Category Archives: Events

NRA’s 2012 Club Rifle and Pistol Championships

NRA’s 2012 Club Rifle All-Star rosters

This last week members of the MSU Rifle and Pistol Club spent the week in Columbus, GA at the US Military base (Fort Benning).  These shooters qualified to take part in the NRA Intercolliegent Rifle Club Championships and the Intercolliegent Pistol Championships.  Members on the Rifle Club did phenominal by taking the National Rifle Club Champion title as a club in both air rifle and smallbore.  Amos took 1st place in both guns and the aggregate.  Tyler took 2nd place aggregate, while Clayton took 5th place aggregate.  Check out the above blog from the NRA and the following blog post that appeared last week.

http://www.nrablog.com/post/2012/03/17/Michigan-State-takes-the-spotlight-at-2012-awards-ceremony.aspx

http://www.nrablog.com/post/2012/03/16/Michigan-State-Spartans-win-Team-Individual-Rifle-titles.aspx

http://www.nrablog.com/post/2012/03/15/Mowrer-cools-Deppe-in-Standard-Pistol.aspx

http://www.nrablog.com/post/2012/03/14/2012s-Intercollegiate-Fun-Shoot.aspx

http://www.nrablog.com/post/2012/03/14/Michigan-State-takes-team-and-individual-air-rifle-championships.aspx

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September’s CMP Monthly Match

On September 17th some of the members of the Rifle and Pistol Club competed at the Camp Perry, OH in the CMP’s Monthly 60 Shot Air Match.  Andrew Traciak competed in the air pistol event, while Clayton Peck, Amos Peck, Tyler Luce and Angelina Taylor competed in the air rifle event.

Andrew shot a qualifying score of 532 out of 600.  He shot a finals match of 95.9 securing second place.

In rifle Clayton qualified in second with 578 and 27 x’s putting him ahead of Tyler who qualified with a 578 and 21 x’s.   While Amos qualified in fourth with a 577 and 28 x’s and Angelina qualified in fifth with a 575 and 30 x’s.  However, these standings changed with the finals.  With a final of 102.4 Amos finished in first place with a score of 679.4, while Tyler finished in third with a final score of 678.5, Clayton in fourth with a score of 677.5 and Angelina in fifth with a score of 677.2.

It was a great match for all that attended and a wonderful beginning for the 2011-2012 season for the club.  Congratulations to all the team members on a job well done!

~ Angelina Taylor (Rifle Team)

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Open House

On Sunday, September 18th the Archery Club and the Rifle and Pistol Club will be holding their open house.  The event will run from 5pm – 7:30pm that night at the Demmer Center.  If you need transportation, the clubs are providing transportation to and from the planetarium between 5pm and 6pm.

The open house will include a tour of the MSU John and Marnie Demmer Shooting Sports Education and Training Center (aka Demmer Center).  Then pizza and pop will be served to our guests while they get either an archery or ballistics safety briefing and then guests will get a chance to shoot.

If you have any questions about this event please let us know!