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Cardinal powerlifter Brian Blackwell at the Lone Oak Invitational

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Feb 2018
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Melissa powerlifting teams place at Lone Oak Invitational; Lady Card leads region

The Melissa High School boys’ and girls’ powerlifting teams had a successful competition at the Lone Oak Invitational last weekend. The boys finished sixth in a field of 18 teams that ranged from 2A to 6A competition. The girls brought home a seventh place finish in a field of 18 teams. The boys were led […]

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Melissa High School powerlifting team at 2018 Princeton Invitational

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Jan 2018
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Melissa powerlifters place at Princeton Invitational; Lady Card holds region’s first place spot

The Melissa High School powerlifting team competed in the Princeton Invitational on Saturday, where both the boys’ and girls’ teams showed great improvements. The Cardinals were led by Josh Hathorn, Omar Villegas, and Ja’Bray Young. Hathorn placed second in 132 lb. weight class with a squat of 315 lbs., a bench of 205 lbs., ...

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Sulpher Springs Powerlifting Meet

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Jan 2018
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Melissa High School Powerlifting competes at first meet of the year

The Melissa High School powerlifting team had a successful meet last weekend in Sulphur Springs. This marked the team’s first competition of the year which included squat, bench press, and deadlift. The boys were led by Brian Blackwell, Super Heavy class, and Omar Villegas, 148 lb. class. Blackwell squatted 440 lbs., benched 240 ...

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2017 Lady Cardinal Powerlifting at Regionals

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Feb 2017
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Lady Cardinal powerlifters break personal, regional records; head to State in March

The Lady Cardinals represented Melissa well Thursday night at the Region 6 Division II Girls’ Powerlifting Meet. Natalia Cox entered the meet sitting in twelfth place in the 165 lb. weight class and walked away with a seventh place finish. Cox ended the night with a personal best squat of 300 lbs., a bench of […]

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2017 Forney Powerlifting 004

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Feb 2017
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Melissa Powerlifting brings home six medals; Lady Cards head to regionals Thursday

The Melissa High School Powerlifting team traveled to Forney last week and had their best meet of the year. The team brought home a total of six medals, with multiple powerlifters advancing to the regional meet. Lady Cardinal freshman Silvia Viramontes closed out the year with her first medal at fifth place and her personal […]

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2017 Whitesboro Invitiational Priscilla

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Feb 2017
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Melissa High School’s Priscilla Adejokun leads state rankings in Powerlifting

The Melissa High School Powerlifting team traveled to the Whitesboro Invitational last week. Lady Cardinal Priscilla Adejokun brought home another gold medal and won the Most Outstanding Heavy Weight Lifter award. Adejokun had a personal best squat of 525 lbs., a personal best bench of 240 lbs., and tied her personal best deadlift ...

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Feb 2016
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Lady Cardinals continue successful Powerlifting season

Lady Cardinal Powerlifters Priscilla Adejokun and Brianna Cole earned their third gold medals of the season in as many tries as they competed the S&S Invitational Thursday, Feb. 11. Adejokun continues to dominate the state in her weight class. She squatted 475, bench pressed 195, and dead lifted 455 on her way to an 1125 lb. ...

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Jan 2016
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Lady Cardinals sweep top individual awards in Powerlifting

Melissa High School Lady Cardinals Priscilla Adejokun and Brianna Cole took home gold medals in Powerlifting at Saturday’s meet in Princeton. Additionally, they were each awarded the Best Lifter awards, an award given to the athlete who lifts the most weight based on their body weight. Cole won the Best Lifter award for the ...

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Jan 2016
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Melissa High School Powerlifting represents at Anna meet

The Melissa High School Powerlifting teams saw their first action of the season on Saturday, Jan. 16  in Anna. Senior Brianna Cole led the way for the team, earning her first gold medal this year with a first place total of 705. First time lifters Natalia Cox, Lexi Murry, and Michelle Popovich all had strong […]

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