fencing

Junior Liang brings home gold at U.S. Fencing summer nationals
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP You find yourself standing in front of a masked man pointing a thin weapon at you. He lunges forward trying to hit you, yet you manage to parry his attack and strike him. This is what a fencing match is like. Two men or women try to land a blow on the opponent first. Calvin Liang ’15 has been fencing for just around nine…
Junior awarded gold medal at Fencing Nationals
By P. Erik Meyer ’14  THE ROUNDUP USA Fencing World Team member Calvin Liang ’15 brought home a gold medal in the North America Cup at the 2013 U.S. Fencing Summer Nationals. According to a press release, Since his induction to the sport, Liang has experienced success. Upon joining the U.S. Fencing Association at age nine Liang has competed across the nation and globe. At 10 years old, he won the U12…
Smith trades blows against national opponents
By Tanner Nypen ’15 THE ROUNDUP Wyatt Smith ’13 has been fencing for around six to seven years. “Ever since a young age, hitting people with swords just seemed entertaining,” Smith said. Fencing may not be the most popular sport, but it fits Smith. “He’s friendly, dedicated. I think he’s a kid who’s a little more mature,” said Mr. Ron Douglas “He has taken on a lot of responsibility through…