Tag Archives: Grande Prairie Alberta

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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Big Weekend for Local XC Runners

Local cross country runners were in action on a number of fronts on Saturday. Wapiti Nordic played host to the 2016 ACAC Cross Country Running Championships.  GPRC Wolves standout Brandon Wladyko had the best finish for the host team placing … 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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Good Start for Cross Country Wolves

A limited squad of GPRC Wolves Cross Country runners contested ACAC #1 – The Concordia Open in Ardrossan on Saturday and posted some impressive early season results. Veteran Jamie Wigmore, last year’s ACAC silver medalists, placed second among the college runners, recording … Continue reading

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Top five finishes for local tracksters at high school provincials

A quartet of local women registered top 5 results at the 2015 Alberta Schools Athletics Association High School Provincial Track and Field Championships in Lethbridge on the weekend. Charles Spencer’s Kelsey Bishop recorded a 4th place finish in the Junior … Continue reading

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Multiple Records Fall at Zone Track Championships

Eaglesham’s Brittany Duvall had a career day on Saturday, setting four Zone records in the Intermediate Women’s category at the 2015 ASAA NW Zone Track and Field Championships at the Legion Track. Duvall set new standards in the 800m (2:33), … Continue reading

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Hollowell Captures Silver at Athletics Alberta Age Group Indoor Provincials

Hayden Hollowell established personal best times in two races at the Athletics Alberta Age Group Indoor Provincials in Edmonton on the weekend. The 20 year old Wolves Athletics Club runner clocked a time of 8:53 in the 3000m, finishing second in … Continue reading

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Wolves AC Duo to be Honoured by Athletics Alberta

Wolves AC athlete Mirelle Martens and coach Bill Corcoran will receive provincial awards this Friday at the  Athletics Alberta Awards Banquet in Edmonton. Martens earned the 2014 Junior Women’s Cross Country Runner of the year award. This fall, the 19 year old … Continue reading

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Wolves Fare Well Against University Competition at 2015 Golden Bear Open

The GPRC Wolves Indoor Track team travelled to Edmonton this weekend to take on five Canada West schools plus ACAC rivals MacEwan University and Concordia in the 2015 Golden Bear Open at the University of Alberta.  The team fared well … Continue reading

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Wolves Athletics Club 2013 Year in Review

In chronological order, here are 13 Wolves Athletics Club highlights from 2013: #1 – Provincial Junior Title for Manz March 2 and 3 – AA Indoor Provincials, Edmonton Joren Manz had a breakout indoor season, establishing GPRC Varsity records in the … Continue reading

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