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Cov Cath Adds Archery as 12th KHSAA-Sanctioned Sport

Covington Catholic High School has announced the formation an archery team, its 12th KHSAA-sanctioned sport.

At a recent meeting, 47 CCH students showed interest in participating on the Archery team. Archery is a winter sport, with a Kentucky State Championship occurring in April in Lexington. Teams consist of between 16-24 co-ed archers. Cov Cath will participate with the Notre Dame Academy team. Robb Schneeman, a teacher and faculty chair of the Business Department at CCH, as well as the head golf coach, will also coach the archery team.

“We are very excited to offer our 12th KHSAA sanctioned sport at Covington Catholic. There has been a tremendous amount of interest in and excitement for Archery, and we look forward to competing at a high level. Mr. Schneeman will do an excellent job teaching and leading these young men in this new endeavor," said Tony Bacigalupo, athletic director at Cov Cath.

Since 2002, thousands of schools and millions of students throughout five countries have participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®). Rules are set and governed by the NASP. 

More information from the KHSAA and NASP can be found at http://khsaa.org/sports/sports-activities/archery/ or http://fw.ky.gov/Education/Pages/NASP.aspx.

Covington Catholic High School is a Blue Ribbon of Excellence award winning college preparatory high school within the Diocese of Covington. It is an all-male school of 604 whose mission is to embrace the Gospel message of Jesus Christ in order to educate students spiritually, academically, physically and socially.

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