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Trip Jones claims the 2017 Rebel Open HOA Championship

at Capitol Gun Club in Jackson, MS.

Full results are available HERE


You are invited to attend The 1st Annual Gulf Coast Open to be held on 21 - 23 July 2017 at Coast Rifle and Pistol in Biloxi, MS.

A PDF program is available here: http://www.msskeet.org/2017/2017_151221.pdf

Please Pre-Register online at: www.msskeet.org/registration/



Jeff Sullivan claims the 2017 Hillbilly Open HOA Championship

at Whitetail Ridge Outdoors in Blue Springs, MS.

Full results are available HERE

The 2017 Catfish Open
April 21-23, 2017
Capitol Gun Club, Jackson, MS



Sixty-eight shooters from eleven states came to Capitol Gun Club in Jackson, Mississippi to compete in the Catfish Open Championship April 21-23. The festivities commenced with over 40 doubles shooters, with Tom Selley prevailing with the lone 99 – and he broke 99 the hard way, missing the first bird out! Matt Tyrone and Russell Walker shot off 98s for RU and 3d, respectively. Class places went to Jacob Young (AA), Jeff Sullivan (A), Curtis James (B), Andrew Howze (C), and Robert Ahlstrom (D).

Tom Selley Doubles Champion
Tom Selley Doubles Champion

Saturday dawned ominously with the threat of a strong cold front looming. Five perfect scores took to the field for 12 gauge champion, with the podium going to Caile Bradham, Sullivan, and Selley, respectively. Places went to John Howell (AA – 100), Jimbo Bearden (A), William McKeon (B – 100), Richard Karstetter (C), Eddie Wilson (D), and Ahlstrom (E). Dale Klein shot his first 25, and his hat was destroyed accordingly. Junior (trap) shooter Christian Dearman also suffered the loss of a perfectly good cap for his first 25.

Caile Bradham 12 Gauge Champion
Caile Bradham 12 Gauge Champion

The 20 gauge saw seven shooters vying for the title, with Young prevailing and Tommy Moore and Tyrone RU and 3d. Places went to Bradham (AA), Howell (A), Mike Miles (B), Marie Callahan (C), and Ahlstrom (D).

Jacob Young 20 Gauge Champion
Jacob Young 20 Gauge Champion

Capitol’s shoots are marked by side games sponsored by Academy Sports & Outdoors, one being a shoot-off of all B, C, D, & E shooters, who shoot for an Academy gift card. Howze claimed the prize after a long shoot off in a light mist under the lights. While most shooters were lucky enough to contend only with wind rather than rain, the night was capped by an awesome team shoot-off in the rain for the Calcutta, where Miles and Young bested Reynolds McCain and Bradham. Spectators could watch as the shot string plowed through the heavy rains, providing much enjoyment to all except the four shooters and referees. Special thanks to Penn’s Restaurant for catering the shoot with a great catfish and fried chicken dinner.

BCDE Championship Left-Right: Harold James (3rd) - Andrew Howze (CH) - Sarah Davis (RU)
BCDE Championship Left-Right: Harold James (3rd) - Andrew Howze (CH) - Sarah Davis (RU)

Sunday brought overcast skies, cooler temperatures, and some good scores. Sullivan out-lasted Andy Pounders and Davis Minton to claim the 28 gauge, with Tyrone (AA), Young (A), Howze (B), Karoyl McCain (C – personal best of 98), and Ahlstrom (D) winning the classes. The .410 bore did not require a shoot-off to set a podium consisting of Tyrone (99), Pounders (98), and Bradham (97). Frank Callahan (AA), Glenn Rickman (A), Curtis James (C), and Karoyl McCain (D) took the classes.

Jeff Sullivan 28 Gauge Champion
Jeff Sullivan 28 Gauge Champion

Likewise, the HOA required no shoot-offs with Tyrone (396), Pounders (394), and Selley (390) making the podium. Bradham and Sullivan shot off nearly a box for AA, with Bradham prevailing. Jacob Young won A class, with Richard Karstetter (B), Howze (C), and Ahlstrom (D) rounding out the remaining HOA positions.

Matt Tyrone 410 Bore and HOA Champion
Matt Tyrone 410 Bore and HOA Champion
Andy Pounders HOA Runner-Up
Andy Pounders HOA Runner-Up

All in all, it was a great shoot with good friends. A special “thank you” goes out to all shooters and our sponsors, Academy Sports & Outdoors, Penn’s Restaurant, and Professional Eyecare Associates.

Full Results are available below:










Reynolds McCain 2017 Bois d' arc Open Doubles Champion

Mike Brown 2017 Bois d' arc Open 12 Gauge Runner-Up and Tom Selley 2017 Bois d' arc 12 Gauge Champion

Matt Tyrone 2017 Bois d' arc Open 20 Gauge Champion and Mike Boyd 2017 Bois d' arc 20 Gauge Runner-Up

Andy Pounders 2017 Bois d' arc Open 28 Gauge Champion

Jimmy Abernathy 2017 Bois d' arc Open BCDE Champion

Matt Tyrone 2017 Bois d' arc Open 410 Bore and HOA Champion

Five Mississippi Shooters claim positions on the 2017 KRIEGHOFF ALL-AMERICAN TEAM

2017 KRIEGHOFF ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
 
TRIPLE-SUB FIRST TEAM
Matt Tyrone, MS
TRIPLE-SUB SECOND TEAM
Caile Bradham, MS
SUB-SENIOR SECOND TEAM
Jeff Sullivan, MS
MILITARY FIRST TEAM
William McKeon, MS
RETIRED MILITARY SECOND TEAM
Clark Hartness, MS

 

Complete 2017 Krieghoff All-American Teams listings are in PDF format HERE