Tag Archives: Athletics

Third Time’s a Charm: Anderson Golden at ASAA High School Track Champs

Keyana Anderson’s first round throw of 35.25m proved to be golden as the Sexsmith Secondary School athlete bested all others in the Senior Women’s Discus at the ASAA Provincial High School Track and Field Championships in Red Deer on Friday. Anderson, who … Continue reading

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Peace Country Classic Track Meet / Alberta Summer Games Trials goes May 12

The local track and field season kicks off on Saturday, May 12 at the Legion Field in Grande Prairie with the annual Peace Country Classic/ GP Kids Track Meet.  This year’s event will also host the trials for the NW Zone … Continue reading

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Pair of Second Place Finishes for Wolves Tracksters at ACAC #1

  The GPRC Wolves Indoor Track team opened its 2018 season in Edmonton on Saturday, posting two second-place finishes at the MacEwan University Invitational. In her debut attempt at the 1000m, rookie Anna Van Der Giessen recorded a time of … 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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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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2014 NW Zone 8 ASG Track Team Named

Athletes from across the Peace were at the Legion Track on Saturday contesting the 2014 NW Zone 8 Alberta Summer Games (ASG)Track and Field Trials. After an intense day of competition, a Zone team consisting of 20 boys and 20 girls … Continue reading

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Provincial High Jump Record Falls at Peace Country Classic/Hershey Meet

Wolves Athletics Club jumper Nicole Van Der Kaaden established a new W 40-44 provincial high jump record Saturday at the 2014 Peace Country Classic/Hershey Meet at the Legion Track.  Van Der Kaaden leaped 1.30m, improving the old mark by 5 cm. … Continue reading

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Multiple Podiums for Local Athletes at Track Provincials

Four GP and area athletes combined for 3 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze medal at the 2013 Athletics Alberta Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sherwood Park on the weekend. Sexsmith’s Greg Student leaped a meet record 11.83m in the triple jump on … Continue reading

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