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  • Waukegan, Beach Park, Zion kids dominate at martial arts nationals

    Waukegan, Beach Park, Zion kids dominate at martial arts nationals
    When the awards started coming in during the 22nd annual North American Grand Nationals for karate, kung fu and tae kwon do, Gerry Cook said he was approached by a reporter from a publication that covers the martial arts. "He comes up to me and he goes,...
  • From slap to swing, Lexxie Lux packs a punch

    From slap to swing, Lexxie Lux packs a punch
    Softball was a runaway winner when Tinley Park junior second baseman Lexxie Lux decided on a No. 1 sport. But it wasn't her first choice. That was karate, in which she earned a second-degree black belt. "I started that when I was 5 or 6 years old,"...
  • Jonathan Duplaa, karate y fútbol

    Jonathan Duplaa, karate y fútbol
    Deportes: Fútbol y karate. Edad: 9 años. Equipos: Team Creek Academy y Sunrise (soccer). Cinturón: rojo. Residencia: Tamarac. Comida favorita: pasta y albóndigas. Atletas preferido: Cristiano Ronaldo y Leo Messi. Meta: obtener un cinturón...
  • UFC star Anderson Silva turns his sights toward Olympics

    UFC star Anderson Silva turns his sights toward Olympics
    In the midst of a suspension for two failed drug tests, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is considering a career change. The MMA star wants to compete in tae kwon do at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. "Everyone knows that for a high-...
  • Life's work: 'Ultimate Fighter' contestant started training at age 3

    Life's work: 'Ultimate Fighter' contestant started training at age 3
    For his stint on “The Ultimate Fighter,” Vicente Luque was forced to live in a house filled with martial artists – a role Luque had prepared for practically all his life. Luque’s mother is a black belt in karate, and the...
  • Officials: Md. man charged with child pornography

    Montgomery County authorities say a 26-year-old karate instructor has been charged with possessing child pornography and they've uncovered evidence he also had inappropriate contact with adolescents at a karate studio. The Montgomery County Police...
  • Karate teacher to serve up to 4 years for sex with student

    Karate teacher to serve up to 4 years for sex with student
    A Lehigh Valley karate instructor admitted Monday he had sex with a 15-year-old student, under a plea bargain that came after his victim recanted claims that he had forced himself upon her. Christopher Calcagni, 51, of Bethlehem pleaded guilty to...
  • Manes: Martial arts instructor still a good man

    Manes: Martial arts instructor still a good man
    "Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential." — Bruce Lee Kamal Minkah is a bailiff by day...
  • Manes: Retired cartoonist from Hobart still a kick

    Manes: Retired cartoonist from Hobart still a kick
    "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you'll go far." — Theodore Roosevelt I recently visited Jim and Linda Mackey on their 37th wedding anniversary. The two lovebirds live in Hobart. Linda is from the southeast side of Chicago and attended Bowen...
  • Mailbag: Permit parking comes with a big payoff — places to park

    Why should I pay to park my car in front of my house ("Residents near Balboa Village polled on parking," Feb. 20)? I've lived here for 40 years and now the city wants to charge me to park my car. Ridiculous. It's the principle of the thing. I've heard...
  • Jui Jitsu Academy expands to serve its 70 students

    Jui Jitsu Academy expands to serve its 70 students
    At the Mount Dora/Eustis Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, the goal is teaching students self-protection. The academy, which has been in business for a year, recently moved from Mount Dora to 2750 Dillard Road, Suites 9 and 10, Eustis. It's run by the...