Gainesville hosts first archery tournament Saturday
The Gainesville archery team, shown practicing recently in the Gainesville Elementary School gym, will host its first-ever archery tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the elementary school. The public is invited to attend. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students. Organizers expect 76 archers from five area schools to participate in the tournament. Half of Gainesville’s archers will shoot at 9 a.m., and the rest at 2 p.m. The team is coached by Greg Lowder, pictured above right, and Melinda Peirce.