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Weightlifting

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  • 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...
  • Expansion Baltimore Anthem of National Pro Grid League signs two

    Expansion Baltimore Anthem of National Pro Grid League signs two
    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-...
  • Girls state weightlifting is Saturday

    Girls state weightlifting is Saturday
    Navarre, the 2013 state champs in girls weightlifting, is poised to win its second team championship Saturday at the FHSAA girls weightlifting championship inĀ  the Kissimmee Civic Center (201 E. Dakin St.), beginning 10:30. Navarre, located in the...
  • Spring previews: softball, boys weightlifting, tennis

    Spring previews: softball, boys weightlifting, tennis
    Here's a look at the three spring sports underway this week: GIRLS SOFTBALL 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;...
  • Timber Creek, St. Cloud have most state qualifiers

    Timber Creek, St. Cloud have most state qualifiers
    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...
  • Wellington wins weightlifting title

    Wellington wins weightlifting title
    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...
  • Colonial is Metro East girls weightlifting champs

    Colonial is Metro East girls weightlifting champs
    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...
  • Tommy Chong's passion for fitness kept his dancing challenge in step

    Tommy Chong's passion for fitness kept his dancing challenge in step
    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...
  • Palm schools looking for first weightlifting title

    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...
  • Maccabi Games begin

    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 &...
  • New Smyrna Beach edges Spruce Creek for state weightlifting title | Video

    New Smyrna Beach edges Spruce Creek for state weightlifting title | Video
    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...