Sixguns Flame At The Cowboy Fast Draw Northwest Territorial Championship 2009

| June 21, 2009

By: Andy Fink Photo Note: Photos taken from the front are from behind safety lexan. The young cowboy had a smile on his face as he looked at the older gunfighter. You’re going down, he said. The other’s smile just got bigger as he tipped his broad rimmed cowboy hat back. Your times aren’t good […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 5 – Shooting Glasses

| June 19, 2009

By: Jon Michael McGrath II To anyone in the shooting sports, your eyes are everything. If you can’t see it, you can’t hit it. I am asked many times throughout the year if glasses make a difference. The answer is, they absolutely do. The first thing they do is to provide protection for your eyes. […]

Airgun as A Career? – You Betcha, With the AMU.

| June 17, 2009

Do you enjoy shooting airgun? What about competing in international competitions as a career? Qualified shooters have an opportunity, as soldiers in the U. S. Army, to be part of the USAMU (United States Army Marksmanship Unit). The USAMU sponsors  a variety of shooting events, many of which are for, or open to, juniors. Then, […]

Steel Challenge is Fun & the Scholastic Steel Challenge (SSC) is Dedicated to Juniors!

| June 12, 2009

By: Andy Fink I love shooting Steel Challenge and so do most of the juniors I know who have tried it. It is a great way to bring new people into the shooting sports, both young and old. The first time shooter receives immediate feedback when the bullet hits the target. They can start shooting […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 4 – Practice Makes Perfect, or Does it?

| June 11, 2009

By: Andy Fink Practice, practice, practice –  that is what you hear from coaches and parents in just about any sport and that includes the shooting sports. Another common term that is used is practice makes perfect. Hmm, not always true. A more realistic application would be perfect practice makes perfect. Think about this for […]

Shoot For A Cure 2009 – Parma, Idaho

| June 8, 2009

By: Andy Fink What can be more fun than a day at the range shooting while shooting to raise money to fight breast cancer? Not a thing! Shooting events designed as fund raisers have been popping up all over the country in all sorts of shooting disciplines. It is a great way to introduce shooting […]

University Of Michigan Rifle Team Receives Grant From Scholastic Shooting trust

| June 4, 2009

By: Andy Fink Press release by: Curt Morgret, Scholastic Shooting Trust We need to keep our youth involved in the shooting supports even when they go off to college. One way of doing this is by supporting your college shooting team, or becoming involved in starting a shooting team at your college. Junior Shooters magazine […]