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  • Girls weightlifting enters its sub-district meets

     
    Girls weightlifting teams around Central Florida will begin to get serious as they enter the final month of their season next week, with sub-district meets being held. Sub-district 6 meets will be held at Lake Mary, Clermont East Ridge and Bunnell Flagler...
  • 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...
  • The bios of the LV football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 4

     
    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will hold its annual scholar-athlete dinner on March 4 at the Northampton Community Center. Kutztown University coach Ray Monica is the main speaker. Dinner begins at...
  • Celine Oskandy of Spruce Creek gets second state record of the day

     
    Celine Oskandy, the Port Orange Spruce Creek weightlifter who earlier in the day Saturday set a state record at the FHSAA girls weightlifting state championships in the 139-pound weight  class with a 225, also set a state record with a 385 total. Oskandy'...
  • USOC lifted the bar for Muslim woman

    USOC lifted the bar for Muslim woman
    Next week at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in South Korea, a computer engineer from Atlanta will take another step she hopes could lead to the 2012 London Olympics. That Kulsoom Abdullah has gotten this far is nothing short of a miracle, given...
  • 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...
  • Area high school weightlifting event is April 29

     
    The eight annual Blue Bomber Football Invitational Weightlifting Competition is at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 29 in the Palmerton High School Gymnasium. The meet is open to the public and a concession area for athletes and spectators will be......
  • Police identify 75 cars that may be connected to USC killings

     
    Los Angeles police reviewing video surveillance footage from the night two USC students were fatally shot have identified 75 vehicles that fit the description of a car seen speeding away from the neighborhood moments after the killings. LAPD Deputy Chief....
  • Victoria Gillooly of Timber Creek sets state record in clean-and-jerk

     
    Timber Creek's Victoria Gillooly was easy to overlook coming into Saturday's FHSAA girls weightlifting meet at the Kissimmee Civic Center, but by the time she was finished competing, she was not being overlooked any longer. Gillooly set a state record...
  • Girls weightlifting honor roll for Central Florida

     
    Here is a glimpse at the top girls weightlifters in Central Florida through this week's sub-district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and compiled from results in the newspaper and from information provided by Central Florida coaches....
  • 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...