Stories tagged with: Archery

January 17, 2015 - 5:32pm
37 weeks 3 days ago

Thanks to the Hunger Games movies, and shows like Arrow, archery has become the fastest growing sport in the world.

Today Tri-Valley Schools held their state qualifying archery competition. Over 460 students from teams all across Ohio came out to showcase their archery skills, and battle for a spot in the state competition. The Dog's Middle School Archery Coach, Doug Lindsley, explains the competition.

"It's an international shooting, so we shoot in meters. So they start at...

June 5, 2013 - 4:17pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

At only 15-years-old, April Bartenschlag made The National Archery in the Schools Program's All-American Team after competing in states and nationals, and will soon be on her way to South Africa to compete in the NASP All-Star Championship.

"She is our first state champion, our first national champion and this is the first year they've taken an international team to somewhere like South Africa. So she's going to be our first representative there, so she's making history every time...

October 26, 2011 - 4:32pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

Some local high school students are being recognized for their accomplishments in the sport of archery.

Cody Bush, who took first place in the World Archery Tournament and his twin brother Colt Bush, who took 20th place, were both presented an honorary certificate of achievement by the Muskingum County Commissioners Wednesday afternoon.

"It makes you feel really good. It's pretty cool to shoot and be number one is even better," said Cody.

 The twins credit...

September 19, 2010 - 8:57pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

Archery is taking center stage at the Muskingum Valley Outdoor Show.

An invitational tournament was held by the National Archery in the Schools Program. Students from various local high schools traveled to the Longaberger Homestead to compete in the day long event.

"In the in school program in the National Archery Schools Program, we had over 30,000 kids experience archery as a part of their gym class last year," said State Shooting Coordinator Kevin Dixon of the Ohio...

September 12, 2010 - 5:22pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

In less than two weeks, hunters will come face-to-face with Ohio's increasing deer population.

Around 300,000 bowhunters are expected to take part in the archery deer hunting season, which opens September 25th. More than 90,000 deer were killed by bowhunters last year, which was a 7% increase. Licking County was the state leader, followed by Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Guernsey counties.

The archery deer hunting season will last five months, through February 6th.


March 14, 2010 - 7:47pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

Maysville students are taking aim for a national competition.

Proud parents and members of the community stopped by Maysville High School Sunday afternoon for a spaghetti dinner fundraiser to help send the Maysville archery team to nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. Coach, Chris Skinner, says the team is made up of an impressive crop of students.

"I think these kids are self motivated, I don't think anybody in the state or even anybody in the country...

March 10, 2010 - 3:36pm
5 years 30 weeks ago

Maysville High School is the winner of the 2010 National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament. This is the fourth year in a row the local school has received this honor.

The event took place last Friday with more than one thousand students participating. Maysville Middle School student Tyler Finley was named the overall top male archer and Morgan High School student Kelsey Taylor got this year's Spirit Award.

Now, 34 of the 45 Ohio teams that competed have qualified to...

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