A Junior Shooter at the 2008 U.S. National Steel Championship

| December 30, 2008

By: Ashley Bolda (13), aka Shooter  (Junior Writer – For Kids By Kids) Some kids think of vacation as being at a place like Disney World or Six Flags Great America. But my idea of a great vacation is spending time with my shooting family. My shooting family are the people in my life that […]

Junior USA Shooting Patches: A source of Happiness and Pride

| December 30, 2008

By Glenn Sapir, National Shooting Sports Foundation Happy and proud, those are two good emotions that we all like to feel. Judging by the description given by a few kids from Texas after earning their Junior USA Shooting team patch, nearly 150,000 young people from around the country were feeling happy and proud last year. […]

JROTC Rifle Championship 2008

| December 29, 2008

By Gary Anderson, DCM There could be no better proof of how much junior rifle shooting is growing in the USA than to see the signs of growth on display at the 2008 Eastern Region Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), Air Rifle Championship. The Championship was conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), on […]

A Junior Girl Shoots The MGM Ironman

| December 29, 2008

By: Sarah Bowers (16 years old) (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) Last June, I had the opportunity to shoot the MGM Ironman 3-Gun Match in Parma, Idaho. Begun in 1999, the Ironman quickly became one of the toughest and most competitive matches in the nation. Eleven stages, each requiring the use of all three […]

Who-RA – Clang Clang – The MGM/USAMU Junior Camp

| December 28, 2008

By Rhonda Gibson and Dale Price Provided by: Front Sight magazine, Jan/Feb. 2009 issue Take 43 kids away from their parents, put them on a bus to go to camp and hold on to your hat as the noise and commotion rocks the bus, right? Not on this bus. We were headed to the range […]