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Upward Cheerleading and Basketball Camps

Upward Cheerleading and Basketball Camps

It was as hot as an oven in the gym of Dryden High School, last week as the Upward Basketball and Cheerleading Camps wrapped up with games and presentations for parents. Above: The Sassy Sailors do [...]

Frog Jog 2015

Frog Jog 2015

Shirley…in blue Local artist Shirley Franklin at work in her home studio on Hwy. 594. Franklin’s studio was a stop on the Dryden Regional Arts Council’s annual Frog Jog Studio Tour. Local artists who opened their [...]

2015 Dryden Mixed Slo-Pitch – Regular Season Final Standings

1st    PI Dump Bears   (10 wins) 2nd   Jocks and Jills  (8 wins) 3rd   Third Base Bullies   (6 wins) 4th   Time-Out Misfits   (3 wins) 5th   Peterbilt Class Plays   (2 wins) 6th   The Jets   (1 win) Playoffs (First [...]

GM Ice Dogs secure busing deal

GM Ice Dogs secure busing deal

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs team of volunteers are working hard to get the team ready for their next season. One of the biggest costs for the junior A club is transportation and [...]

Benson fifth at Legion Track and Field Nationals

Benson fifth at Legion Track and Field Nationals

By Michael Christianson Dryden Eagles athlete Jacob Benson posted an excellent showing while representing Northwestern Ontario-Manitoba at the Canadian Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships last week in Quebec. Benson finished 5th in the 2000 [...]

Open your family to a Dryden GM Ice Dog

By Shawna Sveinson Two seasons ago, my husband and I decided to step out of our comfort zone and open our home up to a hockey player. We felt that we had a lot to offer [...]

Markowski headed to Canadian Junior Championships

Markowski headed to Canadian Junior Championships

Local golfer Kirk Markowski captured first place in the 17-18 age division at the Manitoba Junior Golf Championship last week with scores of 73-75-80 and 75 at Transcona and Elmhurst golf clubs. He then won a [...]

9th Annual Martin Anderson Memorial Golf Tournament

9th Annual Martin Anderson Memorial Golf Tournament

The ninth annual Martin Anderson Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Junior ‘A’ Hockey was a well attended event, Saturday, as 88 golfers braved uncertain weather at Anderson’s Homestead Golf Course for 18 holes of golf, [...]

Minor Hockey to host Habs Alumni game

By Chris Marchand Some legends of the world of hockey will face-off against local players in a November 6 fundraiser game for Dryden Minor Hockey Association (DMHA). While a lineup is still uncertain, the group has [...]

Pronger to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Pronger to be inducted into Hall of Fame

By Dryden Obsever Staff Dryden’s most well known hockey player will soon be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Nicklas Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Chris Pronger, Phil Housley, Angela Ruggiero, Peter Karmanos Jr. and Bill Hay [...]