Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Eagles dispatch Rams in semi-finals, meet Muskies in final.

Eagles dispatch Rams in semi-finals, meet Muskies in final.

Red Lake Ram Stephanie Hayward tries to poke the puck past Eagles netminder CJ Jolicouer during NorWOSSA girls hockey playoff action, Sunday in Dryden. The Eagles sent the Red Lake team packing after two games this [...]

GALLERY: Senior boys fall to Churchill Trojans in NWOSSA series

GALLERY: Senior boys fall to Churchill Trojans in NWOSSA series

Home court advantage wasn’t enough for Dryden High School’s senior boys basketball team in their bid to advance past a best-of-three NWOSSA?championship series, Feb. 22. With adept scoring from the three-point line, Thunder Bay’s Churchill Trojans [...]

When I look in the water, my reflection is awesome

When I look in the water, my reflection is awesome

Dryden Dolphins invite councillors to reflect on importance of facility By Samantha Hawkins Despite the weather and wintery road conditions the swim meet held at the Dryden Recreation Complex over the Feb. 21st – 22nd weekend [...]

Cadets compete at biathlon provincials

Cadets compete at biathlon provincials

Submitted Local cadets Britney Mol, Paige Ponton, Jeffrey Wise, Payton Zilkalns of 906 Air Cadet Sqn. in Vermilion Bay, competed along with 81 Sea, Army and Air cadets from across Ontario this past weekend at the [...]

The week in Eagles sports

The week in Eagles sports

Court sports teams clean up at NorWOSSA Championships By Dryden Observer Staff It was a huge day for Dryden High School boys basketball and girls volleyball teams at NorWOSSA championships in Fort Frances, Feb. 13. DHS?teams [...]

New Prospect teams with Ice Dogs for fundraiser

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden Ice Dogs will be giving a couple lucky New Prospect teachers the chance to dash for cash for their school. The local fundraiser will take place Wednesday March 5 at [...]

Ice Dogs look to playoff preparation

Ice Dogs look to playoff preparation

By Samantha Hawkins With only nine regular season games and one make up game left in the Ice Dogs’ season, Head Coach Paul Maclean says the standings, which have been locked in place since the fall, [...]

Balmertown braced for Radford’s Olympic skates

Balmertown braced for Radford’s Olympic skates

By Lindsay Briscoe Northern Sun News Former Balmertown resident Eric Radford and figure skating partner Meagan Duhamel were celebrating a record-breaking score that secured them their third straight national title in Ottawa last month. Now, a [...]

Senior Eagles basketballers enjoying dominant season

Senior Eagles basketballers enjoying dominant season

Chris Marchand While a 7-1 record might look like the Dryden Eagles Senior Boys basketball breezed through the regular season, let it be known that the Fort Frances Muskies did their very best to confound those [...]

Local Fire Service curlers off to national bonspiel

Local Fire Service curlers off to national bonspiel

Submitted by Ken Kurz The 2014 Northern Ontario Firefighter Curling Championships were held in Thunder Bay this past week. A Dryden Fire Service team is off to the 55th Annual Canadian Firefighters Curling Championships March 28, [...]