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Shooting Sports Archive

OH – Shooting Sports – Nearly 2,700 Youth Compete at SASP/SCTP Nationals

PR NET August 8, 2018 – The Scholastic Clay Target Program and Scholastic Action Shooting Program National Championships were conducted July 14-21 at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, Ohio. Youth from 26 states participated in the eight-day event with 2,692 competitors putting over one million rounds down range. 

CA – Shooting Sports – Opening of the Largest Outdoor Shooting Range in CA

PRWEB.COM August 7, 2018 – The State of California has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. Despite this, the California shooting industry continues to grow. One such example of this is the newly opened California Tactical Academy, a 1500-acre playground for all things shooting related. The California Tactical Academy is the brainchild of Al Evan, CEO of Security Pro USA who saw the need to…

IL – Shooting Sports – Trapshooting HOF induction just a culmination of a life of shooting for Nagel

THE SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN.COM August 6, 2018 – For Fred Nagel, being inducted into the Trapshooting Hall of Fame is part of a natural progression. The Mitchell, South Dakota, resident will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday during ceremonies at Sparta’s World Shooting and Recreational Complex. Also being inducted are Tom Garrigus, Gary Sherrod and Pat Stacey. 

CT – Shooting Sports – President Recognizes National Shooting Sports Month

NSSF.ORG August 3, 2018 – President Donald Trump this week issued a Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month saying, “Shooting sports are a terrific reminder of our constitutional liberty and the attendant benefits that accrue to a free people: active friendship within families, between peers, and among communities, and the opportunity for Americans living in small towns and large cities to experience the bounty of America’s great outdoors.” Now in…

CT – Shooting Sports – August is National Shooting Sports Month

PR NEWSWIRE August 1, 2018 – August is National Shooting Sports Month®, a time to celebrate one of America’s great pastimes — target shooting — a safe, fun activity enjoyed by millions of people across the country, with millions more wanting to take their first shots. Research by the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) shows that 24 million Americans are very interested in learning about the shooting sports, making National…

MN – Shooting Sports – Local Clay Target Shooting Team Wows at Nationals (VIDEO)

KAAL-TV.COM July 22, 2018 – Clay target shooting is one of the fastest growing sports in Minnesota. One New Richland team made its mark at the national level. The NRHEG clay target team just returned from nationals in Michigan. The sport is different from other standard after-school activities. Five players on each team take turns shooting orange clay pigeons. Kids as young as 11 can join the team. Once…

TX – Shooting Sports – Shooting sports offer kids choices

LMT ONLINE.COM July 20, 2018 – I was recently working on a project and came across photos of my brother and me during our competitive archery days. There were pictures of us with Tom Jennings, plus one of when we got to meet Fred Bear, from the National Field Archery Championships and the New York State Championships. As I sat there looking at the photos, I wondered if today’s…

WY – Shooting Sports – Gunwerks Monster Steel Challenge PRS Match Registration Open (VIDEO)

PR NET July 16, 2018 – This Precision Rifle Series (PRS) match will be held July 28 – 29, 2018 in Cody, Wyoming at the Cody Shooting Complex and at Monster Lake Ranch. The first match day, held at Cody Shooting Complex, will include 10 stages in a fast-paced, square, range-style set-up. Day two, at Monster Lake Ranch, will provide competitors with a 270-degree fire fan allowing for some…

OR – Shooting Sports – Three-time trap shooting state championships now sets sights on national title

EAST OREGONIAN.COM July 4, 2018 – There’s a lot that stands out when it comes to Hermiston’s Thomas Mabbot. He stands a few inches taller than his trap shooting teammates, his curly red hair can barely be contained under a hat with the well-known ‘H’ on the front and according to him, he competes in one of the most unique sports open to high schoolers. [full…

ID – Shooting Sports – Shooting the bull: Annie get your gun. It’s time to have some shooting fun.

