Shooting Sports

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sun-Gazette reserves the right to edit items submitted for the “Shooting Sports” section. To submit an event, call 326-1551, ext. 3116.)

Broken Rock

Skeet Club, et al

Meets at the Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County, 6386 Route 87, Loyalsockville

Contact: Ed Kelley, 322-5582; Al Foust, 435-0043

Open 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. New shooters welcome and lessons are available.

Highpower and semiauto military silhouette – 8 a.m. sight-in, start at 9: Aug. 24, Sept. 28 (60-round championship )

Smallbore rifle – 9 a.m. sight-in, start at 10: Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20

Cowboy lever action Saturday matches – sight-in and start at conclusion of highpower match: Aug. 24

Cowboy lever action Tuesday matches – 4:30 p.m. sight-in, start at 6: Aug. 20

Cowboy pistol cartridge and smallbore cowboy rifle – 4:30 p.m. sight-in, start at 6: Aug. 13, 27

The Lycoming Trap Shooters at CSLC has open shooting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Fee applies. Call Jeff Welliver at 435-0444 for details.

Hillside Rod & Gun Club

612 Gulick St., Blossburg

Phil Boinski at 638-3396

ATA Registered Trapshooting – Sept. 28-29, Grab Bag Shoot, prizes for all.

Keystone Sportsmen’s Association

1090 Hughes Road, Muncy

Open trap shooting, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.

For all ATA shoots, registration begins at 9 a.m., shooting at 10, unless otherwise noted. For details, contact the club. Shoots will be held Aug. 16-18 (annual sponsor shoot (added money, chicken barbecue Aug. 18), Oct. 12-13 (bag of shot), Oct. 26-27 (tenderloin shoot)

Tuesday afternoon trapshoots at 1 p.m. Minimum of three shooters per event. Shoots on Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27

Lambs Creek

Sportsman’s Club

339 Sportsman’s Club Road, Mansfield


All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.

5-stand sporting clays; fee applies, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Aug. 11, Sept. 8

Monthly membership meeting, 7 p.m. – Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 25

NRA Registered rimfire silhouette shoots, registration at 8 a.m. – Aug. 25, Sept. 22

Women’s Day, registration required – 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 24

Lycoming Creek Sportsman’s Club

75 Sportsman’s Club Lane, Marsh Hill

Sheshequin Buckskinners will hold monthly blackpowder shoots at noon on the second Sunday of each month. They are open to all shooters. Fee applies.

North Montour Sportsmen’s


74 Sportsmen Road, Turbotville

Contacts: Matt Swartz, 490-2784, or Gary Lewis, 764-0723

3-D archery shoots will be held on Aug. 4 and Sept. 1. The 30-target course offers a variety of North American and African game animals and includes medium- to close-range shots. Shooters may register until 2 p.m. Fees apply for adults and youth ages 12 to 15. Children under 12 are free.

North Mountain Sportsmen’s Club

562 Spook Hollow Road, Muncy Valley

Sporting clays shoots will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18, Sept. 22 and Oct. 20. They are open to the public. For more information, call 772-3337.

Open trap and skeet will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evenings, weather permitting. For more information, call 946-7769 or 482-4364.


Sportsmen Club

Sportsmen Club Road, Orangeville; Bud Bowman, 394-4788

Regular trap range open, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; 6 p.m. Thursdays; 1 p.m. Sundays

Southern Clinton County Sportsman’s Club

55 S. Sportsmans Road, Loganton

Tom Jeffries, 725-3561

Proceeds from sporting clay shoots benefit the Youth Hunter Education Challenge team

Public sporting clay shoots – noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 13

3D archery shoot to benefit local church building fund – 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14, senior project for Lenny Young III

Sporting clay shoot to benefit juvenile diabetes research – noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, senior project for Courtney Rager

Tripoli’s Triggers Firearms Training & Educational Center

531 Washington Blvd.

Fees may apply.

Ladies 5-week program: Classroom training on firearms safety and handling as well as tactics in self-defense, in particular, dealing with home invasions. Participants must attend each date. Upcoming programs will be held:

– Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept. 14;

– Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9.

Beginners Firearms Safety Course: Participants will learn how to safely load a firearm, safely unload a firearm, safe clearing procedures, basic pistol shooting skills, the differences between a revolver and semi-automatic pistol and how to shoot each one, and more. Classes will be held Sept. 14, 20, 28, 30.

Level 2 course: Tactical training on moving from and toward a threat, rapid fire, use of flashlights and firing when the threat is within arm’s reach. Held noon-2 p.m. Aug. 17 or 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12

Level 3 course: Tactical training on firing techniques using a barricade for cover and using Hogan’s Alley, a decision-making course of fire used by the FBI. Held noon-2 p.m. Aug. 31 or 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26

Troy Rod & Gun Club

Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy

Barry Estep, 297-8957

Sporting clay shoot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24, last signup at 1:30 p.m.; $11 for 50 targets, adults; $6 for juniors. Call for more information.

Wobble, skeet and 5-stand shoots will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Last signup is at 8:30 p.m.