Congratulations to the Mid-South fencers who qualified and will travel to Columbus, Ohio on the weekend of February 14-17th to participate in the 2020 Junior Olympic Championships: Sky Miller (Senior, Durham School of the Arts) Sky holds an A19 classification with USA Fencing and is ranked 12th in the nation in Junior Women’s Saber. Iman Tucker (Junior, Panther Creek High School) Iman holds a B19 classification with USA Fencing and is ranked 48th in the [Read More]
Mid-South’s team depth revealed itself on the final day of the Junior Olympic Championships this past weekend in Denver, Colorado. Sky MILLER ended her Cadet career with a Cadet BRONZE, finishing the season ranked nationally 4th and earning a new A19 rating. Saturday, after the conclusion of the Junior event, she placed 9th. MILLER was ranked 1st coming out of the pool round in Cadets and tied for 2nd in Juniors. Iman TUCKER finished [Read More]
Congratulations to the Mid-South fencers who qualified and will travel to Denver, Colorado on the weekend of February 15-18th to participate in the 2019 Junior Olympic Championships: Sky Miller (Junior, Durham School of the Arts) Skyler Hoffman (Sophomore, Research Triangle High School) Iman Tucker (Sophomore, Panther Creek High School) Anna Schikore (Freshman, Apex Friendship High School) Kevin Zhou (Freshman, Chapel Hill High School) Athletes competing this weekend will be coached by Jennifer Oldham. Chris Cheney [Read More]
Congratulations to the Mid-South fencers who qualified and will travel to Memphis, Tenn on the weekend of February 16-19th to participate in the 2018 Junior Olympic Championships: Skyler Hoffman (Durham, NC) Leo Tamburro (Cary, NC) Dylan Woodward (Chapel Hill, NC) Leanne Chan (Durham, NC) Aelex Conqiusta (Durham, NC) Sky Miller (Durham, NC) Iman Tucker (Cary, NC) First time Junior Olympics include: Hoffman, Conqiusta and Tucker. Athletes competing this weekend will be coached by Jeff Kallio [Read More]
This was a big year for our fencers at Junior Olympics. We had nine participants – our largest group ever! We fielded two Jr. Men’s Sabre Teams and a Women’s Sabre Team. These are nice milestones and definitely something to reflect on as we come upon our annual celebration and turn Three. There were a few themes that emerged from this past weekend: solidarity (among the club and Division), professional development, and hunger.