The team of My Ignatius, Deb Vicini, Betsy Senger and Marlene Sandberg finished first with a low gross of 37 at the Ladies Closing Day 9-hole Scramble Tuesday at the Conewango Valley Country Club.
The team of Anita Pellegrino, Debbie Vecellio, Michelle Lauffenburger and Ruth Derby finished first in net, with a 16.
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From left, Morgan Josephson, Cameron Westover and Benjamin Linkerhof, members of Tigers After School Karate, were recently tested and promoted by Fighting Tigers Martial Arts Master Instructor Kimio Nelson. Josephson and Westover were promoted to Orange Belt in Shotokan Karate and Linkerhof to Yellow Belt in Kaneda Goshin Jutsu Karate. Each underwent an examination on their knowledge of Karate basics, forms and self-defense techniques.
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All Students undergo a 1.5-hour testing in both Goshin Jutsu and Shotokan Karate kata(forms), sparring(kumite),waza(self defense), and kihon(basics) for their respective belt levels achieved. Prior to testing students also take a written exam. Above, from left, in back, promoted, include Shihan Greg Flagella 6th Degree/Testing Board, Dylan Sorenson promoted to 1st Brown/Black stripe, Dahlia Sitler promoted to 2nd Brown/Black Stripe, Damien Upton promoted to 3rd Brown/Black Stripe, Logan Kramer promoted to Blue/Black Stripe, Sensei Jessie Linamen 1st Degree Testing Board and, front, Hanshi Rick Johnson 9th Degree Chief Instructor. In the photo below, From left, in front, testing board, includes Sensei Jessie Linamen 1st Degree, James Lopus 1st Degree, Randy Dickey 6th degree, Christina Kebort 7th degree, and Jeff Anderson 8th Degree, and, back row, promoted, are Sensei Jessie Linamen 1st Degree, James Lopus 1st Degree, Randy Dickey 6th degree, Christina Kebort 7th degree, and Jeff Anderson 8th Degree, and, back row promotions, include Grant Duffee to 1st Brown/Black stripe, JJ Turton to 3rd Brown/Black stripe, Hanshi Rick Johnson 9th Degree Balck Belt Chief Instructor, Roger Shattuck to 2nd Brown.Black stripe.
At right, from left, include Sensei James Lopus (Testing Board), Dylan Redfield, promoted to 1st Brown/Black Stripe (his next rank will be Black Belt), and Shihan Greg Flagella, 6th Degree. Redfield left the next day for the National Guard.
Here are the Conewango Valley Country Club Men's Day results from Thursday:
First flight: Jerry Bancroft 35, Tony Pellegrino Sr. 38, Joe Bellitto 38
Second flight: Bill Schuver 38, Bob Gray 40, Mike Barber 40
Third flight: John Bevevno 40, Chuck Caldwell 40, Larry Lang 41
Fourth flight: John Jarzab III 42, Duane Vicini 43
Fifth flight: Richard Fisher 48, John Hanna 49
Here is the varsity slate of action for all county sports teams and athletes for Saturday, Sept. 21:
Boys Soccer: Warren at Jamestown (N.Y.), 3 p.m.
Girls Soccer: General McLane at Warren, 11 a.m.
Volleyball: Warren at Clarion Tournament, 9 a.m.
Cross Country: Eisenhower/Warren at Sharpsville Invitational, 10 a.m.