Archers take aim Saturday during the National Archery in the Schools Program eighth annual championship competition in Wisconsin Rapids.
Archery has gained people's increasing interest and attracted a growing number of females to the sport, according to archery advocates.
Many schools in Wisconsin have after-school programs for archery, said Matt Secora, coach of the De Pere Redbirds, one of about 50 archery teams in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday during the National Archery in the Schools Program eighth annual championship competition.
"Look how many girls are here," Secora said. "Almost half of the participants are girls." ...