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  • Spruce Creek softball player ready for challenges of attending West Point

    Spruce Creek softball player ready for challenges of attending West Point
    The interview didn't start well. Army softball coach Michelle DePolo noticed Hailey Megge's potential at a showcase tournament in Atlanta in the fall of 2012. Then they sat down and talked. "The first question she asked was, 'What do you know about...
  • Timber Creek wins girls weightlifting sub-district

    Timber Creek won the Sub-District 7 girls weightlifting meet at Freedom High School and dominated the heavier weight classes. The Wolves won with 58 points and East River was second with 47. Freedom took third (32) and Colonial was fourth (31). The meet...
  • Leesburg girls weightlifting takes sub-district

    Leesburg’s girls weightlifting team won its fourth consecutive District 6 Sub-District tournament Thursday with 50 points, edging Umatilla with 48. Leesburg had four weight division winners with Kayla Lacey (101), Kalyn Trull (139), Leann...
  • Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter

    Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter
    Robert V. Rood, a retired longshoreman and world champion powerlifter, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Pasadena home. He was 73. Robert Vincent Rood was born in Berwick, Pa., and moved with his family to a home on East Hill Street in South Baltimore...
  • Brinkley & Co. still grinding

    Brinkley & Co. still grinding
    Just the other day, Jeff Brinkley summed up coaching high school football to a new Toby Keith song. The song titled "Hard Way To Make An Easy Living" aptly fits his job at Newport Harbor High. "People look at [coaching] and think, 'What an enjoyable...
  • Girls weightlifting preview: 5 things to watch

    Girls weightlifting preview: 5 things to watch
    1. Port Orange Spruce Creek senior Shelby Koren, who competes in the 129-pound weight class, will seek her third consecutive state title this season. She won at 110 pounds as a sophomore and 129 last year. 2. Wekiva has risen among the area's elite...
  • Sisters on Lake Mary girls weightlifting team stand beside friend with cancer

    Sisters on Lake Mary girls weightlifting team stand beside friend with cancer
    When Ally Sloan walked into younger sister Katie's classroom, no words were required. The look on her face told Katie all she needed to know. "She said to me, 'You don't have to say anything. I know,'" Ally said. "I told her it was cancer, and she...
  • Highland Park boxing gym owner moves, refocuses

    Highland Park boxing gym owner moves, refocuses
    Walking into the Warehouse Boxing Gym in Highland Park, one immediately glimpses a large photo of a massive young weightlifter straining to jerk a barbell from the floor. The same image is printed on shirts for sale at the counter. That would be owner...
  • Michael Biehn trains like a 'Taxi Driver'

    Somewhere there is a casting agent who, whenever he needs a butt-kicking soldier to die valiantly, thinks, "Michael Biehn." Recall "Terminator," "The Rock" or "The Abyss." All soldiers, all KIA. Even when Biehn played a cowboy in "Tombstone," it ended...
  • Florida Panther: 'Always be the hardest worker'

    Florida Panther: 'Always be the hardest worker'
    Shawn Matthias is entering his seventh season with the Florida Panthers, where he plays center. During the 2012-2013 season, Matthias scored 14 goals, which tied him for second place on the team. Currently conditioning in the grueling training camp,...
  • Kettle bell arm lift targets plenty of muscles

     Kettle bell arm lift targets plenty of muscles
    This fluid kettle bell combination will work your entire body. It requires that you master two old-school weightlifting movements, the clean and the jerk. Once you get it down, says David Schenk, co-founder of Cross Train LA in Hollywood, you'll turn to...