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Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio October 13, 2009

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Students take a stab at fencing
May 18, 2009 by Kamari Stevens

This quarter, Sinclair Community College students are participating in a sport that has been around since the 12th century—fencing.

“It’s great mental exercise, as well as physical. They call it ‘chess at 200 miles an hour,’ ” said William DeVan, who teaches fencing at Sinclair. “You have to probe their defenses, you have to attack from different angles and try different moves. And if they don’t work, you have to be able to adjust your movements to compensate for it.”

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Kurt Getz Helps U.S. Men’s Foil Team Make History at World Fencing Championships October 13, 2009

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Written By: Columbia University Athletics Release: 10/06/2009

ANTALYA, TURKEY – Columbia senior Kurt Getz reached the top eight at the 2009 World Championships this weekend in Turkey, upsetting the world’s third-ranked fencer, Richard Kruse of Great Britain, in the round of 16

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UCLA Fencer Deena Dulgerian October 5, 2009

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Sunday, October 4, 2009
By: Talin Khechoomian
Talin0805@yahoo.com

When one hears the word “fencing,” duels and movies about the Medieval and Renaissance periods comes to mind. But for UCLA sophomore Deena Dulgerian, fencing is not just a historical pastime; it is her favorite hobby, which she has been actively involved in for over six years. A Maryland native, Dulgerian started fencing in the 6th grade, but took a minor break in the year 2006 when she moved to the state of California

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Fencing Club is now en garde on campus September 22, 2009

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Date: Sep 10th, 2009
Amy Johstono
Staff Writer
acjohstono@valdosta.edu

No, they’re not pirates, but the VSU Fencing Club can be seen wielding swords every Saturday afternoon in the VSU Recreation Center.
The VSU Fencing Club became an official club in spring 2009 and is working on establishing itself on campus this semester, according to Chris Mirabzadeh, the club founder

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Michigan State University Kendo and Fencing September 22, 2009

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U of Connecticut Fencing Club Discovers Mesothelioma-Causing Asbestos in Basement September 22, 2009

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Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Members of the University of Connecticut Fencing Club uncovered asbestos in the basement of Hawley Armory last week. A fencer then contacted the university fire department. The fencing club uses the armory to store equipment

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Silver Medalist Hanna Thompson Joins Fencing Coaching Staff September 22, 2009

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09/21/2009
 – Duke Sports Information
 
 DURHAM, N.C. – Hanna Thompson, who helped the USA Women’s Foil Fencing Team win the silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, has joined the Duke fencing program as an assistant coach

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Atilio Tass to Compete in Fencing World Championships September 22, 2009

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9/21/2009 4:51:18 PM Courtesy of Brown Athletic Communications

Brown University’s Atilio Tass will travel to Moscow this week to compete in the 2009 FIE Veterans World Championships. The leader of Brown fencing qualified for the Men’s Sabre 50-59 division by competing in three prerequisite events, and will have the chance to vie for a world championship in the division on Thursday

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north carolina: New at Guilford College, the Fencing Club a smashing success September 21, 2009

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Amber Reese
Issue date: 9/18/09 Section: Features

Sunlight glitters on the veranda as a fencer takes a tentative step forward and begins a daunting attack on an opponent. The sound of metal on metal rings out as their blades meet again and again. Suddenly, the fencer lunges forward, scoring a point

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Rutgers men’s basketball team’s trip to Spain met with some criticism June 8, 2009

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The SOS was formed in July 2006 to oppose the elimination of six so-called Olympic sports – men’s swimming, men’s tennis, men’s lightweight and heavyweight crew, and men’s and women’s fencing – which the university said was necessary because of budgetary concerns

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