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  • CT: Prone Champ Results

    submitted by Deb Lyman Held August 9, 2015 – hosted by Blue Trail Range, Wallingford, CT As shooters arrived early Sunday morning at Blue Trail Range in Wallingford, they were met with a beautiful sunrise and comfortable 82 degree temperature

    August 11, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Outdoor 3P State Champ

    submitted by Deb Lyman Held August 8, 2015 – hosted by Blue Trail Range, Wallingford, CT One day after attending an extensive week-long training camp with Coast Guard Academy’s Head Coach Richard Hawkins, Michael Acampora proved that he could apply

    August 10, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Bristol Wrap-Up

    Bristol Wrap-Up

    The 2015 Smallbore Championships closed out today with the Metric Any Sight Match. The conditions changed remarkably from metallic sights with a benign wind and comfortable temperatures. A 398-28X shot by Howard Pitts won the meter match with the Dewar

    July 22, 2015 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Hap's Corner (more)

  • James Fenimore Cooper and NRA Rule 16.1

    by Hap Rocketto One of the defining activities of my youth was my participation in the Scouting movement. It neatly tied into my preoccupation with rifle shooting allowing me to spend a handful of carefree and pleasant teenaged summers running

    September 1, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Legion of Targets

    by Hap Rocketto An appreciation of good marksmanship is prehistoric and can be traced back, via archeological finds, to all corners of the earth. For example, the oldest archery artifacts in Europe date from the late Paleolithic Era, about 9000-8000 BC. In

    August 1, 2015 | 3 comments | View Post

  • When I am dead and opened…

    by Hap Rocketto Calais lies just 21 miles across la Manche from the White Cliffs of Dover. The closest French territory to England, it was annexed by Edward III in 1347, and would remain an important English economic entity for the next

    July 2, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • September 2015 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    September 2015 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

    September 2, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 18 Results

    Results from Match 18 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-18 (PDF, 67KB) 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 […]

    September 2, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • James Fenimore Cooper and NRA Rule 16.1

    by Hap Rocketto One of the defining activities of my youth was my participation in the Scouting movement. It neatly tied into my preoccupation with rifle shooting allowing me to spend a handful of carefree and pleasant teenaged summers running rifle ranges at several Scout camps, my first and favorite being Camp Wakenah in Salem, […]

    September 1, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 17 Results

    Results from Match 17 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-17 (PDF, 81KB) 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 […]

    August 28, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • MA: AMU Clinic, Oct 2-3

    MA: AMU Clinic, Oct 2-3: 4th Annual Eastern 3P Small-bore and Air Rifle Championship and Clinic 2015 Eastern AMU smallbore, Air Rifle Match and Clinic (PDF, 234KB)

    August 21, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 16 Results

    Results from Match 16 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-16 (PDF, 69KB) 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 […]

    August 19, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Shooter Spotlight: Sydney Katz

    Shooter Spotlight: Sydney Katz

    Shooter Spotlight: Sydney Katz Submitted By Deb Lyman (Editorial assistance provided by Hap Rocketto) Cos Cob Rifle and Revolver Club arrived at the US Coast Guard Academy’s Chase Hall Range complex to shoot the Connecticut State Junior Olympic Shooting Championships in early January of 2014.  Coaches Jude Collins and Rocco Cicci walked in with fifteen competitors […]

    August 13, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 15 Results

    Results from Match 15 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-15 (PDF, 45KB) 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 […]

    August 12, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Prone Champ Results

    submitted by Deb Lyman Held August 9, 2015 – hosted by Blue Trail Range, Wallingford, CT As shooters arrived early Sunday morning at Blue Trail Range in Wallingford, they were met with a beautiful sunrise and comfortable 82 degree temperature with very little humidity.  As luck would have it, though, once Mother Nature heard Match Director […]

    August 11, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Outdoor 3P State Champ

    submitted by Deb Lyman Held August 8, 2015 – hosted by Blue Trail Range, Wallingford, CT One day after attending an extensive week-long training camp with Coast Guard Academy’s Head Coach Richard Hawkins, Michael Acampora proved that he could apply what he had just learned in the classroom out on the firing line.  Posting a grand […]

    August 10, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 14 Results

    Results from Match 14 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-14 (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 […]

    August 7, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Legion of Targets

    by Hap Rocketto An appreciation of good marksmanship is prehistoric and can be traced back, via archeological finds, to all corners of the earth. For example, the oldest archery artifacts in Europe date from the late Paleolithic Era, about 9000-8000 BC. In Biblical times Genesis 21-20 speaks of Abraham’s son Hagar living in the desert and becoming […]

    August 1, 2015 | 3 comments | View Post

  • August 2015 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    August 2015 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

    The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

    July 29, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 13 Results

    Results from Match 13 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-13 (PDF, 108KB) 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 […]

    July 29, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 12 Results

    Results from Match 12 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-12 (PDF, 63KB) 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 […]

    July 24, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • No HPM Match Tonight (7/23)

    A reminder that there is NO HPM match tonight (7/23). We will resume next Thursday, July 30.

    July 23, 2015 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Bristol Wrap-Up

    Bristol Wrap-Up

    The 2015 Smallbore Championships closed out today with the Metric Any Sight Match. The conditions changed remarkably from metallic sights with a benign wind and comfortable temperatures. A 398-28X shot by Howard Pitts won the meter match with the Dewar going to Joe Farmer who shot a 398-26X and then fired 393-25 which game the […]

    July 22, 2015 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Bristol Metric Prone Day One

    by Hap Rocketto Perhaps Aeolus had grown upset by the cavalier attitude of the many riflemen and women who, grown complacent during the any sight phase of Conventional prone, presumed that Metric’s only challenge would be the smaller target. The 71 shooters were taught the error of their false pride as the winds flicked left and right, […]

    July 21, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Bristol Conventional Prone Wrap Up

    Conventional Prone Wrap Up by Hap Rocketto Anysight competition was tough. There was rain and wind and heat, and humidity, delays but the competition seemed to be inured to the discomfort. Octogenarian Joe Farmer took day one of any sights with a 1200-108X. Intermediate Junior Clayton Hanson was second posting a 1200-97X, while IJ Woman […]

    July 19, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2015 Nite Owl League, Match 11 Results

    Results from Match 11 of the 2015 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2015-Nite-Owl-Match-11 (PDF, 62KB) 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 […]

    July 16, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Bristol Day Two Conventional Prone

    On the second day of metallic sights the wind took a 180 degree turn, metaphorically speaking. The unpredictable gusts and let offs of Day One gave way to a more readable and consistent wind. Newport Rhode Island Rifle Clubs, Michele Makucevich lead the 12 possible shot at 50 Meters with a 400-36X. Howard Pitts cleaned […]

    July 16, 2015 | 1 comment | View Post