Minnesota Football Showcase   Recently updated !

Congrats to weightlifters Eric Rousemiller of Lakeville South and Mason Hofstedt of Cannon Falls on being selected to play in the Minnesota Football Showcase game held on Saturday at US Bank Stadium.  The all-star game featured the top football players in the state, and both Eric and Mason represented the […]

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State Logo, 2016

State Championships Set for March 12   Recently updated !

After Saturday’s Last Chance Qualifier in Caledonia, the field for the High School State Championships is set.  In order to qualify for the state meet, athletes must be ranked in the top three for their weight class or have lifted the qualifying total required for their weight class.  On the […]


National Champs Again!

Weightlifters from throughout the state joined forces this weekend to compete together as Team Minnesota at the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships in Philadelphia.  The defending team champs once again brought home the team tiles for both the men’s and the women’s divisions!  Leading the way for the men was […]

An Phan of Shakopee with the hardware earned at the USAW National Junior Championships.  (photo by Matt Iverson.)

2016 National Junior Championships

Team Minnesota Set To Defend National Titles

Team Minnesota travels to Philadelphia this weekend to compete at the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships and to defend its national team titles from last year. All meet and competition information can be found HERE. Live video will be available to watch HERE.   Here are the teams’ rosters for […]


Great Lifting At Lakeville

The Lakeville High School Open was hosted this past Saturday by the Lakeville South Weightlifting Club. The meet was held at Kenwood Trail Middle School as an “overflow” meet next to the Blaze Open, held on the same day. There were teams from Cannon Falls, Red Wing, Winona and Prior […]

Nicholas Rousemiller of Lakeville South snatching in the JV division. (photo by Katie Rousemiller)

Big crowd for the final lifts at Moorhead!!!

Weightlifting Expansion Continues in Moorhead

The first annual Moorhead High School Weightlifting Meet was a great jump start to the sport of weightlifting on the western side of MN. This competition had a mixture of North Dakota lifters as well as Minnesota competitors. We did have to share the fieldhouse with a few weekend basketball […]


Referees Needed For Lakeville Meet

Urgent ALL CALL for Referees!  We are in desperate need for certified refs for the Lakeville meet this weekend and do not have any signed-up yet.  Please contact Chris Rousmiller  directly by email: rous1815@isd194.org to volunteer.

(Zebra shirts are optional.)

Varsity Team Champs - Burnsville Blaze

Raider Open Continues To Grow

The annual Raider High School Open was held on Saturday in Northfield.  This was an great meet, and one of their largest ever.  With 137 athletes competing, they ran three platforms for the first time.  It took lots of volunteers to help, and the action was awesome!  Burnsville had 16 […]


Little Falls Hosts First Ever Weightlifting Meet 32

High school weightlifting has expanded outside the metro area this year with Little Falls High School hosting their first ever meet.  Almost 40 lifters competed, with the most being from Little Falls and Armstrong.  Grand Rapids and Brainerd also had several competitors too.  The highlight of the meet was Armstrong’s […]

Alexandria Becker of Little Falls qualifies for the state meet.

Rosemount Irish

New Records Set At Rosemount Open

Three lifters broke or tied five state records at the Rosemount High School Open on Saturday.  An Phan of Shakopee had a huge day breaking all three Varsity state records in the 56kg weight class.  He snatched 81kg, breaking the old record of 77.5 that was set in 2003.  He […]