Buck of the Week: Really big eight-pointer

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MikeMurphymadeHalloweenspecialbyarrowinga big buck,which should be one of thebiggest eight-pointers baggedinIllinoisthisyear.

HeshotitwithhisDiamondbowat25yardsinLawrenceCountyabout5:50p.m.

ItshouldbethethirdyearinarowwhereMurphyhasabuckqualifyfortherecord

bookofthePopeandYoungClub,whichkeepsbowhuntingrecordsamongother

conservationactivities.

“He’sonaroll,’’prouddadKenMurphytexted.“Prettyimpressivefora21-year-old.’’

BOTW, the celebration of good stories and big bucks bagged around Chicago outdoors, appears Wednesdays on the Sun-Times outdoors page when apt.

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