Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

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Doug Clifford

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

“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.

Pro bass angler Adrian Avena shares his top tips for early season bass

Avena was the featured professional bass fisherman at the Vance Outdoors 21st annual Boat and Fishing Show Open House held from Friday, Feb. 24 to Sunday, Feb. 26. He told those waiting for bass fishing wisdom, “I didn’t come too prepared,” just prior to conducting a Saturday afternoon seminar that very accurately covered his top five springtime bass lures.

New Lexington ‘Fun Shoot’ in Ohio all about the kids

The New Lexington Archers were preparing to host their fifth Fun Shoot on Saturday, Feb. 18, when the coach of the team, Jim Moyer, made time for a quick interview.
With 280 archers representing 12 school districts headed to the event that would take place at New Lexington Elementary School, Moyer was already busy addressing the details on a Friday morning with the Fun Shoot only 24 hours away.

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