Good luck to all teams this final week of the spring competition for the 2013 Minnesota State high School Clay Target League. Thanks again to all parents, coaches, schools and gun clubs who all help provide shooting sports to thousands of Minnesota student athletes. Check out the current standings!
Currently, 114 schools in Minnesota have trapshooting clubs — including East Ridge and Woodbury high ...
About 35 Thief River Falls students participate in a co-ed trapshooting program offered through the ...
The shots rang out, echoing across the field as the members of the St. Francis ...
High school trapshooting teams have become so popular in Minnesota that some have had to ...
When compared to other high school sports, trapshooting is the safest sport for student athletes. ...
The sport involves taking aim at clay targets. Last year the state had just under 60 teams, this year more than 100 are established. Nicollet’s team practices every Sunday over at the Nicollet Conservation Club. Kids as young as sixth grade can participate as long as they have been firearm safety certified. Coach Jason Hoffman [...]
Almost 150 students come out for North, South teams Who knew the market for a trapshooting team in Lakeville would be this strong? Prior to this season, organizers knew there would be some interest. Other area high schools had 20-30 kids participating. “I never anticipated a team this size,” said Lakeville South coach Jason Kelvie, [...]
Tuesday night at Lakes Area Shooting Center, there were Fergus Falls letterman jackets next to camouflage ones. There were short students next to tall, big students next to small, freshmen next to upperclassmen and every high school stereotype wrapped into one trapshooting team. Fergus Falls, Minn. – Tuesday night at Lakes Area Shooting Center, there [...]
Norm Gallant’s Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines have launched their first season of clay target shooting competition. Members of the WDC team include Brady Adams, Seth Ament, Emily Astle, William Astle, Blaine Cooper, Bryce Cooper, Tristin Godel, Jack Goeden, Jacob Goeden, Matt Goeden, Chris Hahn, Ella Harrison, Drew Killian, Jessica Langer, Reid Miller, Blake Nelson, Elijah Schmitz, [...]
Triton High School and middle school students will have another opportunity to get involved in extracurricular activities starting the end of this year. Principal Craig Schlichting has been organizing a trap shooting team. The team would welcome any student interested in learning more about the sport of trap shooting. Trap shooting involves rounds of target [...]
Woodbury High’s clay target trapshooting team excels in competition. Whenever we read about guns or shooting it is all too often the context of tragedy or vitriolic political discourse. It’s easy to forget that shooting is a long-standing sport, especially in Minnesota, where hunting is an essential part of homegrown culture. And anyone who knows [...]
Shooting clubs welcome increase in younger members. Jim Sable noticed when he retired in 2000 and began spending more time at his gun club in Plymouth, Minn., that members were becoming a bit long in the tooth. “I was one of the younger ones there, and I was retired,” Sable, 74, said. “It occurred to [...]
Membership increases; students can now earn letters in sport Trap shooting is the fastest growing high school sport in all of Minnesota – going from 60 participants in 2009 to 3,400 in 2013 – something staff and parents in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District have witnessed first hand. “I think a lot of it was just [...]
Returning after a season in which the team finished second in the 1A conference, the Brandon-Evansville clay target team will be moving to the 2A conference, but should still have a solid team as they return all but one shooter. “We are looking forward to another great year with seven returning members from 2012, said team [...]
The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and the independent provider of shooting sports as an extra curricular coed activity to students in grades six through twelve who have their Firearms Safety Certification. Read More