It's satire henrikson. The Onion writes stuff like this all the time.
Notice the grandma's name was Ruth Gordon, she was the granny in the movie "Any Which Way But Loose" with Clyde the orangutang.
You gota love stories like this. ###"The whole crowd just stood there cheering and clapping. I mean, she was whupping butt." ###That would be to funny to see.