National Championship Tees

Show your support for the team and celebrate Mason-Dixon’s championship season with a commemorative National Championship t-shirt. These tees are identical to our team shirts except they have a one of a kind National Champions logo on the back.

The shirts are Gildan DryBlend 50/50 T-Shirts (5.6oz 50% Cotton/50% Polyester) and the sizes actually run pretty accurate.

$15 for S-XL, $18 for 2XL-5XL. To place your order for your Mason-Dixon National Champions t-shirt, email your request to coach@masondixonclaybusters.com. Payment will be due when the shirts are delivered in 3-4 weeks.

Mason-Dixon in the News

We had a special guest visit us Thursday at Glen Rock during our Fall Fun League. Kate Penn form the York Daily Record was doing an article and wanted to speak with our kids about being safe around firearms. The result was a very positive article highlighting some of our team members and coaches. Kate’s article is due to hit the street today however you can view an online version, including a video, at the link below.

http://www.ydr.com/story/news/2016/10/14/gun-accidents-does-pa-hold-secret-safety/91906782/

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League - Week #4 Results

The gang was back at it Thursday for Week #4 of our Fall Fun Trap League. Junior Noah Temple, this week’s top gun, seems to have taken control of the lead in the Junior Division; however, the runner up spot is still very much up for grabs. First year shooter Hunter Orr led this weeks Sub-Junior Division with a very nice 37. With one week remaining, 3 of the 4 awards are still undecided. Awards will be handed out next Thursday after shooting, please make plans to stay and show your support to our winners.

Don’t forget, results are based on your 4 best scores. Make-up rounds are permitted for anyone who missed a week. We will be at Glen Rock starting at 4pm on the 20th for anyone who wants to make-up a week and try to improve their league standings.

A link to the full results are listed below.

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League – Weekly Results

FYI… due to our rain-out we will be extending the league an extra week. Please update your calendars as October 20th will now be the last night.

 

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League - Week #3 Results

Week #3 of our Fall Fun Trap League at Glen Rock is in the books. Junior Noah Temple was high for the night with a perfect 50. Dawson Sterner posted a 42 to lead the Sub-Junior Division. A link to the full results are listed below.

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League – Weekly Results

FYI… due to our rain-out we will be extending the league an extra week. Please update your calendars as October 20th will now be the last night.

 

SCTP Nationals at Cardinal Center

I haven’t received anything “Official” from the SCTP regarding where Nationals will be held next year but a friend of mine just got back from a recent trip to Cardinal Center where they were handing out the flyers below. Again this is not “Official” but I think its safe to assume that we will be back in Ohio for the SCTP Nationals in 2017.

I have included a link to the hotel Marcia and I booked for next year. They have a “No up front charge -FREE Cancellation” rate that you may want to consider booking. Again that is for the nights of July 7th with a check out date of July 16th. Make sure that whatever you do you have the ability to cancel without penalty if something were to change.

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/sunbury/suyoh/hoteldetail

Also, there have been a few people talking about camping together next year. Dennis DeVoe has offered to put together a list so when the Cardinal Center campground opens up we will be ready to go. Please see Dennis if you’re interested in camping with the group at Nationals next year.

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League - Week #2 Results

Our Fall Fun Trap League at Glen Rock kicked off Week #2 last night. Sam Rooney was high for the night with a perfect 50. In the Sub-Junior division, Dawson Sterner posted a very nice 49. A link to the full results are listed below.

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League – Weekly Results

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League - Week #1 Results

Yesterday was a beautiful evening to kick off our Fall Fun Trap League at Glen Rock. David Bell was high for the night with a 48 jumping out to a quick 2 target lead in the Junior division. In the Sub-Junior division, Gianna Patti and Dawson Sterner are tied atop the leader board with 46’s. A link to the full results are listed below.

There is still time to get your paperwork in and join in on the fun. Contact me if your interested.

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League – Weekly Results

 

2016 Fall Fun Youth Trap League

WHO: The first 30 shooters to send me their SCTP registration forms

WHAT: Weekly trap league where individuals shoot two rounds of trap (50 targets) from the 16-yard line

WHERE: Glen Rock Shooting Club, 22 Winchester Rd, Shrewsbury, PA 17361

WHEN: Thursdays starting September 15, 2016 and continuing through October 13, 2016 (5 Weeks)

TIME: First squad out at 5:30PM, last squad out at 7:00PM

LEAGUE FEES: $0 (However all shooters must join the SCTP – $20)

WEEKLY TARGET FEES: $6 – Juniors 17 and under, $7 – Members, $8 – Non-members 18 and over

LEAGUE RULES:

