Fencing Competes for Second Foil

Fencing is one of the few Harvard-Westlake sports that competes year round. This season the team is looking to become back to back league champions. There are three different fencing divisions based off of the on the weapon blade used.The most basic of the swords, épée, has a hand guard and touches could be scored […]

Valiant victory in victor valley

Boys’ and girls’ varsity epee and saber fencers competed at the Victor Valley High School event of the Southern California Scholastic Fencing League Tournament Dec. 4. Kimberly Kimura ’19 placed first in the varsity girl’s epee league at the competition. Varsity Girls’ Saber Captain Sylvie Sanders ’17 placed second in the league for women’s saber […]

Justin Yoo ’15 makes épée history

Fencer Justin Yoo ’15 became the first American fencer in history to place in the top three at both the Junior and Cadet World Championships in the same year this month. He travelled to Plovdiv, Bulgaria in the beginning of April to compete in the U17 Cadet World Championships and the U19 Junior World Championships, […]

Fencers to compete in Junior Olympics

Seven students will be participating in the upcoming Fencing Junior Olympics. Anne Kim ‘15, Enya Huang ’15, Jessie Pfeiffer ‘16, Justin Yoo ‘15, Jack Graham ‘15, Jake Raynis ‘14 and Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski ’15 will be competing in Portland, Oregon from Feb. 14-17. The competition is separated into different age groups and weapons. To qualify, fencers […]

Fencer places at first tournament of year

Team captain Roy Dritley ’16 was the only Wolverine to place during the first fencing tournament of the year Sept. 22. He used his sword of choice: the foil. This tournament was the first of two individual tournaments this year.  Dritley hopes that next tournament the team will be able to do better and believes […]

Fencers to attend Junior Olympics

Five students qualified for the Junior Olympic Fencing Championships in Baltimore, Maryland Feb. 15-18. Jack Graham ’15, Anne Kim ’15, Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski ’15, Jake Raynis ’14 and Justin Yoo ’15 all qualified for the tournament. The fencers, some of whom are members of the Harvard-Westlake fencing team and some of whom practice with the Los […]