The 2022 NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships closed with the awarding of the Lones Wigger Iron Man Trophy to collegiate rifle superstar Richard Clark
Hotko received the Frank Parsons Trophy after winning first place in the Metric 3-Position grand aggregate.
The wind blew and Lones Wigger won (a lot) throughout the second half of the “Golden Age” of smallbore rifle shooting — the 1970s. The disco decade of saw the iconic Wigger, along with a cast of characters rivaling a Hollywood blockbuster, help usher in the 3-P era, all while setting a slew of smallbore national records at Camp Perry.
Smallbore Rifle celebrates a century of competition.
As the first Junior team at the National Matches to win all team events at the 2019 NRA Smallbore 3-P Nationals, these four TSRA young ladies represent the future of the shooting sports.
A gold medal for Sarah Beard and bronze for Ginny Thrasher were complemented by something even more valuable: Two U.S. quotas for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.