  • It is expected that all attendees be familiar with basic firearms safety and have experience operating a shotgun.
  • NOVICES AND INEXPERIENCED SHOOTERS ARE WELCOME, however we have limited coaching resources so we can only take the first five (5). To see if you qualify for one of the novice spots contact Coach Roger.
  • Participants are required to provide their own Shotguns, Ammunition (#7½, #8), and Hearing & Eye Protection.
  • Age categories are established on the first day of the new target year (9/1/16).
    • Junior/Junior Gold – 15-22
    • Pre-Sub/Sub-Junior – 14 and under
  • End of League Awards
    • High Overall
    • Category Champion
    • Category Runner-Up
  • To qualify for the end of league awards, participants must participate in 4 of the 5 weeks. End of League Awards are based on a participants best 4 scores. Make ups and shooting ahead are allowed to accommodate schedule conflicts.
  • Settling Ties:
    • Any ties for the End of League Awards will be figured by a 25 target shoot-off on the last night of the league. If a tie still stands, it will be figured by a miss and out shoot-off.
  • This is meant to be a fun league; however, if any questions or issues arise they shall be directed to the League Committee, who is Roger Beardsley, Jesse Smith, and John Elmore.
  • For additional information contact coach@masondixonclaybusters.com or 717-235-0743

REGISTRATION: Limited to the first 30 to send me their SCTP paperwork. To register you must download, sign and return the 2016-17 SCTP Registration Forms. The forms are located on MasonDixonClayBusters.com under the Downloads>Forms area of the website.

Make checks for $20 payable to Mason-Dixon Clay Busters. Mail check along with completed/signed SCTP forms to: Mason-Dixon Clay Busters, 213 Pine St, Glen Rock PA 17327. You are not registered until I receive your SCTP paperwork. Novice and inexperienced shooters must contact Coach Roger prior to submitting registration forms.

It's not too late....Mason-Dixon Awards Banquet and Fundraiser!!!

Awards Banquet And Fundraiser September 10, 2016

 

Seven Valleys Fire Hall, 35 Main St, Seven Valleys
Doors open at 5:00 PM, Dinner served at 6:00 PM
Menu: Spaghetti with sauce, rolls, salad and cake

 

Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes Come support our Youth Shooters!

Tickets $10.00 per person

 

Please contact Alma Rooney for tickets and any questions you may have at snowvetta@msn.com or (717) 817-0529.

Checks are to be made payable to Mason Dixon Clay Busters and sent to:

MDCB c/o Alma Rooney
1512 Third Avenue
York, PA 17403


Based in South Central Pennsylvania, the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters is a Youth Shooting Sports Team that participates in Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays, and Pistol. Organized under the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) the primary focus of all Mason-Dixon Clay Busters activities is SAFETY. The program goals are to teach the safe handling and use of firearms, provide a supportive team-based environment that emphasizes positive character traits and citizenship values and, to introduce young people to shooting sports that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. The program is open to youth from age 11 to 23 who are strong and mature enough to handle a firearm safely.

For more information about the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters, visit www.masondixonclaybusters.com. You can also follow Mason-Dixon on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MasonDixonClayBusters, on Twitter at @MDClayBusters or @mdclaybusters on Instagram.


Mason-Dixon Game Outfitters Youth Day

Our friends at Mason-Dixon Game Outfitters are having a Youth Day on Saturday, September 24th @ 1PM-5PM

See details below:

We welcome the first 25 kids signed up to participate in the chukar hunt and encourage those too youth or not ready for walking in the actual hunt to participate in the rest of the activities for the day.

We will provide each child with some wildlife habitat information, a gun safety lesson, Archery lesson and clay target shooting with a shooting instructors, while small groups of kids hunt with guide and dog in the open field. We will release 3 chukar per child. After the hunt we were going to have the kids come back to the pavilion and show them how to clean their birds to bag and take home. The cost will be $30 per child and we ask that we have at least one adult per every two children present. We will take at least the first 25 children and more if time allows out for the chukar hunt.

If you are a part of a conservation group that would like to come out and participate in our day, please know you are welcome. The more, the merrier. Our youth are our future and we feel strong about educating and sharing opportunities to these kids to let them have a better understanding of the great outdoors and what it has to offer.

For additional information and to sign-up contact:

Kim Lewis
Kim@masondixonoutfitters.com
Mason-Dixon Game Outfitters
2200 Channel Rd. Pylesville, MD
410.836.1800

Mason-Dixon returns home with three National Titles

MARENGO, Ohio – Mason-Dixon continued their winning ways at the 2016 SCTP/SASP Team National Championships. Held July 9-16 at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, Ohio, nearly 2,200 athletes representing 28 states faced more than 961,000 clay targets during eight days of competition in the shooting disciplines of Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays, and Pistol.

We were very proud of all our athletes and everything they accomplished. The team posted some awesome scores, met some new friends, and took home lots of awards. Below is a recap of the week’s events.

