Shooting Sports Archive

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation Donates Over $547K to Team Endowment Accounts

PR NET December 12, 2017 – The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) recently donated $547,225.00 to Team Endowment Accounts at the MidwayUSA Foundation funding 63 youth shooting teams from 25 states. So far in 2017 the SSSF has donated nearly $1.49 million to benefit 378 teams participating in the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) across 38 different states. 

MD – Shooting Sports – Baltimore County Council members offer support for ‘guntry club’ (VIDEO)

BALTIMORE SUN November 28, 2017 – Baltimore County Council members offered support Tuesday for a proposed high-end “guntry club” and firearms range in Owings Mills. Councilman Julian Jones, who represents Owings Mills, is sponsoring the zoning bill. He said he thinks the project is worthwhile. “It will be a high-end facility,” said Jones, a Woodstock Democrat. 

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – The Loneliness of the Liberal Gun Lover

POLITICO.COM November 4, 2017 – CONROE, Texas—On a recent Saturday, a 35-year-old Puerto Rican woman who grew up in Spanish Harlem, came out of the shadows. In front of two dozen strangers mopping up the last of their buffet lunch, Miriam O’Quinn revealed two details about herself that she rarely shares, at least not in the same sentence. She voted for Bernie Sanders. And she really likes to shoot guns….

MA – Shooting Sports – Inside the Secret Lives of Massachusetts Gun Owners

BOSTON MAGAZINE.COM October 24, 2017 -If golfers have The Country Club in Brookline and C-suite tycoons have the Algonquin in the Back Bay, then gun enthusiasts have the Weston Shooters Club—the undeniable Ritz-Carlton of New England gun ranges. 

Taurus USA Team Captain Jessie Harrison-Duff Captures 20th USPSA Ladies National Title 8th Ladies Limited National Title

October 2017 (Miami, FL) –Taurus USA team Captain Jessie Harrison-Duff racked in another win at the USPSA Iron Sights Nationals in St. George, Utah. Jessie added her 20th USPSA Ladies National Title to her list of accomplishments.

Jessie competed September 29th through October 1st at the Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park. She used her custom-built gun for the Limited Division with over 250 competitors taking on the challenging course. The…

CO – SHOOTING SPORTS – Colorado’s Centennial Gun Club Earns Highest NSSF Approval Rating

NSSF.ORG September 21, 2017 – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has awarded Colorado’s Centennial Gun Club its highest Five-Star rating for range excellence. Located in the town of Centennial, an active southeast suburb of Denver noted for being one of the safest cities in the country, Centennial Gun Club was founded in 2012 by Richard Abramson. Centennial…

MA – Shooting Sports – Savage Shooters Dominate Long-Range Competitions

PR NET September 21, 2017 – Shooters armed with Savage rifles are a force to be reckoned with in local, regional and national competitions across the continent. Thanks to Savage Arms’ longstanding commitment to world-class accuracy and reliability, competitors who choose Savage products routinely claim top scores and trophies. For example, Savage shooters took three of the top five places in the 1,000-yard F/TR Division at the Northern Rockies…

Int’l – Shooting Sports – First World Shooting Para Sport World Cup Shotgun held in Lonato

ISSF-SPORTS.ORG September 18, 2017 – The first World Shooting Para Sport World Cup dedicated to Shotgun events took place at the Concaverde Shooting Range in Lonato (ITA), where 60 shooters from 16 nations gathered from September 12th to September 17th. Competing for the first time under the flag of the International Paralympic Committee, the governing body of all World Shooting Para Sport competitions, the athletes battled in three different categories…

Ritter & Stark GmbH New Sponsor of Guardian Long Range Competition

Feistritz, Austria (September 2017) – Ritter & Stark GmbH, an Austrian-based firearms design and manufacturing company, is proud to announce that it’s signed on as a sponsor of the Guardian Long Range Competition. As part of its sponsorship, Ritter & Stark has donated a gift certificate of 50% off a rifle valued at $3,277 to the prize table. The Ritter & Stark team will be at the final Guardian match…

OH – Shooting Sports – At the World Series of Competitive Shooting, Politics Are (Mostly) Left at the Gate

