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USA Archery Memberships Skyrocket

Teresa Johnson November 20, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - On the eve of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I" premiere, USA Archery has released membership statistics proving that archery interest has continued to increase dramatically since the premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in 2013, especially among women and teens. USA Archery, the sport's National Governing Body, has seen youth memberships increase 121 percent since November 2013. This is up from the previous two-year period, in which…

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Is QB Cam Newton Listening To a Podcast? Data Suggest It’s Quite Possible.

Katelyn Rutland October 23, 2014

More Internet users are listening to podcasts. The Pew Research Centerfound 27 percent of Internet users 18 and older downloaded or listened to podcasts in 2013, up from 21 percent in 2010 and 7 percent in 2006. For more signs of a growing podcast audience, look no further than Apple. In 2013 the company celebrated its 1 billionth podcast subscription. Since then, Apple’s iTunes store has steadily grown its catalog to over 8 million episodes in 100 languages. Business, comedy, education, government,…

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Your Essential ‘Hunger Games’ Cheat Sheet

Shannon Rikard October 20, 2014

Whether you’ve read “The Hunger Games” trilogy, watched the movies, or simply heard of the series that’s credited with promoting archery to new audiences – especially teenage girls – it’s good to know the gist of the series and why it matters to the archery industry. The young-adult trilogy consists of “The Hunger Games,” “Catching Fire” and “Mockingjay.” The first two books were made into movies, with “Catching…

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ATA Earns Partnership Award from Oklahoma DFW

Shannon Rikard October 2, 2014

One word sums up Oklahoma’s programs that engage students in archery: unparalleled. Even so, the Oklahoma DFW acknowledges the Archery Trade Association’s role in jump-starting the state’s archery programs. That’s why Richard Hatcher, director of the Oklahoma Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW), presented the Partner in Conservation Award to ATA during its recent Board of Directors meeting in Tulsa. Colin Berg, the agency’s information and education section supervisor,…

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