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Weightlifting

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • Weightlifting: All-Palm Beach team honors, Coach of the Year

    Weightlifting: All-Palm Beach team honors, Coach of the Year
    The All-Palm Beach County first- and second-team selections, honorable mentions and Coach of the Year for the 2015 weightlifting season. First team Katie Abel Seminole Ridge junior 101: Third-year lifter won district; 23rd at state. Best total...
  • 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...
  • Manes: Retired cartoonist from Hobart still a kick

    Manes: Retired cartoonist from Hobart still a kick
    "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you'll go far." — Theodore Roosevelt I recently visited Jim and Linda Mackey on their 37th wedding anniversary. The two lovebirds live in Hobart. Linda is from the southeast side of Chicago and attended Bowen...
  • Final girls weightlifting Super Six

    Final girls weightlifting Super Six
    1. Timber Creek: Wolves were top area finisher at state, placing fourth. 2. Colonial: Grenadiers placed fifth at state behind Paris Edgerton's third-place finish in 139-pound class. 3. Freedom: Victoria Casal Aguirre was 101-pound state champ. 4....
  • All-area girls weightlifting team

    All-area girls weightlifting team
    LIFTER OF YEAR Angelica Figueroa Sr., Timber Creek The Buzz: State champ in unlimited weight class with 455-pound total, topping teammate Amara Wiggan by 25 pounds. Set state record in clean-and-jerk (250 pounds). FIRST TEAM Victoria Casal...
  • Timber Creek girls lifter is selected as area's best

    Timber Creek girls lifter is selected as area's best
    Angelica Figueroa knows a thing or two about empowering young girls. Especially her sisters. Figueroa, a Timber Creek senior who is the Sentinel's all-area girls weightlifter of the year, inspired her three sisters to follow her lead into the sport....
  • Weightlifting: 2015 season preview

    Weightlifting: 2015 season preview across Palm Beach and Broward counties Palm Beach County has always had a strong weightlifting presence at the state meet and this year could mean more of the same — with one exception. Last year's Lifter of...
  • Lake Worth, Wellington take second place finishes at girls weightlifting state finals

    Lake Worth, Wellington take second place finishes at girls weightlifting state finals
    KISSIMMEE – Sometimes a weightlifting competition is decided not by the lift of the weight, but by the weight of the lifter. Twice during Saturday's FHSAA State Girls' Weightlifting Championships the weight of a Palm Beach County competitor was...