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Minnesota Football Showcase

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 […]

National Youth Results

Our Minnesota lifters represented extremely well at the USAW National Youth Championships that were held in St. Joseph, Missouri.  Many high finishing places, including five national champions.  Several state records were also broken.  The Cannon Falls girls team also finished is second place.  Congrats to all!  Full meet results can […]

Upcoming Coaching Classes

There are two different events coming up for coaches, the first weekend in August.  Here they are, with links to more information: * USAW Level 2 Senior WeightliftingCoach Certification Course – Aug. 2 – 4 hosted at the Wisconsin Dells.  Instructor Scott Safe.  For more info or registration go to […]

Team Minnesota at National Juniors

Team Minnesota brought a strong contingent to the USAW National Junior Championships, held just outside of San Francisco, in Foster City, CA.  The meet was held February 16-17, and our lifters performed very well, with our women’s team placing 2nd, and the men’s team finishing in 3rd place.    Outstanding! Here are […]

Updated Rankings for 2013

Three meet weekends are now in the books, and there has been some great lifting so far this season.  The updated rankings are now posted on the website.  There is only one regular season meet remaining, meaning you only have one more chance at qualifying for the state meet.  Or only one last […]

State Meet Qualifying – New Policy

A reminder for all coaches and athletes:  Effective for the 2012-2013 season, there will be an expanded Qualifying procedure for participation in the Minnesota High School State Weightlifting Championships.  This is a 1-year trial, which will be reviewed at the Annual meeting in May.  The new procedure was approved by […]

Donation of Competition Sets

Red Wing coach John Drewes has made a donation to both the MNLWC and MHSWO of an Eleiko Competition Set including a 15 and 20 kg bar and 220 kg of discs.  The sets will be used only for major Minnesota competitions like TC Open, LWC Championships, and Star of […]

National Youth Championship Results

Congratulations to all of the Minnesota Weightlifters that competed and medaled in the Youth National Championships this past weekend in Dearborn, Michigan.  Minnesota had 9 lifters competing, and 3 Medals were won. Here are the 2012 Youth National Championships, Minnesota representatives and Medalists: Females: 13&U – 44 Kg – Madisyn […]