Powerlifting: Burks finishes fourth at nationals

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

After graduating from Bridgeport in 2015, Bronson Burks headed to Angelo State, hoping to find a spot on the football field.

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Powerlifting: McAlister finishes sixth

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport's Dillon McAlister headed into the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships ranked eighth in the Division 2 165-pound class.

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Powerlifting: Lifters head west for state finals

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Three Wise County lifters will head west this weekend to compete in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships.

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Powerlifting: Lifters finish fourth at state – Hofsiss, Rodriguez bring home medal

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Natalie Hofsiss and Chico's Ana Rodriguez brought home fourth-place medals from the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association 1A/2A championships in Corpus Christi.

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Powerlifting: Strong travel plans – Chico quartet heads to state

Powerlifting: Strong travel plans – Chico quartet heads to state

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Jenny Martinez feared her final spring break of high school would be spent in her hometown of Chico.

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Powerlifting: Pulling through – Garza makes state meet after nearly bombing out

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

After failing to complete his first two lifts on squat, Decatur's Angel Garza found himself one miss from bombing out Saturday.

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Powerlifting: McAlister earns state bid on final lift

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

With a shot at state on the line, Bridgeport senior Dillon McAlister went for broke on his final deadlift Saturday.

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Powerlifting: Four Chico lifters move on to state

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Four Chico girls will be heading to the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association championships in Corpus Christi later this month.

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Powerlifting: Lifters aim for region titles

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Payton McAlister will head into Friday's Region 6, Division 2 powerlifting meet in Chico as the top-ranked lifter in the 181-pound class.

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Powerlifting: Lifters make bids for state

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

Area girls powerlifters will make their bids for state this weekend.

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Powerlifting: Lifters close out season at state meet

Published Wednesday, April 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Tyler Jennings and Bronson Burks of Bridgeport and Jacob Hartsell and Dakota Williams of Decatur competed at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships in Abilene Saturday.

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Powerlifting: Seniors close careers at state

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Wise County will have four lifters heading to the state powerlifting meet at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene Saturday.

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Powerlifting: Paradise’s Beck takes eighth at state meet – Redwine finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Paradise senior Mikeala Beck closed out her career with an eighth-place finish at the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting championships Saturday.

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Powerlifting: Williams claims regional crown – Decatur lifter earns state spot

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Richard Greene

Protecting an injured hand, Dakota Williams decided to play it safe on deadlift, pulling up 550 pounds on his final try.

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Powerlifting: Paradise’s Beck earns return trip to state

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Richard Greene

The really hard work for Paradise senior Mikeala Beck came Friday before the Region 6 Division III girls powerlifting meet.

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Powerlifting: Losing, gaining – Trimmer Williams aims for state

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Richard Greene

Last spring, 249-pound Dakota Williams lifted 1,375 pounds at the Region 6 Division 2 meet to bring home fifth place in the 275-pound class.

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Powerlifting: Lifters earn top-10 at regionals

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Madison Kyle and Marissia Bias competed at the 4A regional powerlifting meet at Wylie High School Monday.

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Powerlifting: Building lifting legacy – Chico girls eye more state bids

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Discipline. Among the many things that make the Chico girls powerlifting team one of the best groups in the state, it's discipline that keeps them at the top.

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Powerlifting: Chico captures meet title

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Chico and Alvord girls were the powerlifting story of the weekend as they went to the District 5-6A meet and dominated against the bigger schools.

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Powerlifting: Chico finishes sixth

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Chico girls had the best performance out of the Wise County schools at the Mean Green Invitational in Iowa Park Saturday.

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