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Minnesota NASP Tournament this Saturday.

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This is the best thing to happen to archery since the invention of the arrow, I have been helping the minnesota amature trap shooting association on the youth day since I was too old to participate I encourage everyone to take a child out and teach them the sport you love so much.





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Anyone know the team scores?

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Here's the results. Congrats to all!

The top male and female student archers who participated March 28 in the

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) National Archery In

The Schools Program (NASP) state tournament each received their choice

of a lifetime hunting or fishing license.

Chantelle Skarda of South Campus High School in White Bear Lake and

Austin Bosse of Jackson Middle School finished first in the individual

male and female competitions. In addition to the lifetime licenses,

Skarda and Bosse also received a Genesis bow and a Morrell target.

“Nearly 700 students from throughout the state participated in the

tournament,” said Kraig Kiger, DNR shooting sports program

administrator. “NASP keeps involving more schools, more students, and

more families in the safe and fun lifetime activity of archery.”

Five years ago, 56 student archers shot in the state tournament,

shooting high scores just above 200. This year, 689 students from 48

schools participated with high scores ranging from 275 to 290. Archers

must shoot 30 arrows into the target bullseye to achieve a perfect score

of 300.

Statewide, 96,656 students from 285 schools participate in NASP. The

DNR’s Archery in the Schools grant program provides $1,500 in funding

to qualifying schools to defray the cost of equipment and

program-related training.

Tournament results include:

Weston Bovitz of Champlin Park High School was the top high school male

finisher. Holly Petry of White Bear Lake was the top female in the

middle school age group. Top elementary age group finishers were Josie

Zimmerman and Cole Anderly, both from Grandview Middle School in Mound.

The top five male and female individuals in the elementary, middle

school and high school divisions were awarded medals for their efforts

and earned an opportunity to attend the NASP National Championships May

8-9 in Louisville, Ky.

White Bear Lake took first place in the National High School Division.

Jackson Middle School finished first in the National Middle School

Division. Hilltop Primary School in Mound took first place in the

National Elementary School Division. Each team earned an opportunity to

participate in the NASP National Championships.

In the State Division, North Country Archers of Grand Rapids finished

first in the high school age group, St. Croix Prep in Stillwater took

first in the middle school age group and Mountain Iron/Buhl finished

first in the elementary age group.

The top three teams in each division and each age group received

trophies. All teams scoring above 2,500 in the elementary group, 2,600

in the middle school group and 2,700 in the high school group earned an

invite to the NASP National Championships.

Students in grades 4-6 competed in the elementary age group. Students

in grades 7-8 competed in the middle school age group. Students in

grades 9-12 competed in the high school age group.

Jill McKinney from Northalnd High School in Remer was selected as NASP

Coach of the Year. McKinney won the award because of her program’s

involvement of students in a wide variety of activities and her ability

to maintain a well-rounded and respected NASP program. McKinney will

serve on the committee that selects next year’s coach of the year


Individual results, high school female: Chantelle Skarda, White Bear

Lake Area High School, first; Pakou Thoa, White Bear Lake Area High

School, second; Heidi Melgren, White Bear Lake Area High School, third;

Sheng Thoa, White Bear Lake Area High School, fourth; Kendra Nelson,

Princeton High School, fifth.

Individual results, high school male: Weston Bovitz, Champlin Park High

School, first; Nick Sloan, St. Croix Prep, Stillwater, second; Cody

Rupert, Osakis High School, third; Jake Cahill, White Bear Lake Area

High School, fourth; Andrew Grooms, Grand Rapids Home School, fifth.

Individual results, middle school female: Holly Petry, White Bear Lake,

first; Ellen Ahlness, White Bear Lake, second; Courtney Owens, Jackson

Middle School, third; Tessa Stark, Jackson Middle School, fourth; Faith

Filipiak, Robert J. Elkington Middle School, Grand Rapids, fifth.

Individual results, middle school male: Austin Bosse, Jackson Middle

School, first; Jacob Moter, Jackson Middle School, second; Tim Juelich,

White Bear Lake, third; Mitch Monforton Grandview Middle School, Mound,

fourth; Scott Harrison, Grandview Middle School, Mound, fifth.

Individual results, elementary school female: Josie Zimmerman,

Grandview Middle School, Mound, first; Katrina Knutson, Grandview Middle

School, Mound, second; Karlie Wagner, Grandview Middle School, Mound,

third; Kenzie Smith, St. Croix Prep, Stillwater, fourth; Breanna Linder,

Hilltop Primary School, Mound, fifth.

Individual results, elementary school male: Cole Anderly, Grandview

Middle School, Mound, first; Cooper Johnson, Jackson Middle School,

second; Sam Archer, Princeton, third; Mason Kaske, White Bear Lake,

fourth; Colin Palm, Grandview Middle School, Mound, fifth.

National Division, high school: White Bear Lake Area High School,

first; Osakis High School, second; Mountain Iron-Buhl High School,


National Division, middle school: Jackson Middle School, first;

Grandview Middle School, Mound, second; Robert J. Elkington Middle

School , Grand Rapids, third.

National Division, elementary school: Hilltop Primary School, Mound,

first; Hill City School, second; Jackson Middle School, third.

State Division, high school: North Country Archers, Grand Rapids,

first; Grand Rapids High School, second; Yellow Medicine East, third.

State Division, middle school: St. Croix Prep, Stillwater, first; New

Prague, second; Osakis Middle School, third.

State Division, elementary school: Mountain Iron-Buhl, first; Itasca

Archery-Pioneers, Grand Rapids, second; Woodbury Middle School, third.

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I help with the Chisago Lakes NASP program, we just started it this year so we did not compete in the tournament this year.. but hope to maybe next year. It was nice, on friday the day before the tournament Chantelle came to help teach our elem students. She was very nice. And a heck of a shot! I'm not surprised that she won it again...

Here is a podcast I did with Chantelle back in 2007...

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Very cool Dietz. Good for you. I just did some signs for a new upstart program in Stillwater.

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