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Miralotte Ickes: National Matches Legend

Miralotte Ickes: National Matches Legend

Miralotte Ickes is among the most iconic women in high power rifle shooting history. She...
Remembering The 2009 National High Power Long Range Championship

Remembering The 2009 National High Power Long Range Championship

Sherri Gallagher had a strong performance throughout the 2009 National Matches, with a Long Range...
History Lesson: Creedmoor Match Returns To Ireland After 136 Years

History Lesson: Creedmoor Match Returns To Ireland After 136 Years

Back in 2011, the red white and blue competed in the land of green after...
Remembering The 2008 NRA Bianchi Cup Action Pistol Championship

Remembering The 2008 NRA Bianchi Cup Action Pistol Championship

What is a Bianchi Champion? To be called a champion of the NRA Action Pistol...
Father Of Camp Perry: Ammon Critchfield

Father Of Camp Perry: Ammon Critchfield

Gen. Critchfield's determination resulted in the development of Camp Perry into the premier rifle range...
Remembering University of Alaska-Fairbanks’ Perfect Ending At 2008 NCAA Rifle Championships

Remembering University of Alaska-Fairbanks’ Perfect Ending At 2008 NCAA Rifle Championships

In 2008, for the 10th time in school history, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks rifle team...
Black Powder Rifle Silhouette: ‘Matches Are Lost On Pigs And Won On Chickens’

Black Powder Rifle Silhouette: ‘Matches Are Lost On Pigs And Won On Chickens’

How to find success in BPCR? Practice, for one, and lots of dry-fire practice. Oh,...
Looking Back At The 1925 National Matches

Looking Back At The 1925 National Matches

"The National Matches 1925 are a guaranteed success before a shot has been fired in...
History Lesson: 6.5 Creedmoor Cartridge Origin

History Lesson: 6.5 Creedmoor Cartridge Origin

An article from the SSUSA vault on the 6.5 Creedmoor, prior to its rapid rise...
Remembering When Brian Zins Won His 7th NRA Pistol Championship

Remembering When Brian Zins Won His 7th NRA Pistol Championship

In 2005 at Camp Perry, Gy/Sgt. Brian Zins of the U.S. Marine Corps pistol team...
History Lesson: 1936 NRA College All-American Program Debuts

History Lesson: 1936 NRA College All-American Program Debuts

From the first year of the NRA's college honors program, All-Americans have contributed significantly to...
The First Targets At Creedmoor Were Giant Iron Slabs

The First Targets At Creedmoor Were Giant Iron Slabs

In the 1870s, the first riflemen at NRA’s Creedmoor Range on Long Island in New...
Looking Back At The 1938 National Matches

Looking Back At The 1938 National Matches

There almost wasn't a 1938 event when the funding was nearly slashed, but the matches...
Remembering When Michelle Gallagher Won Her 3rd Long Range Championship

Remembering When Michelle Gallagher Won Her 3rd Long Range Championship

As a 20-year old, Michelle Gallagher defended her Long Range title at Camp Perry by...
From Past To Present: High Power Rifle At The National Matches

From Past To Present: High Power Rifle At The National Matches

From the formation of the first official championships to the National Matches of today, a...
History Lesson: 1906 ‘Plinky’ Topperwein

History Lesson: 1906 ‘Plinky’ Topperwein

Elizabeth “Plinky” Topperwein became the first woman ever to compete at an NRA match in...
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Colt

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Colt

Since the 19th century, Colt has been at the forefront of the firearms industry―designing and...
Groovy: Tip-Offs For .22s―Or Maybe Not

Groovy: Tip-Offs For .22s―Or Maybe Not

Receiver grooves accept only tip-off rings. The .22 rimfire’s minimal recoil makes the concept viable.
A Brief History of Anschutz

A Brief History of Anschutz

A brand well-known to competitive shooters, Anschutz has become synonymous with successful shooting at a...
Effects Of Altitude On Bullet Drop

Effects Of Altitude On Bullet Drop

Bullet point of impact will change depending on the elevation. This question and answer from...
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