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  • 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

    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

    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

    March 18, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • 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

  • All the People Like Us are We…

    by Hap Rocketto I am a man whose hobby is collecting expensive hobbies. Shooting, flying, and baseball are my three favorite avocations. We all know how much treasure it takes to complete a summer’s shooting campaign. An hour spent aloft

    October 31, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • 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

  • VT:Postal League, Week 3 Results

    VT:Postal League, Week 3 Results: 2017-vt-postal-week-3 (PDF, 94KB)

    January 29, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • PA: Guthsville Prone Jan Results

    PA: Guthsville Prone Results: 2017-pa-Guthsville (PDF, 20KB)

    January 25, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • PA: Winter Fly Speck League

    PA: Winter Fly Speck League: 2016-2017 Flyspec Program (PDF, 2MB)

    January 25, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: 2017 JORC Results

    CT: 2017 JORC Results: 2017-ct-jorc (PDF, 860KB)

    January 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Bridgeport USA Shooting PTO, Feb 25-26

    CT: Bridgeport USA Shooting PTO, Feb 25-26: BRC February PTO 2017 (PDF, 33KB)

    January 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post