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Weightlifting

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  • Colonial is Metro East girls weightlifting champs

    Colonial is Metro East girls weightlifting champs
    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...
  • Tommy Chong's passion for fitness kept his dancing challenge in step

    Tommy Chong's passion for fitness kept his dancing challenge in step
    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...
  • Palm schools looking for first weightlifting title

    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...
  • Maccabi Games begin

    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 &...
  • New Smyrna Beach edges Spruce Creek for state weightlifting title | Video

    New Smyrna Beach edges Spruce Creek for state weightlifting title | Video
    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...
  • Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title
    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...
  • On day of prom, East River weightlifter eyes state title with friend's help | Video

    On day of prom, East River weightlifter eyes state title with friend's help | Video
    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...
  • Parkland powerlifters place second at state meet

     
    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...
  • Blue Bomber Football weightlifting event a success

     
    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...
  • Bios of all the Lehigh Valley High School Football Scholar-Athletes to be honored on March 3

     
    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Dnner is coming up a month from today, March 3 at the Northampton Community Center and Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien is the main speaker. I...
  • Central Florida girls weightlifting honor roll

     
    Here is an updated list of the top six lifters in each weight class from Central Florida schools through last week's district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifter and were compiled by results reported to the newspaper and from coach's...