Sydney and Charleston archery coach Stacy Mitchum earned Arkansas Shooter of the Year honors for their performance during the 2017 3D archery season. Mrs. Mitchum, a 3rd grade teacher at Charleston Elementary, captured the state championship buckles in Texas and Oklahoma in the Women’s Hunter Elite Division. Both archers will compete in The ASA National Championship next weekend in Cullman, Alabama.
Charleston archer Sydney Cross was named state champion at the Archery Shooters Association Arkansas State Tournament held at Hot Spring County Bowhunters. Sydney, who competes in the Middle School Pins division, is the daughter of Gene Cross and Nikki Edwards. She is an 8th grader at Charleston Middle School and is a member of the Charleston archery team.