Improving their skills with the knife and the tomahawk was the focus of a throwback event in Wood County today. With colorful period costumes, dozens of competitors turned out for the second annual Hawkins Winter Knife and Hawk Throw. In the two day event, contestants compete for prize money by target shooting, using knives and tomahawks. The event continues Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Hawkins Downtown Pavilion. The event is free to the public.