An official rank examination was conducted at Central Minnesota Karate in St. Cloud Saturday.
Seventy karate athletes from eight mid-Minnesota clubs demonstrated their skills to attain rank advancement.
Testing for yellow belt: Daniel Werthman, Grant Werthman, Alec Werthman, Sam Klinger.
Testing for orange belt: Lucas Tschida, Evan Werthman, Ben Klinger, Christina Gabrio.
Testing for first level purple belt: Katie Lawson, Jordan Hoffman.
Testing for second level purple belt: Kevin Tschida, Karen Storlie.
Testing for brown belt: Breanna Storlie.
Phil Markert of Lake Shore won the age 60-over division of the Zumbro Valley Open Powerlifting Championships last weekend.
Markert squatted 275 pounds, bench pressed 200 and dead lifted 355.
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