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Weightlifting

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  • Central Florida girls weightlifting honor roll — Final

     
    Here is an updated list of the top six lifters in each weight class from Central Florida schools through Saturday's state meet. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and were compiled by results reported to the newspaper and from coach's infomation....
  • In Utley's words

     
    Some notable quotes from Chase Utley's press conference: HOW HIS OFFSEASON ROUTINE CHANGED "A lot more stretching, manual therapy, not as much weight lifting, weight lifting was at a minimum in terms of heavier weight. It was the small things,......
  • CrossFit's approach gains fans

    CrossFit's approach gains fans
    CrossFit may be the latest thing in fitness, but it's also a throwback to an era of medicine balls, calisthenics and free weights. Maybe that's why CrossFit gyms throughout the country count among their aficionados a growing number of older athletes...
  • Marine shot by O.C. deputy is buried in Illinois hometown

     
    The unarmed U.S. Marine who was fatally shot by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in a darkened high school parking lot in February, was buried Friday afternoon after a service in his hometown of Joliet, Ill. Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr.,......
  • 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 titlesĀ at the American Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation Championships in Rockland, Mass. But a third Montverde lifter, freshman Eliott Grietens, did even...
  • Wekiva, St. Cloud host boys weightlifting championships

     
    Wekiva hosts both the East and West divisions of the Metro Conference boys weightlifting championships on Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m. in the Mustangs’ gym. Also Wednesday is the Orange Belt Conference weightlifting championship at St. Cloud....
  • 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.)...
  • Spruce Creek takes weightlifting tradition to St. Cloud

     
    Port Orange Spruce Creek, ranked No. 2 in the preseason Sentinel Super 6 boys weightlifting rankings, joins No. 4 Harmony in a tri-meet at St. Cloud on Tuesday. Spruce Creek is a 24-time state champ in the sport. Harmony hasn’t lost a regular season...
  • 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...