| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:27 PM
The Baltimore Anthem, one of two expansion teams in the second season of the National Pro Grid League, signed its first player last week, world champion and Olympic silver medalist weightlifter Dmitry Klokov of Russia, then added Mat Fraser,thesecond-...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:55 AM
Navarre, the 2013 state champs in girls weightlifting, is poised to win its second team championship Saturday at the FHSAA girls weightlifting championship in the Kissimmee Civic Center (201 E. Dakin St.), beginning 10:30.
Navarre, located in the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:01 PM
Here's a look at the three spring sports underway this week:
Returning all-area players: Chase Cassady, Boone, Sr., P; Penny Nichols, Orange City University, Sr., P; Samantha Worrell, Hagerty, Sr., P; Tamesha Glover, Eustis, Sr. SS;...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:52 PM
WELLINGTON — Wellington High School's LeeAnn Hewitt did some heavy lifting on Saturday at the District 10 girls' weightlifting championships.
Hewitt's career-best performance in the heavyweight division helped propel the host Wolverines to its...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Timber Creek and St. Cloud qualified the most girls weightlifters for the state tournament out of Wednesday’s District 7 meet. Both had six lifters qualify. Colonial had five. Freedom and Evans each had two qualifiers.
To qualify for the state...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Colonial's girls weightlifting team had four first-place finishes and won the Metro East Conference championships with 48 pointa. Timber Creek finished second with 37, edging past East River, which finished third with 36.
Here are the winners in each...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Tommy Chong thinks pumping iron is far out, man. A lifter of heavy things from a young age, the 76-year-old comedian from Canada has put his entire fitness regimen on hold to lift and twirl a professional dancer on the current season of "Dancing With...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:08 PM
WELLINGTON — She's just like other high school girls; her lipstick is the perfect shade, her outfit matches and a jeweled flower holds her hair flawlessly in place.
Then she squats, her arms quiver and a grunt escapes her throat as she presses a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Presenting Sponsor Judy Levis Markhoff lit the official Maccabi torch at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Sunday evening (Aug. 10), signifying the start of the JCC Maccabi Games. The Games are being hosted from Aug. 10-15 by the Boca Raton-based Adolph &...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:09 PM
PORT ORANGE — The long, curly locks that stole the show at the state weightlifting meet are gone.
Still flowing is the passion Zack Johnson brings to the sport. The senior heavyweight state champion from Port Orange Spruce Creek is training at...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:31 PM
KISSIMMEE — Cody Wilson's face turned red as he hoisted 320 pounds over his head Saturday, tying a school record and leading New Smyrna Beach to its second team weightlifting state title.
The Barracudas, who won their first title in 2010, finished...