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  • Howard County archery program on target to grow at Alpha Ridge

    Howard County archery program on target to grow at Alpha Ridge
    Four-year-old Meg Bittinger can check one item off her wish list thanks to the Howard County Recreation and Parks Department: She is learning to use a bow and arrow like her idol, Princess Merida, the heroine of the 2012 Disney movie "Brave."
  • Senior Olympian touts archery as a sport that's right on target for families

    Senior Olympian touts archery as a sport that's right on target for families
    For years, archery has been a part of Westminster resident Vicki Clem's life. But Clem, 71, who taught French in the Howard County public school system for 39 years, got started back in 1981, in a somewhat back-handed way — she simply got tired...

    Young archers taught with a 'Light' touch

    Young archers taught with a 'Light' touch
    Twice a week, Dennis and Melissa Jones leave work early to bring their 15-year-old son Matt from their Ellicott City home to Ridgely Middle School so that he can take part in the Lutherville Timonium Recreation Council's archery program. There are...

    The Katniss effect: Archery in Howard County gets a boost from popular books, movies

    The Katniss effect: Archery in Howard County gets a boost from popular books, movies
    Ask Dan Kratt what inspired his daughter, fifth-grader Susannah, to sign up for archery classes this fall, and he’ll respond with three words. The Hunger Games. When Susannah showed up for the first day of the introductory course offered by...

    Ask Outdoors Girl

    Avi J. Friedman of Baltimore asks: What are the drawbacks to letting private property owners inside the city limits hunt deer on their own land with bows? I'd settle for the usual archery season, Sept. 15 - Jan 31. Are we trying to maintain a deer herd...