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Left to right: (rear) Kenneth Wright, head instructor at Kuk Sool Won - Martial Arts, stands with Hyuk Suh; (front) Neil Mitchell, Jazaris Arrington and Mariah Guye-Wright.

Left to right: (rear) Kenneth Wright, head instructor at Kuk Sool Won – Martial Arts, stands with Hyuk Suh; (front) Neil Mitchell, Jazaris Arrington and Mariah Guye-Wright.

Former Cavalier wraps up career

BOSTON, MA — Carman-Ainsworth grad Jonathan Lee recently completed his senior season for the men’s basketball team at Northeastern University averaging 13.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.8 steals per contest in 24 games played. Having missed the first nine games of the 2012-13 season because of a pre-season injury after being named to the Pre-season All Colonial Athletic Association First Team, Lee broke out against the University of North Carolina-Ashville in his first game back with a 19-point performance.

The 6-foot-2, 200 lb. guard also put up a season high 26 points against Old Dominion on March 2 after throwing down 23 points against Delaware.

For the season, Northeastern went 20-13 overall, 14-4 CAA, going 7-8 at home, 10-3 on the road and 3-2 in neutral-territory contests. This included defeating George Mason, 69-67, in the first round of the CAA tournament, in Richmond, Virginia, on March 10 prior to falling in the title game on March 11 to James Madison, 70-57. The Huskies then lost at Alabama in the opening round of the National Invitational Tournament, 62-43, on March 19. — M.S.

Martial arts seminar takes place

BURTON — The Kuk Sool Won – Martial Arts 2013 Super Seminar took place at NTC Church on June 18 with a format that started with Black Belt testing by 6th Degree Black Belt/Master Instructor Dan Hart from Lakenheath, UK. Earning their Black Belts were Davison’s Mariah Guye-Wright (15), Flint’s Jazaris Arrington (22) and Vassar’s Neil Mitchell (17).

“I’m very proud of them for all that they accomplished.

These three are some of the best, and they worked very hard to achieve this level,” said Sa Bum Nim/Head Instructor Kenneth Wright. “I’m looking forward to sharing the next level of their training with them, because in Kuk Sool Won, Black Belt is just the beginning.”

Hosting this event was Kuk Sool Won Founder Grandmaster In Hyuk Suh and instructors included Texas natives Barry Harmon, a 9th Degree Master, and 8th Degree Master Sung Jin Suh. There were also more than 50 students on hand, 33 of which are from Burton and the surrounding area. Details: (810) 908-2659, or M.S.

Now accepting applications to be an athletic official

EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association is currently accepting applications online and by mail for the 2013-14 school year for game officials. The MHSAA is also hoping to further the program it began last year designed to recruit graduating seniors by offering those selected an exemption on registration costs for the upcoming school year, as well as help touching base with area officials’ groups regarding training prospects.

For returning and other first-time officials, those registering online will get $5 off, there is a $12 fee for each sport and the online processing fee is $30. There’s also a $30 late fee for registering after July 31, an officials’ registration test for firsttime officials and officials who were not registered during the past school year is required and the processing fee includes liability insurance coverage up to $1 million for officials while employed at a game for the MHSAA.

Details: 517-332-5046, or M.S.

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