|Posted by Christopher Hall on May 31, 2013 at 6:00 PM|
Emily Dean recently competed in the 10m Air Rifle Women event at the 2013 ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup Stage 3 in Munich, Germany. The event took place at the 1972 Olympic Shooting Range from the 24th to the 29th of May, and saw the participation of over 700 athletes and 400 officials from around the world, for a total number of over 1200 participants in the ten Olympic events of Rifle and Pistol Shooting. Emily did extremely well for her first ever World Cup ma...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christopher Hall on May 20, 2013 at 1:20 PM|
Victoria Day Weekend 2013 was a busy one for many SCSC members. The Youth Airgunners made their usual strong showing at two events and some of the adults got some trigger time as well. On Saturday, May 18, the club held a Cowboy Action Shooting Demo/Workshop at the Basswood Ridge Range. The workshop was run by Steven Stewart from the Fredericton Recreational Shooting Association and was an old-west cowboy- themed target shooting event using modern manufactured but period-s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christopher Hall on May 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM|
The 2013 Nova Scotia Airgun Provincial Championships were held on April 27-28 in Enfield, NS and shooters from the SCSC Youth Airgun Program came home with a handful of medals. It started early Saturday morning with equipment checks and the first of several relays then continued on Sunday. There were no finals this time; instead each shooter shot 2 relays and their scores were combined which gave them their standing. Each participant was put in a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christopher Hall on April 13, 2013 at 10:40 AM|
On April 10, 2013, top air-pistol shooter Mark Hynes gave a clinic at the St. Croix Sportsman Club's Youth Airgun facility. Stationed in Gagetown, NB, Hynes has travelled the world since the late 1980s competing in internationally-ranked competitions such as the 1991 Canada Games, being Top Junior at the Canadian Airgun Grand Prix in 1995 and placing third in Men's Air Pistol in the most recent Canadian Grand Prix. Hynes was impressed with the SCSC facility at the Boys and Girl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christopher Hall on March 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM|
I just saw this on The Gun Dealer's Facebook page:
"Sponsored by The Gun Dealer, Emily Dean on Team Canada went to the Australian Youth Olympic Festival 2013 and placed 11th! This 15 year old girl in 10th grade at Saint Stephen High has a wicked shot and we are proud of her!"
And so are we! I dont know how long shes been sponsored or if this is just recent news, but I just had to post it here. I shop a lot at The Gun Deale...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christopher Hall on February 28, 2013 at 9:10 AM|
Some of the biggest news is the move to the new range facility housed in the new Boys and Girls Club building. Warm, dry and well-lit, this range is now arguably the best indoor airgun range in the Maritimes.
Youth shooting is in full operation and big things are happening. Emily Dean placed 11th in her category at the Australian Youth Olympics match with Team Canada near the end of January. She has also been select...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christopher Hall on October 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM|
On October 8th and 9th, shooters from Nova Scotia and Newfoundland joined the New Brunswick group at Oak Bay New Brunswick. Twenty five shooters in all competed at different levels for medals. After the first day of shooting there was an exciting 3 way tie between Ashley K of New Brunswick, Megan H of Newfoundland and also Samantha M of Newfoundland. The match ended with Ashley first, Samantha second and Megan third in the senior class.
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