Chauncey Wilkins

Orion Archery President Rick Fitchhorn, left, poses for a photo with archer Chauncey Wilkins after Wilkins claimed second at the Sept. 7-8 NFAA National Championships in Yankton, S.D.

Archer Wilkins takes 2nd at NFAA Championships

Chauncey Wilkins of Blair recently finished second at the National Field Archery Association Championships in Yankton, S.D.

Wilkins was second in the traditional division Sept. 7-8. The two-day competition featured archers from around the country.

Whitlaw, Wick add more GPAC honors

Washington County high school graduates Grace Whitlaw and Alec Wick added more Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) honors to their names last week.

Whitlaw, a Briar Cliff University volleyball player from Fort Calhoun, earned her sport's GPAC honor for top defender for week No. 5. Her second weekly honor of the season came with 13 total blocks, eight kills and two digs.

Wick, meanwhile, won his third GPAC weekly honor in cross-country. The Blair grad and Doane standout won the Dean White Invitational by 36 seconds, becoming the first Tiger to win the home race since 2013.

— Staff reports

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