Shooting Sports Archive

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.  

Int’l – Shooting Sports – Lady leaves the crowd amazed in Target Rifle Shooting Championships

STANDARD MEDIA.CO.KE (Nairobi, Kenya) July 14, 2017 – Meet the best lady shooter of the season, Sergeant Grace Rantile who over a short period of time has had an excellent performance in target rifle shooting. She got a promotion from Class T to Ordinary during the previous 2016/17season. The challenge she had faced then was weather reading (windage and mirage) which is sometimes very outrageous at the Laikipia Air…

CZ-USA Pro David Miller to perform Wednesday, July 12th at the Scholastic Clay Target Program Nationals

(SAN ANTONIO, TX) – July 10, 2017 – Join David Miller at the CZ-USA Demo Field (near the grandstand area) on Wednesday, July 12 at 2:00 pm at the Scholastic Clay Target Program Nationals for a special demonstration! Everyone is welcome to attend!

David has over 20 years of experience in the competitive shooting community and haslived to see…

OH – Shooting Sports – Central Ohio Hosting Largest Youth Shooting Championship

PR NET July 9, 2017 – The 2017 National Championships will bring together competitive shooters, ages 8 to 23, from 32 states to compete for national titles in the shotgun disciplines of American Trap, Handicap Trap, Bunker Trap, Trap Doubles, Skeet, Skeet Doubles and Sporting Clays (through July 15). Pistol and rifle competitors will compete for steel shooting titles in Rimfire Pistol, Centerfire Pistol, Iron Sight Rifle and Optics…

2017 Magpul Wyoming Governor’s Match

COMPETITION DYNAMICS.COM July 8, 2017 – Little more than two months from now, Competition Dynamics will be administering one of the biggest action shooting events in the state of Wyoming to date. The Magpul Governor’s Match, will take place August 3rd-6th 2017 at the Otto Road Range, 10 minutes from Cheyenne, Wyoming. This event will be a 2-gun format: pistol and carbine (ie, semi-automatic rifle). The stages will be scenario…

AR – Shooting Sports – Daisy Nationals BB Gun Championship Held in Rogers (VIDEO ONLY)

40/29 TV NEWS.COM July 2, 2017 – More than 3,000 people traveled to Rogers for the national competition this weekend! Organizers say this year’s event was the largest ever –with 71 teams from across the country.   3July17 BBGunTourneyVidPic

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – All About Cowboy Action Shooting

SHOOTING SPORTS USA.ORG (NRA) June 21, 2017 – For family fun or just something new, two top shooting sports are Cowboy Action and NRA’s Cowboy Lever Action and Smallbore Silhouette. The latter is run like any other NRA match, while the former involves as much socializing as it does shooting. For many NRA shooters, “Lever Action” is associated with the the word “Silhouette” since this sport is something that NRA members have…

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – Breaking News: VEPR Banned in The U.S. Due To New Russian Sanctions

OUTDOOR HUB.COM June 20, 2017 – If you’re a gun enthusiast and have been eyeing a VEPR rifle to add to your collection, your time may be severely limited to grab one before they fade away. It appears the U.S. Department Of Treasury has updated the sanction list in connection to the Russian – Ukranian conflict, and as a result, VEPR rifles and shotguns have been added to the “banned” list….

Int’l – Shooting Sports – Goodyear Fires Australian Competitive Shooter over Simple Miscommunication

NRA-ILA.ORG June 16, 2017 – In October 2008, David Waters became the first Australian to earn the Distinguished Rifleman Badge for excellence in High Power Rifle shooting. The achievement was the culmination of a lifetime of dedication to the shooting sports. At the time, Waters told the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s online magazine that “it took over 170,000 kilometers (105,570 miles) in travel; $45,000, 6,000 rounds of ammunition and 50 actual shooting days to…

Team Action Target Makes Mark at 2017 NRA Bianchi Cup

PROVO, Utah–June 12, 2017 – Action Target Inc., the leading manufacturer of modern shooting ranges, was proud to sponsor law enforcement firearms instructor Kyle Schmidt and Special Agent Enoch Smith at the 2017 NRA Bianchi Cup.

One of the most highly acclaimed competitive shooting contests in the world, 180 of the world’s best action pistol shooters participated in the Bianchi Cup this year at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club…

CT – Shooting Sports – Savage Arms Trigger Tour

VISTA OUTDOORS PRESS RELEASE June 7, 2017 –  Savage Arms is pleased to invite shooting enthusiasts to experience the legendary accuracy, power and reliability of the company’s firearms during the new Savage Trigger Tour. The series of free, open-to-the-public events will be hosted at ranges across the country to give shooters a chance to test-fire multiple Savage firearms. The Savage Arms Trigger Tour runs from June through October with…

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