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Rules of Archery

Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer or a

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Lesley tops Archery GB’s Field Ranking again

More success for Sleight Archery GB, the national governing body for the sport of Archery in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, has announced its 2015 field rankings and there’s more good news for Island archer Lesley Sleight. She’s topped the women’s American Flatbow category for the second year running. It’s been another successful year for

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William Carey first to offer archery scholarships

William Carey University freshman Blaze Burkenstock hopes he can qualify for the university’s new archery scholarship when it’s offered in August. “I was at summer camps and I always did archery,” he said. “I love being in the outdoors, and it’s another way to get a bond going with friends.” The scholarships will go to

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Archery sports

Millions of people enjoy archery each year. Surveys from the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association suggest that a total of about 9 million people shoot archery in the U.S. annually. This includes recreational target archery and bowhunting. Most other countries boast of popular archery programs as well. Learning to safely shoot a bow and arrow takes

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