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  • The Three Hundred Club

    by Hap Rocketto Ken Girard, then editing the Rhode Island Rifle and Revolver Association section of The Outdoor Message, must have been pretty desperate to fill a few column inches. My well deserved reputation for pontificating on any shooting subject

    July 1, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Rapid Fire

    by Hap Rocketto It has been said that the United States and Great Britain are two countries separated by a common language. While it may be true I, as shooter who has had some experience in Anglo-American marksmanship competition, tend

    June 1, 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

    May 2, 2016 | 2 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 13 Results

    Results from Match 13 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-13 (PDF, 122KB) 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 27, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • PA: Prone Championship, Aug 27-28

    PA: Prone Championship, Aug 27-28: PA Prone Championships

    July 23, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 12 Results

    Results from Match 12 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-12 (PDF, 75KB) 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 20, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Metric Position and Overall Championship Wrap Up

    2017 National Smallbore Rifle Metric Position and Overall Championship Wrap Up (Caveat Emptor: This report is based on Preliminary scores) The final day of the smallbore championships could only be called bitter sweet for George Norton. The inaugural winner of the Iron Man Trophy came to Bristol with just one goal, to regain his title. […]

    July 18, 2016 | 1 comment | View Post

  • 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship Wrap Up

    2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship Wrap Up and Day One of the Metric Position Championship (Caveat Emptor: This report is based on Preliminary scores) The National Conventional Individual Position Champion is no stranger to the crown. George Norton fired a 2382-159X aggregate, setting several National Record along the way. He was also part of […]

    July 17, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship Day One and Finale

    2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship Day One and Finale (Caveat Emptor: This report is based on Preliminary scores) The second and final day of the 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship opened with a strong prone showing as Jared Desrosiers and Mark Gould went ahead on head with identical 400-38Xs only to […]

    July 17, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship Day One

    2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship Day One The 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Conventional Position Championship opened up with 40 shots prone on the A23 target with metallic sights. Just like the prone matches it took hard holding to place and John Pitts won with a 400-36X. Two Xs behind was Elizabeth Ewert and […]

    July 16, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day Four, at long last, and Finale of the 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships

    Day Four, at long last, and Finale of the 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships The third match of the fourth day was the Dewar won by Morgan Dietrich shooting a 400-36X and followed by Jared Desrosiers who put together a 400-34X just a head of Howard Pitts at 400-31X. The last fired match of […]

    July 14, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day Four 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships

    Day Three (Continued) and part of  Day Four 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships We pick up at where we left off with the first any sight Dewar which saw Mark DelCotto beat Matt Chezem on a tie breaker when both posted 400-38Xs. Kerry Spurgin was in third at 35Xs. The day closed, as always, with […]

    July 14, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Bristol Results

    http://competitions.nra.org/championship-results/nra-national-smallbore-rifle-championships.aspx

    July 13, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 11 Results

    Results from Match 11 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-11 (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 […]

    July 13, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day Three 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships

    Day Three 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships

    The anysight championship opened with a another set of 400-40Xs posted by match winner Shawn Carpenter and Mark Gould and Hank Gray. Carpenter continued his tear with a 400-39X followed my matt Chezem. Unfortunately the story must abruptly end here to be continued because our cub reporter Joe Graf was involved in the metallic sight […]

    July 12, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Day Two 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships

      The second day of the 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships was overcast, but hot and humid, with challenging winds from six  O’clock The 50 yard match was shot with the best conditions of the day as Kevin Nevius topped Eric Uptagrafft and Katie Bridges in an incredible three way tie as all posted […]

    July 11, 2016 | 2 comments | View Post

  • Day One 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships

      The 2016 National Smallbore Conventional Prone Championships Opened under bright skies, switching mirage, and temperature in the mid 80s. The actual matches did not get underway until 10AM as a first shot ceremony was held. Conditions were relatively benign for the 50 yard match with over 40m 400s recorded. The best was posted by […]

    July 10, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 10 Results

    Results from Match 10 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-10 (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 […]

    July 9, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Three Hundred Club

    by Hap Rocketto Ken Girard, then editing the Rhode Island Rifle and Revolver Association section of The Outdoor Message, must have been pretty desperate to fill a few column inches. My well deserved reputation for pontificating on any shooting subject was well known, and probably rattling around in his head, as he ambled up to […]

    July 1, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 9 Results

    Results from Match 9 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-9 (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 see […]

    June 29, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NY: Jones Regional Results

    NY: Jones Regional Results: 2016-ny-prone-regional (PDF, 231KB)

    June 22, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2016 Nite Owl League, Match 8 Results

    Results from Match 8 of the 2016 Nite Owl League can be viewed below: 2016-Nite-Owl-Match-8 (PDF, 78KB) 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 […]

    June 22, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • PA: Mid-Atlanitc 6400 Results

    PA: Mid-Atlanitc 6400 Results: 2016-pa-mid-atlantic (PDF, 674KB)

    June 21, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • CT: Classic Warm Up Cancelled

    from Nicole Panko I am saddened to report that due to lack of participation, that Classic Warm Up scheduled for June 25 & 26 has been cancelled. This is due to the USA Shooting Championships being at the same time. I hope to see everyone at the 2016 Great Pumpkin Match scheduled for September 24 […]

    June 20, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post