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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Powerlifting: Decatur lifters take second at Nocona meet

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After a pair of tiebreakers, the Decatur Eagles boys powerlifting team finished second to City View at Saturday's Nocona Meet.

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Powerlifting: Paradise girls capture title at Jacksboro

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers edged the Graham Lady Blues 33-32 to win the Jacksboro Invitational Powerlifting Meet Saturday.

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Powerlifting: Lady Dragons take first at Perrin meet

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Chico Lady Dragons won the Perrin Meet Saturday with 25 points.

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Powerlifting: Four Decatur lifters claim weight classes in Chico

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

Four Decatur lifters won their weight classes at the Chico Powerlifting Meet Saturday.

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Powerlifting: Roberts makes strong return – Decatur lifter wins meet months after surgery

Published Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By Richard Greene

In an instant, Rickey Roberts' athletic career at Decatur appeared to end in August with a torn Achilles tendon.

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Dethloff finishes 5th

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Paradise senior Kelton Dethloff entered the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships ranked seventh in his 148-pound class.

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Walterscheid brings home fourth place at state

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Deanna Walterscheid entered the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association's championships in Corpus Christi ranked seventh in the Class 2A 148-pound division.

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Dethloff captures regional crown; Paradise sends 2 lifters to state

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

Stepping onto the platform for his first deadlift Saturday, Kelton Dethloff knew he needed just one lift to book a trip to Abilene.

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Deadlift nets fourth for Decatur’s Roberts

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

Rickey Roberts pulled up 560 pounds on deadlift Saturday to record the best lift in the 242-pound weight class at the Region 6 Division 2 meet at Decatur High School.

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Paradise duo make state

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

After missing her first two squats, Deanna Walterscheid knew her shot at making it to the state meet came down to a final lift.

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