Monday, February 3, 2014

McKendree University is proud to announce the addition of powerlifting as its newest sport. As the 26th intercollegiate sport at McKendree, we are very excited to begin recruiting our inaugural class. This will be a co-ed program offered by the University. We are delighted to have the opportunity to offer athletic aid to qualified student-athletes as well as other forms of financial aid. Qualified and interested individuals can send their information to Andrew Rauen, Head Powerlifting Coach, atawrauen@mckendree.edu Prospective student-athletes are encouraged to visit the McKendree website at www.mckendree.edu to find out more about our academic programs.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

2013 Collegiate Nationals Streamed Live

Watch the USAPL Collegiate Nationals live from Killeen, TX. here:
  http://mass-lift.com/2013-collegiate-nationals/

The meet will begin Friday, April 12th and run through Sunday. Lifting begins at 9am Central Time.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Matt Poursoltani's 700lb Bench Press

Matt Poursoltani from Pilot Point benched 700lbs for a new state record at the 2013 Division 2 THSPA State Meet. Matt went on to win the 275lb class with lifts of 650 squat, 700 bench and a 550 deadlift for a total of 1900lbs. Congratulations Matt!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Region I Record 615lb Deadlift
Here is some footage we found of Aaron Allen of Lake View High School breaking the THSPA Region I Division I 242 lb. class record for the Deadlift. According to the info on the video Aaron was a 17 yr old Junior at the time and weighed in at 221 lb.

Upcoming Open Meets In Texas


5.12.2012 NASA South Texas Open (Alvin, TX), Rich Peters, sqbpdl@aol.com
www.nasa-sports.com
5.13.2012 APA River Classic (McAllen, TX), Scott Taylor, 356 Lakeland Dr. Lot 3, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 941.626.4247, scott@apa-wpa.com
www.apa-wpa.com
5.16.2012 NASA West Texas Open (Amarillo, TX), Rich Peters, sqbpdl@aol.com
www.nasa-sports.com
6.23.2012 RAW United Extremity Games (San Antonio, TX), Spero Tshontikidis, rawunitedinc@gmail.com, 321.505.1194
www.rawunited.com
6.2012 APF Metroflex's Show of Strength (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX), Greg McCoy, 972.424.3539
www.worldpowerliftingcongress.com
7.15.2012 APF Texas Fire Fighter Olympics Powerlifting Meet (Lewisville, TX), Rick Brewer, 972.772.8600
www.worldpowerliftingcongress.com
7.28.2012 WABDL Southwest BP/DL Championships (Dallas, TX) at the Sterling Hotel, Alex Calvo, 817.403.3525
www.wabdl.org
7.28.2012 USPA Jill Mills PL Classic (San Antonio, TX), Steve Denison/Chris Pappillion, steve@uspla.org, 661.333.9800
www.uspla.org
8.11.2012 APF/AAPF Texas Challenge (Houston, TX), Zach & Sharon McVey, 281.557.2122
www.worldpowerliftingcongress.com
9.1.2012 NASA Texas Powerlifting Picnic (Gilmer, TX), Rich Peters, sqbpdl@aol.com
www.nasa-sports.com
10/11.2012 APF Texas Cup Powerlifting Meet (Waxahachie, TX), Randy & Liz Nesuda, apftexas@yahoo.com
www.worldpowerliftingcongress.com
11.2.2012 RAW United Support the Troops Benefit Meet (San Antonio, TX), Spero Tshontikidis, rawunitedinc@gmail.com, 321.505.1194
www.rawunited.com
11.7.2012 NASA Texas Equipped State (Dallas, TX), Rich Peters, sqbpdl@aol.com
www.nasa-sports.com
11.18.2012 NASA Unequipped Nationals (Dallas, TX), Rich Peters, sqbpdl@aol.com
www.nasa-sports.com
12.1.2012 APA Iron Horse Classic (Weslaco, TX), Scott Taylor, 356 Lakeland Dr. Lot 3, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 941.626.4247, scott@apa-wpa.com
www.apa-wpa.com
12.2012 APF Southeast Challenge (Orange, TX), Mike Denmon, denmonjm@apci.com
www.worldpowerliftingcongress.com

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Aggie Showdown - February 25th

The Aggie Showdown is fast approaching. This USAPL meet will be held on February 25th at Texas A&M in College Station, TX. The meet will be held at the student recreation center. Click on the links below for more information or to register for the meet.

Meet website: Aggie Showdown Meet

Monday, January 9, 2012

State Record Squat - Rudy Garay 114lbs

The Division I State Record for the Squat is held by Rudy Garay from Los Fresnos. Rudy completed a 500lb squat at the THSPA State meet in 2011. As you can tell from the video there is no question about the depth of the lift. Congratulations to Rudy and Los Fresnos High School.