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Ancient art of Gung Fu taught in Kamiah

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     Over 400 years ago in central China, a woman by the name of Ng Mui taught another women the art of Gung Fu. That woman was Yim Wing Chun who is famous for being the founder of the Wing Chun martial arts system.

     Wing Chun has been called “the most efficient style of Kung Fu” by Inside Kung Fu magazine. Those who know of Bruce Lee should know he was the person who brought Wing Chun to the United States. In Seattle, Wash., Bruce Lee taught a man by the name of Joseph Cowles, who is recognized as the founder of the martial arts system call Wu Wei. Wu Wei Gung Fu is a non-classical, closed discipline of combat-oriented teaching and techniques.

Rick Brazell performs some stretching with the help of a student. Contributed photo

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CVHS Boys' Basketball Print E-mail

Rams hold out hope for win at Districts

     The Rams are hanging onto a dream of advancement at the District Tournament at LCSC this week despite a narrow defeat on Monday against Genesee.

     With just 30 seconds left on the clock, the Rams had the chance to regain the lead, but a misdirected pass by Josh Kolb that was meant for Mitch Morrow was snatched away by Genesee’s Kyle Moser, giving the Bulldogs an opportunity at the free throw line. 

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Wrestling Print E-mail

CV/Kamiah Wrestling places second at Districts

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     Clearwater Valley placed second in the team scoring at the Idaho 2A/1A District I-II tournament in Grangeville last Saturday.

     Defending state champion, Senior Keiran Owens of CV, recorded a first-period pin in the championship match at 285.

Senior Keiran Owens (center) placed 1st in his 285 weight class at the District Championship in Grangeville last week and is headed to state on Friday. Photo by Michelle Fabbi

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Levy on the menu March 14 Print E-mail

Mtn. View School District to repeat last year’s levy

     The Mountain View School District is asking for a $2.6 million levy again this year, the same amount that has passed in the years before.

     Residents who reside within school district #244 can vote on the levy on Tuesday, March 14.

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The Great Outdoors Print E-mail

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Spring harbingers? - A group of Bohemian Waxwings make a brief puddle stop to rehydrate near Kamiah. Waxwings often drink water or eat snow in winter, since the sugar in their fruit diet tends to dehydrate the birds through an osmotic effect. About 100 birds were traveling together earlier this week. Their winter irruption is likely a result of searching for fruit, which is a favorable sign that spring could be coming. One of the largest irruptions in Europe during the winter of 2004–05 involved more than half a million waxwings in Germany alone. In 1908, an American flock (200–300 ft.) wide was noted as taking several minutes to fly over. “Bohemian” refers to the nomadic movements of winter flocks. It comes from the inhabitants of Bohemia, meaning those that live an unconventional lifestyle or like that of gypsies. (Information gathered from Wikipedia.) Photo by Gina Jorgensen

 Photos Wanted: The Great Outdoors is a weekly feature showcasing photographs of wildlife and landscape taken and submitted by the public. All levels of photographic ability are welcome. Please include your name, hometown, where and when the picture was taken, the identity of anyone in the photo, and a contact number. Digital pictures may be sent to The Progress at the following address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or drop off prints to the Progress at 417 Main Street or mail them to P.O. Box 428, Kamiah, Idaho 83536. If you would like your photo print returned send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

 


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