 

Rimfire Pistol

  • Runner Up Squad Senior/Jr. Varsity – David Bell, Carson DeVoe, Rachel Sauers, & Emily Simmons

Skeet

  • Runner Up Collegiate Squad – Mark Beardsley, Preston Whiteman, & Shelby Evens
  • 3rd Place Men Collegiate – Mark Beardsley
  • 2nd Place Ladies Collegiate – Shelby Evens
  • 3rd Place Ladies Collegiate – Stephane Beardsley

Sporting Clays

  • National Champion Collegiate Squad – Preston Whiteman, Shelby Evans, & Mark Beardsley
  • 2nd Place Men Collegiate – Preston Whiteman
  • National Champion Ladies Collegiate – Shelby Evens (2 x National Champion)
  • 2nd Place Ladies Collegiate – Tori Mann

Trap

  • National Champion Collegiate Squad – Stephanie Beardsley, Mark Beardsley, Preston Whiteman, Tori Mann, & Shelby Evans
  • National Champion Ladies Collegiate – Stephanie Beardsley (3 x National Champion)

Bunker

  • National Champion Men Collegiate – Mark Beardsley
  • 3rd Place Ladies Collegiate – Stephanie Beardsley

Skeet Doubles

  • National Champion Collegiate Squad – Shelby Evans, Preston Whiteman, & Mark Beardsley
  • National Champion Ladies Collegiate – Shelby Evens
  • 2nd Place Ladies Collegiate – Stephanie Beardsley
  • 2nd Place Men Collegiate – Preston Whiteman

Double Trap

  • National Champion Ladies Collegiate – Stephanie Beardsley

 

For a complete listing of all the scores and how the rest of the team faired visit the SCTP’s website at

Mark your calendars… the dates for next year’s SCTP/SASP Team National Championships are tentatively scheduled for July 8-15, 2017. Yet to determine where…..but optimistic it will be Cardinal again! Don’t get left out, let’s start planning for next year!!!

As our 2015-16 season comes to an end, I would like to thank all of our athletes, coaches, parents, and sponsors. It’s a privilege to work with such a great group of people.

Thanks for being part of the Mason-Dixon family!
Roger & Marcia

Sweatshirts & Awards/Fundraiser Banquet

Sweatshirts

Last call for sweat-shirt orders! I hope to place this order by the end of this week. We will collect payment when they come in at the end of July. Cost will be $20 (s-xl), $25 (xxl), $27 (xxxl-xxxxxl) per sweatshirt. Those who have already placed their order please check below to make sure it is correct.

Banchierie – 1 XXXL
Beardsley – 1 XXXL, 1 XL, 2 L, 1 S
Bell – 1 XXL, 1 L
Lewis – 1 XXL, 1 M
Lloyd – 1 XXL, 1 XL, 1 M
Metzger – 1 XXL, 1 XL, 1 L
Mills – 1 M
Orr – 1 XXL, 1 XL, 2 L
Patti – 1 XL, 1 S
Reed – 1 ?
Riale – 1 L, 2 M
Rooney – 1 XXL, 1 L, 1 M
Sauers – 2 XL, 1 L
Temple – 2 XXL, 2 XL
Tyler – 1 M
Wise – 1 M

 

Awards Banquet and Fundraiser

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our awards banquet and fundraiser on Saturday, September 10th at 6pm. Cost is $10. This will be a big event for the kids as well as fun for all their proud family members and prospective sponsors, too! Remember to work on getting items for our silent auction – the more contributions, the more successful it will be – all proceeds go directly to our shooters. Please contact Alma Rooney for tickets and any questions you may have at snowvetta@msn.com or (717) 817-0529. Checks are to be made payable to Mason Dixon Clay Busters and sent to:

MDCB c/o Alma Rooney
1512 Third Avenue
York, PA 17403

2016 PA SCTP Sporting Clays Championship

Awesome weather with beautiful surroundings was the theme of the weekend! This year’s third and final state championship took us to Buffer Creek Sporting Clays and the stunning backdrops of Somerset County. Incidentally, if you are ever in Somerset make sure you stop by the Summit Diner. The Goober Burger and Lemon Meringue Pie are well worth the trip!

Saturday’s Main Event saw our squad of Dawson Sterner, Jake Lloyd, and first year shooter Noah Temple take home Second Place in the Junior Varsity division. Individual winners of the day included Preston Whiteman as Collegiate third, Dawson Sterner as Junior Varsity Champion, Ryanne Whiteman as Intermediate Entry Second Place Lady, and Stephanie Beardsley as First Place Collegiate Lady and High Over All Lady. Here is the link to all of the scores: http://shot.sssfonline.com/shot5/web/publish/results/frames.asp?cid=835&org=SCTP

I’m so proud of this year’s sporting clays division. Not everyone on the team was able to take home an award on Saturday, but the way the group pulled together and encouraged each other was amazing. The effort and dedication of our athletes and parents this year was commendable!!!

I would be remiss if I didn’t give credit where credit is due, this extraordinary year would not have been possible without the time and dedication of our amazing sporting clays coaches. All of our coaches are amazing; however, we need to send out a special thank you to Steve Beam, Mike Kelly, and Joe Clarkson for putting in countless hours and getting the team in tip-top shape. Thanks guys! I can’t put into words my personal gratitude I have for you three… you should be very proud of your accomplishments!!!

One other person who deserves a lot of credit for our continued Sporting Clays success is Anthony Matarese. Mason-Dixon has had multiple group training sessions with Anthony over the years and six of the seven awards won by our athletes this weekend were won by athletes who participated those training sessions. His teaching style and pinpoint instruction give us a solid base to follow and the confidence we need to compete with the best in the nation. Thanks Anthony… we’ll see you again soon!

Please join me in congratulating our athletes on their outstanding achievements!!!

