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  • Girls weightlifting: Timber Creek qualifies nine, Wekiva eight lifters for state

     
    Timber Creek and Wekiva, ranked No. 1 and No. 3, respectively, in the Sentinel Super 6 for girls weightlifting qualified nine and eight lifters for the state meet out of Wednesday's District 7 championships at Timber Creek. The state meet wil...
  • Girls weightlifting: Spruce Creek, Lake Mary, New Smyrna Beach have most state qualifiers from District 6

     
    A year after its string of six consecutive state titles was snapped, Spruce Creek's girls weightlifting team is back with a vengeance. The Hawks qualified seven lifters for the state meet at Wednesday night's District 6 meet at Bunnell Flagler Palm Coast....
  • Osceola County schools meet for Orange Belt Conference girls weightlifting title

     
    Kissimmee Osceola's Zanquina Ellison and Poinciana's Kandra Anderson, both coming off weight class victories in last week's District 7 meet, will compete Wednesday in the Orange Belt Conference girls weightlifting championships at St. Cloud High School....
  • Metro West girls weightlifting meet Thursday night

     
    The girls weightlifting teams at Wekiva will be the favorite going into Thursday night's Metro West conference meet at Edhgewater High School. The meet should serve as a warm-up for the state championship, which will be Feb. 12 at the Kissimmee Civic...
  • Girls weightlifting: Timber Creek wins Metro East, Colonial finishes second

     
    The girls weightlifting teams of Timber Creek and Colonial swept the 10 individual titles at the East Metro Conference championships. Timber Creek, No. 1 in the Sentinel Super Six, had lifters win six weight classes and finished in first-place Wednesday...
  • Grafton volleyball team works harder, sets sights on elusive state title

    Grafton volleyball team works harder, sets sights on elusive state title
    One push-up and another sprint down, the Grafton girls volleyball players are sweating profusely. The Clippers, still fighting off fatigure from playing a match the night before, are struggling. And they are only halfway into the hard workout....
  • Sam Jansen, Eric Strickland Palm Beach weightlifters of the year

    Sam Jansen, Eric Strickland Palm Beach weightlifters of the year
    Sam Jansen Seminole Ridge senior Weight class: Heavyweight Statistics: 760-pound total lift (420-pound bench, 340 clean and jerk) Season highlights: Jansen's total weight lifted tied Columbia's Timmy Jernigan for the state Class 2A title, however,...
  • Williamsburg woman loses weight, wins figure contest

    Williamsburg woman loses weight, wins figure contest
    Kristen Wong-Denman, 28, exudes good health and optimism. A cascade of dark brown hair frames her face with its fresh, flawless complexion, her features a happy blend of her Chinese and Native-American heritage. She's exuberant about her recent victory in...
  • Retired Quill Corp. CEO is candid in quest to eradicate the disease affecting him, millions of others

    Retired Quill Corp. CEO is candid in quest to eradicate the disease affecting him, millions of others
    All Jack Miller wants is for the pain to be more tolerable.    "I have peripheral neuropathy," Miller told about 125 people, many of them neurologists, two weeks ago at the J.W. Marriott at a symposium on the disease.    His fortune was helping pay...
  • World records rise and fall at Senior Games

    It’s often stated in the literature and regurgitated by officials that times, results and statistics aren’t the focus at the 20th annual Pasadena Senior Games. While the adage holds true for the most part, there are exceptions — like...
  • Briefs: Jock eighth at trials

    Charles Jock, a recent UC Irvine graduate, finished eighth in the eight-man field of the 800 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials at the University of Oregon on Monday and did not qualify for the team that will compete in London. Jock, a...