Five Oklahoma students won medals at the National Archery in the Schools championships in Kentucky last weekend.
Kayla Neely, a fifth-grader at Wayland Bonds Elementary in Moore, finished fifth in the elementary school division.
Mitchell Ritter, a seventh-grader at Ringling, finished fourth overall in the middle school boys’ division and was second among seventh-grade boys. Ritter also was the Oklahoma state champion.
Faith Terrell, an eighth-grader at Chandler, finished second overall among middle school girls. Riane Tuthill, a sixth-grader in Chickasha, placed third overall among middle school girls but first for sixth-grade girls.
Stilwell’s high school boys’ team won the national title in a special 3D archery shoot at the event. Tyler Fletcher of Stilwell, a senior, was first overall.
Archery 3D competitions simulate hunting as the targets are shaped like animals.
FAMILY FISHING CLINICS SCHEDULED AT ARCADIA LAKE
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will hold several family fishing clinics in the summer on Arcadia Lake in Edmond.
The clinics, designed for newcomers to fishing, will be held at the Arcadia Conservation Education Kid’s Pond. The next clinics are scheduled June 3, 4 and 5 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
The pond is located on the south side of the lake. There will be an instructional clinic then fishing in the pond.
For more information, visit the aquatic education page at www.wildlifedepartment.com or call 396-2223.
SAFARI CLUB CHAPTER TO HOLD GOLF SCRAMBLE
The Oklahoma Station Safari Club International will be holding its first outdoorsman golf scramble May 31 at the Coffee Creek Golf Course in Edmond.
The shotgun start begins at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $100 per person or $350 for a foursome.
Lunch and cart is included in the price. There also will be a silent auction, prizes and outdoorsman games.
For more information or to sign up for the scramble, visit oklahomastationsci.org.
NEW CRAPPIE RECORD AT PURCELL LAKE
Albert Slawinski of Purcell caught a 3.5-pound crappie near the dam on Purcell Lake that is the new lake record.
The fish was caught May 9 on a jig using a spinning rod and reel. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation certifies lake records in the state.