Athletes and parents, please make plans to attend our Team Fun Shoot on June 22th at Jefferson Sportsmen. This is open to everyone on the team!

PA State SCTP & AIM Trap Championship Recap

What an incredible weekend!!! The targets were changeling, the food was delicious and the fellowship was fantastic.

First up was Saturday’s Pennsylvania SCTP Trap Championship. Our Junior Varsity squad of Jacob Lloyd, David Bell, Rachel Sauers, and Noah Temple finished in first place with a 461. Placing as individuals, Robbie Carpenter 2nd Place in the Rookie Division and David Bell placed 2nd in Junior Varsity with a 98.

Saturday’s breeze turned into 20+ MPH gusts for Sunday’s Pennsylvania AIM Trap Championship. Differing from the SCTP’s grade based grouping, the AIM program groups athletes by age. Our squads did very well in the extremely difficult conditions. Our Junior squad of Nathan Metzger, David Bell, Sam Rooney, Dan Riale, and Darin Wise took home second place in the Junior division breaking a Mason-Dixon weekend squad high 462 out of 500 targets. Sunday’s AIM event also saw one Clay Busters win an individual award. Stephanie Beardsley finished as the Junior Gold High Lady with a 90.

I would be remiss if I didn’t mention a few additional highlights of the weekend. Luke Beardsley shot a team weekend high 99 on Saturday and despite all that wind on Sunday, Darin Wise managed to break 95 targets. Matt Mills one of our first year shooters broke his first 25 Straight in Sunday’s AIM event. I’ll be looking for that hat at our Fun Shoot!!!!

All those ups and downs and all that hard work really does pay off and I would be remiss if I didn’t recognize the efforts of our outstanding coaches. I would especially like to thank Jesse Smith, John Elmore, Steve Beam, and Bob Banchiere for all their help and support. Great job!

I would also like to take a second to thank our sponsors and partners for their commitment…. Look at what these athletes were able to accomplished with your support!!!

Athletes and parents, please make plans to attend our Team Fun Shoot on June 22th at Jefferson Sportsmen and don’t forget to block off our September 10th Dinner and Awards night on your calendars.

Maryland AIM Trap Championship Recap

Twenty-three members of the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters traveled south of the border to Harvey’s Cedar Gun Club for the Maryland State AIM Trap Championship and gang did not disappoint taking home a boat load of hardware…below are the details. Thanks to all the coaches and parents who worked so hard to make this event special for all the athletes!! Special thanks to all our athletes and families who stayed until the end. The names in Red below should make sure they know all the words to “I’m A Little Teapot”.

Maryland State Resident Individual Awards

  • Junior Lady 1st Place – Tori Mann 89
  • Sub-Junior Lady 1st Place – Gianna Patti 86

Open Individual Awards

  • Lady Runner-up – Rachel Sauers 92
  • Pre-Sub 1st Place – Robbie Carpenter 74
  • Sub Junior 1st Place – Dawson Sterner 97
  • Sub Junior 2nd Place – Noah Temple 96
  • Junior 1st Place – David Bell 97
  • Junior 2nd Place – Nathan Metzger 97
  • Junior Gold 1st Place – Luke Beardsley 97
  • Junior Gold 2nd Place – Eric Inch 94

Open Squad Awards

Sub Junior 1st Place – 461

  • Jacob Lloyd 90
  • Gianna Patti 86
  • Rachel Sauers 92
  • Dawson Sterner 97
  • Noah Temple 96

Sub Junior 2nd Place – 338

  • Travis Tyler 65
  • James Gail 43
  • Brayden Lewis 69
  • Nathan Thompson 84
  • Matthew Mills 77

Junior 1st Place – 460

  • Nathan Metzger 97
  • David Bell 97
  • Sam Rooney 86
  • Tori Mann 89
  • Darin Wise 91

Junior Gold 1st Place – 433

  • Luke Beardsley 97
  • Sarah Simmons 81
  • Robbie Carpenter 74
  • Tyler Knaub 87
  • Eric Inch 94

Upcoming Shoot Information and Squad Assignments

Athletes and Parents, please review the following shoot information. Make special note of the dates, times, locations, and squad assignments listed in each…your squad mates will be depending on you to know this information.

If you find any discrepancies or have any questions get back to me ASAP.

Maryland AIM on Saturday, June 4, 2016 @ Harvey’s Cedar Gun Club, Darlington MD

Pennsylvania SCTP & AIM on June 11-12, 2016 @ PA State Sportsmen’s Association Homegrounds, Elysburg PA

Pennsylvania SCTP on Saturday, June 18, 2016 @ Buffer Creek Sporting Clays, Somerset PA

2016 PA SCTP Skeet Championship Recap

Well it was not as bad as last year’s monsoon, but the rain made it usual appearance at the Pennsylvania SCTP Skeet Championship.

Twelve Clay Buster’s hit the Skeet fields for the first of our SCTP state championships. At the end of a very wet day, two Mason-Dixon squads took home awards along with five Mason-Dixon individuals. I’m so proud of everyone who competed Saturday, those were some very difficult conditions.

A special heartfelt thank you goes out to the parents and coaches who braved the conditions in support of our athletes. Mason-Dixon is blessed with an outstanding backbone of adult support.

