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  • New England At JORC Three Position Rifle Championship

    New England At JORC Three Position Rifle Championship Five New England Women represented Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in the 2017 Women’s Division of the 2017 National Junior Olympic 50 meter Rifle Three Position Rifle Championships. Kaitlyn Kutz,

    April 16, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • JORC Men’s Final

    The 2017 USA Shooting Junior Olympics has ended for the men shooting both three position and prone. New England representation thinned out after air rifle but five New England riflemen and a transplant gave a good accounting. Jared Desrosiers left

    April 13, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2017 USA Shooting Junior Olympics Men’s 10 meter Air Rifle

    The 2017 USA Shooting Junior Olympics Men’s 10 meter Air Rifle tournament, in which New England fielded a solid contingent, was con tested April 7-9, 2017 at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Rhode Island’s Marcus Mojica, representing the

    April 11, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Hap's Corner (more)

  • Three-Oh-Eight or 7.62mm

    by Hap Rocketto One of my passions is aviation. It is often said among true aviators that, even in these days of jet powered stealth aircraft; that real airplanes have axles. This harkens back to the early days of flight

    April 2, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Westchester Trading Post

    The Westchester Trading Post

    The Purple Heart was authorized by George Washington as a special mark of distinction to Revolutionary War soldiers while he was encamped at Newburgh, New York on August 7, 1782. Only three were presented and the award disappeared into the

    January 31, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Let the Good Times Roll

    by Hap Rocketto My wife Margaret was getting tired of me shooting a rifle match at least one day every weekend all summer long. In desperation she finally me asked if she could accompany me one weekend to see what

    December 31, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) Start Thursday, 4/27/17

    Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) Start Thursday, 4/27/17

    Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) start this Thursday, April 27th. Don’t forget to bring your outdoor stuff…like clips for your target and a windmill if you have one. First shots down range at 6 p.m. Range gate is generally open by 5:15 p.m.

    April 24, 2017 | 1 comment | View Post

  • New England At JORC Three Position Rifle Championship

    New England At JORC Three Position Rifle Championship Five New England Women represented Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in the 2017 Women’s Division of the 2017 National Junior Olympic 50 meter Rifle Three Position Rifle Championships. Kaitlyn Kutz, Cos Cob Rifle Club, 1135, who is headed to shoot for Web Wright at West […]

    April 16, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • JORC Men’s Final

    The 2017 USA Shooting Junior Olympics has ended for the men shooting both three position and prone. New England representation thinned out after air rifle but five New England riflemen and a transplant gave a good accounting. Jared Desrosiers left Massachusetts for the greener shooting grass of the Olympic Training Center’s Junior Rifle Club. The […]

    April 13, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2017 USA Shooting Junior Olympics Men’s 10 meter Air Rifle

    The 2017 USA Shooting Junior Olympics Men’s 10 meter Air Rifle tournament, in which New England fielded a solid contingent, was con tested April 7-9, 2017 at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Rhode Island’s Marcus Mojica, representing the Maspenock Rod and Gun Club boasted the best finish, placing 17, just into the top […]

    April 11, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Three-Oh-Eight or 7.62mm

    by Hap Rocketto One of my passions is aviation. It is often said among true aviators that, even in these days of jet powered stealth aircraft; that real airplanes have axles. This harkens back to the early days of flight and fabric covered aeroplanes flown by leather clad airmen peering out from behind goggles as […]

    April 2, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Western Wildcat Wrap Up

    Western Wildcat Wrap Up Note: Because of atmospheric conditions, or some such other problem-probably euphoria, our Assistant Correspondent in the Field, Mark Del Cotto, was only able to send the aggregate results. In a hard fought contest between national champions it came down, as it so often does, to X count. Current National Smallbore Conventional […]

