Tag Archives: Grande Prairie

Pair of Top Six Placings for PC Wolves Athletes at U20 Nationals

Five Peace Country Wolves Athletics Club athletes were in Montreal last week to take part in the 2019 Athletics Canada National Track and Field Championships.   Their week was highlighted by two noteworthy performances: a fourth place finish in the U20 … Continue reading

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Provincial Championship Triple for Local Tracksters

Local track athletes Kobe Grocholski and Avery Sluik combined to win three provincial gold medals at the Athletics Alberta U16, U18, and Masters Track and Field Championships in Sherwood Park on the weekend. Grocholski took an early lead in the … Continue reading

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Grocholski tops podium at U20 Provincials

Beaverlodge’s Kobe Grocholski parlayed a strong finishing kick into a gold medal in the U20 1500m at the Athletics Alberta Senior and U20 Provincial Championships in Edmonton on Sunday. The 17 year old runner posted a personal best time of … Continue reading

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PRs Abound for locals at CALTAF Classic

A contingent of eight PWAC athletes was in Calgary last weekend to take part in the CALTAF Classic Track Meet at Foothills Stadium.  Six of the eight athletes established lifetime bests in at least one event. Kobe Grocholski led the … Continue reading

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Records Tumble at NW Zone Track Meet

After a one-day postponement due to smoke from the wildfires, the 2019 NW Zone Track and Field Championships took place on Saturday at Legion Field under slightly hazy conditions.  Despite the weather challenges and the condensed time frame that consolidated … Continue reading

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Blistering 800m times at Peace Country Classic Track Meet

One hundred and fifty five athletes, ranging in age from 4 to 89, from across Northern Alberta took to the track at Legion Field on Saturday for the annual Peace Country Classic/ GP Kids Track Meet. The Men’s 800m produced … Continue reading

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Nelissen 3-peats at 2019 Rick Scott Open

Wolves Athletics Club superstar Chris Nelissen parlayed two wins, including a meet record, into an unprecedented third Male of Athlete of the Meet title at the 2019 Rick Scott Open at the Crosslink Sportsplex on Saturday. Nelissen outleaned Brandon Tufford … Continue reading

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Varsity Wolves Tune Up at X-C Relay

With a week to go before the ACAC Championships, the GPRC Wolves XC Running Team took part in the Peace Country Wolves XC Relay at the Wapiti Nordic Ski Trails on Saturday. The Wolves divided their squad into five equally … Continue reading

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Hammer Slam #1 Marks Completion of Throwing Cage

Grande Prairie’s brand new hammer and discus throw cage was completed last Wednesday at Legion Field , two days before the opening of the 2018 Alberta Summer Games. The new cage, funded by the City of Grande Prairie as a … Continue reading

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Local Tracksters Hit Podium at Age Group Provincials

Seven Grande Prairie athletes contested the Athletics Alberta Age Group and Masters Provincials on the weekend in Calgary and came home with a handful of medals. Myah Sluik, representing the Edmonton Columbians, triumphed in the Youth Girls Shot Put with … Continue reading

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