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Weightlifting

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  • Girls weightlifting: Wekiva’s Niaja Griffin wins third state title

     
    Niaja Griffin became the fifth girls weightlifter to win three state championship Saturda when she won the 154-pound weight class at the FHSAA Finals at the Kissimmee Civic Center. She joined Morgan Candage of Port Orange Spruce Creek (2007-09), Lakita...
  • Girls weightlifting: Timber Creek’s Stefania Maresca takes state title

     
    The emotion was so overcoming for Timber Creek's Stefania Maresca Saturday afternoon when she won the 199-pound weight class at the FHSAA Finals girls weightlifting championships, she didn't know how she should react or what she should feel. Just s...
  • Seedings for Central Floridians heading into girls weightlifting state meet

     
    Here are the seedings, by weight class, for all the Central Florida girls weightlifters who have qualified for Saturday's state meet at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Key: (seeded place, name, school, total weight at qualifying meet). 101...
  • Girls weightlifting: Playing a hand in Spruce Creek’s state title

     
    Port Orange Spruce Creek didn't have the most lifters at the FHSAA Finals girls weightlifting championships at the Kissimmee Civic Center — that honor went to Navarre with 13 — but of the seven lifters the Hawks had at state, they received...
  • Game of the day: Port Orange Spruce Creek vs. New Smyrna Beach boys weightlifting

     
    Game of the day: Port Orange Spruce Creek vs. New Smyrna Beach boys weightlifting Where: Spruce Creek High School (801 Taylor Road, Port Orange) What to watch for: The top two weightlifting teams from last year open the season with plenty of holes to...
  • Getting and staying fit, the Harry Packer way

     
    For those making New Year's resolutions to get fit, we'd like to introduce you to Harry Packer. Packer is a 75-year-old mortgage broker from Porter Ranch. He had two knee replacements a couple of years ago. Oh, and he's a......
  • 'The Amazing Race': Bucky gives us a preview

     
    Now tell me, which is more exciting: a bunch of walking billboards driving cars 200 laps around a track in Daytona, Florida or 11 teams of (mostly) regular people like you and me, racing one big ol’ lap around the......
  • Show of strength: our first 2010 area weightlifting honor roll

     
    With postseason meets upon us this week with the first rounds of FHSAA sectional qualifiers, here are the top weightlifting totals, listed by weight class, for area lifters through Monday: 119 390 pounds: Jacob Uzzle, Spruce Creek 390: Matt Hall, New...
  • Show of strength: our latest boys weightlifting honor roll

     
    Top totals, by weight class, for area weightlifters through March 27: 119 390: Matt Hall, New Smyrna Beach 390: Jacob Uzzle, Spruce Creek 370: John Cumming, New Smyrna Beach 355: Nicholas Martir, Deltona 350: Jean St.-Louis, Jones 330: Don Desliens, Evans...
  • Weightlifting: Tavares’ Christopher Kamp leads qualifiers

     
    Tavares’ Christopher Kamp hoisted a combined 640 pounds in the bench press and clean-and-jerk to improve his area-leading total for the 169-pound weight class and lead the list of automatic state qualifiers at Monday’s Class 1A, Section 7 weightl...
  • Update: the latest boys weightlifting honor roll

     
    Here are the top totals, by weight class, for area weightlifters through April 13: (* denotes state meet qualifiers) 119 390: *Matt Hall, New Smyrna Beach 390: *Jakob Uzzle, Spruce Creek 375: *John Cumming, New Smyrna Beach 360: *Jean St.-Louis, Jones...