Summer Nationals and July Challenge 2019

Columbus, Ohio – Thirty members of Mid-South Fencers’ Club, located in downtown Durham, NC, are set to compete over the July 4th holiday in a record setting ten day championship event. Good luck team! Name Events Anna Schikore D2WS, D3WS, CDTWS Carl Badger Vet60MS, VTMMS Eric Huang Vet50MS, VTMMS James Dobbins Vet50MS, VTTMS Joe Mclaughlin Vet60MS, VTMMS Lauren Dunseath D2WE, STMWE Markus Lang Vet50ME Neila Huang Y10WS Spencer Hill Y10MS Tammy Jackson Vet60WE, Vet60WF, D3WE, [Read More]

2019 Junior Olympic Final Results

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]

Mid-South Fencers Set for Junior Olympic Championships

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]

Miller’s First International Title

Durham, NC.  Sky Miller earned her first international title in Moedling, Austria over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Her Gold Medal finish is highlight of her progression this season. This was Miller’s second international competition. In early December, Miller finished 26th at her international debut in Germany. After this weekend’s result, Miller ranks 6th in the USA Cadet national rankings. Scores from this weekend’s result: Finals Miller def. Jolien Corteyn (BEL), 15-7 Semis [Read More]

Celebrating a Decade of Fencing

Mid-South is celebrating our first decade. CAN YOU BELIEVE ten years? While we are thinking about it, when did we actually start? Do we count the move to Durham? When we incorporated? How about when we were teaching classes at First Health of the Carolinas? Through all of our iterations, transitions, growing pains, and celebrations, Mid-South evolved due to great people who believed in a community of fighters. Now, in the year 2017, we are more strong, wise, [Read More]

National Championship Qualification Announcement

Mid-South Fencers’ Club is proud to announce its list of qualifiers for the USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge. The tournament will take place over June 29th-July 8th in Dallas, Texas. Mid-South would like to like to acknowledge the effort and commitment of these fencers to compete and represent North Carolina. The final qualification event took place this past weekend in Burlington, NC. Qualification results are as follows: Carl Badger: VET60MS Tom Byran: DIV2ME, VET40ME, [Read More]