Below is a list of our athletes who placed on Sunday, please join me in congratulating them on their outstanding achievements!!!

  • 1st Place Senior/Jr. Varsity Squad – 256
    • Dawson Sterner – 94
    • Rachel Sauers – 72
    • Jacob Lloyd – 90
  • 1st Place Collegiate Squad – 280
    • Preston Whiteman – 98
    • Tori Mann – 94
    • Stephanie Beardsley – 88
  • 3rd Place Rookie Individual – Robbie Carpenter 53
  • 3rd Place Senior/Jr. Varsity Individual – Dawson Sterner 94
  • 1st Place Collegiate Individual – Preston Whiteman 97
  • 2nd Place Collegiate Individual – Tori Mann 94
  • 3rd Place Collegiate Individual – Stephanie Beardsley 88

Full Results – 2016 PA SCTP Skeet Championship Results and Full Scores

Mason-Dixon Invitational Pistol Shoot Results

May 21, 2016 – The Izaak Walton League of America York Chapter #67 in Dallastown, Pennsylvania played host to the inaugural Mason-Dixon Invitational Pistol Shoot. Twenty-two youth shooters from the area participated in the four stage speed steel pistol shooting event.

Athletes ranging from 11 to 19 years old from Team LoCo Motion along with the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters competed in the daylong event.

Adam Jardines, of the Team LoCo Motion prevailed to win Low Over All and Rachel Sauers, of the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters, took the Low Lady award. Additional category, squad winners and scores can be found here.

 

SCTP Skeet Championship squads and event information

Everything is set for our SCTP Skeet Championship this Sunday. To help answer some questions I put together a State Shoot Information Package that you can download form our website Included in the package are the squad assignments and competition information.

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PEN-MAR Regional Youth Trap Shoot Results

May 15, 2016 – The Glen Rock Shooting Club in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania played host to the third annual PEN-MAR Regional Youth Trap Shoot. Eighty-Five youth shooters from the area participated in the 100 target trap event.

Athletes ranging from 9 to 22 years old from the Breaking Clays, Harvey’s Cedar Gun Club, Main Line Trap, Mt Airy Sharpshooters, Thurmont Top Shots, along with the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters competed in the daylong event.

Raymond Hughes, of the Harvey’s Cedar Gun Club prevailed to win High Over All and Tori Mann, of the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters, took the High Lady award. Additional category, squad winners and scores can be found here.

2016 PEN*MAR Trap Results

PEN-MAR Trap Shoot Information

Sorry I meant to go over this last night…. Please review and let me know if you have any questions. A link to the schedule is listed below.

Additional information regarding the PEN-MAR Regional Youth Trap Shoot on Sunday at Glen Rock

  • PEN-MAR Regional Youth Trap Shoot – SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016
    • CHECK-IN BEGINS AT 8:00AM
    • PRACTICE TRAP OPEN AT 9:00AM ($4 FOR 25 TARGETS)
    • SHOOTING BEGINS AT 9:00AM
    • 100 16 YARD TRAP TARGETS
    • HOSTED BY: Glen Rock Shooting Club, 22 Winchester Rd, Shrewsbury, PA 17361, 717-227-1351
  • Come in the clubhouse and SIGN IN AS SOON AS YOU ARRIVE.
  • Please make sure you wear your team shirt to the competition or at the very least bring it with you for award photos.
  • Please make sure your guns are clean and in good working order.
  • Ammo will NOT be provided by the team. Participants will need to bring at least 150 rounds of ammo with them to the shoot. You never know, you may be in a shoot off and you need an extra box. Also, we will be having a “Last Competitor Standing” for a leather bag at the end of the day so you’ll need extra ammo for that.
  • Some things you should consider bringing to the shoot; Gun (back-up gun if you have one), Ammo (extra for practice and shoot offs), Ear Protection, Shooting Glasses (extra if you have them), Lenses Cleaner and Clean Cloth, Shooting Vest or Shell Pouch, Two Extra Shells for your Vest or Pouch, Hat or Visor, Shooting Towel, Shell Catcher, Barrel Rest Pad, Tools, Cleaning Supplies and Extra Gun Parts, Gun oil or lube, Bag to hold empty shells, Sun Screen, Bug Spray, Bottled Water and Sport Drinks, Energy Bars or Healthy Snacks, Rain Gear, Bandages and Band Aids, Folding Chairs for Spectators and Shooters.
  • There will be limited seating so please encourage your families to bring chairs along with them.
  • The practice trap will open at 9am. It will be first come first served and I expect it will be very busy. Cost is $4/25 targets. Make sure you bring additional ammo if you plan to shoot a practice round.
  • Parking is going to be limited, please carpool if possible.
  • Food will be available to purchase onsite.
  • We will be selling raffle tickets to support PA Youth Shooting Association. Please let your families know and encourage them to participate.
  • We will be shooting 50 targets per trap. For those that have not done that before it’s not a big deal. You just shoot two rounds of 25 targets at your first house then you move to your second house and complete your last two rounds of 25.
  • We have a full house so to keep things moving please be mindful of the time shooters take between rounds.
  • Awards will be handed out after all shooting is complete. If everything goes as planned that will be around 5pm. Please plan to attend the awards so you can show your support to all of the winners.
  • Your squad number and estimated start time, is listed on the attachment. Please make sure you arrive on time, your squad mates are be depending on you. Most people will be there at 8:15am but at the very least arrive no later than one hour before your start time.
  • This is meant to be fun for the kids, the parents, & everyone involved. Let’s all try and remember that. Good sportsmanship is a MUST!

