SASP 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional

| March 22, 2018

By Rick Leach From Volume 30 Spring 2018 Junior Shooters magazine Although it was cold and the rain changed to snow for the 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional, it was a huge success.  94 athletes battled the elements and competed with almost a third being young ladies.  With 94 athletes, participation was a 370% increase from […]

2017 Junior Olympic Development Camp a Huge Success!

| March 22, 2018

By Ben Berka From Volume  29 Winter 2017 Junior Shooters magazine Official Magazine Publication for SSSF/SCTP/SASP (SAN ANTONIO, TX) – The Scholastic Clay Target Programs (SCTP) yearly Junior Olympic Development Camp (JODC) was another huge success! The camp, held this past August 7th – 13th at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado featured 24 athletes and 4 coaches […]

Ploechinger Sets New Standing Record at JROTC Air Rifle Regionals

| March 12, 2018

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Isabelle Ploechinger, 15, fired a new precision Army JROTC 20 Shots Standing National Record score of 198-14x while competing at Camp Perry for the JROTC Air Rifle Service Championships – a regional event. Ploechinger is a student at Stuttgart High School, located on an Army base in Germany. The Camp […]

Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

| October 26, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer LTC Jerry Lewis, 48, and his son, Josh Lewis, 16, of Fayetteville, GA, both attended and competed in the Talladega D-Day event together. TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), […]

Hemphill Fires Unimaginable Standing Score at 2017 CMP 3P Air Rifle Regionals

| April 18, 2017

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site:  www.TheCMP.org On-Line Newsletter:  http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer In a remarkable performance at the 2017 Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Regional Three-Position Air Rifle Championships, Kristen Hemphill, 17, of TX Hill Country Shooting Club, […]

Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation Scholarship Program

| April 13, 2017

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is proud to announce the 2017 SCTP and SASP Scholarship Program. The scholarship program rewards deserving Scholastic Clay Target Program and Scholastic Action Shooting Program graduating seniors with needed college assistance. Through this program the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation has provided over $200,000 in scholarship funds in the last four […]

Junior Girls Break Same Record During Same Relay at JROTC Regional Match

| March 14, 2017

  By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – Emma Thompson, who has repeatedly set and broke over nine of her own Navy Sporter JROTC National Records during the last few Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) 3×20 air rifle events, did so again on Day 2 of the JROTC Regional Service Championship, held in February. But, […]

Tyssen, Thompson Set Over 10 National Records at 2016 Gary Anderson Invitational

| December 14, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer  CAMP PERRY, Ohio; ANNISTON, Ala. – Shannon Tyssen of Upson Lee High School JROTC in Georgia and Emma Thompson of Freeport High School in Illinois captured the essence of the Gary Anderson Invitational’s namesake (a two-time gold medalist and multi-world record holder) as they shattered 12 collective National Records during […]

Precision Field Shooting Clinics with APO

| November 10, 2016

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Special 2-Gun and 3-Gun Edition

| October 2, 2016

 The 2016 Special Edition is Done! The 2016 Special 2-Gun and 3-Gun Edition is now on the newsstands. Check it out at Walmart! This is packed full of information on 2-Gun sports (NSSF Rimfire Challenge and Long-range Precision Shooting) and 3-Gun (Cowboy Action Shooting and Modern 3-Gun,) With articles on guns, events, and some of […]

I’m a Professional Gunfighter

| August 24, 2015

By: Colby Furniss “Kid Rango” My name is Colby Furniss (AKA Kid Rango). I am eight years old. I live in Boise Idaho, and I am a professional gunfighter. When I was seven years old, I started to watch my grandma (Mustang Anne) and grandpa (Tucson) do cowboy action gun fighting as part of the […]

James Payne, 16, Sets New Records at 2015 National Rimfire Sporter Match

| August 13, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – On August 1, the National Rimfire Sporter Match was held on a hot, sunny day to a group of over 300 competitors. With last year’s event cancelled due to weather, competitors were eager this year to get on the firing line and take […]