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White Hall’s balance provides slim senior margin; perfect shooters lead Ashdown juniors in AYSSP South Regional

May 1, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – If the first weekend is any indication, the race to be this year’s best senior high team in the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program will be a wide-open affair. In the large South Regional, staged on Saturday, the top six teams were separated by five total trap target hits, with the White Hall Bulldogs’ Five Dog Night squad easing to the regional championship with 230 total clays

Student trap shooters convene at Jacksonville as AYSSP regionals begin

April 24, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – Schools and shooting teams from throughout Arkansas will begin converging each Friday and Saturday over the next six weeks, all hoping to unseat Bald Knob High School’s top senior division team and Nashville’s top junior squad as champions of youth trap shooting in Arkansas.

Bald Knob edges out Corning in Arkansas trap-shooting championship

June 6, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – With no more misses to spare in the final round, at the end of a long day shooting in hot and humid conditions, Bald Knob High School’s top trap-shooting team ran off 52 straight hits to win its first Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program senior state championship here Saturday.

AYSSP Teams Go Head-to-Head in Seniors, Juniors for State Championships June 1-2

May 30, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – Four teams in the senior division of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournaments established themselves as solid front-runners for Saturday’s State Championship round. Texarkana Arkansas Razorback Trap Team Red, Bald Knob Bulldog White and the Booneville Bearcats Team 1 each won its respective region by at least eight targets, and Greene County 4-H Team No. 2 outlasted a very strong East Regional by 5 targets over its nearest competitors.

Outdoors-woman leaves legacy

May 30, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Dalena Haynes of Leola had no children when she passed away in February of 2015 at age 47, but current and future generations of outdoors enthusiasts will no doubt benefit from her passion for wildlife and the natural world. Haynes, a former participant of the AGFC’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program, left one-quarter of her estate to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to be used for BOW and the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program, two of the AGFC’s well established recruitment efforts to get new people excited about the outdoors.
       

Bald Knob teams dominate North Region AYSSP events

May 23, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – Chase Martin of the Bald Knob Bulldogs Trap Team White his squad to victory with a perfect day at the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program North Regional tournament May 19.

Greene County 4-H chases down East Region title; Westside wins juniors

May 16, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – Junior Chase Richardson, the youngster among four other seniors making up Greene County 4-H Shooting Sports Team No. 2, had one of six perfect 50-for-50 shooting days on a hot, sunny and breezy Saturday at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex and led his squad to the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s East Senior Region championship May 12.