Florida High School Weightlifting

Another week, another win for Navarre

Another week, another win for Navarre

Chris Williams didn’t win his weight class at Wednesday’s Navarre Invitational. He finished second in the 199-pound division with a combined lift of 630 pounds. Still, he’s happy with where he is as the season winds down, and yet he knows there is still so much more work to do. “It’s going pretty good, but […]

Navarre dominates Choctaw in weightlifting meet

Navarre dominates Choctaw in weightlifting meet

Navarre’s girls weightlifting team competed against Choctaw for its third meet of the season and won the match by a 69-20 score. The Raiders won first place finishes in 9 out of 10 weight division. In the 101-pound weight division, Klara Latouche placed first with a bench press of 95 pounds and a 100-pound clean […]

Elenz loves being able to compete in weightlifting again

Elenz loves being able to compete in weightlifting again

Tim Elenz is still battling an eye disease, but it hasn’t kept him from competing on Navarre’s weightlifting team. As a senior, it means a lot, especially after he had to give up football last fall. “The best part is being back with my family. I missed the team more than weightlifting itself,” Elenz said. […]

Raiders claim regional weightlifting crown

Raiders claim regional weightlifting crown

Navarre emerged from the regional meet Monday with seven champions. The Raiders now turns their attention to the state meet next week in Panama City Beach in the hopes of winning another state title. Regional champs are guaranteed state berths and will be among the 20 competing in each weight class at state. The remaining […]

Raiders dominate Eagles in weightlifting opener

Raiders dominate Eagles in weightlifting opener

Three-time state champion Navarre opened its weightlifting season Thursday, powering past Pine Forest with a 73-13 victory.   There was excitement in the air as the Raiders, who have won four of the last five state championships, practiced all summer with this moment in mind: The start of a new season.   The Raiders won […]

Raiders finish as runner-up at district weightlifting meet

Raiders finish as runner-up at district weightlifting meet

Xavier Fernandez and Omari Green both won district championships in their respective weight classes Friday and helped Navarre’s boys weightlifting team finish second as a team at the District 2-2A meet at home. Two-time state champion Choctaw won the title with 91 points. Navarre was second with 61 points. “We knew Choctaw was going to […]