Photo courtesy of Eddie Crocker.
1012 Lift-a-ThonNoah Sanders, Dominique Linson, JC Wyatt, Noah Crocker, Shedrick Kynard, Mo Almansoob, Hap Williams. Photo courtesy of Eddie Crocker.
Homewood Athletics will host its second annual Lift-A-Thon October 22-26. Each participant will seek sponsors for their participation in the weight-lifting contest. Lift- A-Thon was a huge success last year, and this year its organizers hope to expand the event to include more teams and female athletes. Last year football, wrestling, baseball and golf teams participated.
“One goal of Lift-A-Thon is to allow all athletes to see the benefits of training harder and how this program can also provide funds for their team accounts,” Coach Eddie Crocker said.
Athletes can raise money to help their particular sport and can also earn school Nike attire for themselves. Crocker said he feels each athlete will want to train more intensely to develop maximum strength, not just for personal and team performance but because the amount of donations athletes raise is based on the total of their lifts.
“This is a win-win for the teams involved. Individuals have additional motivation to be their best,” Crocker said.
To make a donation to the Lift-A-Thon or sponsor a particular athlete, contact Coach Eddie Crocker at Homewood High School at ecrcoker@ homewood.k12.al.us.