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Weightlifting

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  • State weightlifting: our complete list of area qualifiers

     
    Here is the list of area state qualifiers for this weekend’s FHSAA state boys weightlifting championship at the Kissimmee Civic Center (201 E. Dakin Ave.), listed by weight class (and with season best total): Class 2A (Friday, starts at 10:30 a.m.)...
  • Parkland takes second at state powerlifting meet

     
    The Parkland High School powerlifting team took second in the Pennsylvania State Coaches Powerlifting Association (PSCPA) State High School Championships last weekend at Glen Mills. The two-time defending Lehigh Valley Conference champs were behind only...
  • Luis Verdiales, Shelby Koren of Spruce Creek win USA Weightlifting titles

     
    Port Orange Spruce Creek weightlifters Luis Verdiales and Shelby Koren have been invited to an expenses-paid stay at the Olympic Training Center after both won titles in June at the USA Weightlifting National Youth Championships in Michigan. They will...
  • 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...