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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...
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...
Three lifts. Three attempts. Twenty-one contestants. One state champion. On Saturday in Abilene, Texas, Akuda Esin ‘12 took the state title in the 2012 Texas High School Powerlifting Association (THSPA) tournament in the 220 pound weight-class. Esin is the first Jesuit student athlete to ever compete in the THSPA state tournament, and also became the Rangers’ first state champion...
The crash of iron hitting the floor, the grunt of a lifter grinding through a rep, the haze of chalk dust floating in the air: these are some of the sights and sounds of a powerlifting meet. Participants compete in only three movements: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. After the chalk clears, the lifter with the highest sum...
Have you ever gone to the gym to train for a sport? Lifted weights to get the starting spot on the team? Can you imagine if lifting weights WAS the sport? That's what the Jesuit power-lifting team does, and their outing to the Highland Park Scot Classic on February 15th proved to be a resounding success. Although it might seem...
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...
Echoing grunts, the rich, humid smell of sweat and thundering clatters of metal all filled the gym at the Oakridge Powerlifting meet on January 21st. The Jesuit Powerlifting team established its dominance by taking first place overall at the Oakridge meet. Jesuit won first by accumulating the highest sum of points out of all the competing teams. Points are...

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