‘Shooting n’ hooting’ with ladies’ gun league

‘Shooting n’ hooting’ with ladies’ gun league – The four women stood in a line and raised their shotguns to their cheeks, one by one.  The youngest, Stephanie Gaskill, 19, took a breath to steady herself and shouted “Pull!” A bright orange disk flew from a low shed in the field and she pressed the trigger on her gun. A loud bang shattered the silence of a recent country morning. The orange disk shattered in...

Old Forge biathlete makes her mark at Junior World Biathlon Championships in Maine

Old Forge biathlete makes her mark at Junior World Biathlon Championships in Maine – Former Section III high school Nordic skiing champion Maddie Phaneuf is continuing her athletic success in the biathlon.  Phaneuf made her mark recently at the Junior World Biathlon Championships held at the Nordic Heritage Ski Center in Presque Isle, ME.  She competed as a member of the US Youth/Junior Biathlon Team.  The competition was held Feb. 28 to March...

Central NY Trap League starting new website

Central NY Trap League starting new website – The Central New York Trap League, one of the largest trap shooting leagues in the country, is taking its action online.  Dick Masterpole, secretary/treasurer of the league, confirmed today the league has created a website, which he said should be up and running...

Swanson Enters National Shooting Stage Again

Swanson Enters National Shooting Stage Again – In 2012, Jamestown resident Ben Swanson shocked the world of shooting after placing first in the National Rifle Association Rifle and Pistol Championships in the any-sight category when he was only 16.  Since then, things have only gotten better for the young...

Compete in the 2014 NRA Indoor Rifle & Pistol Championships

Compete in the 2014 NRA Indoor Rifle & Pistol Championships – Are you looking to do some competitive shooting this winter? The 2014 NRA National Indoor Rifle & Pistol Championships start January 1. Where are they held? Well, unlike NRA’s Bianchi Cup or National Matches at Camp Perry, the Indoor Championships are shot through multiple sectional tournaments across the country during the winter.  Your results are sent to the NRA where they’re compared to everyone else’s and winners are determined. It’s a fun way to compete with many other shooters and it’s easy to get...
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