Link to PEN-MAR Trap Squads

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Competition Participant Check List

Below is a list of our athletes who have committed to our upcoming shoots. It’s critical that you review each of these lists and report back any errors or omissions immediately. Once our squads go in it will be virtually impossible to make any corrections.

May 15, 2016 – PEN*MAR Trap Shoot, Glen Rock Shooting Club, Shrewsbury PA

  • Beardsley, Luke
  • Beardsley, Mark
  • Beardsley, Stephanie
  • Bell, David
  • Carpenter, Robbie
  • DeVoe, Carson
  • Gail, James
  • Gajewski, Garrett
  • Hayes, Ryan
  • Inch, Eric
  • Knaub, Tyler
  • Lewis, Brayden
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Metzger, Nathan
  • Mills, Matthew
  • Orr, Hunter
  • Patti, Gianna
  • Pilarcik, Isaac
  • Reed, Kristen
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Sauers, Rachel
  • Shenk, Kyle
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Simmons, Emily
  • Simmons, Sarah
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Temple, Noah
  • Thompson, Nathan
  • Tyler, Travis
  • Wise, Darin

May 21, 2016 – PA SASP Pistol Championship, Izaak Walton League, Dallastown, PA

  • Bell, David
  • DeVoe, Carson
  • Gajewski, Garrett
  • Hilbert, Heath
  • Levy, Grace
  • Sauers, Rachel
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Simmons, Emily

May 22, 2016 – PA SCTP Skeet Championship, Generations Skeet Club, Patton, PA

  • Beardsley, Stephanie
  • Hoppes, Ian
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Sauers, Rachel
  • Shenk, Kyle
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Simmons, Emily
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Whiteman, Preston

June 4, 2016 – MD AIM Trap Championship, Harvey’s Cedar Gun Club, Darlington, MD

  • Beardsley, Luke
  • Bell, David
  • Carpenter, Robbie
  • DeVoe, Carson
  • Gail, James
  • Gajewski, Garrett
  • Hayes, Ryan
  • Inch, Eric
  • Knaub, Tyler
  • Lewis, Brayden
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Metzger, Nathan
  • Mills, Matthew
  • Patti, Gianna
  • Reed, Kristen
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Sauers, Rachel
  • Simmons, Sarah
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Temple, Noah
  • Thompson, Nathan
  • Tyler, Travis
  • Wise, Darin

June 11, 2016 – PA SCTP Trap Championship, Pennsylvania State Sportsmen’s Association Homegrounds, Elysburg PA

  • Beardsley, Luke
  • Bell, David
  • Carpenter, Robbie
  • DeVoe, Carson
  • Gail, James
  • Gajewski, Garrett
  • Hayes, Ryan
  • Inch, Eric
  • Knaub, Tyler
  • Lewis, Brayden
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Metzger, Nathan
  • Mills, Matthew
  • Orr, Hunter
  • Reed, Kristen
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Sauers, Rachel
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Simmons, Emily
  • Simmons, Sarah
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Temple, Noah
  • Thompson, Nathan
  • Tyler, Travis
  • Wise, Darin

June 12, 2016 – PA AIM Trap Championship, Pennsylvania State Sportsmen’s Association Homegrounds, Elysburg PA

  • Beardsley, Luke
  • Bell, David
  • Carpenter, Robbie
  • Gail, James
  • Gajewski, Garrett
  • Hayes, Ryan
  • Inch, Eric
  • Knaub, Tyler
  • Lewis, Brayden
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Metzger, Nathan
  • Mills, Matthew
  • Orr, Hunter
  • Pilarcik, Isaac
  • Reed, Kristen
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Sauers, Rachel
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Simmons, Emily
  • Simmons, Sarah
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Temple, Noah
  • Thompson, Nathan
  • Tyler, Travis
  • Wise, Darin

June 18, 2016 – PA SCTP Sporting Clays Championship, Buffer Creek Sporting Clays, Somerset, PA

  • Gillan, James
  • Hayes, Ryan
  • Hoppes, Ian
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Whiteman, Preston
  • Whiteman, Ryanne
  • Zwolinski , Eric

PEN-MAR Regional Youth Sporting Clays Shoot Results

April 24, 2015 – The Blue Ridge Sportsman Club in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania played host to the inaugural PEN-MAR Regional Youth Sporting Shoot. Seventy-five youth shooters from the area participated in the 100 target sporting clays event.

Athletes ranging from 12 to 20 years old from Warren County, California Hill Gun Club, Quarry Crushers, Final Flight, Central Penn, along with the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters competed in the daylong event.

