6/11/2018 11:45:00 AM Tiger Trap Shoot Team continues to improve
Nicholas Bain, foreground, concentrates on the task at hand as he prepares to shoot during a late-season gathering among members of the Stewartville Tiger Trap Shoot Team at the Stewartville Sportsman’s Club on Sunday, June 3. Others in the photo include John Russell, head coach of the Tiger Trap Shoot Team, second from right; T.J. Swenson, second from left, and Daniel McCollough, far left. “The biggest thing to good shooting is concentration in everything they do, including where their feet are at, how the gun is mounted, and what they’re looking at,” Russell said.
Tor Lunaas, a seventh grader at Stewartville Middle School, far right, joined his teammates on the Stewartville Tiger Trap Shoot Team for several rounds of practice shooting at the Stewartville Sportsman’s Club on Sunday, June 3. It takes time and patience to become a good shooter, said Tor, one of 15 varsity letterwinners on this year’s team. “You have to listen to the instruction,” he said. Others in the photo, from foreground to background, include Christopher Remling, Nicholas Bain, T.J. Swenson, Elizabeth Root, John Russell, head coach; and Daniel McCollough.
Now in its fourth spring season, the Stewartville Tiger Trap Shoot team continues to improve its skills. John Russell, head coach, said last week that of the team's 42 members, 15 earned a varsity letter this spring. To earn a varsity letter, a shooter must hit an average of 19 or more clay targets out of each 25 attempts. Russell is pleased with his team's continuing progress... For more on this story pick up your copy of the June 12 Stewartville STAR.