Lions’ Karate Championships

Martial arts students from Franz Karate, of Auburn, brought back several awards from the Lions’ Karate Championships held Nov. 6 in Fort Wayne. Earning places included Master Steven Franz, first weapons and first Kata in the Black Belt division; Antonia Glaser second in Kata, first in weapons and first in Kumite; Timmy Font, first in Kata, first in weapons and first in Kumite. Master Franz won overall grand champion in Black Belt Kata. Font earned both the overall grand champion in Kata and weapons for ages 12 and under.

Not pictured but also earning places were Aya Garza a fourth in Kata and weapons and a third in Kumite.

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