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Sissies win big at meet

Published Saturday, February 2, 2013
By Clay Corbett

The Bridgeport Sissies came away with three first-place finishes at the Fort Worth Brewer High School Powerlifting Meet Tuesday.

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Chico meet a powerful success

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2013
By Clay Corbett

It was a historical day at Chico Saturday. Chico hosted a powerlifting meet with nearly 350 lifters and 27 different schools. Six Wise County schools participated.

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Holloway lifts gold medal

Published Saturday, July 7, 2012
By Richard Greene

Decatur alum Bill Holloway won a gold medal at the United States Police and Fire Championships bench press competition recently in San Diego, Calif.

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Brown lifts second state crown

Brown lifts second state crown

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Dillan Brown stood on the edge of history Saturday, but also came close to seeing his dream come to a dramatic end in Abilene.

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Weighing in on history

Weighing in on history

Published Saturday, March 24, 2012
By Richard Greene

Over the past four years, Dillan Brown has been obsessed with his weight as he's tried to balance the scales to stay in the 123-pound weight class.

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Duo place at state

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2012
By Richard Greene

A pair of Wise County lifters posted top-15 finishes at the Texas Woman's Powerlifting Meet in Corpus Christi last weekend.

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Lifting legacy; Talented seniors try to add to successful resume

Lifting legacy; Talented seniors try to add to successful resume

Published Saturday, March 3, 2012
By Richard Greene

Each morning, the quartet of Raymond Cortez, Dillan Brown, Nolan Newville and Zack Ramirez can be found in the Decatur fieldhouse's weight room flexing their muscle to push up as much weight as possible.

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Lifting way to top; Buchanan captures region crown

Published Wednesday, February 29, 2012
By Richard Greene

In her role as a student trainer, Gabi Buchanan doesn't fret about getting grief or trouble from the athletes she works with.

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Boyd’s Voiselle takes second

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2012
By Richard Greene

Allie Voiselle took second Saturday at the powerlifting meet in Godley.

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Bridgeport takes second at meet

Published Saturday, January 28, 2012
By Richard Greene

Four Sissies won their weight classes Saturday to help Bridgeport to a second-place finish in Weatherford.

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Decatur’s Brown wins meet

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2012
By Richard Greene

State champion Dillan Brown turned in a dominating effort Saturday at the Santo Invitational.

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Muscle men

Muscle men

Published Thursday, March 31, 2011
By Richard Greene

Since bringing home the second-place finish at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association's state championship in 2010, Decatur's Dillan Brown has been focused on one goal.

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Eagles’ Brown eyes state title

Published Thursday, March 24, 2011
By Richard Greene

After earning the outstanding lifter award at the Class 3A Region VI meet earlier this month, Decatur's Dillan Brown will take his shot at earning a state title Saturday.

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McDowell finds bronze finish

Published Thursday, March 24, 2011
By Richard Greene

Paradise's Carolina McDowell closed her powerlifting career in a familiar spot - the medal stand.

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Voiselle earns redemption, medal

Published Thursday, March 24, 2011
By Richard Greene

Walking through the halls of Boyd High School Tuesday morning, Allie Voiselle's left arm was in a sling.

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Fernandez takes ninth place

Published Thursday, March 24, 2011
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Karen Fernandez closed her high school powerlifting career with a ninth-place finish at the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association's state championships Friday.

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Cortez powers his way to state

Published Thursday, March 10, 2011
By Richard Greene

Ray Cortez did not get off to the start he wanted Saturday at the Class 3A Region VI meet at Decatur High School, missing his first squat.

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Brown ‘outstanding’ in earning state berth

Published Thursday, March 10, 2011
By Richard Greene

At 120 pounds, Decatur's Dillan Brown was far from being the biggest lifter at the Class 3A Region VI meet at Decatur High School Saturday.

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Redman, Cunningham advance to state

Published Thursday, March 10, 2011
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Colton Redman won the regional powerlifting meet Saturday in Ponder, setting two regional records and qualifying for the state meet.

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Bearing arms of steel

Published Thursday, March 3, 2011
By Richard Greene

Standing 6-2, 303 pounds, Ray Cortez is an imposing figure.

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