Junior Olympics Shotgun – Ian Rupert Wins Double Trap Event

| July 30, 2009

By Mary Beth Vorwek – USA Shooting, Photos by Mary Beth COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 29, 2009)  The Double Trap event was held at the 2009 Shotgun National Junior Olympic Championships on Wednesday with Ian Rupert (Muncy, Pa.) taking home the title.                                     (Ian Rupert – Gold Medal Winner) Rupert, who finished third at the Junior Olympics […]

Benjamin Discovery Air Rifle From Crosman

| July 22, 2009

By: Ray Walters. The air gun is, and has been for generations, an icon in the shooting industry. The first air rifles hit the American public in the mid-1800s most notably, when the Daisy Windmill Company used an inexpensive BB gun as a promotional gimmick to get the mid-western farmers to buy their windmills. An […]

Midway’s Case Tumbler Kit

| July 19, 2009

By: Andy Fink Everyone needs a nice, easy way to clean brass and separate the brass from the cleaning media. Cleaning brass can even be fun if it is easy and doesn?t take up too much time. Now, if you aren’t a reloader, or are new to reloading, you might ask why do I need […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 7 – Focus Benefits

| July 19, 2009

The Benefits of participating in the Shooting Sports – How it will help you in school. By: Jon Michael McGrath (Junior Writer For Kids By Kids) Weather you shoot a pistol, rifle or shotgun we all have a common thread. Because we all participate in the shooting sports and spend hours having fun at the […]

USPSA Area 1 27th Annual Championship – Juniors Rock

| July 16, 2009

By: Trystan Burkhardt with Nathan Swan & Dexter Bradley (Junior writers – For Kids By Kids) Area 1 is a region developed by the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) which is comprised of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming and Alaska. Every year there is a championship match held in one of the […]

Plinking Fun With Champion Traps & Targets – Dura Seal Spinner

| July 6, 2009

By: Andy Fink Plinking is just plain fun! It is one of the shooting sports best past times. It teaches trigger control, focus, breathing, the proper position to hold a firearm, safety, and more. At the same time, it provides immediate feed back as to your targeting and is enjoyable for the whole family. One […]

Two New .22 LR Loads From Winchester Ammunition & The NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program is Renamed!

| July 5, 2009

By: Andy Fink .22 Long Rifle (LR) rifles and .22 LR ammunition have been the basics of the shooting sports and hunting small game since 1887 when it was first developed. In years past, eight and ten year olds would be out plinking and bringing home small game for the dinner pot. The .22 LR […]

Opportunity of a Lifetime for Junior Shooters

| July 4, 2009

By Michael Molinaro USAMU PAO FORT BENNING, Ga. Having the summer off is awesome enough for a kid, putting away the math book for three months and debating whether to go swimming or play ball all day. For some, a chance to hang out and pick the brain of an U.S. Olympian or a U.S. […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 6 – Staying Hydrated

| July 3, 2009

By: Jon Michael McGrath II In a shooting competition, while hunting, or when taking part in an any activity it’s important to keep your body hydrated. Drink water often and plenty of it. I keep a bottle of water with me even when I am shooting in competition and sip it on each station. I […]