Archive - Jun 19, 2013 - Sports Article
Archers fired arrows and clay pigeons were blasted from the sky during the annual 4-H Shooting Sports Jamboree June 13 at the Republic Gun Club shotgun and rifle ranges. More than 40 youth participated in the round-robin event, developing their marksmanship with shotguns, air rifles and pistols, and bows and arrows.
Three additional stations were added to this yearâs event, featuring safety and hunter education in a âJeopardyâ game show format, a 4-H hunting lesson, and a Challenge activity to reinforce gun range safety and etiquette.
Eleven teams competed in the annual Wildland Firefighters Scramble Golf Tournament at Dominion Meadows Golf Course earlier this month. This yearâs tournament, which raises funds for the Wildland Firefightersâ Foundation, raised a record $3,800.
One of the tournamentâs organizers, Al Garr, said that a team that had finished last in last summerâs tournament returned and took home top honors with a net 52.
The last place team from this yearâs tournament won a free group lesson from DM PGA pro, Andy Hite.