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XC Wolves Women Second at ACAC #3

Led by Andrea Snider’s individual 3rd place finish, the cross country Wolves Women opened their season with a second place team finish at ACAC 3 in Vermilion on Saturday. Team mates Kailey Bratland (6th), Brittany Duvall (8th), and Megan Hopkins (21st) combined for a team score of 37 points, … Continue reading

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Local Runners open XC Season in Edmonton

Three local men kicked off the cross country running season in Edmonton on Saturday at the ACAC 1 race at Goldstick Park. GPRC’s Brandon Wladyko ran a strong race finishing 3rd among the College men.  Teammate Josh Malmesten had a … Continue reading

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Blizzard of Bronze for Zone 8 ASG Track Team

Zone 8 Track and Field athletes combined for a total of 10 medals (2 silver and 8 bronze) at the 2016 Alberta Summer Games in Leduc in Alberta on the weekend. Sexmith’s Vanessa Spenner (U16 Discus) and Valleyview’s Aimee Caron … Continue reading

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Martens Ninth in Olympic Trials 5000m

Wolves Athletics Club runner Mirelle Martens parlayed a strong final km into a ninth place finish in the 5000m at the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships/ Olympic Trials in Edmonton on Thursday evening. Martens recorded a personal best time … Continue reading

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Local Athletes Shine at Zone Track Meet

Setting two Zone records, GP Composite’s Brandon Tufford delivered a pair of dominating performances at the 2016 NW Zone Track and Field meet in Peace River on Friday and Saturday. Tufford destroyed the 34 year old Junior Men’s 1500m record … Continue reading

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Giesbrecht and Martens Quadrple Winners at PCC Track Meet

Hines Creek’s Desiree Giesbrecht and St Joe’s Janai Martens were quadruple winners at the 2016 Peace Country Classic Track and Field Meet at Legion Field on Saturday. Giesbrecht captured the Youth Girls 400m, 1500m, 100m hurdles, and Long Jump.  Martens won … Continue reading

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Peace Country Classic/ ASG Trials Track Meet slated for May 14

Registration for the  2016 Peace Country Classic on Saturday, May 14, Grande Prairie’s annual all comer’s track meet, is now open. This year’s Classic is actually three different meets in one The Grande Prairie Kid’s Meet for children in Grades … Continue reading

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Redemption! Wolves Indoor Tracksters Come Up Big At Awards Banquet

It took until the awards banquet after the meet had ended, but the GPRC Wolves managed to hit the podium on Saturday at the ACAC Indoor Track Championships in Calgary. In the always competitive No-Hands-Oreo-Eating-Contest, Josh Malmsten managed a 2nd … Continue reading

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Wolves Track Teams Fifth and Sixth at ACAC 2 Meet

The GPRC Wolves Indoor Track team was out in full force on Saturday, contesting ACAC Meet #2 – The Running Room Indoor Challenge – at the Edmonton Garrison. Fifth-year runner Kirsten Manz recorded the best finish among the locals, a … Continue reading

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Wolves Men 5th at ACAC 1 Indoor Track Meet

A token squad of two GPRC athletes contested ACAC Indoor Track 1 – The Kodiak Open in Lethbridge on Saturday. Josh Malmsten led the way for the locals with 6th place finish in the 600m and a 7th place finish, … Continue reading

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