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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Sleepy Eye FFA trap shoot team in action

  • Trap shooting and sporting clays are two of three major forms of competitive clay pigeon shooting.
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  • Trap shooting and sporting clays are two of three major forms of competitive clay pigeon shooting. The objective of the trapshooting team is to involve students in the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior, along with safe and responsible use of firearms. The program also helps members develop self-confidence, personal discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork.
     
    The 2013 Sleepy Eye FFA trap shoot team members include Colton Gemmill, Caleb Berg, Colin Hillmer, Carter Tauer, Joe Kramer and Parker Neid. The members have competed in two different trap shoot events so far this season – The Springfield FFA shoot and the Mountain lake shoot.
     
    At the Springfield trap shoot, Colton Gemmill placed 13th individually out of 91 competitors. Colin Hillmer was the 28th place individual. The team placed 10th out of 23 teams. Other trapshooters included: Caleb Berg and Joe Kramer.
     
    At the Mountain Lake trap shoot, the Sleepy Eye Team placed 12th out of 29 teams. The Sleepy Eye FFA trap shoot team members are having a good year and are looking forward to the State Shoot in Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 28. At this shoot they will be shooting trap and sporting clays.
     
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