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Anderson: Sport shooters deserve place to call their own

Star Tribune Article- One of the most intriguing proposals the Legislature will consider this session is as American as mom and apple pie. But because it has something to do with guns — actually, it has a lot to do with guns — some legislators will balk at the idea, or oppose it altogether. They […]

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DNR - Minnesota

DNR Large Trap Range Grants

Program purpose: To increase shooting range capacity for youth trap shooters, by providing matching funds to recreational shooting clubs open for public use. Eligible projects: Projects that expand, improve, or upgrade trap shooting ranges. Who may apply: Local recreational shooting clubs in Minnesota that allow public access to shooting. A facility rehabilitated or developed with […]

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2015 Coaches Conference

 Join us for the 2015 Coaches Conference on January 10th in Plymouth, Minnesota! Coaches from current teams, new approved teams, and teams considering joining the League are invited to attend! Click here to email us and find out more information and how to register! *Registration required in order to attend

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2014 Firearms-Related Injury Statistics

The 2014 edition of the Firearms-Related Injury Statistics was recently released by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. In the findings from the recent research in the last 20 years (2002 – 2012), the number of unintentional firearms-related fatalities involving children 14 years of age and under has decreased by 73 percent. Firearms are involved in […]

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Little Falls

Co-ed trap shooting to be offered in Little Falls Schools

Minnesota’s fastest growing high school sport is trap shooting and Little Falls is jumping on the bandwagon. Community Services Director Steve Larsen said at the Little Falls School Board meeting Monday that 6,100 student athletes represented 185 high school trap shooting teams in 2014. The spring-season co-ed sport will begin in Little Falls in 2015 […]

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Twin Cities Live: High School Trapshooting

The students at Apple Valley High School have helped make trap shooting one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Twin Cities Live photographer and producer, Andrea Mayeux, joined the club to find out why more students are drawn to the new sport.

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DNR - Minnesota

DNR grants give trap shooting ranges a boost

(Released October 31, 2014) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has approved nearly $400,000 in expedited small range trap shooting grants to expand, improve or upgrade trap shooting ranges across the state. The grants are the result of a $2.16 million legislative appropriation earlier this year that aims to increase shooting range capacity for youth trap […]

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NRHEG clay target team enjoying success, growth as fall season finishes

Far from the lights that their fall sports brethren compete under, members of one of the state’s fastest-growing activities are making plenty of noise — literally. The crack of shotgun fire fills the air at the Owatonna Gun Club in Hope Oct. 22, as the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva clay target team competed in its final shoot […]

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Fall League Conference Champions

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2014 Fall Trap League accomplishments. Awards will be sent to teams and individuals in about 7-10 days. League officials will coordinate efforts with coaches. Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! High Overall Average Male : Kory Miller – […]

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Northfield clay target team starts season strong

The Northfield Raiders Clay Target Team continues to grow. During the inaugural Spring season of 2013, the team had a roster of 42 athletes and Spring of 2014 the team grew to 61 athletes. The Minnesota High School Clay Target League also has a six-week fall league, of which the Raiders have participated. In the […]

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