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High School Activities Provide Important Benefits to Teens

Extracurricular activities like the Clay Target League are proven to have many important benefits to students. Not only do they get to enjoy a terrific sport, but taking part in activities provides a positive influence on their lives both during, and after, their time in high school! Student Activities Boost Academic Performance Young men and […]

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2016 Spring Season Participating Schools

Two hundred and ninety-three high school trap shooting teams along with twenty-eight skeet shooting teams will represent their schools in competition in the 2016 Spring Season of the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League. Trap shooting teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 MNSHSCTL Trap Shooting Championship June 14th – […]

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Ready. Set. PULL.

High School Trap Teams Growing In Popularity By Hannah Burlingame – lillenews.com The trap field at South St. Paul Rod & Gun seems like it is covered in fluorescent orange snow. Only on closer examination is it apparent it’s not snow. It’s actually clay pigeons. Some of them are in pieces after being hit by […]

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Bloomberg: U.S. High Schools Embrace Shooting as Hot New Sport

Published July 9, 2015 by Esmé E Deprez – Bloomberg The giddy 13-year-old boys oohed and aahed as they stared down the black shotgun barrels and aimed at clay targets they imagined whizzing through the air. “You guys are welcome to test any of these out,” said Dusty Minke, a sales agent for Browning, as […]

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Clay Target League Remains Safest High School Sport

While one of the main concerns for parents with children sports is safety, each year millions of student athletes are injured while playing high-school sports. Clay Target shooting however remains one of the safest high school activities nationwide. According to the latest statistics from the Center for Injury Research & Policy, boys’ football tops the list […]

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Gun Digest: Shooting Sports’ Numbers are Swelling Among Teens

Published July 15th, 2015 by Elwood Shelton – Gun Digest The kids today, well they seem to be doing all right. At least the ones who have hitched their stars to the fast-growing extracurricular activity of sport shooting. Yes, breaking clays and nailing bull’s eyes have gained traction among American teens and young adults. Not […]

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