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Powerlifting, a sport misunderstood by many. Most people believe that success in powerlifting is a direct effect of reckless brute used to simply yank around heavy weights, but despite common belief, powerlifting requires an incredible amount of control and skill which four Jesuit lifters used to qualify for the regional competition. On March 4th a small group of Jesuit lifters...
At the Highland Park Invitational, the Jesuit Powerlifting team had a great outing with seven top five finishes. Nico Rodriguez '15 and Ryan Brooks '16 led the way with first place finishes in the 220 lb. weight class and the 242 lb. weight class. Nico placed first in the 220 lb. weight class with a score of 1415, squatting 530 lbs.,...
If you have ever entered Jesuit’s new weight-room on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays, you may have seen this tall, muscular man who trained Jesuit’s athletic teams, organized their workout schedules, and developed new plans to benefit student athletes through their hydration and nutrition. This man, Logan Lacy, served as Assistant Director of Athletic Performance. Coach Lacy was born and raised...
Ahhhhh, there's no better feeling than waking up at 4 am on a Saturday to lift big weight, right? No? Well, the Jesuit Powerlifting Team thinks so, competing at two consecutive meets both on Saturday mornings. On February 9th, the Jesuit Powerlifting Team woke up early in the morning to go to their first Saturday morning meet. The bus left...
On February 16th, Jesuit powerlifting participated in a meet at Highland Park High School and after a long day of “pumping iron,” two Jesuit powerlifters distinguished themselves from the pack and qualified for the regional powerlifting tournament in Everman, Texas the next weekend. Athletes from all sports are encouraged to participate in this unique opportunity to do organized powerlifting, and...
Jesuit adds another successful powerlifting meet to its seasonal record, making a very good showing at home. In this event, Jesuit invited lifters from Cedar Hill, John Paul II, and Oakridge. With some lifters unable to participate and the stress of hosting a meet, the team still preformed very well finishing second overall, just 5 points below the first...
Daniel Van Amerongen ‘18 closes his eyes and flares his nostrils, breathing slowly in and out. He downs another scoop of strawberry pre-workout powder. Teammate Emmet Halm ‘19 forcefully slaps his back and screams into his right ear. Adrenaline pulses through Van Amerongen’s veins as he channels his inner Ryan Brooks '16. He powders his hands with an abundance...
Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. It is not a sport that consists of several moving parts moving at a fast pace, but rather a sport of technique and discipline. Since the sport isn't the most exciting to watch, the athletes that compete in...

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