Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Timberlanes hosts Northern Ontario Open Provincials

Timberlanes hosts Northern Ontario Open Provincials

By Michael Christianson Bowlers from across the region descended onto Dryden last week for the 2017 northern Ontario Open Provincial Championships. The event began last Wednesday at Timberlanes and ran until the weekend with participants coming [...]

‘Dogs captain expects ‘blood-bath’ in the finals

‘Dogs captain expects ‘blood-bath’ in the finals

By Michael Christianson The Bill Salonen Cup will be returning to the north. The SIJHL finals will begin Friday night in Dryden as the Dryden GM Ice Dogs take on the English River Miners. The Miners [...]

‘Dogs still on top in semi-final series

‘Dogs still on top in semi-final series

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs playoffs are off and rolling but before the game at home on Wednesday night the team paid tribute to their long serving captain Derek McPhail. The Dogs officially [...]

St. Joe’s Bulldogs snap nine-year Saints streak

St. Joe’s Bulldogs snap nine-year Saints streak

  By Sarah McCarthy St. Joseph’s School has won the title of the Grade 7/8 Girls Catholic School Board Basketball Championship. The Bulldogs outlasted the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints of Kenora to win the final 22-18. [...]

Markowski earns OFSAA coaching award

Markowski earns OFSAA coaching award

By Sarah McCarthy Al Markowski, co-coach of the Dryden Eagle Boys Hockey team was honored with a superior award during opening night at the OFSAA banquet in Fort Frances. Markowski was recognized in front of players [...]

Wild Cards: Eagles make the best of a surprise berth at provincial championships

Wild Cards: Eagles make the best of a surprise berth at provincial championships

  By Sarah McCarthy The all Ontario Boys Hockey OFSAA Championship took place last week in Fort Frances. A last chance, “Wild Card” opportunity was presented to the Dryden Eagle Boys, whose season had originally ended [...]

GM Ice Dogs earn MVP, goaltender and coach of the year

By Michael Christianson With the SIJHL playoffs set to begin March 29 at home for the Dryden GM Ice Dogs more accolades have been given to the team on their incredible regular season. The Superior International [...]

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 [...]