    March 19, 2017 | 1 comment | View Post

  • The 59th Western Wildcats Championship, Day 3

    The 59th Western Wildcats Championship Day Three The third day of the 59th Western Wildcat Championship saw iron sight replace scope. The conditions were ratcheted up a bit more providing no relief from the desert heat while the winds continuing to toy with the shooters. Kerry Spurgin returned to the winner’s circle with a 400-32X […]

    March 19, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The 59th Western Wildcats Championship, Day 2

    The 59th Western Wildcats Championship Day Two Note: I have been very remiss in not citing my sources for these reports. Many think I am enjoying the warm sunshine of Arizona watching the matches when, in fact, I am hold up in cold and snowy Rhode Island. Like you I am vicariously enjoying scoping the matches […]

    March 18, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The 59th Western Wildcats Championship, Day One

    The 59th Western Wildcats Championship Day One The 59th Western Wildcats Championship, the longest continuously running 6400 prone tournament, got underway at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona in March 16th. Hard on the heels of the NRA Metric prone championship 40 shooters contested in the metallic and any sight aggregate, an even […]

    March 17, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • ASSA National 3-P and Prone Championship, Jul 20

    ASSA National 3-P and Prone Championship, Jul 20. Match program is here: http://www.americansmallbore.com/championship-calendar.html

    March 16, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Metric Prone Championship

    With the command “Commence Fire!” the 2017 Anysight Smallbore Rifle Metric Prone National Championships got underway. The pack of a half dozen competitors knotted up for the lead for the grand aggregate knew that every shot would count any there would be no quarter given. Starting with the Dewar Match there would be many surprises […]

    March 15, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Announcement of a new American Smallbore Shooting Association

    Announcement of a new American Smallbore Shooting Association. February 20, 2017 With the current state of Conventional Smallbore Rifle Shooting a group of long time dedicated shooters decided to form an organization to focus on the sport we all love.  ASSA Inc is a non-profit corporation formed in Cincinnati OH. Times have changed, and it […]

    February 28, 2017 | 3 comments | View Post

  • In Memoriam: Elmer Schweitzer

    Pennsylvania’s senior statesman of the sport and  shooting icon Elmer Schweitzer passed away on February 28, 2017 at the age of 93. Schweitzer was well known for his  shooting skill as well as high quality gunsmith work, coaching, teaching, mentoring, and being a friend to all. Elmer shot his first 1600 in prone competition at the […]

    February 28, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Prep School Connecticut Gallery Championship

    The Prep School portion of the Connecticut Gallery Championship took place on Wednesday Feb. 15 At Blue Trail Range in Wallingford with schools from Avon Old Farms, Suffield Academy and Wilbraham and Monson Academy putting forth a total of 16(?) 4-person teams. High individual score was WMA shooter Dan Wesson with a excellent 196 including 15 […]

    February 20, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: 86th Gallery Match, Mar 17-19

    CT: 86th Gallery Match, Mar 17-19: Program Gallery Match 2017 FINAL (PDF, 190KB)

    February 17, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Al Metzger Memorial Gallery Match, Mar 3-5

    CT: Al Metzger Memorial Gallery Match, Mar 3-5: 2017 BRC Gallery Match (PDF, 4MB)

    February 12, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • VT:Postal League, Week 4 Results

    VT:Postal League, Week 4 Results: 2017-vt-postal-week-4 (PDF, 113KB)

    February 6, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • February 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    February 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

    February 6, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Westchester Trading Post

    The Westchester Trading Post

    The Purple Heart was authorized by George Washington as a special mark of distinction to Revolutionary War soldiers while he was encamped at Newburgh, New York on August 7, 1782. Only three were presented and the award disappeared into the mists of military bureaucracy for a century and a half. Army Chief of Staff Douglas […]

    January 31, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NH: 2017 JORC Results

    NH: 2017 JORC Results: 2017-nh-jorc (PDF, 157KB)

    January 30, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2017 Metric Nationals and Wildcat Programs

    2017 Metric Nationals and Wildcat Programs: 2017 METRIC PRONE PROGRAM 2017 2017 Western Wildcat Program Final

    January 30, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post