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Chickasaw archer wins (again) at Tennessee meet

 

Last updated 11/14/2015 at 3:52pm

The Chickasaw Nation

Chickasaw world-class archer Shiloh Butts could probably do what William Tell is supposed to have done. Thankfully it is not one of the competition shots he must make when shooting a Chickasaw long bow. It is his preferred weapon to win first-place medals in archery competitions throughout the nation. His wife Sahara (left) is his main fan.

TISHOMINGO, OK-In 1307, William Tell used a crossbow bolt to halve an apple balanced atop his son's head...or so legend has it.

Chickasaw world-class archer Shiloh Butts could probably do it, too, but thankfully it is not one of the competition shots he must make when shooting a Chickasaw long bow. It is his preferred weapon to win first-place medals in archery competitions throughout the nation.

For the 28-year-old pharmacist, targets are the size of pie plates, softballs and half dollar coins. If you put an arrow in the pie plate it is 8 points; the softball is 10 points, and ha...



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