Why I love Cowboy Action Shooting

| September 5, 2017

By: Grace Masa, my SASS alias is Raindrop Renegade. The Raindrop Renegade’s first match as a shooter; she just turned 10. I started shooting when I was 10 years old and have been competing ever since. The gun club that I shoot at is the Griffin Gun Club in Griffin, Georgia. My dad and my sister […]

Eighth Grade Competitor Wins Overall During CMP National Three-Position Air Rifle Event

| July 10, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Texas Hill Country Shooting Club earned the first place spot in the precision competition during the CMP National event.         CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Though only in the eighth grade, Katie Zaun, 14, of the Buffalo Sharpshooters from North Dakota, showed exceptional marksmanship maturity as she became […]

APO and Junior Shooters magazine Take First Place Junior Division at Sniper’s Hide Cup 2017

| June 27, 2017

  Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) and two of Junior Shooters magazine’s varsity, long-range team members won first place “Junior Team” at the Sniper’s Hide Cup 2017 long-range match! This is a significant accomplishment won at a very difficult long-range match where participants enter as a two-person team. APO is the exclusive rifle sponsor for Junior Shooters’ varsity, long-range team. […]

Ginny Thrasher Finds Many Firsts at 2016 Rio Olympic Games

| August 9, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – During her first Olympic showing, American Ginny Thrasher, shooting member of Team USA currently in Rio for the Olympics, became the first gold medal winner for the United States and the first medal winner of the 2016 Games after firing an unbeatable score in the […]

What’s on the Cover of Junior Shooters for Summer 2016

| July 19, 2016

Hitting a Clay at 710 yards with Ashbury Precision Ordnance and Leupold! Check it out at Walmart, Books-A-Million and other stores or order direct! Lost of great articles on all different shooting sports and product reviews. Many articles written by juniors! Check out old issues under ARTICLES Get your subscription now $12.00 per year for […]

‘Some Kid’ Owns the Country During 2015 Rimfire Events

| June 23, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer    Samuel Payne had an unforgettable 2015. At just 16, he dominated the Rimfire Sporter events at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Eastern Games, National Matches, Western Games and the Talladega 600, while also setting two new National Records during the year. Sam’s photo also graced the cover of 2015’s […]

Para-athlete Junior and Coach Bound to Realize Rifling Dreams

| May 28, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Taylor Farmer, 18, of Castalia, Ohio, was born to persevere. Her entire life, cerebral palsy (a neurological condition that limits muscle coordination) has led her to have to work just a little harder than others to achieve  her goals. The effects of the disease on her body cause her to […]

IDPA Shooter Paul Chern Dampac

| May 23, 2016

By: Feliza Dampac (Republished from Vol 16 Junior Shooters) Paul Chern Dampac is16 year old from Rock Hill, South Carolina. Growing up, he had seen me and my husband go to local International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) club matches on the weekends and one day asked us to bring him to the range. My husband, […]

Register Now for the 10th Annual Eastern CMP Games in May

| April 21, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer   CAMP BUTNER, N.C. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will be returning to the Tar Heel state to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of one of its most popular travel matches – the Eastern CMP Games. Rifle and pistol competitors alike are welcome to participate April 29 through May 3 […]

CMP: Camp Perry Registration is Open!

| April 5, 2016

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/ NEWS RELEASE 31 March 2016 Registration for 2016 National Matches at Camp Perry Opens April 1st By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Registration for the popular and historical 2016 National Trophy […]

2016 Junior Clinic Kick Off with MGM Targets and Practical Edge Shooting

| March 27, 2016

On a foundation of responsible firearm use and training, as well as introduction to youth and families, MGM Targets recognizes their training partner Practical Edge Shooting in Kennewick, WA. Practical Edge kicked off their 2016 season last weekend with a Junior clinic. PES Director, David Blosser commented afterward, “We are getting ready to kick off […]

Shooting Is My Olympic Sport

| February 24, 2016

This message contains images. Can’t see the images? Click here to view it as a web pageClick here to view it as a web page instead. USA Shooting Introduces Campaign to Rally Shooting Sports Community SHOOTING IS MY OLYMPIC SPORT With Rio in Sight, USA Shooting has launched a brand awareness campaign that it hopes […]