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Growing popularity of Archery in the Schools events takes commitment from many

Hailey Smith (l) of New Lexington High School and Aidan Briner of John Glenn Middle School are just two of the participants in Ohio’s youth archery program. (Photo by Doug Clifford)

“We started with seven kids and one bow,” remembered Jim Moyer. “Our target was a cardboard box on a hillside behind the school.”
Moyer, the coach for the New Lexington Archery team in Ohio, smiled as he recalled the humble beginnings of the school’s archery program.
On Feb. 18, New Lexington Middle School hosted a fun shoot that saw 280 young archers from across 12 school districts, one church, and a group of homeschooled students do their best from 10 and 15 meters.

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