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Dryden ex-pat Finlayson wins third consecutive Ontario golf title

Dryden ex-pat Finlayson wins third consecutive Ontario golf title

Former Dryden resident Reg Finlayson (right) added another notch to his growing list of accomplishments in senior’s golf, capturing a third straight Ontario Super Seniors Golf Championship (over 70) at the Ontario Senior Mens Championship at [...]

Soccer season capped by Juventus playoff win

Soccer season capped by Juventus playoff win

Sioux Lookout’s Old Boys take regular season title with 15-2 record Submitted By Adam Moir The Dryden Senior Soccer League wrapped up last week with Skene Transfer and Supply Juventus winning the championship game with a [...]

Strongmen converge for Dryden competition

Strongmen converge for Dryden competition

By Chris Marchand A curious sight unfolded on the edge of the Trans-Canada, Saturday as burly men from far and away performed impressive feats of strength for a fifth straight year in Dryden Strongman 2014. Eight [...]

Bass-tastic: Dingwalls claim top prize in Dryden Bass Tournament

Bass-tastic: Dingwalls claim top prize in Dryden Bass Tournament

By Chris Marchand In the game of competitive angling, the name Dingwall is having a very good year. Walleye Masters runners-up Jeff and Blair Dingwall put together an impressive bag of bass, at 16.7 lbs to [...]

Oliphant crowned Senior Men’s Open champion

Oliphant crowned Senior Men’s Open champion

By Dryden Observer Staff The following are the results from the 2014 Senior Men’s Open at Eagles Landing, July 21. First Flight Champion: Darren Oliphant – 75 1st Low Gross (LG): Terry Ellwood – 76 2nd [...]

Steelers host Lookout Legends

Steelers host Lookout Legends

Shirley Meijaard of Sioux Lookout’s Lookout Legends (left) challenges Northtown Masonry Steelers’ Ally Leclerc during Dryden Senior Ladies Soccer action, Sunday. The womens’ league has just a few regular season games remaining before playoffs begin in [...]

SIJHL names new commissioner

Graham has skill-set to increase league profile, says  Ice Dogs GM By Chris Marchand The Superior International Junior Hockey League has a new commissioner after 14 years. The league announced Thunder Bay native Bryan Graham has [...]

Senior soccer action in full swing

Senior soccer action in full swing

United’s Eric McQuestion and Juventus’ Joel Zieroth battle for possession during Men’s Dryden Senior Soccer action, July 16 at Rotary Park fields. Photo by Chris Marchand [...]

Varrin traded, ‘Dogs’ announce training camp

By Dryden Observer Staff Ice Dogs forward Chris Varrin is off to school at Lakehead University, and his local junior ‘A’ club is helping out with a trade to the Thunder Bay Northstars this past week [...]

Ice Dogs to partner with minor hockey

Players to assist coaches, act as mentors Submitted The Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Junior Hockey League and the Dryden Minor Hockey Association will be teaming up in the 2014/2015 season. The partnership involves [...]