Monday, March 24, 2008

Daisy Ten Week BB Gun Course

We will be conducting a 10 week BB gun course starting the 2nd week of April.  If you know anyone that is interested in this program please have them contact me.

Wednesday nights April 9th—June 11th, 2008 6-8PM

Held at the Bellwood Sportsmen’s Club

Boys and Girls from ages 8-15 are welcome

Shooters will learn basic marksmanship and gun safety.

Cost—$15 for Sportsmen’s Members / $25 for non-members

All equipment is provided

An adult is required to stay during the classes to learn and act as a coach for the shooter.

For more information, please call:

David Wertz at 814-329-0720

Trip to Alexandria Sportsmen's

Terry Lightner has invited the team to see their Junior Rifle Team during their last practice of the season on Wednesday March 26th at 6:30 pm.  The team shoots 22 caliber rifles.  Anyone that is interested in attending is welcome to go.

If you are interested in going, give me a call for direction or to ride with one of us. (814-329-0720). We will be heading to Alexandria at 6:00 PM.

State Match Pictures

State Match Results

Well done team!

I would like to thank everyone that participated in the state match for your outstanding performance.  You should all be very proud of what you accomplished in the past 6 months.

TEAM A P S K O Total Test Final
Ashley W 92 88 75 80 335 84 419
Amanda W 93 92 78 67 330 74 404
Abbey C 90 87 75 86 338 78 416
Ariana G 90 92 86 74 342 86 428
Ellesha G 74 80 67 75 296 82 378
Team Total 439 439 381 382 1641 404 2045
TEAM B P S K O Total Test Final
Jack S 89 87 71 53 300 62 362
Caroline S 80 84 69 67 300 84 384
Calvin A 88 75 72 71 306 72 378
Mary G 85 84 73 74 316 80 396
Ryan K 71 84 66 76 297 76 373
Team Total 413 414 351 341 1519 374 1893
John Paul G 89 83 83 71 326 82 408

Centre Daily Times Article

Cori Bolger of the Centre Daily Times wrote a very nice piece covering the State Match.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

State Championship Teams

Here are the team rosters for the State Championship match.

Team A

Ariana G
Ashley W
Abbey C
Amanda W
Ellesha G

Team B

Mary G
Caroline S
Calvin A
Ryan K
Jack S

Remember to bring your BB Gun, Registration Form *AND* a copy of your birth certificate for the registration on Friday evening.

We have 18 meal tickets which is enough for the 10 shooters and the coaches (we have 4 shooters that share the same coach).  Additional meal tickets are $6.00/ea.  Please contact me as soon as you can if anyone needs additional meal tickets for extra attendees.  Please call my cell phone 814-329-0720 with counts if you need them.

Also, feel free to call me with any questions any time.

See you on Friday!

March 19th Scores

These scores are only for two positions (200 points max).

Abbey C8090170
Ariana G8287169
Ashley W7985164
Amanda W7579154
Mary G6683149
Ellesha G5883141
Ryan K6169130
Caroline S5965124
Calvin A4273115
Jack S5163114

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Hunting related test questions

I asked Mr. Harpster about the the hunting related test questions and where we could find the information. Here is his response:

"Page 6 & 7 cover shotguns and rifles. Page 9 rule 10, P. 10, 11, & 12 cover the hunting related info."

State Championship Match - birth certificate reminder.

Please remember that you will need to bring a copy of a birth certificate for the registration on the evening of the 21st or the morning of the 22nd.

March 12th Scores

Everyone did a fantastic job tonight! Once again we see more improvement across all the shooters.

Ariana G918491266
Ashley W938284259
Abbey C888187256
Amanda W928374249
Ellesha G846289235
Mary G755775207
Caroline S766365204
Calvin A745653183
Ryan K724960181
Jack S607149180

Congratulations to Ariana for her 1st place score of 266! That is her best score to date!

Monday, March 10, 2008

Photos from March 9th Match

Thanks to Steve Wagner for taking and posting these pictures.

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Practice match results March 9th 2008

I'd like to thank everyone for coming out to the practice match at the Northern Blair Rec Center today. All of our shooters did very well today especially given that it was their first exposure to a real match.

The state championship match on the 22nd will be in the roughly the same format except there will be 3 times the teams at the event.

Below are the scores from the match. Nice job shooters! It is great to see the continued improvement in the scores. Let's keep it up.

Ashley W8485839079421
Abbey C6887838187406
Ariana G7286738490405
Jacob H8083678181392
Emily H7283727877382
Ellesha G8078698057364
Calvin A8484357877358
Ryan K7661657169342
John Paul G6465607666331
Jack S6476536665324

I'll post the remainder of the scores when I have the official results.

Friday, March 7, 2008

NRA Youth Education Grant update

I was notified via email yesterday that we have been approved for the NRA Youth Education Grant that we applied for last fall.  Here is part of the email I received.

"Thank you for your interest in The NRA Foundation Grant Program.  The proposal from your organization has been received from the State Fund Committee.  The State Fund Committee has recommended funding be awarded in the amount of $1,000.00 for the Bellwood Sportsmen's Club Youth BB Gun Club."

March 5th Match Scores

  P O S Total
Amanda W 89 83 91 263
Emily H 90 75 83 248
Ariana G 80 80 86 246
Ashley W 88 79 78 245
Abbey C 79 78 84 241
Jake H 85 75 73 233
Mary G 79 65 68 212
Calvin A 63 57 80 200
Ellisha G 65 45 75 185
Ryan K 43 62 61 166