5/15/2017 11:40:00 AM Tigers Trap Team focused on hitting targets
Autumn Feine takes aim during a Tigers Trap Team practice at the Stewartville Sportsmanís Club. Christian Cooper, center, and Bryce Rindels look on in the background.
Some of the 35 members of the Stewartville High School trap-shooting team include, front row, from left, Bryce Rindels, Christian Cooper, Josiah Van Moer, Isaac Harreld and Philip McCollough. Back row, from left, Autumn Feine, Elizabeth Root, Alea McCollough, Mitchel Gehling, Thomas Root, Mitch McGuire and Cameron Argo. Other team members are listed in the accompanying story.
Philip McCollough loves being part of the Stewartville High School's trap-shooting team. McCollough, a senior, says he has improved his shooting skills considerably since he joined the Tigers Trap Team two years ago. "I like the coaches," he said. "They help me out a lot. They keep me from losing my focus." Thirty-five students are on this year's team, up from 20 a year ago and 11 the year before that. Trap shooting is increasing in popularity not only in Stewartville, but across the state as well... For more on this story pick up your copy of the May 16 Stewartville STAR.