| Apr 13, 2014
LOXAHATCHEE — Six Seminole Ridge High School athletes won their respective divisions to lead the host Hawks to its fourth consecutive district title at the District 8-2A boys' weightlifting meet on Saturday.
Abyu Perez (129-pounds), Kristian...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:30 AM
(Reuters) - Azerbaijan's weightlifting body has been fined $500,000 (300,230 pounds) after nine lifters tested positive last year, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said in a statement.
The governing body said the Azeri federation has been...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:37 PM
— New UConn football coach Bob Diaco opened spring practice to the media for the first time Saturday morning.
And within that Practice No. 7 — of 15, including the annual Blue-White Spring Game April 12 (3 p.m. Rentschler Field) —...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Looking back at her two-year weightlifting career, Wellington High senior Brianna Minnis has just one regret.
"I wish I had started earlier," said Minnis, who only took up the sport last year.
Minnis made tremendous strides in the sport as she took...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The little girl in family photos sits attentively in the stands as her brothers play football.
That girl grew up to be New Smyrna Beach senior Brianna McCauley, who spent way too much time watching during her high-school career because of injuries....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:46 PM
With the high school weightlifting season opening this week, we look at lifters and teams to watch:
Jose Barajas, Tavares: Senior was Class 1A state runner-up with 615 total at 169 pounds. He remains in that weight class.
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
KISSIMMEE — New Smyrna Beach's Brianna McCauley and Port Orange Spruce Creek's Shelby Koren, both seniors, both from Volusia County and both competitors in the 129-pound weight class, were dueling each other.
McCauley first set a state record with...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Four members of the Spruce Creek's girls weightlifting team won weight class championships, and nine Hawks lifters qualified for the Feb. 8 state meet in Kissimmee. New Smyrna Beach had the second most state qualifiers with five, including two weight...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:14 PM
In a bit of a shift in dominance, Wekiva and St. Cloud's girls weightlifting teams will take the most qualifiers from District 7 into the state meet on Feb. 8 in Kissimmee. The district has been dominated by Timber Creek and Wekiva in recent years....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:59 PM
APOPKA — Muscles bulging and veins popping, weightlifters can project an image as heavy as any stack of metal plates.
That can be intimidating, especially for girls. Wekiva senior Jarae Bargaineer knows.
When Mustangs coach Lisa Montgomery...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The interview didn't start well.
Army softball coach Michelle DePolo noticed Hailey Megge's potential at a showcase tournament in Atlanta in the fall of 2012. Then they sat down and talked.
"The first question she asked was, 'What do you know about...