Students set to compete in archery tournament in Charleston

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Teams from several schools in southern West Virginia have qualified for the event.  There are also individual students who will be representing their schools in the competition.

Among the school teams who will be competing there will be teams from Shady Spring Middle and High Schools in Raleigh County as well as James Monroe High School and Peterstown Elementary in Monroe County.

Individual students will represent Ansted Middle, Crescent Elementary, Fayetteville High School, Hollywood Elementary, Mt View Christian, Peterstown Middle and Midland Trail.


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The 12th annual state Archery in the Schools Tournament is set for this week.

The Division of Natural Resources says in a news release the tournament will be held Saturday at the Charleston Civic Center. Students from 51 schools and groups will compete.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to 17. Younger children get in free.

Thousands of students have been introduced to archery as part of their physical education classes since the program’s inception in 2004. The tournament is open to schools that received Division of Natural Resources-sponsored training.

Read more here: www.wvdnr.gov/archery

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