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Maroons take big win on Eagles home turf

Maroons take big win on Eagles home turf

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns After a three-game winning streak, the bubble burst for the 2014 Eagles football team Friday in a loss to the Daniel McIntyre Maroons. What started as a competitive game, ended with a [...]

Race records fall at 2014 Turkey Trot

Race records fall at 2014 Turkey Trot

By Chris Marchand A more idyllic autumn day couldn’t have been asked for as nearly 300 cross-country runners from 17 regional schools gathered at Sandy Beach Park for a day of record-breaking running. Dryden teams dominated [...]

Eagles hold off late rally from Hornets to mark homecoming victory

Eagles hold off late rally from Hornets to mark homecoming victory

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns In a battle between 2 teams with 3-2 records, the large crowd at Harry McMaster Field saw a game that lived up to expectations. The hometown Eagles sprinted to a 17-0 halftime [...]

Shoot-out win forfeited in league decision

Shoot-out win forfeited in league decision

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were back in a shoot-out situation this past week, this time coming out on the winning side as Blake Berg sent one past the Thunder Bay North [...]

Battling Broncos on the court

Battling Broncos on the court

Below: Eagles junior volleyball player Mike Bell lunges for a wrist bump during a three set win over the Beaver Brae Broncos (25-12, 25-20 and 25-13), Oct. 9. Eagles seniors managed a four set win over [...]

Cross-Country Eagles a force at Hial Pike Invitational

Cross-Country Eagles a force at Hial Pike Invitational

By Dryden Observer Staff Cross-country running athletes from both junior high and Dryden High School travelled south of the border this past week to make an impression on the Hial Pike Invitational Cross-Country Race in International [...]

Eagles down St. John’s Tigers 29-2, face Tec Voc in Homecoming, Oct. 10

Eagles down St. John’s Tigers 29-2, face Tec Voc in Homecoming, Oct. 10

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns The DHS football team punched their ticket to the 2014 WHSFL playoffs with a convincing 29-2 victory over St. John’s on Friday. With two regular season games remaining, the 3-2 Eagles now [...]

Tough games on road for Dryden GM Ice Dogs

Tough games on road for Dryden GM Ice Dogs

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were stymied by some sharp goaltending and a generous amount of time playing short-handed in a 5-0 shut out loss to Hoyt Lake’s Minnesota Iron Rangers, Saturday. [...]

Court sports teams host Fort Frances rivals

Court sports teams host Fort Frances rivals

Above: Eagles junior basketball player Jessica Carter lines up a shot during her team’s 38-18 win over the Fort Frances Muskies, Oct. 2 at DHS. The juniors have fared much better against their NorWOSSA?rivals thus far [...]

Eagles golf team grabs NWOSSAA silver

Eagles golf team grabs NWOSSAA silver

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden High School’s Cam Zappitelli tied NorWOSSAA champion Owen Stebnitsky from Kenora’s St. Thomas Aquinas to place second at the 2014 NWOSSAA Championships, held last week in Thunder Bay. Local individual and [...]