Join Minnesota’s fastest growing high school sport – the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League! Watch video from the 2012 State Tournament and comments from some coaches.
Some coaches of the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League talk about their teams, student athletes, schools and the future of the League and shooting sports.
Camden Korwin-Kuczynski got a few pointers from his trap shooting coach, Steven Weagel, before his meet Sunday, April 22. Those pointers and Korwin-Kuczynski’s love for shooting paid off as he shot a perfect 25 out of 25 clay pigeons in his second round of shooting Sunday.
Expectations were low when Apple Valley High School formed a trapshooting team earlier this year. If a handful of students signed up, head coach John Miller said he would have taken that and tried for more next year. Within about 15 minutes, though, registrations were approaching a cutoff point.
Dannyelle Moon strides off the field to a volley of high-fives, fist-bumps and applause from teammates and coaches.
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 […]