The League is proud to offer the Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship, in honor of its founder. Jim recognized that education came before anything else. He would always ask his students if they had gotten their homework done, asked about the grades, and encourage them to succeed academically. As a student mentor, Jim […]
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Coach Leadership and Safety Support (CLASS) Certification Program
The CLASS Certification program has been designed specifically for coaches participating in the state-affiliated leagues of the USA High School Clay Target League. The League’s CLASS Certification provides a comprehensive and interactive online education and training program designed specifically for League coaches. The CLASS Certification is available to all coaches and takes 5-6 hours of […]
2020 Scholarship Winners Announced!
The League is proud to announce the students awarded Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship! Congratulations to the athletes below, and best of luck to them as the begin to pursue their futures this fall! Adam Froman Carroll County High School KY Cora Smith Waverly High School NY Bryce Byers Keystone-Clarion-North Clarion High Schools […]
2018 Fall Conferences Announced!
The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League fall season is underway with the announcement of the fall league conferences! The league kicked off on Sunday September 16th with the practice/reserve week, followed with 5 weeks of exciting competition! Follow the links below to see where your team was placed! Trap League Overview:(Click Here for Trap […]
2018 Spring League Skeet Conferences
For the 2018 Spring Skeet League, 33 high school teams are assigned to 5 conferences in 2 classes based on a similar number of team members. Classes determine shooting day at the Championship: Class 1A – Wednesday, June 20th Class 2A – Thursday, June 21st (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team […]
Join The Fun Squad!
League athletes have always participated at their local shooting range to compete weekly in their own state high school clay target league’s spring season, but how fun would it be if you could shoot with a squad made up of other student athletes throughout America? Now you can! Starting in the Spring 2018 Season, students […]
2017 Fall Conferences Announced!
The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League fall season is underway with the announcement of the fall league conferences! The league kicked off on Sunday September 17th with the practice/reserve week, followed with 5 weeks of exciting competition! Follow the links below to see where your team was placed! Trap League Overview:(Click Here for Trap […]
2018 Spring Trap League Overview
Join Minnesota’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Minnesota are invited to join the 2018 spring league! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn League-approved firearm safety certification. Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – check with your school. New teams are only limited […]
2016 Spring League Awards
Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2016 Spring League accomplishments! View 2016 Spring Trap League Awards View 2016 Spring Skeet League Awards
BIG SUCCESS: MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE – A REPORT BY DANA FARRELL
REPRINTED FROM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 ISSUE OF TRAPSHOOTINGUSA EIGHT YEARS AFTER ITS INCEPTION, THE MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE BOASTS A MEMBERSHIP OF 8,600 STUDENTS. ITS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIS YEAR DREW 5,100 KIDS – PROBABLY THE LARGEST SHOOTING SPORTS EVENT IN THE WORLD. When Jim Sable looked around the room at his fellow Plymouth, […]
DNR funds shooting range projects
(Released December 3, 2015) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announces awards of nearly $371,000 to 22 shooting range projects across the state through a shooting range grants initiative approved by the 2014 Legislature. “The 22 projects provide safe and accessible recreational shooting opportunities throughout Minnesota, with an emphasis on enhancing youth participation opportunities,” said […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]