Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Henry Tomason Squats 1019 at the APF Nationals

Many world records fell at the 2014 APF Nationals this year in Waxahachie, TX. There was a great turn out of lifters and many outstanding lifts in multiple categories.

One notable lift on Sunday was Henry Thomason's 1019 lbs squat. Thomason is from Pottsborro, TX and trains in North Texas area. Here is footage of Thomason's squat and him repping Titan and Anderson Powerlifting. Congratulations to Thomason on a great day.

We will post more footage of the APF Nationals as it comes in. 

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, Prospective student-athletes are encouraged to visit the McKendree website at 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:

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

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