- Archery

SJHS Army JROTC Sponsors Archery for St. James High School.  Archery at SHJS started in 2013.

Our goal is the advancement of the Olympic Sport of archery by nurturing existing archers, cultivating new archers and advancing the sport through caring coaching and leading by professional example. Our team members consist of ST James High School students “7-12 grade” who consistently display academic excellence with a commitment to exhibiting sportsmanship like conduct on and off the range.

The purpose of the Archery Team is to give students an opportunity to participate in an alternative sport program than the standard football or basketball. The coaches are SFC Patrick Currie and LTC Scott Bartley. Students will learn the basic fundaments of shooting Olympic style archery shooting.
Practice will be on Wednesdays starting 3 Oct 18 with a Team Meeting.
The open practices are weekly afternoon from 3:30 to 5:00 at the St James Archery Arena (School Cafeteria).  Starting in January, we form two high school teams consisting of up to 24 of the top archers from JROTC and the school.  The practices will change to accommodate our tournament teams. The teams will participate in local tournaments and the state National Archery in the Schools and NASP region and state tournaments, with the opportunity to qualify for the National tournament. Once the team is chosen additional practices will be necessary. 

There are no dues to join the ST James Archery team; however funds will be required during the year to help cover the cost of the equipment, t-shirt, tournaments, and arrows. Each team will be given a goal of how much they must provide to the team to meet expenses during the school year.

SJHS New Year's Archery Tournament

Sat, 12 Jan 19: SJHS New Year's Archery Tournament
Sat, 16 Feb 19: SJHS Sweetheart Archery Tournament
SY 18-19 Regionals: Fri, 25 Jan 19, Myrtle Beach Sports Complex
SY 18-19 States: Wed, 27 Mar 19, Sumter County Civic Center
SY 18-19 Nationals: 9-11 May 19, Louisville, KY
SY 18-19 Worlds: 25-27 Jun 19, Nashville, TN

SJHS Archery has qualified for States in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.  
1-SJHS placing 2nd in Regionals in the High School Division in 2018.
2-Jacob Dorosh top shot at Regionals (won a bow and $500 scholarship)
3-Matthew Hashey and Savannah Futrell wining $500 Senior Scholarships

-Riverlee Weaver place first in States in 2016 and placed 3rd at Nationals (#1 12th Grader).  She earned a $10000 scholarship and was selected to World All-stars and traveled to South Africa.

-Savannah Futrell Placed  placed 22nd at Nationals in 2016.