7/13 Penn State "Lift For Life"

Published 07/14 2012 12:04AM

Updated 07/16 2012 06:48PM

Friday evening's 10th Annual Uplifting Athletes "Lift For Life" was a huge success with the offense battling past the the defense in a seven-event competition while raising money for the Kidney Cancer Association.

Early indications are that the funds raised in 2012 will top the $100,000 mark for the second-straight year, bringing the 10-year total to more than $700,000 raised for kidney cancer treatment and research. 

The six stations included two players from each team pushing 6,400-pound conversion vans, a medicine ball toss through the uprights of a goal post, a giant truck tire flip team relay, a shuttle run while carrying 100-pound bags, a sled pull and push and a farmer's carry.

The offense claimed all three pulls to score a 176-136 victory, and the unit will take some friendly bragging rights into the start of training camp, which begins on Aug. 6.

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