Minnesota is home to plenty of people who enjoy the sport of trap shooting, but you may be surprised to learn it’s actually the fastest-growing high school sport in the state. Jim Sable started the program in 2008 with students from Orono, Wayzata, Minnetonka and Hopkins.
When close to 1,000 of Minnesota’s top high school sport shooters arrive in Alexandria for the state tournament, a familiar name will be there to greet them. Minnesota-based Gander Mountain is playing a significant sponsorship role in what will be the largest high school shooting tournament in state history.
ABC Newspapers May 18, 2012 Sue Austreng Armed with shotguns and carrying dozens of extra shells, 62 Blaine High School students arrive on Naples Street ready to take aim. Now, these kids aren’t a gang of felons set to rob a bank or threaten rivals with serious harm. These kids – 13 of them girls […]
Just ask any of the members, and they’ll tell you the Minnesota High School Clay Target League is a blast — and it’s exploding in terms of popularity. Two years ago, they had just 13 teams. Last year, that number more than doubled to 29 teams. This year, there are 57 teams.
Published: Thursday, May 3, 2012 2:36 PM CDT Jenna Jahnke launches Ponies’ trap-shooting team By HANNAH JOHNSON – Stillwater Gazette Gazette photo by Scott Ertle Jenna Jahnke practices shooting her clay targets recently at the Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club in north Hudson, Wis. Nothing quite compares to hitting your target. At least, that’s […]