Category Archives: Outdoor Track and Field

Current news items about Outdoor Track and Field (Athletics) related to the Wolves Athletics Club, an Athletics Alberta club in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Grocholski Selected for Team Alberta

Peace Country Wolves runner Kobe Grocholski parlayed a trio of personal best performances on the weekend into a spot on Team Alberta for next month’s Tri-Province Meet in Winnipeg. Competing at the 2017 CALTAF Classic on Saturday and Sunday in … Continue reading

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Pair of Bronze for Local Tracksters at High School Provincials

Valleyview Hillside’s Cole Vetsch and Sexmith Secondary’s Keyana Anderson were the top local athletes at the 2017 ASAA Provincial High School Track and Field Championships in Edmonton on the weekend. Both athletes won bronze medals: Vetsch in the Intermediate Men’s … Continue reading

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Iconic 1500m Record Falls at NW Zone Track Meet

In 1981, when disco was on the way out, Montrose Jr High’s Dean Kildaw established a NW Zone Senior Boys 1500m record which ended up having far more staying power than the collected works of the Bee Gees or the Tramps. … Continue reading

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Peace Country Classic/ GP Kids Meet Slated for May 13

The local track and field season kicks off on Saturday, May 13 at the Legion track with another edition of the Peace Country Classic/GP Kid’s Meet. The PC Classic is an all comers meet for athletes of all ages and … 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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Martens Nails It! Silver in Pan Am Jrs 3000m

Wolves Athletics Club runner Mirelle Martens parlayed some strong pack running tactics into a silver medal winning performance in the women’s 3000m Friday night at Foote Field in Edmonton at the 2015 Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships. A lead group of … Continue reading

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