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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.

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.

Texarkana dominates at South Regional; Nashville wins juniors

May 9, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – Gilson Elam was a perfect 50-for-50 and Jagger East, John Cox and Jonah Rathburn hit a combined 146 targets out of 150 attempts in leading the Texarkana Arkansas Razorback Trap Team’s Red Squad to the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s South Senior Regional championship last Saturday, May 5, at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex.

Newcomer Russellville soars to top of west juniors; Booneville wins west senior regional

May 2, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – On the back of the T-shirts worn by the Russellville Shooting Team read the words “In memory of Andy Thomas.” Thomas, who passed away last year after battling cancer, had been a coach and one of the people instrumental with starting the Russellville shooting program six years ago, according to Russellville head coach Dwayne Rambo.