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Weightlifting

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  • How to Get Fit, Stay Cool, and even Have Some Fun

     
    During the past few weeks, it hasn’t been much fun to run outdoors. Even early in the morning, the heat has been oppressive. It’s the same with walking and cycling. And indoor exercise classes somehow seem hotter than usual, too. Indeed it&#...
  • Montverde powerlifters win national and world titles

     
    Two students on Montverde Academy's powerlifting squad, Jake Carter and Josh Arnold, both won titles at the American Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation Championships in Rockland, Mass. But a third Montverde lifter, freshman Eliott Grietens, did even...
  • Former Spruce Creek lifters place at nationals

     
    Four former lifters from Port Orange Spruce Creek competed this past weekend at the American Open Weightlifting Championships in Cincinatti. Samantha Turnbull, Sara Cowles, Mahassen Paiva and David Wolfe all competed with the best in the country during...
  • Girls weightlifting returns this week with some big meets

     
    After taking the past two weeks off for winter break, girls high school weightlifting returns this week and it is time to get serious. In what may be the most compelling regular season meet of the year on Friday, four schools all ranked among...
  • St. Cloud girls weightlifters remain unbeaten

     
    St. Cloud remained undefeated in seven girls weightlifting matches Thursday, topping Kissimmee Gateway and Kissimmee Osceola in a tri-meet. St. Cloud had 45 points, compared with 29 for Gateway and 28 for Osceola. Sabrina Lineburg had a 240-pound total in...
  • Girls weightlifting teams begin journey to state

     
    Lifters from the girls weightlifting teams Orange County schools, including favorites Timber Creek and Wekiva are all expected to take their first steps towards the state meet Tuesday with the District 7 subsectional m...
  • Edgewater’s Britni Strates wins weight class at District 7 West

     
    Britni Strates is perhaps better known for what she has done on the track during her high school career than what she has done in the weight room. Strates, who is a specialist is the triple jump and high jump and is headed to the university of Virginia on...
  • Girls Weightlifting: Spruce Creek takes Five Star Conference, again

     
    Spruce Creek's girls weightlifting team may have had its streak of consecutive state titles snapped at six last year, but the Hawks have kept the streak of conference titles intact. The Hawks won their 14th Five Star Conference team champions...
  • Girls Weightlifting: Undefeated Leesburg wins District 6 sub-sectional

     
    Leesburg's girls weightlifting team, which entered the District 6 sub-sectional meet at Clermont East Ridge Thursday with a 13-0 record, won the meet, defeating six other teams and qualified 10 lifters for the district final at Bunnell Flagler Palm...
  • Girls weightlifting: District 7 sectional qualifiers listed

     
    With all three of the District 7 sub-sectional qualifying meets completed for girls weightlifting, the district has compiled a list of qualifiers in each weight class. The winners of each sub-section weight class were automatic qualifiers and then the...
  • USC football: Stafon Johnson files lawsuit against university and former strength coach [Update]

     
    Former USC running back Stafon Johnson has filed a lawsuit against USC and a former assistant strength coach Jamie Yanchar for unspecified damages related to a weightlifting accident in September 2009. During a news conference Monday, attorney Carl...