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Hay River athlete rises to the top

  Diamond Jenness Secondary School’s Joel Gordon had a pretty productive few days at the NWT Track and Field Championships. Coming in second place in both the 100-metre and 200-metre events, taking gold in the long jump and bronze in shot put, he medalled in every event he entered this year, his first as a […]

Track and field takes over

  Close to 1,200 athletes and their entourages descended on Hay River last week for the biggest track and field meet in the country. “It’s amazing that a place like Hay River can pull it off,” said Mayor Andrew Cassidy. “People have given so much time and effort to this event over the years, it’s […]

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On track to becoming coaches

  About a dozen track and field coaches gathered for a clinic at Diamond Jenness Secondary School over the weekend and learned the basics of the sport as well as effective ways to train young athletes in it. “We have a really good level of performance at a national level,” said Rita Moizis, a Grade […]

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On your mark, get set, go – Hay River athletes ready for track and field championships

Athletes in Hay River have been getting ready for weeks for the NWT Track and Field Championships – an event that draws more than 1,000 participants from around the territory. It begins June 6 and runs to June 8on the track at Diamond Jenness Secondary School. Thirty-seven athletes from Diamond Jenness have signed up to […]

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Track & Field 2011

Images from the Track & Field Championship – the 2011 edition All images © Andy Spiridonica / The Hub and © Andrew MacDonald / The Hub Reprints available at the Hub. Contact us for details. To navigate photos in the gallery, click on a thumbnail then use the Left and Right arrows on your keyboard […]

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NWT athletes shine at meet

From beginning to end, like the championships themselves, the 2011 Territorial Track and Field opening ceremonies were a blur of anticipation, noise, energy and encouragement. Cheers echoed off the concrete floor and wooden stands in the arena on Wednesday night and camera flashes illuminated clusters of students as they gathered on the floor in the […]

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Hay River preps for track and field

As the Southern edge of the territory nears the longest day of the year, young athletes across all of NWT are getting ready to test their limits. The excitement for the preparation of Hay River’s Annual Territorial Track and Field Meet will culminate at tonight’s opening ceremonies at the Don Stewart Recreation Centre. The town […]

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Twentieth track meet a grand success

This year’s Northwest Territories Track and Field Championships has come to a close, but another successful year is on Hay River’s record. Over 1,000 kids from 17 communities across the NWT were in Hay River from June 2-4 competing for a territorial title. Despite potential complications with the construction of the new trades centre at […]

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Track and Field 2010

As usual, we have put together the Track and Field yearly supplement. Look inside for a list of events, past records, schedules and many many more! See you there!

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Track meet set to kick off today

This week 1,177 students from across the Northwest Territories will be meeting at the track field at Diamond Jenness for this year’s NWT Track and Field Championship. Out of all the participants, 339 will be locals, with 104 coming from Princess Alexandra, 16 from Chief Sunrise, 62 from Diamond Jenness, 76 from Harry Camsell and […]

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