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Fort Frances Lakers Ranked #10th In Pre-Season Rankings

By CKDR Sports - August 29th, 2014 - 1:12pm

PhotoThere is one ranked team from the SIJHL heading into the new Junior Hockey season.
The Fort Frances Lakers have been ranked 10th in the CJHL pre-season rankings.
The Lakers are the defending Bill Salonen Cup champions.
The Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta League enter the season as the top ranked team in the country.

Ice Dogs Looking For Billet Families

By CKDR Sports - August 29th, 2014 - 1:09pm

The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are in desperate need of billet families for the upcoming junior hockey season.
There is currently a shortage of homes right now and players are already in town for training camp.
Details on how you can help out are available by contacting Shawna Sveinson at 216-7154 or e-mail daizy_19@hotmail.com as well as Shawna Fadden at 220-4100 or e-mail emmysfamily@hotmail.com

Good Start Before Season For Eagles Football

By CKDR News - August 29th, 2014 - 7:41am

PhotoDryden Eagles Football team took to the road yesterday and travelled to Kenora to face the Braver Brae Broncos in an exhibition match.
The Eagles opened the scoring with a single and led 1-0 after the first quarter.
Kenora scored on a long pass and then capped off a long drive of their own before the Eagles conceded a safety as the team was deep in their end.
Ending the half 16-1.
Dryden scored in the 3rd quarter on a 32 yard run by Braydon Hansson and the team had some success late in the game with new Eagle players, but were unable to score.
The final score was 16-7 for Kenora.
Eagles Head Coach Geoff Zilkalns says it was a good start before the regular season..
Zilkalns says the team lost focus a bit in the 2nd quarter, but responded to the halftime challenge to become more physical.
He adds the team can expect to get 3 starters back in camp this week and be better aware of what it will take to be competitive in the WHSFL.

Wolf Pack One Win Away

By CKDR Sports - August 28th, 2014 - 9:39am

PhotoThe Distinctive Drilling Wolf Pack are inching closer to a Dryden Men's Slo-Pitch title.
The Wolf Pack upended the Hagens Heroes 18-17 Wednesday night.
They lead the Best-of-5 Championship 2-1.

Tune-Up Game For Dryden Eagles

By CKDR News - August 28th, 2014 - 8:22am

PhotoIt's game time for the Dryden Eagles High School football team.
The Eagles collide with the Beaver Brae Broncos in Kenora this afternoon in pre-season play.
Kick-off is 3 o'clock.
The real season for Dryden starts next Friday in Winnipeg.

Jocks & Jills Crowned Champions

By CKDR Sports - August 27th, 2014 - 9:23am

PhotoThe Jocks & Jills are the 2014 champions of the Dryden Mixed Slo-Pitch league.
The Jocks & Jills captured their second championship in three years with a 9-4 win over the Domino's Dusters Tuesday night.

P.I. Wins Gender Bender Tournament

By CKDR News - August 26th, 2014 - 10:30am

PhotoThe P.I. Dumpbears are the 2014 champions of the Dryden Mixed Slo-Pitch 'Gender Bender' Tournament.
The annual event was held at the Sandy Beach ball complex on the weekend.
The Dumpbears disposed of the Beer Gang in the 'A' side final 21-7.
The Black Aces won the 'B' side championship, while Inside Out took home 'C' side bragging rights.
(Picture: P.I. Dumpbears)

Roly Miles Number #1 In World

By CKDR Sports - August 25th, 2014 - 8:44am

PhotoNumber one in the world.
Dryden's Roly Miles is celebrating a top finish in the Revolver category as well as a third place finish in the pistol category in the PPC World standings.
The results follow an outstanding performance for Miles at the PPC Canadian Nationals.
He hopes to compete at the World Championships in Sweden next August.

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