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Men’s Sabre Teams Win Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

The Thundercats men's sabre team from Libertyville-Vernon Hills high schools won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the JV dual meet held at Homewood-Flossmore High School on December 20th.  Great fencing men!  Congratulations!         More

Women’s Sabre Team Wins Bronze at JV Dual Meet

The Libertyville-Vernon Hills women's sabre team wins a bronze medal at JV Dual Meet at Homewood-Flossmore High School on December 20, 2014.  Congratulations girls!  Pictured from left to right are Skyler Jackim (Asst. Coach), Heena Singh, Megan Isberg, and Julia Thurau.     More

Men’s Sabre Win North Division Championship

The Libertyville-Vernon Hills high school varsity fencing team competed in the Great Lakes High School Fencing Conference, North Division tournament at Brookfield Academy in Brookfield, Wisconsin on Saturday. The Varsity Men's Sabre Team won the Gold Medal, defeating Stevenson, Catholic Memorial, Brookfield Academy and ... More

Jackim Qualifies to Compete in U.S. Junior Olympics

Libertyville High School sophomore, Skyler Jackim won the Bronze medal at the JO Qualifier Tournament held at Northwestern University on November 23, 2014. As one of the top three finishers, she won the right to represent Illinois at the Junior Olympics in Richmond, Virginia in February 2015. Skyler will compete in the ... More

Lemay Qualifies for 2015 Junior Olympics

LHS Sophomore, Brian Lemay qualified to represent Illinois in the U.S. Junior Olympics in Virginia in February. Brian won the Silver Medal in the JO Qualifier tournament held at Northwestern University on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Brian, a nationally ranked fencer, will compete in the Men's Junior Sabre Event.  ... More

Thanks to Monti’s Philly Cheesesteak Bar

Many thanks to Jennifer Monti of Monti's Authentic Philly Cheesesteak Bar for the generous donation of fencing equipment! If you love authentic Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, stop in for a bite to eat. It's like a taste of Philly right here in Chicago. I'd never had a Philly cheesesteak before, and I have to say it was ... More

LHS Fencer Brian Lemay Places 9th in the United States at National Tournament

Brian Lemay, a sophomore at Libertyville High School, finished 9th in the United States at the US Summer Nationals fencing tournament in Columbus, OH in June. Lemay defeated fourteen local fencers to earn the right to represent Illinois in the Men’s Division III sabre event. He also qualified to represent Illinois in ... More

Thank You for Your Donation!

From everyone on the Thundercats Fencing Team, thank you very much for your kind and generous support. Your donation will be used to help buy new equipment for our team and to support the fencing program at the Libertyville and Vernon Hills High Schools and to encourage the Olympic sport of fencing at the high school ... More

Lemay Wins Gold Medal at National Qualifiers

Brian Lemay, Co-Captain of the Thundercats Fencing Team, won the Gold Medal in the Division III Men's sabre event at the USFA National Qualifiers this weekend. Brian earned his D rating in the process. Brian defeated 15 other fencers, including four E rated fencers and one D rated fencer to win the Gold and to qualify to ... More

Jackim Wins Silver Medal at National Qualifiers

Thundercats co-captain Skyler Jackim won the Silver Medal in the Women's Sabre Y14 event at the US Fencing Association's IL Division National Qualifiers at New Trier High School on April 5, 2014 . By placing in the top three in this tournament, Jackim won the honor of representing Illinois in the Y14 Women's sabre event ... More