MAGIC VALLEY.COM June 28, 2018 – The reason I became a life-long shooter and hunter stems from my early exposure to guns by my parents. It was a common practice for my folks to load us kids into the station wagon on weekends and head into the heavily wooded country surrounding our Maine home. Out there, we shredded hand tossed clay pigeons with an Ithaca 37 16 gauge pump…

AR – Shooting Sports – 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match (Daisy Nationals) this weekend

MEDIA DIRECT June 25, 2018 – Daisy Outdoor Products is excited to commence the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match (Daisy Nationals) this weekend, June 30-July 3 in Rogers, Ark. This event brings together youth teams ages 8-15 for the 5-Meter National Championship, shooting in four positions (standing, kneeling, sitting and prone) and championships are awarded to teams and individuals. Teams competing in the 2018 Daisy Nationals have…

ID – Shooting Sports – Turning back the clock: Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders fire old-fashioned guns, cannon at annual rendezvous outside Troy

SPOKESMAN-REVIEW.COM June 18, 2018 – John Fisher poured black powder down the barrel of his swivel cannon and compacted it in the breech. He then picked up long strands of grass from the wet ground and packed it down the barrel. Tom Wilson, who was aiming the cannon, said the grass, which acted as wadding between the powder and the ball, also seals the powder’s combustion gases to provide…

PA – Shooting Sports – Youthful curiosity leads to trap shooting success for Hower

THE DAILY ITEM.COM June 14, 2018 –  When he was about 9 years old, Aaron Hower IV wondered what all the shooting was about. Living two minutes from the Valley Gun and Country Club, he couldn’t help but hear all the repetitive shotgun blasts coming from up on the hill west of Route 487. “I heard all the gun shots and I came here to see what was going on,”…

5 Easy Steps to Sighting in your Hunting Rifle

LIVE OUTDOORS.COM From the Archives – There is a lot of good information out there on how to precisely sight in your hunting rifle, and much of it is completely daunting to me (I’m pretty bad at math). But the reality is that you don’t need to be a trained military sniper or hit a dime from 500 yards to be confident on the hunt. Here are five important…

DE – Shooting Sports – What’s the appeal of firearms for women in Delaware? (VIDEO)

DELAWARE ONLINE.COM May 31, 2018 – On a clear spring morning, Kim Duko pulled her STI Marauder pistol from its holster, took aim and dominated a series of targets set up competition-style at the outdoor Bridgeville Rifle & Pistol Club. For the mother of two from Ellendale, those mornings are the Sussex County resident’s “me time,” where she zones out and lets her competitive nature take over. 

Fishing gathering embraces Second Amendment in Fort Pierce

TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS May 2018 – It’s not rare to see fishermen casting lines along the South Jetty in Fort Pierce. But anglers in the same spot openly carrying guns? It’s not a fish tale. Quite a few folks with rods and reels may be openly armed on Memorial Day at the popular area at the end of Seaway Drive. That’s because Michael Taylor, 38, of Port St. Lucie, is coordinating an “Open Carry Fishing Get-Together”…

IL – Shooting Sports – As Teens Push For Gun Control, Young Shooters Defend Their Sport

WGLT.ORG (NPR) May 23, 2018 – It sounds impossible: Pick up a rifle, aim it at a target 33 feet away, and try to hit a bullseye the size of a period on a 12-point Times New Roman font. Jaden Thompson, 17, can do it. The Normal West student is among the best young shooters in the country. To get there, Jaden has cut back on sugar and caffeine…

FL – Shooting Sports – Long-Range Shooting – In the Good Ol’ Summertime

PR NET May 21, 2018 – The Big Daddy of long-range shooting competition is the Precision Rifle Series or PRS  (www.precisionrifleseries.com). The vacations, blue skies, and warmer temperatures of summer mean … more time on the range, shooting!  And there are many, many opportunities during the summer months to hone your shooting skills and test those skills against your fellow shooters. All the while using state-of-the-art Ballistic, of…

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