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 By Larry Bunch    Sports    February 29, 2024 

Saturday's winds help youth's shooting averages

POMEROY–Severe winds during the seventh week of Camas Prairie competition plagued Pomeroy Gun Club members once again. This time winds were the area's customary southwest variety and hit shooters from behind rather than right in the face, so...

 

Fair weather, better scores for week six

POMEROY–Week six of Pomeroy Gun Club's efforts in the Camas Prairie competition brought fairer weather and better scores. Seven club members also participated in a registered shoot at the Colton Gun Club on Saturday February 17. Three Pomeroy...

 

First squad enjoys nice weather

POMEROY–The fifth week of the 10-week Camas Prairie Competition started out well for Pomeroy Gun Club members as the first squad on Sunday enjoyed calm winds and nice conditions. Brian Bingman took advantage of the opportunity and broke a perfect...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    February 8, 2024

Erratic east winds present challenges

POMEROY– A fairly-stiff east wind caused some erratic target flight preventing gun club shooters from breaking a perfect 25 during week four of the Camas Prairie Association competition. East winds are difficult since the Traps face that direction...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    February 1, 2024

Better weather highlights third CPT shoot

POMEROY–Pomeroy Gun Club enjoyed beautiful weather compared to the first two week of the Camas Prairie Trapshooting competition, but the improved conditions were not reflected in a lot of good scores in week three. On Saturday the Youth shooters...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    January 25, 2024

Camas Prairie Shoot

POMEROY–Week two temperatures in the High 30s seemed like a heat wave to the Pomeroy Gun Club members after the subzero temperatures in week one of the Camas Prairie ten-week competition. With the improved weather conditions, scores also were...

 
 By Larry Bunch    News    January 18, 2024

Weather dictates limited shoot at Gun Club

POMEROY–After beautiful fall weather, and an early winter that was quite pleasant, "Old Man Winter" reared his head and dealt a subzero blow to the first week of Pomeroy Gun Club's Camas Prairie shoot. Due to the brutal weather the Club shot a...

 
 By Larry Bunch    News    January 4, 2024

Pomeroy Gun Club gearing up for Camas Prairie 10-week shoot

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Gun Club will once again be participating in the Camas Prairie 10-week competition with 21 other Clubs around the Pacific Northwest this year. The shoot will start officially on...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    May 25, 2023

Washington State ATA Trap Shoot

WALLA WALLA–Seven members of the Pomeroy Gun Club participated in all or some of the Washington State ATA Trap Shoot at the Gun Club there, where some good scores were shot by the Pomeroy Gun Club members on Thursday May 18 through Sunday May 21....

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    May 11, 2023

Culdesac Gun Club Spring Shoot

POMEROY–A few local Gun Club members brought home some trophies from the Spring Shoot at Culdesac, Idaho over last weekend. Seven members of Pomeroy Gun Club attended the Spring shoot at Culdesac, Idaho Gun Club this past weekend May 6 and 7. They...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    March 30, 2023

Season concludes with many great scores

POMEROY–The 2023 League Season concluded for the Pomeroy Gun Club (PGC) on Sunday March 26 with an annual day of shooting games, potluck and barbecue, and the annual business meeting with election of officers. There were around 70 adults, youth...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    March 23, 2023

2023 Camas Prairie Shoot four day event

WALLA WALLA–The 2023 Camas Prairie Trap Shoot held at the gun club here, had over 300 shooters including 10 members of the Pomeroy Gun Club participate in the four-day event, March 16-19. Members of the Pomeroy Gun Club participated in all or part...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    March 16, 2023

Sunshine smiles on shooters

POMEROY–The final week of the Camas Prairie Trapshooting competition greeted Pomeroy Gun Club shooters with bright sunlight on the first day of daylight savings and a stiff east breeze. The result was no shooter being able to break a perfect 25...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    March 9, 2023

Pomeroy Gun Club

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Gun Club members had a busy week nine of the Camas Prairie Trapshooting competition and seven members traveled to Orofino Gun Club for their registered shoot on Saturday March 4. Wayne Tetrick dominated over the 46 shooters that...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    March 2, 2023

Pomeroy Gun Club

POMEROY–Mother nature dealt the Pomeroy Gun Club members another "blow" during this past weekend's shooting activities at the local range. The blow was gusty winds that affected target flight on both days. Targets can be set on the trap machines...

 

Magill takes top score in Colton

POMEROY–Sub-Junior Pomeroy Gun Club shooter, Gunner Magill, took top score at the Colton Gun Club's registered shoot while Camas Prairie week seven competition proved tough. For local Gun Club, a...

 

Pomeroy Gun Club

POMEROY–The Camas Prairie 10-week shooting competition saw some good weather for shooters during the sixth week of the event at the Pomeroy Gun Club, but good scores did not materialize on a disappointing weekend. In the 12-year-old and younger...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    February 9, 2023

Magill and Ledgerwood shoot perfect scores

POMEROY–Local shooters Barron Magill and Travis Ledgerwood managed a couple of perfect 25X25 scores in the 16-yard event during the fifth scheduled Camas Prairie Competition Shoot, which is the score that counts towards the 10-week rankings. The...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    February 2, 2023

Juniors and lady shooter propped up club scores

POMEROY–Local junior gun club shooters, and lady shooter were an asset to club scores at the very cold fourth week of Camas Prairie 2023 competition. Week four results of the 2023 Camas Prairie competition would have been bleak if it had not been...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    January 26, 2023

Junior shooter team ties for top position with 71

POMEROY–Week three of the Camas Prairie Trapshooting Association (CPTA) ten week shoot greeted shooters with some breezy cold conditions but did not prevent some shooters from excelling when breaks in the weather occurred. Saturday was the tougher...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    January 19, 2023

Bingman posts first perfect 25 of the season

POMEROY–The second week of the Camas Prairie Shoot Competition (CPTA) on January 14-15, unseasonably warm weather made for good shooting conditions, availing Brian Bingman to post the first perfect 25 of the season. The Junior Club did face some...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    January 12, 2023

Gun Club

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Gun Club started the 10–week Camas Prairie Trap competition on Saturday January 7 for Juniors, and Sunday January 8 for the Senior Club. The Juniors faced a strong east wind that made for tough conditions on Saturday, but...

 

Camas Prairie 10-week shoot begins Jan. 7-8

POMEROY–The 2023 Camas Prairie 10-week shoot will begin on January 7 for juniors and January 8 for adults. Traditionally the Camas Prairie 10–week shoot starts on the second Sunday of January each year, but because New Year's Day is Sunday...

 
 By Larry Bunch    News    December 1, 2022

Pomeroy Gun Club Sausage Shoot coming December 11

POMEROY–The annual Pomeroy Gun Club Sausage Shoot fundraiser will take place at the clubhouse on Sunday December 11 at 8:30 a.m. This event is the Pomeroy Gun Club's biggest fundraiser which will fund our ability to keep shooting the rest of the...

 

Pomeroy Gun Club

COLTON–Pomeroy Gun Club member Larry Bunch took top score in the Doubles Senior Veteran Division at the trap shoot here last Sunday, September 18. The Pomeroy Gun Club had a contingent of four shooters attend the Colton Gun Club's September Trap...

 

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