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COSLHS archery team enjoys first season of competition

  • Some of Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School's Archers compete at the St. Louis Shootout hosted at Seckman H.S. in Imperial on Feb. 24. From left are Adam Sauerhage, Riley Smith, Assistant Coach Matt Foster, Victor Rahlfs, Annelise Quinn, Lexi Luebkemann and Rachel Rehmer.

    Some of Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School's Archers compete at the St. Louis Shootout hosted at Seckman H.S. in Imperial on Feb. 24. From left are Adam Sauerhage, Riley Smith, Assistant Coach Matt Foster, Victor Rahlfs, Annelise Quinn, Lexi Luebkemann and Rachel Rehmer.
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updated: 3/8/2018 9:02 AM

Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School's ten archers have been enjoying their first year of NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) competition.

It has been a great experience traveling to competition tournaments and seeing 50 archers on the line at a time. NASP bull's-eye tournaments shoot 3 rounds at 10 meters and 3 rounds at 15 meters.

Archers shoot 5 arrows per round for a total of 30 arrows scored per tournament.

Most of the school's NASP tournament opportunities have been in Missouri since the majority of Illinois NASP tournaments are in the northern part of the state.

Christ Our Savior is looking to change that by hosting more NASP tournaments in southern Illinois to provide more shooting opportunities for participating area schools. The first tournament is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17 in the COSLHS gym.

For more information about NASP or the tournament please email mchristman@coslhs.org or call the school office at (618) 853-7300.

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