Jake Ruppert, of the Central Penn Crushers prevailed to win High Over All and Tori Mann, of the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters, took the High Lady award. Additional category and squad winners were as follows:

Category Score First Last Team
Open Third Squad 1 235 Dawson Sterner Mason-Dixon
Open Third Squad 2 Jacob Lloyd
Open Third Squad 3 Kyle Shenk
Open Runner-Up Squad 1 236 Christian Fragomeni Final Flight
Open Runner-Up Squad 2 Brooke Wakefoose
Open Runner-Up Squad 3 Robbie Hoecker
Open Champion Squad 1 249 Cameron Rogers Central Penn
Open Champion Squad 2 Jake Ruppert
Open Champion Squad 3 Greg Valdez
Intermediate Third Squad 1 154 Owen George Quarry
Intermediate Third Squad 2 Emma Manley
Intermediate Third Squad 3 Jared Kemmerer
Intermediate Runner-Up Squad 1 156 Michael Clouse Quarry
Intermediate Runner-Up Squad 2 Amber Freeh
Intermediate Runner-Up Squad 3 Josie Ungerer
Intermediate Champion Squad 1 159 Grant Heimbecker Quarry
Intermediate Champion Squad 2 Reese Williams
Intermediate Champion Squad 3 Ryder Kirsch
Junior Varsity Third Squad 1 174 Joe Badenhausen Quarry
Junior Varsity Third Squad 2 Brinton Gibbons
Junior Varsity Third Squad 3 Joshua Jones
Junior Varsity Runner-Up Squad 1 210 Anthony Razzano Quarry
Junior Varsity Runner-Up Squad 2 Erich Neise
Junior Varsity Runner-Up Squad 3 George Ungerer
Junior Varsity Champion Squad 1 225 Rich Larosa California
Junior Varsity Champion Squad 2 Dalton Mullen
Junior Varsity Champion Squad 3 Steve Martin
Varsity Third Squad 1 235 Luke Lightner Central Penn
Varsity Third Squad 2 Kevin Olcese
Varsity Third Squad 3 Eric Montefour
Varsity Runner-Up Squad 1 236 Matt Sweigart Warren
Varsity Runner-Up Squad 2 Blake Ristau
Varsity Runner-Up Squad 3 Brady Bowen
Varsity Champion Squad 1 252 Jesse Szwed Quarry
Varsity Champion Squad 2 Jamie Trontell
Varsity Champion Squad 3 Jake Moore
College Third 70 Hailey Kirsch Quarry
College Runner-Up 77 David Kriebel California
College Champion 87 Preston Whiteman Mason-Dixon
Intermediate Third 83 Dawson Sterner Mason-Dixon
Intermediate Runner-Up 84 Dalton White California
Intermediate Champion 85 Greg Valdez Central Penn
Junior Varsity Third 84 Erich Neise Quarry
Junior Varsity Runner-Up 85 Cameron Rogers Central Penn
Junior Varsity Champion 86 Dalton Mullen California
Varsity Third 84 Jesse Szwed Quarry
Varsity Runner-Up 85 Danny Mullen California
Varsity Champion 86 Jamie Trontell Quarry
High Overall Lady 75 Tori Mann Mason-Dixon
High Overall 87 Jake Ruppert Central Penn
High Overall Team Third 1 398 Jamie Trontell Quarry
High Overall Team Third 2 Jesse Szwed
High Overall Team Third 3 Jake Moore
High Overall Team Third 4 Erich Neise
High Overall Team Third 5 Gavin Snyder
High Overall Team Runner-Up 1 400 Danny Mullen California
High Overall Team Runner-Up 2 Dalton White
High Overall Team Runner-Up 3 Ron White
High Overall Team Runner-Up 4 Dalton Mullen
High Overall Team Runner-Up 5 Spencer Fereza
High Overall Team 1 408 Jake Ruppert Central Penn
High Overall Team 2 Greg Valdez
High Overall Team 3 Luke Lightner
High Overall Team 4 Eric Montefour
High Overall Team 5 Cameron Rogers

PEN-MAR Regional Youth Skeet Shoot Results

My apologies for the delay in getting this out….

April 16, 2015 – The Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center in Phoenix, Maryland played host to the 3rd Annual PEN-MAR Regional Youth Skeet Shoot. Twenty-Six youth skeet shooters from the area participated in the 100 target skeet event.

Athletes ranging from 12 to 20 years old from Pine Belt Shooting Team, California Hill Gun Club, Hazleton Area High School, along with the Mason-Dixon Clay Busters competed in the daylong event.

