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  • I Like Ike

      by Hap Rocketto For the first 13 years of my life I lived through the administrations of two of the most underrated Presidents of the United States. Born before Harry Truman defeated Dewey I was preparing to enter high

    May 2, 2016 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Great Teachers

    by Hap Rocketto I may be Distinguished with both the service and smallbore rifle but I cannot say that I was a distinguished scholar in high school. Both of my high performing daughters finished 12th grade in the top percent

    April 1, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Cemetery Gun

    by Hap Rocketto I was doing a little on line research for a prominent departed military shooter’s biography and typed “Arlington” into my search engine with the intent of checking what might be said about him on the Arlington National

    March 1, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • KY: Bluegrass Regional Results

    KY: Bluegrass Regional Results: 2016-ky-bluegrass (PDF, 729KB)

    May 27, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 4 Results

    Results from Match 4 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-4 (PDF, 72KB) The Nite Owl League is a smallbore prone league that shoots 40 shots at 100 yards, each week, throughout the summer. HPM participates in this league and scores are submitted weekly to the the Nite Owl statistician. Complete results are posted at http://pronematch.com/all-results/nite-owl-league/ so you can see […]

    May 25, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NH: Prone State Champ Results

    NH: Prone State Champ Results: 2016-nh-prone-state-champ (PDF, 113KB)

    May 22, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 3 Results

    Results from Match 3 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-3 (PDF, 71KB) The Nite Owl League is a smallbore prone league that shoots 40 shots at 100 yards, each week, throughout the summer. HPM participates in this league and scores are submitted weekly to the the Nite Owl statistician. Complete results are posted at http://pronematch.com/all-results/nite-owl-league/ so you can […]

    May 18, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 2 Results

    Results from Match 2 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-2 (PDF, 70KB) The Nite Owl League is a smallbore prone league that shoots 40 shots at 100 yards, each week, throughout the summer. HPM participates in this league and scores are submitted weekly to the the Nite Owl statistician. Complete results are posted at http://pronematch.com/all-results/nite-owl-league/ so you can see […]

    May 11, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • TN: State Champ Results

    TN: State Champ Results: 2016-tn-state champ (PDF, 266KB)

    May 9, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • May 2016 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    May 2016 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

    May 4, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 1 Results

    Results from Match 19 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-1 (PDF, 83KB) The Nite Owl League is a smallbore prone league that shoots 40 shots at 100 yards, each week, throughout the summer. HPM participates in this league and scores are submitted weekly to the the Nite Owl statistician. Complete results are posted at http://pronematch.com/all-results/nite-owl-league/ so you can […]

    May 4, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • I Like Ike

      by Hap Rocketto For the first 13 years of my life I lived through the administrations of two of the most underrated Presidents of the United States. Born before Harry Truman defeated Dewey I was preparing to enter high school just as Dwight Eisenhower left the White House. As a student of history I […]

    May 2, 2016 | 1 comment | View Post

  • HPM Tomorrow

    Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) start tomorrow, April 28th. Don’t forget to bring your outdoor stuff…like clips for your target and a windmill if you have one. 6pm start.

    April 27, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NRA Junior Smallbore Rifle Camp

    NRA Junior Smallbore Rifle Camp: 2016 National Matches Jr Camp App (PDF, 322KB)

    April 25, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Bristol to host NRA shooting competition for five more years

    Bristol to host NRA shooting competition for five more years http://www.elkharttruth.com/hometown/bristol/2016/04/21/Bristol-to-host-NRA-shooting-competition-for-five-more-years.html

    April 25, 2016 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) Start Thursday, 4/28/16

    Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) Start Thursday, 4/28/16

    Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) start this Thursday, April 28th. Don’t forget to bring your outdoor stuff…like clips for your target and a windmill if you have one.

    April 19, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day Two and Final of the 2016 10m Air Rifle JORC Women’s Championship

    Day Two and Final of the 2016 10m Air Rifle JORC Women’s Championship Almost all of the New England ladies improved, or shot an almost identical score, to raise their standing during the last day of the  2016 10m Air Rifle JORC Women’s Championship. Making the most of a consistent performance was Mackenzie Martin who […]

    April 19, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day One 10m Air Rifle JORC Women’s Results

    Day One 10m Air Rifle JORC Women’s Results A baker’s dozen of New England ladies, representing every state in the six state region, competed in the first day 2016 Junior Olympic Rifle Championships at the Olympic Training Center at Colorado Springs. After shooting four strings of ten shots each on Megalink electronic targets, with decimal […]

    April 19, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day Two 50m Three Position Rifle JORC Women’s Results

    Day Two 50m Three Position Rifle JORC Women’s Results The New England ladies rallied on the second day of competition at the 2016 50m Three Position Rifle JORC Women’s Championship with five of the six upping their scores. Massachusetts Mackenzie Martin, a freshman at Murray State, picked up eight points on day one and lead […]

    April 18, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day One 50m Three Position Rifle JORC Women’s Results

    Day One 50m Three Position Rifle JORC Women’s Results The first of four days of women’s Junior Olympic Rifle Competition got underway with the first day of 50 meter three position rifle. Five of the 70 shooters on the line hail from New England and Elizabeth Dutton of New Hampshire posted a 561 to lead […]

    April 17, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Final Day of JORC Men’s Smallbore

    Final Day of JORC Men’s Smallbore The men’s competition of the 2016 Junior Olympic Rifle Championship is now in the record books and New England shooters acquitted themselves well. The last day closed with finals in prone and 3X40 but not before the second half of the position match was fired. It was an exciting […]

    April 14, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • JORC Prone Championship-Day Two

    JORC Prone Championship-Day Two The preliminary matches of the 2016 Junior Olympic Rifle Championship 50 meter prone has ended for the six New England riflemen competing. Tobin Sanctuary shot with amazing consistency over two days, a 614.6 and a 614.8, to come tantalizing close to a finals position. His aggregate of 1229.4 was just one […]

    April 13, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Men’s JORC Smallbore Day One Recap

    Men’s JORC Smallbore Day One Recap New Hampshire’s Tobin Sanctuary sits at tenth over all after the first day of prone competition with a 614.6. His closest New England competition is Connecticut’s J3 Kyle Kutz at 610.7. Jared Desrosiers stands at 32 shooting a 608.3. Nutmeg State shooter Eric Sloan’s 604.1 places him 43rd while […]

    April 12, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • JORC, Men’s Air Rifle

    The first phase of the Junior Olympic Rifle Championships are in the books with the conclusion of the Men’s Air Rifle Championship (JORC) on April 10th. Today’s results were much like the Boston Red Sox’s closing game in the Toronto series played the same day. Much positive to be taken away but still, not the […]

    April 10, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post