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Blue and Gold game

Blue and Gold game

Teammates clash in the annual spring Eagles Blue and Gold Game — a chance to set the tone for next season and give players a chance to stand out. Photo by Michael Christianson [...]

Local ref honoured by Hockey Northwest award

By Chris Marchand Long time Dryden Minor Hockey referee Doug Rettie says he was tickled to learn he had received the ‘Most Deserving Official’ award from Hockey Northwestern Ontario. Dryden Minor Hockey volunteer Susan Hutchison was [...]

Hackman to take on fundraising role for GM Ice Dogs

Hackman to take on fundraising role for GM Ice Dogs

SIJHL team celebrates passion and dedication of long time member By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are looking towards their next season. Like many young hockey teams across Canada they are looking for fundraising [...]

Hansson hoping to clinch spot on Bisons football squad

Hansson hoping to clinch spot on Bisons football squad

By Michael Christianson The Dryden Eagles star quarterback got a chance to play alongside his competition on May 23 in Winnipeg. Braydon Hansson was selected to participate in the Winnipeg High School Football League 2015 Senior [...]

GM Ice Dogs fill key positions for 2015-16 season

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs held their annual general meeting last week and chose some familiar names for some big positions. Mike Sveinson who has a tireless supporter for the Ice Dogs will [...]

Valiquette celebrates RBC Cup win with Terriers

Valiquette celebrates RBC Cup win with Terriers

By Dryden Obsever Staff Dryden’s own Grant Valiquette opened up the scoring in the Portage Terriers RBC cup junior ‘A’ national championship win over The Carleton Place Canadians. “The puck just took a good bounce for [...]

Lunge!

Lunge!

The Dryden Eagles’ Zach Lugli makes a defensive play during a 5-1 loss to the Fort Frances Muskies, May 13. The Eagles are 1-5 heading into NorWOSSA Championship this week in Kenora. Photo by Chris Marchand [...]

GM Ice Dog’s Golka named CJHL All-Star

GM Ice Dog’s Golka named CJHL All-Star

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs season may be over but the awards keep coming. Cole Golka was named to the first ever Canadian Junior Hockey League Central All-Star Team after a commanding season [...]

Dolphins wrap season at Thunder Bay swim meet

Dolphins wrap season at Thunder Bay swim meet

Submitted Dryden Dolphins have returned from Thunder Bay with a happy pod! All swimmers came away with personal bests including a trip to the podium by Autumn Langford for 3rd place in her 50 meter Breaststroke. [...]

Eagles soccer action

Eagles soccer action

Dryden Eagles soccer player Sarah Benson heads a dangerous ball while Dryden goalkeeper Alyssa Deschere eyes the ball nervously during a regular season NorWOSSA matchup with Fort Frances, May 13. The game ended in a 4-4 [...]