LA GRANDE WRESTLING CHAMP WINS MORE BODYBUILDING TITLES
Rodney Hawthorne, a state wrestling champion at La Grande High School in the early 1980s, won the world championship in the open men's division at the Natural Bodybuilding's World Champ-ionships in Melbourne, Australia, last month.
Hawthorne, trainer and owner of Iron Fish Personal Fitness in Vancouver, Wash., also took fourth in the professional men's division.
On the same tour, he competed in the Natural Olympia contest in New Zealand, and won the title of world champion in the men's open division.
He also came in second in Natural Olympia's professional men's division.