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This month’s top story comes to us from St. Augustine in New Orleans, who gave us 1,000 reasons to be a Dante’ Carter fan.

St. Aug Junior joins 1,000-Pound Club

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Dante’ Carter recently joined St. Augustine High School’s 1,000-Pound Club. Purple Knights join the club by lifting at least 1,000 pounds through three exercises — bench press, squat, and power clean. Carter exceeded the 1,000-pound mark by benching 385, lifting 235 pounds in the power clean, and squatting 500 pounds.

The 6-foot, 325 pound Junior, is also a two-year starter for the Purple Knight Football Team and an All-District, All-Metro player.

“Carter is an excellent example of a student-athlete, that’s why it was special…

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