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Weightlifting

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  • Palm girls weightlifting

    First team Katie Abel Seminole Ridge junior 101: Third-year lifter won district; 23rd at state. Best total lift of 190 pounds included 100-pound bench, 90-pound clean and jerk. Sierra Weiner Seminole Ridge junior 110: First-year lifter won district;...
  • Chloe Odom

    Chloe Odom went from tumbling on a mat in gymnastics to lifting more than twice her body weight. The Wellington junior has only been lifting weights for two years, but it doesn't show in competitions. Odom, who stands 4-foot-11 and weighs 138 pounds,...
  • Manes: Retired cartoonist from Hobart still a kick

    Manes: Retired cartoonist from Hobart still a kick
    "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you'll go far." — Theodore Roosevelt I recently visited Jim and Linda Mackey on their 37th wedding anniversary. The two lovebirds live in Hobart. Linda is from the southeast side of Chicago and attended Bowen...
  • Muncie man, 90, relishes showing up younger weightlifters

    Hours after his 90th birthday, Carl Miller achieved a feat that would cause serious injury, if not death, to most men his age. He lifted nearly 300 pounds more than a dozen times ... with his head. Three times a week, Miller shuffles into the downtown...
  • Final girls weightlifting Super Six

    Final girls weightlifting Super Six
    1. Timber Creek: Wolves were top area finisher at state, placing fourth. 2. Colonial: Grenadiers placed fifth at state behind Paris Edgerton's third-place finish in 139-pound class. 3. Freedom: Victoria Casal Aguirre was 101-pound state champ. 4....
  • All-area girls weightlifting team

    All-area girls weightlifting team
    LIFTER OF YEAR Angelica Figueroa Sr., Timber Creek The Buzz: State champ in unlimited weight class with 455-pound total, topping teammate Amara Wiggan by 25 pounds. Set state record in clean-and-jerk (250 pounds). FIRST TEAM Victoria Casal...
  • Timber Creek girls lifter is selected as area's best

    Timber Creek girls lifter is selected as area's best
    Angelica Figueroa knows a thing or two about empowering young girls. Especially her sisters. Figueroa, a Timber Creek senior who is the Sentinel's all-area girls weightlifter of the year, inspired her three sisters to follow her lead into the sport....
  • Weightlifting: 2015 season preview

    Weightlifting: 2015 season preview across Palm Beach and Broward counties Palm Beach County has always had a strong weightlifting presence at the state meet and this year could mean more of the same — with one exception. Last year's Lifter of...
  • O'Malley breaks elbow while lifting weights

    O'Malley breaks elbow while lifting weights
    WASHINGTON – Mixing politics and fitness has rarely seemed so risky. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who is considering a run for president in 2016, said on Monday that he broke his right elbow while working out over the weekend. An...
  • Lake Worth, Wellington take second place finishes at girls weightlifting state finals

    Lake Worth, Wellington take second place finishes at girls weightlifting state finals
    KISSIMMEE – Sometimes a weightlifting competition is decided not by the lift of the weight, but by the weight of the lifter. Twice during Saturday's FHSAA State Girls' Weightlifting Championships the weight of a Palm Beach County competitor was...
  • Expansion Baltimore Anthem of National Pro Grid League signs two

    Expansion Baltimore Anthem of National Pro Grid League signs two
    The Baltimore Anthem, one of two expansion teams in the second season of the National Pro Grid League, signed its first player last week, world champion and Olympic silver medalist weightlifter Dmitry Klokov of Russia, then added Mat Fraser,thesecond-...