Photo gallery: Ready, aim, FIRE!

Shooting competition uncovers inner cowboy in everyone

MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Zippy Zach," better known as Zachary Tyson, 9, son of Neil and Barbara Tyson of Collegeville, watches as his father unloads his weapons after taking his turn at one of the stations at El Posse Grande.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette Each competitor in the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) is issued a number which most wear as a badge.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Durango", better known as Dave Good of Washington, PA rests on his gun cart as he waits hit turn to shoot. Competitors often custom make their gun carts to carry all their fire arms, ammunition, tools, which often double as a seat.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "The Beaver Run Kid," also known as Shawn Whitmoyer of Hughesville, is seen reflected in a bar room mirror as he shoots at targets.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "The Beaver Run Kid", also known as Shawn Whitmoyer of Hughesville fires at his targets with his rifle during the El Posse Grande at the North Mountain Sportsmen's Association in Muncy Creek.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Black Mike," better known as Mike Petruzello of Myrtle Beach, SC., rapid fires at targets during the El Posse Grande at the North Mountain Sportsmen's Association in Muncy Valley.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Jerseytown Mom," better known as Sheri Krum of Jerseytown, poses at one of the stations.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Sgt. Chesty", better known as Jake Briscoe of Carlisle, left, give final instructions to a "posse" before they compete at a new station during the El Posse Grande at the North Mountain Sportsmen's Association in Muncy Valley Saturday. The Cowboy Action Shooters competition is under the oversight of the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) with competitions throughout the country, Canada and Europe. Competitors are men and women spanning ages 8-89. In the weekend competition, competitors are require to shoot 10 targets with a rifle, 10, with a pistol, and 4 with a shotgun at different stations.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Blackhills Barb, better known as Barb Snyder of Allenwood fires at targets with her rifle during the El Posse Grande at the North Mountain Sportsmen's Association in Muncy Valley Saturday. The Cowboy Action Shooters competition is under the oversight of the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) with competitions throughout the country, Canada and Europe. Competitors are men and women spanning ages 8-89. In the weekend competition, competitors are require to shoot 10 targets with a rifle, 10, with a pistol, and 4 with a shotgun at different stations.
MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette "Doc Allanwood", better known as Tim Snyder of Allenwood fires at targets with his shotgun during the El Posse Grande at the North Mountain Sportsmen's Association in Muncy Valley Saturday. The Cowboy Action Shooters competition is under the oversight of the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) with competitions throughout the country, Canada and Europe. Competitors are men and women spanning ages 8-89. In the weekend competition, competitors are require to shoot 10 targets with a rifle, 10, with a pistol, and 4 with a shotgun at different stations.