Archive for 'Sports & Recreation'

Dragons on the water

Dragons on the water

Championship Race Results 1. Red Boat (TimberMax Twisters) 3 : 04 : 00 1 st 2. Yellow Boat (Teamsters) 3 : 06 : 58 2 nd 3. Green Boat (Smoke on the Water – MNR) 3 [...]

Kitt 11th in MJT Prodigy Series event

By Dryden Observer Staff Local golfer Josh Kitt landed just shy of the top-ten in a recent Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event this past weekend. Eighteen year-old Kitt, a key member of the NWOSSA champion [...]

British coaches share soccer skills

British coaches share soccer skills

By Samantha Hawkins Summer got a little busy for some kids last week, as four talented soccer coaches came to Dryden to host a British Soccer Camp, supported by Dryden Youth Soccer. Challenger Sports hosts British [...]

Northern Lights Quarter Horse Show

Northern Lights Quarter Horse Show

The Northern Lights Quarter Horse Show was held at the Dryden Agriculture Centre over the weekend. With participants coming from all over Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and even Northern Minnesota, this American Quarter Horse Association sanctioned show [...]

Impressive catch at Angler/Young Angler

Impressive catch at Angler/Young Angler

Nicholas Dokuchie struggles to maintain a grip on the just over seven pound walleye he caught during the June 28, AYA Young Anglers fishing tournament held in Dryden, while teammate Natalie Cote looks on. The team [...]

Try, tri again: Kenora’s Dan Morwood defends his Dryden triathlon title

Try, tri again: Kenora’s Dan Morwood defends his Dryden triathlon title

By Chris Marchand Yet another wonderful showing of athleticism and camaraderie was enjoyed by the 43 racers and nine teams participating in the 2014 Dryden Triathlon. The event unhitched itself from its usual Canada Day scheduling [...]

Fastpitch Eagles host exhibition games with International Falls

Fastpitch Eagles host exhibition games with International Falls

By Chris Marchand For all its charms, living in the Northwest can present its share of difficulties for athletes at the top of the local game. In the case of ladies fastpitch, finding the kind of [...]

Wetelainen runner-up at Manitoba Match Play

Wetelainen runner-up at Manitoba Match Play

By Chris Marchand Local golfer Wade Wetelainen is making progress in the Manitoba mens amateur golf scene. On June 15 the 22 year-old resident of Wabigoon worked his way through four challengers to meet Bret Thompson [...]

Kids and Cops Fishing Derby

Kids and Cops Fishing Derby

The fifth annual Canadian Tire Bob Izumi Kids and Cops fishing tournament saw over 50 registered young anglers show up at government dock on June 21 for their chance to catch a prize winning fish. Throughout [...]

Vahovick top rifle shooter

Vahovick top rifle shooter

  By Samantha Hawkins Service Rifle enthusiasts converged at the Dryden Rifle and Pistol Club on June 21 to compete in the club’s almost monthly Service Rifle Competition. First place shooter, Rex Vahovic says the event [...]