Powerlifters Host Annual Tournament

The Truman Iron Dogs Powerlifting Team will host the fourth John Ware Classic Powerlifting Tournament April 23.

The competition, to begin at 10 a.m., in Pershing Arena, will feature four senior lifters in their last meet as Iron Dogs. Zac Cooper, Aaron Armstrong, Audrey Armstrong and Rich Caballero will attempt to break previous records.

Admission to the championship is free to all Truman students with an ID and $4 for the general public. Concessions and a raffle will also help the team raise funds.

The tournament is named after former Truman head football coach, John Ware, a legendary powerlifter and one of the first men ever to to squat 1,000 pounds.

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