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Bottern aims to sharpen hunting skills through trap shooting

Bottern aims to sharpen hunting skills through trap shooting

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

May 15, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING SPORTS

Junior Eric Bottern explains how trap shooting is the perfect way to work on hunting skills during off season.

Trap Shooting: an underrated sport of skill and competition

Trap Shooting: an underrated sport of skill and competition

Tommy Stolpestad, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING SPORTS

With the start of the spring sports season, the Spartan Trap Shooting team is ready to compete.

Trap Shooting team starts competition season

Trap Shooting team starts competition season

Sharee Roman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING SPORTS

A small but dedicated team shatters clays each Saturday, with their competition season beginning Apr. 15.

Trap Team aims for success and clay targets

Trap Team aims for success and clay targets

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Managing Editor

May 6, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING SPORTS

St.Paul Academy and Summit School's trap team aims to hit goals as well as clay targets.

Trap Shooting starts with a bang

Trap Shooting starts with a bang

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

A shot rings out, still heard through all the earplugs and earmuffs, and the bright orange clay disk soaring through the air bursts into small orange fragments. The gun recoils in the shooter’s hands, they wait a few moments, keeping their stance, then they put their gun down as the next shooter readies...

Spring sports in bloom

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor/Staff Writer

May 31, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

After a cold and wet season beginning, spring sports came to an end almost as soon as they started.  With teams going into hyper-drive to fit in all their games in a season half the length it should have been,  St. Paul Academy and Summit Schol athletics still pulled through for a full and succe...