Madison Junior High's archery team finally got a chance to celebrate its state championship last weekend with a party at the Madison Township Fire Department. The National Archery in Schools...
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — A sporting compromise to host shooting and archery championships in India five months before the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham is likely to give India and...
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Officials for the 2022 Commonwealth Games are considering a proposal to stage shooting and archery in India even though the event is being hosted by the English city of...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota's archery deer season gets underway, hunters in the state's hot zones for chronic wasting disease still have to wait days to find out if their venison is safe...
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — Loading his bow, national archery champion Drew Crump stood in St. John's Elementary School gym, focused on his target. One after another, arrows flew across the court,...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 archers from 36 schools have registered to compete this week in the Illinois State Tournament for the National Archery in the Schools Program .
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Who would have thought Extreme Bowstrings would become so, well, extreme?
Definitely not Ron Harmon.
Harmon, owner of Extreme Bowstrings in Norfolk, said he...
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Students at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired are learning how to relying on their ears when it comes to physical education.
SOLON, Iowa (AP) — Fifty student archers are seated silently on chairs stretching in a line the length of the Solon High School gym, their backs to a large crowd of equally quiet parents and onlookers in the bleachers.
Two whistle blasts pierce the air and the students — grades four through twelve — calmly stand, remove their bows from a rack and carefully position themselves on a shooting line before 25 bull's-eye targets.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A deer killed on the opening weekend of the archery season in southeastern Minnesota has tested positive for chronic wasting disease .
The Department of Natural Resources says a hunter took the buck about 1 mile east of Preston, in the center of the region's CWD management zone, where 18 deer have tested positive for the fatal brain disease since fall of 2016.
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is getting what state wildlife officials say is its 15th community archery park.
An archery facility located in the Elmore County city of Wetumpka has its grand opening on Tuesday in the municipal sports complex.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says it will be open year-round for recreational archery, tournaments and educational programs.
OAKES, N.D. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a town in North Dakota will compete at a world archery championship contest this weekend.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed two new citizen members to the state Board of Higher Education, including a school superintendent who survived an effort to oust her from her job.
Burgum announced Tuesday that New Rockford-Sheyenne Superintendent Jill Louters and Devils Lake attorney Daniel Traynor will begin serving four-year terms on July 1. Burgum also selected Ashley Thornton of Williston State College as the student member to the board.
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. (AP) — The superintendent of a North Dakota school district who is among the finalists for a position on the state Board of Higher Education has survived an effort to oust her from her job.
ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — The Alliance Archery Club has offered archery training for both adults and children since 1986.
The main focus of the club is teaching children the sport, however, parents often get involved, as well as other sportsmen in the Panhandle.
Rod Planansky, president of the club, said the group grew so rapidly they had to quit advertising due to lack of instructors.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jillian Zakrzeski's skills with an air rifle earned her three New York state high school shooting championships, a berth in the Junior Olympics and even recruitment to a college rifle team.
"It's an amazing sport. It's not popular like soccer or tennis. But it changed my life," says Zakrzeski, a 19-year-old criminal justice major at the University of Mississippi. "I can't see my life without it."
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Emily Yang was a seventh-grader with nothing to do but wait while her mom finished her work day as a school counselor. Then a classmate suggested archery.
"It was really scary," she said, recalling her first arrows lobbing toward the target.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — As international attention turns to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, South Dakota is hosting its own global sporting event starting this week.
The 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships kick off at the National Field Archery Association Easton Yankton Archery Center in Yankton, with the first events to be held on Wednesday.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota police chief says security will be handled differently for the 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships than a world youth championship held about three years ago.
The NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center is preparing to host this year's World Archery Indoor Championships next week in Yankton, where the 2015 World Archery Youth Championships were also held. The Yankton Police Department will manage security for the event.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Organizers say they'll need as many as 500 volunteers for the 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships held in southeastern South Dakota next month.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Officials in southeastern South Dakota are preparing to host the 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships in February, and they're applying lessons from two years ago.
The National Field Archery Association's Easton Yankton Archery Center and the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce are working together to put on next year's national indoor archery competition in Yankton.
LAPOVO, Serbia (AP) — Zeljko Ilicic says his love of archery dates back to the times when he played in the forest as a small boy imagining he was Robin Hood.
The 36-year-old has since turned his childhood fantasy into an engaging hobby and a business. Ilicic has become a bowyer — a rare one in the Balkans — who makes wooden bows and arrows.
BARDSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In her navy blue sweater and plaid pleated uniform skirt, 16-year old Faith Oakley looks like the typical student-athlete headed to sports practice after class.
Except she's not.
The junior at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown, Kentucky, is one of the top student archers in the world. And she mastered the art of firing arrows by the skin of her teeth.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled an archery camp for children during the holiday break.
The Arctic Archery Day Camp will be held Dec. 28-29 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. It will feature archery, air rifle, spear throwing, games, art projects, crafts and winter wildlife education.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Construction is nearly complete on a large addition to a South Dakota event center that will host the 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Gabe Crenshaw calls it his bow room.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of archery says Mexico City is still preparing to host the world championships next month despite extensive earthquake damage.
Mexico City is due to host the event, including a congress of archery officials, from Oct. 15-22. Competition finals are being staged in the Zocalo square in the city center.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — An expansion project at an archery center in South Dakota could come down to the wire.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — The National Field Archery Association is planning an expansion of an archery center in southeast South Dakota.
Association President Bruce Cull spoke to investors recently to discuss a large addition that the Easton Yankton Archery Complex will be making this year, the Yankton Press & Dakotan (http://bit.ly/2tmkI07) reported.
CROFTON, Neb. (AP) — Up until about four years ago, Kali Pavlik's main exposure to archery was her father's past bow hunting experiences.
When Pavlik attended a church camp at age 13 or 14, one of the activities was archery. She gave it a try.
Pavlik was hooked, and she's now in the upper echelon of young archers in the country, competing nationally and internationally, the Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/2rpQKbU ) reported.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Students from across the U.S. are expected to arrive in Kentucky this week to participate in a national archery competition.
A statement from the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville says the National Archery in the Schools Program Nationals is being held there May 11-13 and expects to attract about 14,000 students from 42 states. It includes archers from grade 4 to grade 12.