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Gold Key Dinner Honors State Athletes, Coaches

Gold Key Dinner Honors State Athletes, Coaches

At the 76th Gold Key Dinner Sunday, a Super Bowl champion and an Olympian talked archery.

"So Olympic archery — I know nothing about that," Dwight Freeney of the Atlanta Falcons said to archer Butch Johnson before eating a piece of roast beef. "The only bow and arrow shooting I've seen is in 'Braveheart.'"

Soon enough, Freeney, who went to Bloomfield High and won Super Bowl XLI with the Indianapolis Colts, was getting an introduction into the sport by the five-time Olympic archer from Woodstock.

From one of the best defensive players in modern NFL history to an Olympic gold medalist in archery, the sporting world was well-covered at the annual...