THE TRACE.COM August 20, 2017 – John Walsh, a 36-year-old Brooklynite wearing a leather shooting jacket, tight jeans, and a gay pride button, is lying on the floor of a hotel room in rural Ohio with a World War II-era rifle, taking aim at the peephole in the door. He wraps the sling of the M1 Garand around his forearm. His father, Bob Walsh, watches him tighten the strap…

TX– Shooting Sports – The shooter: 12-year-old girl finds calling in sport shooting

VALLEY MORNING STAR.COM August 11, 2-17 – Six months after she began sport shooting, 12-year-old Alora Hager is taking aim at the big leagues. That comes after her team placed in three categories at the Scholastic Action Shooting Program National Championships in Ohio in July. While her success is a great motivator for her continuation with the sport, there’s more to it for her than winning contests. Alora, a…

Proven Gold Medal Rifle Ammunition Delivers Out-Of-The-Box Accuracy for Precision Rifle Competitors

ANOKA, Minnesota – August 8, 2017 – Federal Premium Gold Medal rifle ammunition has a decades-long track record for reliable and consistent accuracy straight out of the box. Precision Rifle Series participants and other competitive shooters continue to rely on these factory loads to win.

Recently, Federal Premium brand ambassador Patrick E. Kelley used an out-of-the-box Savage MSR 10 fueled with factory-loaded Gold Medal 308 Win. 175-grain Sierra MatchKing (GM308M2)…

SD – Feature – Mountain men return to Bad River’s mouth for the weekend

CAPITOL JOURNAL.COM July 31, 2017 – The telltale thunk of a thrown tomahawk striking its target could be heard around the whole camp. More than half a dozen canvas tents or lean-tos dotted the grassy sward a hundred yards or so south of the Bad River’s junction with the Missouri. Flintlock rifles and furs were much in evidence through the camp. There were the men, a woman or two and…

Ever Wanna Be a Cowboy?

NRA FAMILY.ORG From the Archives July 29-30, 2017 – How big is your shooting partner? My shooting partner is Roy: He weighs over 1,200 pounds and shakes the earth when his hooves hit the ground. He’s also registered with the American Quarter Horse Association as “Royal Triple Doc,” and Cowboy Mounted Shooting is what we do. How does riding a horse as fast as you can and shooting balloon…

NV – Shooting Sports – Gun store owner: Outdoor shooting range in Reno could reduce brush fires (VIDEO)

MY NEWS 4.COM July 26, 2017 – RENO — After target shooters were found to have started over a dozen fires in June, a local gun store owner is hoping someone will build an outdoor shooting range in Reno, which he says could reduce brush fires. Sharon Oren, owner of Maccabee Arms on Kietzke Lane, told News 4-Fox 11 that currently, there’s an outdoor shooting facility near Pyramid Lake, which…

KS – Shooting Sports – Kansas exotic gun range lets you fire mega-weapons, blow stuff up

KANSAS.COM July 20, 2017 – For most Americans, shooting a grenade launcher or anti-aircraft guns is the stuff of military service. Not so in Kansas. The Outback Park and Public Shooting Range, just outside of McPherson, has a whole array of exotic guns regular people can shoot for a fee – anything from a Ruger pistol to a 20-millimeter anti-tank gun.   

Cabot Shooter Takes Gold at NRA National Pistol Championship

Jonathan Shue, Civilian Pistol Marksman, Stuns Military Shooters to Claim NRA National Pistol Champion Title 

PITTSBURGH – July 19, 2017 – Jonathan Shue of Cabot Guns, a top manufacturer of American-made precision firearms, stunned military shooters at this year’s NRA National Pistol Championship by taking first place and winning the Gold at the NRA National Matches. Shue, a former Marine now competing as a civilian for Team Cabot Guns, emerged…

CT – Industry Insider – Firearms Retailers, Ranges: List Your Events For National Shooting Sports Month  

Sponsored – NSSF.ORG July 17, 2017 – Shooting ranges and firearms retailers are invited to be part of the first National Shooting Sports Month this August by listing their shooting events, programs and sales promotions at www.shootingsportsmonth.org. This celebration will focus the public’s attention on the fun and enjoyment of target shooting.  

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