

Dryden High School’s Nordic Ski Team performed well at the recent NWOSSA ski championships in Kenora, Feb. 9. Senior boys competitor Ilya Perkins took third place while girls counterpart Andie Wood took the top-finish with teammate [...]

Juniors finish regular season undefeated

Juniors finish regular season undefeated

Dryden High School Eagles junior basketballer Charles Cortez pivots frantically looking for options under the Beaver Brae net during the unbeaten team’s 40-18 win to end the regular season, Feb. 12 at DHS. The senior boys [...]

Dryden Minor Hockey Recognition Dinner

Dryden Minor Hockey Recognition Dinner

It was a scene both impressive and chaotic as over 500 Drydenites crowded into the Dryden Fairgrounds Agricultural Centre for Dryden Minor Hockey’s Recognition Dinner. The evening acts as a thank you to the impressive volunteer [...]