The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on June 30, 1976 · Page 10
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Horseshoe Boy of six is youngest League Results Karate black belt holder 11 compete at Blanche Lake CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Eyes narrowed in concentration, Mart Hodges studied the square board in {root of him. He ran, let out a yell and split the one-inch thick pine board with one kick. Breaking a one-inch board is one of the requirements for becoming a first dan, or degree, black belt bolder in karate. Also required are the perfect execution of nine forms, or series of movements, and knowledge of karate terminology and philosophy. Six-year-old Mail completed all the requirements without a hitch Saturday and became the youngest black belt holder in the history of the United States and possibly in the world. Matt started when he was 3^4 as the youngest student in one of six Korean karate academies owned by Sok Ho Kang in West Virginia. "1 usually don't take them so young," said Kang, a seventh dan black belt bolder. "But Matt was mature; be listened to what I told him. He has good discipline and technique for his age." The forms Matt performed are series of movements incorporating karate blocks and punches. To the untrained eye, they look like carefully choreographed dance steps. "But each movement has a meaning," Kang explained. "Each form exercises every part of the body and uses different attacks and defenses. Matt knows the reason for every movement in every form. "Matt," he called out to the blond boy sparring in the center of the room with an imaginary partner. "What does this mean?" Kang crossed his arms at the wrists and turned sideways. Matt mimicked the movement and replied, "You do that if someone tries to attack you with a stick." The terminology Matt recited for his test included the Korean words for the nine forms, various karate movements and such things as the training school, student and training suit. But when the examiner came to the Korean term for karate instructor, kwan Chang nim, Matt immediately answered "Master Kang." "We brought Matt to Master Kang like a piece of clay," said Mrs. Mary Haber, Mail's grandmother. "We gave him to Master Kang to mold. He's not even my daughter's child when he's here. He's Master Kang's student." Matt first became interested in karate when his parents, Robert and Pamela Hodges, took him to a tournament at Morris Harvey College. He decided right then he wanted to become a karate expert. Matt's has suffered bruised shins and chipped teeth, but he "doesn't back off. He's never cried," said Mrs. Haber. "Matt's been taught that practice is something he has to do at least three nights a week," she said. "Sometimes he comes four or five nights. His Korean name, Tor-Torie, means he's not afraid of anything, but he knows he's not supposed to practice on other children." Leuliig Tean: Us' Tire Service (4) High Rioter Percentages: 1. Erv Zimmerman 45 percent 2. LeRoy Rude H percent 3. Les Leitte 40 percent 4. Uoyd Wasvick 40 percent League Results: Tysver's Vac Service over Lakes Sport Shop (3-0) Les' Tire Service over Eide's Pioneers (2-1) The Spot over Western Minnesota Savings (2-1) National Bushing over Northern Aire Lanes (2-1) UEAGUESTANDKGS W L Les'Tire Service Tysver's Vac Service TheSpot Western Minn. Sav. National Bushing Lake's Sport Shop Eide's Pioneers Northern Aire Lanes 9 3 8 4 7 5 6 6 6 6 8 8 4 t Yacht Club schedules sail regatta The Melissa Yacht Club, sponsors of the annual Wall work Regatta, have scheduled the 12th annual event to be sailed on Lake Melissa Saturday and Sunday, July 10 hrfmutioi N water ski clrt waited Information is being sought concerning the water ski club that was active in the Otter Tail Lake area in the past years. An effort will be made to reorganize the club or form a new dub if enough interest is shown. Anyone who has any information or is interested in joining a club, is asked to contact David Burr, OttertaU, MN. 54571. and 11. Four classes of boats will be entered in the regatta which will include Hobie Cats, Flying Scots, E-Scows and C-Scows. The largest fleet in the event is made up of C-Scows. According to dub officials, pre-entry information indicates the number of boats entered this year will be greater than the total last year. Skippers are expected from various lakes in the area including Detroit Lakes, Cotton, Pelican, Otter Tail and Cormorant. Three races are scheduled for each class. The opening race is set for 10 a.m. Saturday arid the second at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The third and final race is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Following the third race (on Sunday), trophies will be awarded to the top skippers in each fleet. There will be four trophies r the Hobie Cat, Flying Scot and E-Scow classes and twelve will go to sailors in the C-Scow class. Church League Slow Pitch Lutheran Brethren Catholic "A" 5 Stikklestad 12 Tonseth Lutheran 5 First Baptist 14 Bethel "A" 5 Scoreboard Women's Softball Leagur Remits Dorn 16, Service Food 0 Otter Tail Power 20, The Lantern 0 Lunfeen's 20, 7-Up 17 Sunday's (June 27) sunny skies and moderate southerly winds brought out 11 skippers for the weekly regatta of the Blanche LaXe Sunfish Fleet off Woodlawn Resort. Besides the usual three races, the meet featured an in- SPORT SHORTS CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bears have signed running back Ron Cuie of Oregon State and linebacker Wayne Womack of Utah State to 1976 National Football League contracts. The Bears announced Tuesday the signing of Cuie, 6-1 and 199 pounds, who was second in the Pac-Eight in kickoff returns last season with 23 for 470 yards. He was the Bears' 14th round draft choice. Womack, a defensive tackle at 6-2 and 240 pounds, will be tried at linebacker by the Bears. Womack was signed as a tree agent. novation, a novice race. "A valuable learning experience," commented Dan Langren and Dale Finkelson, two newcomers sailing in a rcgalta for the first time, after they were shepherded arour.d the course by first heat winners Joe Richardson and Gerry Brookes. "Hair-raising comedy" was how Joe Richardson described the start of the novice race. "AD the boats were bunched on the line at the start when one of the novices whipped over to port lack right into the crowd. Total confusion!" But it was all in fun and part of learning. Winner for the day was Joe Richardson, scoring 1, 4, and 1 in the three regular races. He outdistanced Duane I-uessen- heide, 5, 4, 2, and Gerry Brookes, 2, 8, 1, who tied for second and third. Gerry lost his bid lor first place when he tell out of his boat in the second heat, and could only catch up with Bud Narveson, sailing the worst series of his career. Bud, fleet champion for the last two years, came in dead last. "Ihad a lovely view of the whole fleet," saiJ Bud of the day's experience, "but I hope not to have i[ too often." Others in order o! finish were Tom Gerkin. Larry Krohn, Craig Gerkin, Dave Grimsrud, arxl Karl Narveson. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday the fleet is host of the Blanche Lake Bicentennial Triple Crown Sunfish Regatta at the usual location of Woodlawn. Another novice race is planned for July 10. Al! skippers are invited to join in. Fergus Falls (Mil.) Jounal Wed June 30,1976 f] YOUNG PEOPLE WANT TO WORK! Call your local Mini Employment office and place your order tor any type of work you need done. Job size does not matter; help our youth. Call 73M951. by: Ctiaips Shoes Genuine A Complete Lineol COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL GARAGE DOORS Electric Garage Door Operators We service all garage doors and operators! OVERHEAD DOOR CO. OF FERGUS FALLS Call (211) 7S-667! 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