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Weightlifting

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  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • Patton Oswalt sacks South Beach

    Patton Oswalt sacks South Beach
    During the late 1990s, movies turned Patton Oswalt into an addict. As the comedian writes in his new memoir, "Silver Screen Fiend," Oswalt plunged into what he calls the "briny darkness" of the theater inside West Hollywood's New Beverly Cinema for a...
  • 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...
  • Latest Boys Weightlifting Results (April 1)

    District 9-1A Tournament Team scores 1. Village Academy 63; 2. American Heritage 34; 3. Florida Air Academy 25; 4. Pine Crest 15; 5. Glades Central 14; 6. St. Edward's 11; 7. Suncoast 7 Individual results 119 — 1. Laguerre (VA) 220; 2....
  • 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...
  • Wellington's Chloe Odom: Lifter of the Year

    Wellington's Chloe Odom: Lifter of the Year
    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,...