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Hill Farm Elementary three-peats as Arkansas archery state champs

March 5, 2019

HOT SPRINGS — Hill Farm Elementary of Bryant took top honors at the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship last weekend at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs. This is the third time in as many years that the Hoot Owls of Hill Farm accomplished the feat. The team turned in an impressive score of 3,086 out of a possible 3,600 to claim the win over second-place Charleston Elementary. Greene County Tech took third place in the elementary division.

 

Archery bear hunt quota met in Zone 1

Sept. 26, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME – Bear hunting with a bow was over nearly before it started this year in Bear Zone 1. In only three days, the 250-bear quota was met by bowhunters bagging their bruins.
The 72-hour season has some hunters scratching their heads, but Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Large Carnivore Program Coordinator Myron Means explains that it’s not due to a huge spike in the bear population or harvest-checking hijinks.  

Archery in the Schools regional tournaments Feb. 10

Jan. 31, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program’s 2018 regional tournaments will be held at a dozen schools throughout the state on Feb. 10.

ANASP was established by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in 2008 and has grown tremendously.

“We have about 550 schools participating in the program throughout the state,” said Curtis Gray, ANASP coordinator for the AGFC. “And we’re always looking to add more.”