Florida OAS schools hold competition

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Check out this great article from the Gainesville Guardian about two of our Florida OAS schools.  Sounds like they had a great competition as well as a cool demo from Coach Robert Turner (head coach of the Easton Newberry Sports Complex).  They even had their school cheerleaders perform too!

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“Students from Williams elementary and Lincoln middle schools displayed their archery skills during a competition that showcased what they have learned in a program sponsored by a foundation that is trying to increase the popularity of the sport.

Sponsored by the Easton Newberry Sports Complex in Newberry, the Williams/Lincoln Archery Exhibition was held Friday morning at the Lincoln track under clear blue skies, with a light breeze blowing to combat the suffocating heat as eight students from each school competed in a single elimination tournament for the “Top Archer Award.”

Nick Schrott, a seventh-grader at Lincoln, was the overall winner and won the “Top Archer Award,” while Anthony Bishop-Gylys, a fourth-grader at Williams, was crowned the best archer at Williams. Two students from Williams, third-grader Alex Gold and fifth-grader Angel Davis, won the silver and bronze medals, respectively.

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The tournament also featured an exhibition by Robert Turner, head archery coach at the Easton Complex. Turner shot several arrows at a target 70 meters, or 80 yards, away. He drew “ooohs” and “aaahs” from the crowd of students, who were out of class to cheer on their classmates during the tournament…”

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