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Bottern aims to sharpen hunting skills through trap shooting

Junior Eric Bottern (middle) aims for a clay pigeon in his first round of the day.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

May 15, 2019

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

The trap team lines up for a picture after practice.

Tommy Stolpestad, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

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

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

Trap Team aims for success and clay targets

Freshman Riley Tietel takes aim at a clay pigeon during trap practice.

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Managing Editor

May 6, 2016

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

Trap Shooting starts with a bang

Sophomore Will Donaldson practices at the Minneapolis Gun Club on April 12.

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014

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

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...