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.
File photo by KEVIN M. COX | Posted: Monday, March 24, 2014 12:15 am
Dickinson High School took six members of its powerlifting team to the state finals in Abilene on Saturday. The Gators finished 29th overall out of 100 teams in both Class 5A and 4A. Thomas Bridges, Alonzo Crittendon, Alec DeLeon, Anietie Etuk, Chance Harmanson and Kaylon North competed for the Gators. Super heavyweight Crittendon, above, finished ninth with a total of 1,680 pounds.