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Weightlifting

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  • Patriots, Seahawks up for challenge

    Patriots, Seahawks up for challenge
    The weightlifting room at Old Mill was a beehive of activity Thursday morning. Weights were clanging, athletes were cheering and scores were being recorded as teachers and students stood and watched a competition like no other. No, this was not your...
  • Whitehall wins Blue Bomber weightlifting event at Palmerton

    Whitehall won 11th annual Blue Bomber Invitational Weightlifting meet Sunday at Palmerton High School. It was the Zephyrs' fourth consecutive team title. A total of 144 football players representing Palmerton, Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe, Tamaqua,...
  • Park Vista's Richter is second at 2A tourney

    Park Vista's Richter is second at 2A tourney
    Park Vista's Dustin Richter finished second in his weight class at the FHSAA Class 2A Boys Weightlifting Finals at the Kissimmee Civic Center on Friday Richter, who was competing in the 199-pound weight class, bench pressed 430 pounds, the top bench...
  • Local weightlifters compete at state

    Six area weightlifters competed at the FHSAA Class 1A Boys Weightlifting Finals on Saturday. Plantation American Heritage's Matt Marzan finished 15th in the 219-pound competition. Marzan bench pressed 245 pounds, then clean and jerked 220 pounds for a...
  • South Sumter top area team in Class 1A

    South Sumter top area team in Class 1A
    South Sumter had three lifters place in the top six at the FHSAA Class 1A Boys Weightlifting Finals on Saturday at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Montel Presley, Caleb Simmons and Anthony Yurich were the Raiders who each earned medals in their respective...
  • New Smyrna Beach wins second state boys weightlifting title

    New Smyrna Beach wins second state boys weightlifting title
    New Smyrna Beach won its second consecutive state championship Friday at the FHSAA Class 2A Boys Weightlifting Finals. The Barracudas won two individual state championships and earned 19 team points, two more than runners-up Spruce Creek and Pace....
  • Hagerty lifter aims for longstanding goal: state title

    Hagerty lifter aims for longstanding goal: state title
    Jonathan Burnham had a goal since the seventh grade. Five years later, he is one step away from being a state champion. "It's mine to lose," said Burnham, the Hagerty weightlifter who will enter Friday's Class 2A state meet in Kissimmee as the top...
  • Spectators guide to state boys weightlifting meet

    Spectators guide to state boys weightlifting meet
    What: FHSAA state boys weightlifting championships. Where: Kissimmee Civic Center (201 E. Dakin Ave.) Schedule: Friday — Class 2A, competition begins 10 a.m. Saturday — Class 1A, competition begins 10 a.m. Admission: $9 (parking is free)...
  • Is baseball battling a Tommy John epidemic?

    Joe DeMers was just 10 years old when he started using the most powerful word in a young pitcher's vocabulary no. No, he wouldn't pitch on short rest. No, he wouldn't go beyond his pitch count. No, he wouldn't play for multiple teams. Now a high...
  • Sports Illustrated honors Timber Creek weightlifter as HS Athlete of Month

    Sports Illustrated honors Timber Creek weightlifter as HS Athlete of Month
    Timber Creek girls weightlifter Savannah Braud was honored Wednesday as the Sports Illustrated High School Athlete of the Month. Braud was presented with the award during a ceremony at her school, featuring SI managing editor Chris Stone, Olympic...
  • Rory McIlroy's weight lifting devotion draws mixed opinions

    Rory McIlroy's weight lifting devotion draws mixed opinions
    AUGUSTA, Ga. — He appeared on the cover of Golf Digest as a chiseled Greek god and showed up on the Men's Health cover in a skin-tight gray T-shirt. Sense a theme? Rory McIlroy's appearance once was notable for … well, very little. Now he...