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High school shooting sports thriving

May 26, 2012
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

When these teenage boys and girls take aim at a flying target, a compacted disc of clay painted bright orange, you can rest assured that many of those targets will turn to dust in midair. Such was the case on May 12 at the local Ikes grounds when teams met to load their 12 or 20 gauge shotguns at each designated shooting position. Coaches and family were there to do the 'cheerleading' and encourage the students to do what any sport requires; namely concentration, good form, follow through and then do it all over again. At the end of the day, scores are tallied and teams are recognized.



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