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.
Kenneth Shelton, founder of the Galveston Fencing Club, at last year's Jean Laffite Classic.
Galveston youth fencers Dylan Gray, left, and Hans Weant compete in a foil bout.
Galveston fencer James Guthrie, right, competes in an epee bout.
Galveston fencer Jessica Bullard, left, launches an attack in a sabre bout.