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Jordan Tolleson is new to powerlifting this year.

Raising the bar

Tolleson thrives in new sport after suffering concussion
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

Sophomore Jordan Tolleson is still competing, but instead of diving to save a black-and-white ball, she balances hundreds of pounds on a metal bar across her shoulders. After suffering three concussions...

Hannah Wilson is one of two Rider athletes heading to the state powerlifting meet.

Q/A with state powerlifters Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus

Meghan Helton, Reporter March 11, 2020

It may only be their first year powerlifting, but Rider's Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus have proven to be quick learners.  Both will represent the Raiders at their respective state meets later this...

Worth The Weight

Worth The Weight

Powerlifting Makes Regionals
Kiersten Scott, Co-editor March 31, 2015

Victoria Ross was afraid of the weight falling on her, she still is, and she makes sure to have a spotter for each lift even though Coach Davidson tells her she can do it on her own. She faces that fear...

Athletes go extra mile to make it into set class

Lee Williamson March 2, 2012

Rider power lifting has been moving weight in more ways than one recently. "We use trash bags a lot," senior Amber Carlson said. "It can get pretty messy but it works... usually." Yes, the...

LIfters earn 4 top medals at Graham meet, second competition of the year

Lee Williamson March 2, 2012

Raider power lifters were met with success last weekend at their meet in Graham. Four individual lifters scored gold medals despite the new difficulties of the present season. "I was put in a higher...

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