Gatesville’s Dickens signs to give Sam Houston a lift
It may seem a little incongruous to some, but Gatesville senior Haley Dickens made an extra-curricular detour after her freshman year.
She moved from powerlifting to dance and after two years of that discipline she returned to the family sport.
Her mother, Jade Dickens, is an icon in the world of squats, bench presses and dead lifts.
And Friday, after a season back with chalked hands and straining muscles, Dickens signed a letter of intent to continue her career on the collegiate level at Sam Houston State.
She will join the Huntsville university’s powerlifting club and take part in competitions sanctioned by USA Powerlifting.
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