Young Ohio archers are named world champions


COLUMBUS — The Logan Hocking Middle School Archery Team and Cody Bush of Philo Junior High School took first place at the third National Archery in the Schools World Tournament held in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 6-8, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife.


There were 1,071 archers who participated in the tournament with representatives from 28 states and the countries of Canada, South Africa and New Zealand.

Other winners

In addition, five other Ohio students placed at the competition: Dylan Crabtree of Logan placed fifth as an individual in the Middle School Male Division; Cole Cook of Logan was eighth, also in the Middle School Male Division; Ryan McGill from St. Peter in Chains School in Hamilton County took second place in the Sixth Grade Individual Male Division; Ciara Cox from Logan High School was fourth in the High School Female Division; and Kelsey Taylor from Morgan High School (Morgan County), finished eighth in the High School Female Division.

The Ohio students and teams qualified to participate in the NASP World Tournament through their participation in the NASP National competition held in Louisville, Ky., in May.

For more information, including complete results of the NASP World Tournament go to

Archery in the Schools

The National Archery in the Schools Program brings target archery to the school gym.

The curriculum covers archery, safety, equipment, technique, concentration skills and self-improvement.

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  1. I’m really impressed with the number of participants. Congratulations to these young archers! Keep it up, and I hope that more kids will be interested in archery.


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