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Briley Sralla

Johnson City girl sets sights on shooting sports excellence

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Briley Sralla places the butt of her Feinwerkbau Evolution air rifle against her right cheek, tucks it up against her shoulder, and peers through the sight at a target 33 feet away. The canvas shooting jacket, pants, and gear she wears act as an exoskeleton, supporting her body and “locking” her […]

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Shoot for Coop fundraiser is May 18, 2019

Shoot for Coop benefits area graduates, honors namesake

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Cooper DeSpain Memorial Scholarship benefits at least eight Highland Lakes high school graduates every year. A big reason it can do so is the annual Shoot for Coop Sporting Clay Fundraiser. (more…)

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Burnet County 4-H Youth Precision Rifle team members are all smiles after their wins at the District 7 competition. Courtesy photo

Burnet County 4-H shooters capture district titles

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM BAIRD — The Burnet County 4-H Youth Precision Rifle squad won two of the three team championships at the District 7 rifle competition April 29-30. In addition, the team set a record for the number of individual awards, coach Guy Taylor said. (more…)

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Burnet County 4-H shooters dominate district competition

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE ABILENE — The term “3-P” in Olympic-style shooting refers to “three-position,” but to the Burnet County 4-H shooting club, it stands for three-peat as the team dominated the District 7 competition April 25 for a third straight year.  Wyatt Harrell of Burnet was the only club senior (14- to 18-year-old division) […]

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Aerial gunnery raises difficulty level of target practice

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Shooters can get a different kind of target practice March 22 at Copperhead Creek Shooting Club in Marble Falls. Most of the time, the shooter and the target are still. Maybe the target is moving and the shooter is still. For this, let’s just say the shooter […]

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Local sharpshooter Katie Bridges wins bronze medal for Team USA

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANADA, Spain — Perhaps the only downside to winning a bronze medal at the 51st International Shooting Sport Federation World Shooting Championship is all the school work Katie Bridges has to make up at Texas Christian University since returning home (more…)

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Take aim at Marble Falls Daybreak Rotary Skeet Shoot

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While the 11th annual Marble Falls Daybreak Rotary Skeet Shoot is still more than a month away, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. (more…)

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Marble Falls graduate, TCU student Katie Bridges earns national rifle shooting title

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF FORT BENNING, Ga. — Marble Falls High School graduate Katie Bridges earned another championship June 26. Bridges was crowned the Junior Women’s Prone Rifle champion of USA Shooting, which is the governing body of the sport. Bridges finished fourth in the Women’s Open Division. (more…)

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Members of the Burnet County 4-H rifle team include Alex Defily (left), Bryer Atkinson, coach Guy Taylor,  Dan Killough of Killough Shooting Sports, McKenzie Boop and Katelyn Hensley. The team earned several awards while competing at the Texas State Rifle Association State Prone Championship at Copperhead Creek Gun Club on Oct. 26. Courtesy photo

Rifle team for the Burnet County 4-H on target at state prone championship

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Burnet County 4-H rifle team earned several awards while competing at the Texas State Rifle Association State Prone Championship at Copperhead Creek Gun Club on Oct. 26. Alex Defily of Faith Academy won the title of top junior prone shooter. He was the best shooter […]

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