Thomas Fuccile, of Hazleton Area High School prevailed to win High Over All. Thomas’s teammate, Paige Thomas, took the High Lady award. Additional category and squad winners were as follows:

Category Score First Last Team
High Overall Team (Athlete 1) 473 Patrick Darrough H.A.H S.
High Overall Team (Athlete 2) Thomas Fuccile H.A.H S.
High Overall Team (Athlete 3) Brian Siroka H.A.H S.
High Overall Team (Athlete 4) Justin Matteo H.A.H S.
High Overall Team (Athlete 5) Paige Thomas H.A.H S.
High Overall 98 Thomas Fuccile H.A.H S.
High Overall Lady 91 Paige Thomas H.A.H S.
College Champion 95 Preston Whiteman Mason-Dixon
College Runner-Up 90 Tori Mann Mason-Dixon
Varsity Champion 98 Patrick Darrough H.A.H S.
Varsity Runner-Up 94 Brian Siroka H.A.H S.
Junior Varsity Champion 90 Richard Larosa California Hill
Junior Varsity Runner-Up 88 Broc Croll H.A.H S.
Intermediate Champion 89 Dawson Sterner Mason-Dixon
Intermediate Runner-Up 53 Angelina D’Aquanno Pine Belt
Varsity Champion Squad (1) 281 Patrick Darrough H.A.H S.
Varsity Champion Squad (2) Brian Siroka
Varsity Champion Squad (3) John T. Cibulish
Varsity Runner-Up Squad (1) 275 Thomas Fuccile H.A.H S.
Varsity Runner-Up Squad (2) Paige Thomas
Varsity Runner-Up Squad (3) Stephen Barran
JV Champion Squad 1 236 Meghan Darrough H.A.H S.
JV Champion Squad 2 Colton Card
JV Champion Squad 3 Broc Croll
Open Champion Squad (1) 247 Jacob Lloyd Mason-Dixon
Open Champion Squad (2) Adam Simmons
Open Champion Squad (3) Dawson Sterner
Open Runner-Up Squad (1) 154 Zachary Bair Mason-Dixon
Open Runner-Up Squad (2) Brayden Bair
Open Runner-Up Squad (3) Emily Simmons
Doubles Shoot-Off Winner Richard Larosa California Hill

Mason-Dixon Newsletter, 2016 Volume 2

TRAP DIVISION

Full Trap division practices begin this Wednesday!!!!! Everyone needs to arrive by 6pm sharp. In addition to shooting there will be classroom time so please plan to stay until 8:30pm. If time allows we will try to play a game!

We have ammo to hand out. We have lots of 20 Gauge however the only shells we have in 12 Gauge is 1 1/8oz. If you like to shoot lighter shells make sure you bring some along.

I sent out an email earlier this week about a youth trap shoot on the 16th. Time is running out and I have not heard back from anyone. Please get back to ASAP to sign-up. Sounds like they have some really nice awards!

  • $25 for 100 16 yard targets. They will also be throwing Handicaps and Doubles if you’re interested.
  • Complementary Hat, T-shirt, and 2 boxes of ammo for every youth participant.
  • The winner in each event gets a shamrock prize then medals will be given thereafter. The high over all on anyone who shoots all three events will win a wood trophy that is 18 inches high 10 inches wide and is carved into the state of New Jersey. The medals and the trophies are coming from the Jim White collection.

Hotel information for Trap States if you are interested:

Hampton Inn Danville
97 Old Valley School Rd, Danville, PA 17821
(570) 271-2500
$142/night and the reservation is under “Mason-Dixon Clay Busters”. CUT-OFF DATE is May 10th.

 

SPORTING CLAYS DIVISION

Make sure you check your calendars as we have two sporting clays practices scheduled this week! Thursday kicks off our first practice at Hopewell and Saturday we are back at Blue Ridge.

Our PEN-MAR Shoot is just around the corner. Below is the list of Mason-Dixon athletes who are competing in the PEN-MAR Sporting Clays Shoot on Sunday April 24, 2016.

  • Gillan, James
  • Hayes, Ryan
  • Hoppes, Ian
  • LaBrozzi, Elijah
  • Lloyd, Jacob
  • Mann, Tori
  • Riale, Daniel
  • Rooney, Sam
  • Shenk, Kyle
  • Simmons, Adam
  • Sterner, Chloe
  • Sterner, Dawson
  • Whiteman, Preston
  • Whiteman, Ryane
  • Zwolinski , Eric

 

SKEET DIVISION

There is only one practice remaining before our PEN-MAR Skeet Shoot. Make sure you attend! Below is the final list of Mason-Dixon athletes who are competing in the PEN-MAR Skeet Shoot on April 16, 2016. I will send out additional instructions, squads, and times to those attending later this week.

  • Brayden Bair
  • Zachary Bair
  • Emily Simmons
  • Jacob Lloyd
  • Adam Simmons
  • Dawson Sterner
  • Daniel Riale
  • Sam Rooney
  • Chloe Sterner
  • Kyle Shenk
  • Preston Whiteman
  • Tori Mann

 

PISTOL DIVISION

Please check the calendar for updates… Coach Gary has scheduled 2 practices in April. We also made a change to our State Shoot date, the shoot has been moved to May 21st.

 

TEAM (EVERYONE)

It’s the athlete’s responsibility to let us know when you’re running late or not able to attend a scheduled practice or competition. Like I said at our team meeting, I’m expecting everyone to be at everything they signed up for, unless I hear otherwise! Our coaches are incredible people, they rearranged their schedules and developed training plans for you. Show your respect by letting them know when you cannot make it. Please take a second to look over the schedule and contact me if there are any dates you cannot make.

Don’t forget, athletes should always bring extra ammo with them to every practice, there are times you may need it.