The Sloan-Hendrix archery teams participated in an archery tournament at Maynard on Saturday, January 11. The Senior team placed third. Members of the team include Garrison Baker, Rocky Chappell, Lucia Dial, Billy Duncan, Brian Hill, Wyatt McCall, Kenzie Sanders, Zach Smith, and Dacoda Tanner.
Students on the Junior High team are Gavin Blankenship, Kersee Brewer, Serenity Dail, Wilson Dean, Ella Dulgar, Savannah Holland, Laney Horton, Lauren Jones, Christian Meeker, Peyton Rice, Karson Roark, Braxton Wall, Aiden Walton, and Dakota Weaver.
On Saturday afternoon, January 11, the Sloan-Hendrix Junior Greyhounds won the Hillcrest Junior High Tournament beating Salem in overtime, 46-43. This is the second tournament win this season for the Junior Greyhounds.
Sloan-Hendrix Archer Shoots a "Robin Hood".
Savannah Holland from the Sloan-Hendrix Archery Team shot an arrow with another arrow from a distance of 33 feet during practice on Tuesday, January 7. This is referred to as a "Robin Hood" in archery circles. The term refers to same event occuring to the folklore hero during his famous shootout. It was really impressive and not something that occurs very often. The odds of splitting a modern arrow with another arrow are 1-in-3,000.