| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:52 PM
WELLINGTON — Wellington High School's LeeAnn Hewitt did some heavy lifting on Saturday at the District 10 girls' weightlifting championships.
Hewitt's career-best performance in the heavyweight division helped propel the host Wolverines to its...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Timber Creek and St. Cloud qualified the most girls weightlifters for the state tournament out of Wednesday’s District 7 meet. Both had six lifters qualify. Colonial had five. Freedom and Evans each had two qualifiers.
To qualify for the state...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Colonial's girls weightlifting team had four first-place finishes and won the Metro East Conference championships with 48 pointa. Timber Creek finished second with 37, edging past East River, which finished third with 36.
Here are the winners in each...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Tommy Chong thinks pumping iron is far out, man. A lifter of heavy things from a young age, the 76-year-old comedian from Canada has put his entire fitness regimen on hold to lift and twirl a professional dancer on the current season of "Dancing With...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:08 PM
WELLINGTON — She's just like other high school girls; her lipstick is the perfect shade, her outfit matches and a jeweled flower holds her hair flawlessly in place.
Then she squats, her arms quiver and a grunt escapes her throat as she presses a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Presenting Sponsor Judy Levis Markhoff lit the official Maccabi torch at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Sunday evening (Aug. 10), signifying the start of the JCC Maccabi Games. The Games are being hosted from Aug. 10-15 by the Boca Raton-based Adolph &...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:31 PM
KISSIMMEE — Cody Wilson's face turned red as he hoisted 320 pounds over his head Saturday, tying a school record and leading New Smyrna Beach to its second team weightlifting state title.
The Barracudas, who won their first title in 2010, finished...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:09 PM
PORT ORANGE — The long, curly locks that stole the show at the state weightlifting meet are gone.
Still flowing is the passion Zack Johnson brings to the sport. The senior heavyweight state champion from Port Orange Spruce Creek is training at...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
One singlet. One water bottle. One weightlifting belt signed by eight-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman. And one . . . tuxedo?
That's what East River senior Shawnjay Holtham needs for Saturday's Class 2A state weightlifting meet, beginning at 10 a.m. at...
| Apr 29, 2013
Parkland High School placed second overall at the Pennsylvania State High School Powerlifting Championships at the Glen Mills Schools on Saturday. Perennial state champion and national powerhouse Glen Mills won its 28th consecutive state high school...
| May 3, 2013
More than 100 area football players competed in the ninth annual Blue Bomber Football Invitational Weightlifting Competition in a packed Palmerton gymnasium. For the second consecutive year, Whitehall captured the team championship on the strength of...