Pistol League Offers A Lifetime Sport With A Competitive Edge — It’s competitive, it’s challenging, it requires discipline and it’s a sport that doesn’t leave your body aching in places that were unknown to you the day before. Pistol shooting is a lifetime sport which has hooked men and women of all ages. “It’s kind of like the game of golf,” said James Hitt, a long time member of the Empire State Rifle and Piston league. “You keep trying to best yourself. It’s definitely not easy.”