At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
Practicing the lunge (from left to right) Henry Roquemore, Adam Calvert, Dylan Gray, Maia Adolphs and Hans Weant.
Galveston fencers (from left to right) Annabelle Roquemore, Maia Adolphs and Dylan Gray wait for their call to fence at a Galveston tournament last fall.
(left to right) Stephen Brown, Henry Roquemore and Elissa Rivera with their awards in the Youth Age 8 & Under Foil competition.
(left to right) Dylan Gray, Annabelle Roquemore and Maia Adolphs with their medals in the Youth Age 10 & Under Foil competition.