$2,500 scholarship award available to MSHSCTL senior athletes

Submit your application by May 1st. The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League (WSHSCTL) is offering one $2,500 scholarship to a student athlete that is participating in the 2014 spring league. This opportunity is to provide financial assistance for a student that is continuing his/her education after high school and to reward a student [...]

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Trap shooting: Growing sport hits the mark with area students

This year marks a significant development for Stillwater Area High School’s Clay Target Club with the institution of the first-ever Minnesota State High School League-sanctioned tournament. The competition is scheduled to occur during the second week of June, and is notable because Minnesota is the first state to have a state-sanctioned trap shooting tournament like [...]

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Shop online for MSHSCTL pins, caps, hoodies and gear

Looking for that perfect gift for your trapshooting athlete? Need to order team pins for lettering? Look no further than the MSHSCTL online shop for the latest in MSHSCTL gear! Order MSHSCTL pins, caps, blankets, hoodies, patches, window clings and more for everyone on your team. Click here to shop and order online!

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In memory: Mickenzy Segler – Jordan High School Trap Team

Mickenzy Rae Segler, age 18, was just beginning to experience life, when she was taken from her family suddenly, due to a car accident, on the snowy Tuesday evening of March 18, 2014. Friends will be able to greet Mickenzy’s family, on Friday, March 21, from 3-7 pm, at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, 104 West First [...]

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Join us at the St. Paul Bird, Buck, Bait, & Boat Expo this week!

Stop by Booth C188 this Thursday – Sunday, March 6-9th!!! Winter’s biggest entertainment value is happening March 6-9th, 2014 at the St. Paul Bird, Buck, Bait & Boat Expo in the Warner Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. With FREE parking galore and tons to see this show promises to be the highlight of the [...]

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Deadline for teams to join the clay target league is March 1st

More than 60 new high school trap teams have joined the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League for 2014. Your school can join Minnesota’s fastest-growing and safest sport too! But you have to hurry. March 1st is the deadline to have schools join the League. Because after that, you’ll have to wait until next [...]

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What does Minnesota girl’s high school hockey and the clay target league have in common?

20 years ago the Minnesota State High School League was the first state high school athletic association in the country to sanction a girl’s high school hockey tournament. On June 14, 2014 at the Minneapolis Gun Club in Prior Lake, the Minnesota State High School League will become the first to sanction a high school [...]

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Trap shooting gives Richfield students a new outlet

Lauren Schmidt, a 10th-grader at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, is involved with her school’s theater productions and the social justice club. Soon, she’ll add trap shooting to the mix. The age-old sport involves shooting at clay targets that are launched out of small “houses” at the shooting range. Participants shoot for two [...]

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Federal Premium creates Tom Knapp Memorial Scholarship for MSHSCTL athletes

A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female of the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League in 2014. The shooting sports lost an ambassador, teacher and friend in 2013, with the passing of exhibition shooter Tom Knapp. His combination of shooting skills and stage presence inspired an entire generation of [...]

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High school clay target league still experiencing growth surge

Competitive high school trap shooting continues to grow in Minnesota like nowhere else. The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League is on track to have more than 5,000 participants this year and, for the first time, there will be a state tournament sanctioned by the Minnesota State High School League. “Not only will it [...]

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