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Two Scholarship Programs for High School Fencers

Absolute Fencing Gear All-Academic Team Scholarship USA Fencing is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2013-14 Absolute Fencing Gear All-Academic Team scholarship program is now open. USA Fencing and Absolute Fencing Gear are partnering for the fifth straight year to recognize young fencers who have ... More

Thundercats Awards Dinner Photos

After completing our first season, the team gathered at a local restaurant to celebrate winning the JV State Championship in Men's Sabre and the tremendous individual accomplishments of each of our fencers.   [slideshow_deploy id='1264'] More

Thundercats Annual Awards Dinner – Save the Date

I would like to invite you to attend the first annual Thundercats Awards Dinner.  We have a lot to celebrate.  We are especially proud of each of our fencers’ individual growth and achievement, as well as the team’s outstanding results at the JV State Championships. During the awards ceremony we will recognize each ... More

Thundercats Win Three Medals at JV State Championship

The Thundercats dominated the Illinois State Junior Varsity Championships this weekend taking home two Gold Medals and a Bronze Medal in three different events.  The combined LHS-VHHS fencing team joined the Great Lakes High School Fencing Conference this year and has taken established fencing teams, like Stevenson and ... More

Lemay Wins Bronze Medal at Junior Olympic Qualifiers

Brian Lemay, a freshman at Libertyville High School, and a captain of the high school fencing team, won 3rd place and took home the bronze medal in the Men's Sabre event at the Junior Olympic Qualifiers held at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL on November 24, 2013. As one of the top three finishers, Brian ... More

Jackim and Yang Win Medals at Catholic Memorial Tournament

LHS-VHHS fencing team co-captains, Skyler Jackim and Kalina Yang each won medals in the Women's Sabre Event at the Catholic Memorial High School Invitational Fencing Tournament in Waukesha on  November 23, 2013.  The highly competitive CMHS tournament drew 366 fencers from 14 high schools in WI, MN, IN and IL. Jackim, ... More

Thundercats Compete in First Tournament – Jackim and Lemay win Medals

Thundercats fencers Brian Lemay and Skyler Jackim won medals at the Stevenson High School Fencing Tournament held on November 16, 2013.  This regional fencing tournament drew 370 fencers from three states. Skyler Jackim, a freshman at Libertyville High School, placed 6th out of 46 fencers in the Women's Sabre event, ... More

Lemay and Stein win Gold at Preseason Tournament

Brian Lemay and Ethan Stein won Gold Medals at the Thundercats Preseason Fencing Tournament held on Friday, November 1, 2013. Brian Lemay, a freshman at LHS and a nationally rated fencer, won the the top prize in sabre, while Ethan Stein, a senior at VHHS, won the gold in epee. Tad Carlson, a senior at LHS, won the ... More

Student-Parent Informational Meeting – Oct. 10

Please join us for an informational meeting for LHS and VHHS students interested in joining the Thundercats Fencing Team.  Parents are welcome too! We'll put on a short presentation about the new fencing program including practice schedules, costs, equipment, social events, tournaments, and tips on college admissions.  ... More

Preseason Fencing Camp Starts October 22nd

Hello prospective Thundercats!  The school year is about to start so that means that fencing season is right around the corner too.  Fencing is a winter sport and the season runs from Late October to Mid February. The Thundercats Preseason Fencing Camp gives first timers and experienced fencers alike an opportunity to ... More