Taking Aim at a Classic
from Tampa Bay Online
Someone once said they call it "golf" because all the other four-letter words were taken. Shooting sporting clays, which is sort of golf with a shotgun, can be equally frustrating, challenging and fun.
NSCA Announces 2009 All-Star Teams
Congratulations to this year's NSCA All-Star Teams! More
Ring Found in California
Last week we reported that a World Skeet Championship ring had been found in Freemont, Calif. There is now a happy ending to this story. It turns out that one of our members read the story and contacted NSSA HQ, who was then able to put them in contact with the person who originally reported finding the ring. As a result, the ring is being returned to its rightful (and grateful) owner.
Newbie Skeet Shooter Heads to Nationals
from The Galveston County Daily News
Cody Foree has only been competing in skeet and trap shooting for seven months, but he’s already heading to a national championship competition. The 2005 Santa Fe High School graduate joined the Sam Houston State University club team in August. Last week, he hit the road for the collegiate nationals in San Antonio. More
Students Join New Clay Shoot Team
from the Marshfield News Herald
They may have used a shotgun before, but now they're learning to do it competitively. Nine Marshfield High School students met at River Ranch shooting range in Marshfield, Wis., to hold their first practice this week on the new Marshfield Scholastic Clay Target team. "Our emphasis is first safety and second it's fun," said instructor Robert Workinger. "And I'm sure there is some competition, too." More
Shooting Lessons: How to Shoot a Right and Left
from Sporting Gun
In game shooting terms a right and left is where you successfully kill a bird with each barrel, in quick succession. This often entails lowering the stock from the shoulder briefly between shots, and the same applies to clay targets, irrespective of the direction they are traveling. More
Hamilton County, Tenn.: Legislators Agree to Plan for Montlake
from the Chattanooga Times Free Press
Local lawmakers struck a tentative compromise Tuesday that would allow a shooting range on Mowbray Mountain to reopen while also seeking to protect the interests of nearby property owners. The Senate State and Local Committee later approved the amended bill, sponsored by Sen. Andy Berke, D-Chattanooga, which included the compromise. Sen. Berke said it was “important to have this range back open, and the homeowners have properly been taken into account.”
See related article: Let's Not Lose Montlake Sporting Clays (The Chattanoogan)
Scholastic Clay Target Program Sets Shooting Schedule for 2009 Season
from the Crossville Chronicle
Scholastic Clay Target Program sets shooting schedule for 2009 season
The Cumberland County Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) has set its competitive shooting dates for the 2009 season. Roughly 30 students from the Cumberland County, Tenn., elementary and high schools are participating this year in five divisions.