Shooters compete in Nebraska Youth Smallbore Silhouette Invitational

 

October 12, 2023

Nebraska Shooting competition was established in 1977, Seventy youth compete in this year's main event, Nebraska Game and Parks Foundation sponsors the event at the Pressey Wildlife Management Area near Oconto. Lawrence-Nelson students composing the second place school team were (from left) Nathan Stokes, Owen Smiley, Kaden Grams and Grayhm Beck. Beck won first place in iron sights.

Lawrence-Nelson area students competed in the Nebraska Youth Smallbore Silhouette Invitational on Sept. 30, at the Pressey Wildlife Management Area near Oconto. It is a free competition, open to all youth ages 11 and older who have successfully completed the Hunter Education course and have not yet graduated from high school. The event was established in 1977, and has earned the title "Longest Running Youth Shooting Sports Event in Nebraska."

Seventy students competed in this year's main event, as well as three more in the Stars & Stripes event for those too young for Hunter Education certific...



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