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Ruby Gomes a Wildcat

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 championships and produced over 60 All Americans. After learning basic skills at various local clubs, […]

2018 National Match Calendar

2018 National Match Calendar

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

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 and wife Sherrill of Glastonbury, Connecticut; Douglas Woessner of Anchorage, Alaska; “Grandma” Dolores Woessner; two […]

2017 US Roberts Team

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 Cotto, Morgen Dietrich, Kevin Nevius, Mike Seery, Billy Azzinaro, Matt Chezem, Howard Pitts, and Kerry […]

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 fore in the back of everyone’s mind was the Iron Man.   McPhail, one of […]

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 a play to recapture the Iron Man Trophy, lead off the match with a 396-24X […]

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, who had a solid prone performance in that championship, opened with the tournament with a […]

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 of fired matches and an unfired team aggregate.   The Black Hawk Ladies, Michelle Bohren, […]

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 the winner of the Eleanor Dunn Award. She led the team to a 3978-252X aggregate […]

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 the range to find it hot, humid, and still.   With scopes replacing metallic sights […]

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, the Match Director declared a three hour rain delay to start of the match. As […]

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 National Smallbore Championship experience. It was the first single relay match since the 1948 Championships […]

Yes. HPM is ON tonight.

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

Joe Farmer - Smallbore Prone Shooting's Rip Van Winkle

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 the story is more involved then that simple fact. As a young man he found […]

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 […]

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 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

February 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

CT: Bridgeport USA Shooting PTO, Feb 25-26

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

January 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

January 2017 Issue of Shooting Sports USA

The latest issue of Shooting Sports USA is available here.

TN: CMP State Championship, Jan 27-28

TN: CMP State Championship, Jan 27-28: 2017 Match Program Official (PDF, 82KB)