Category Archives: Other Smallbore Information

Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) Start Thursday, 4/25/19

Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) start this Thursday, April 25th. 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.

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2018 Connecticut and Rhode Island JORC

2018 Connecticut and Rhode Island JORC The Chase Hall Range Complex at the United States Coast Guard Academy was a beehive of activity during the first weekend in January as it hosted the combined Connecticut and Rhode Island USA Shooting … Continue reading

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Lord Roberts Trophy 2017 Video

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Ruby Gomes a Wildcat

  Ruby Gomes a Wildcat Portsmouth Rhode Island High School senior Ruby Gomes has committed to the University of Kentucky Wildcat’s nationally ranked rifle team. Gomes will be joining a team which has made 17 consecutive appearances in the NCAA … Continue reading

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2018 National Match Calendar

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NRA State Championship Conentional Smallbore Rifle Prone River Bend Gun Club Dawsonville, GA September 23 – 24, 2017

Final Results Bulletin – 2017 Smallbore Prone State Championship – Sep 23-24, 2017

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David Botsford Lyman

David Botsford Lyman David Botsford Lyman, 62, of Meriden, Connecticut, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Deborah Woessner Lyman; son Remington Perry Lyman of Columbus, Ohio, brother-in-law Dennis Woessner … Continue reading

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2017 US Roberts Team

Heavy gusting winds, thunder lighting, rain, and hail did not deter 2017 US Roberts Team regained possession of the prodigious trophy by defeating the British 3838 to 3827. Shooting a Dewar on International targets Eric Uptagrafft, Hank Gray, Mark Del … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Two-Any Sight Metric Position Championship

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Two-Any Sight Metric Position Championship Aggregate Iron Man (Based on Preliminary Scores)     The 2017 National Smallbore Rifle Champions moved into the last day. While the Any Sight Championship was in the … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships Day One-Metric Position Championship-Metallic Sights

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships Day One-Metric Position Championship-Metallic Sights   The 2017 NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships entered it penultimate day with the start of the Metric Position Championship under partly cloudy skies.   George Norton, making … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay One-Day Conventional Position

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay One-Day Conventional Position     The first day of the 2017 NRA National Smallbore Conventional Position Rifle Championships opened with 120 shots in three positions with metallic sights.     Army’s Patrick Sunderman, … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Five-Day Team Matches

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Five-Day Team Matches (Based on Preliminary Scores)   Your Correspondents in the Field Joe Graf and Hap Rocketto   The final day of the2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships featured a trio … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Four-Day Two Any Sights and Grand Aggregate

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Four-Day Two Any Sights and Grand Aggregate (Based on Preliminary Scores   Your Correspondents in the Field Joe Graf and Hap Rocketto   The Randle Team scores show that Erin McNeil’s 400-33X is … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Three-Day One Any Sights

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle ChampionshipsDay Three-Day One Any Sights (Based on Preliminary Scores   Your Correspondents in the Field Joe Graf and Hap Rocketto   After the stormed tossed last day of metallic sights the shooters arrived at … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships Day Two Metallic Sights (Based on Preliminary Scores   Your Correspondents in the Field Joe Graf and Hap Rocketto     The weather radar was glowing red and, after consultation with local experts, … Continue reading

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2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships

2017 NRA National Smallbore Prone Rifle Championships Day One Metallic Sights (Based on Preliminary Results)   Your Correspondents in the Field Joe Graf and Hap Rocketto   It was rather a surreal experience for any shooter with several years of … Continue reading

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Yes. HPM is ON tonight.

Yes. HPM is ON tonight. Mike will open the gate around 5pm.

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Joe Farmer – Smallbore Prone Shooting’s Rip Van Winkle

Joe Farmer – Smallbore Prone Shooting’s Rip Van Winkle By Hap Rocketto Joe Farmer, who passed away on April 30, 2017, was raised in Rifle, Colorado and, perhaps, that is all that might need be said about this outstanding octogenarian rifleman, but … Continue reading

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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.  … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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February 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

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