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Green Creek Archery brings home state championship

Published 11:05pm Thursday, September 26, 2013

This was the first tournament for Loman and Roberson. The coaches agreed that it was a very good weekend and the club did a good job of getting noticed in Georgia.

“It’s unusual for one club to win so many medals at a tournament, and we’re especially proud to bring home a state championship,” said Vennera. “The kids have all been working hard, and this weekend they were shooting against kids who have been shooting for many years longer than they have. They all did a great job.”

The Green Creek Archery Club initiated in October 2012 at the Green Creek Community Center.

The JOAD (Junior Olympic Archery Development) program was started a short time later, in February 2013. Since then the JOAD club has grown to include 11 kids and has traveled to participate in four tournaments in Georgia and hosted a tournament in conjunction with the Green Creek Heritage Festival.

The club is open to children over 8 years old and adults.

For more information, contact Steve Burney at Medicap Pharmacy in Columbus or call 828-894-6112.

– article submitted by Steve Burney

 

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