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Weightlifting

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  • Dr. Phillips strongest in Metro West weightlifting

     
    Dr. Phillips won the Metro West division boys weightlifting championship on Wednesday, chalking up its first conference title in the sport since 2004. DP won five weight classes with Brad Bindas at 154 (515 lbs total lift), Kevin Estime at 169 (525 lbs),...
  • Recall alert: Rogue Fitness recalls barbell brackets

     
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Rogue Fitness, is recalling  about 5,000 Rogue Fitness Barbell Brackets. The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break,...
  • Game of the day: Class 2A boys state weightlifting meet

     
    Game of the day: Class 2A boys state weightlifting meet Time: 12 p.m. Where: Kissimmee Civic Center (201 East Dakin Avenue, Kissimmee) What to watch for: Cameron Miller of Clermont East Ridge is the top state qualifier at 129 pounds with a total of 465....
  • Getting and staying fit, the Harry Packer way

     
    For those making New Year's resolutions to get fit, we'd like to introduce you to Harry Packer. Packer is a 75-year-old mortgage broker from Porter Ranch. He had two knee replacements a couple of years ago. Oh, and he's a......
  • 'The Amazing Race': Bucky gives us a preview

     
    Now tell me, which is more exciting: a bunch of walking billboards driving cars 200 laps around a track in Daytona, Florida or 11 teams of (mostly) regular people like you and me, racing one big ol’ lap around the......
  • Show of strength: our first 2010 area weightlifting honor roll

     
    With postseason meets upon us this week with the first rounds of FHSAA sectional qualifiers, here are the top weightlifting totals, listed by weight class, for area lifters through Monday: 119 390 pounds: Jacob Uzzle, Spruce Creek 390: Matt Hall, New...
  • Show of strength: our latest boys weightlifting honor roll

     
    Top totals, by weight class, for area weightlifters through March 27: 119 390: Matt Hall, New Smyrna Beach 390: Jacob Uzzle, Spruce Creek 370: John Cumming, New Smyrna Beach 355: Nicholas Martir, Deltona 350: Jean St.-Louis, Jones 330: Don Desliens, Evans...
  • Weightlifting: Tavares’ Christopher Kamp leads qualifiers

     
    Tavares’ Christopher Kamp hoisted a combined 640 pounds in the bench press and clean-and-jerk to improve his area-leading total for the 169-pound weight class and lead the list of automatic state qualifiers at Monday’s Class 1A, Section 7 weightl...
  • Update: the latest boys weightlifting honor roll

     
    Here are the top totals, by weight class, for area weightlifters through April 13: (* denotes state meet qualifiers) 119 390: *Matt Hall, New Smyrna Beach 390: *Jakob Uzzle, Spruce Creek 375: *John Cumming, New Smyrna Beach 360: *Jean St.-Louis, Jones...
  • Harmony wins Orange Belt Conference weightlifting crown

     
    Host Harmony cruised to victory in Wednesday's OBC boys weightlifting meet with 78 points to runner-up St. Cloud's 57. Celebration (26) was third, followed by Liberty (24), Poinciana (19), Osceola (17) and Gateway (0). Here are the weight class winners...
  • Weightlifting injuries on the rise: mostly teenage girls

     
    The first-ever comprehensive study on weightlifting injuries is out and it shows that while teenage girls are lifting weights now more than ever, they’re also one of the biggest groups getting hurt. Results from the study, led by researchers at Nationw....