Members of East Kilbride's Kihonkai Karate Academy battled their way to an impressive 36 trophies at the Lanarkshire Open recently. Over 50 students from the Academy competed in Kata and Kumite at the Ravenscraig Sports Facility in Motherwell, returning home with plenty of silverware to show for their efforts.
SEVEN members of the Basingstoke's Su-Ha-Ri Karate School took part under the banner of WIKF in the Western Karate Union Open Championships at Weston-super-Mare. Flynn Vickery at only seven years of age made a good debut by winning the first round of the under eight punch bag event.
Pictured from the left are Sensei Ramon Veras, Vinny Vuong, Sensei Nizar Albagdadi, Sensei Cassie Pham-Korman, Fabiana Lopez, Charlize Lopez, Christina Korman, Ahn Vu, Kaito Sengoku, Gregory Gurevich, James Goodman Jr., Baoying Jenter and Sophia Ji, Anya Singh, Meher Singh, Fabiana Lopez, Nalika Nana, Jayden Goodman, Joshua Darsan, Haven Lopez, and Tyler Lopez. Fort Bend ISD students helped form a 24-member athletic team that competed at the 2018 Texas State Karate Championship and Qualifier in May held in Houston, with individual members placing in the top three positions of their divisions.
The students from Phoenix Karate School who attended the World Karate Championships. Back Row L to R: Coach Paul Mortimer, Bronze Medallist William Mortimer, Gold Medallist Jeanette Emmerson, Silver Medallist Billy Baker, Bronze Medallist Leighton Kerr and Chief Phoenix Coach Dean Snowling.
The Frank's Towne and Towne Square complex, located in the historic district of downtown Ennis, recently sold,” Henrietta Novotny announced in a recent interview. She and her late husband Frank Novotny have shared many business adventures there since their marriage in 1955.