In 1912, government neglect temporarily altered the course of the National Matches. Thankfully, the NRA was there to pick up the pieces and moving the NRA Championships back to Sea Girt, N.J.
In 1910, the National Matches rules specified for rifles to be used as issued by the Ordnance Department without alteration or modification of any kind. An effort was made to form the regulations so that teams could have sufficient latitude to develop their own particular style of marksmanship and at the same time not disfigure the gun.
Kentucky is at the top of the rankings, followed by TCU, WVU, Nebraska and Akron who will be joined by Murray State, Navy and Air Force at the 2020 NCAA rifle championship in Lexington, KY, next month.
No. 1 Kentucky, No. 2 TCU, No. 3 WVU, No. 4 Nebraska and No. 5 Akron dominate the latest NCAA rankings.
We cover the first decade of the “Golden Age” of smallbore shooting— the 1960s — in this article, the latest in our series celebrating the Smallbore National Championship Centenary.
The former Naval Academy Rifle Team Captain was killed by the terrorist at Naval Air Station Pensacola and is being hailed as a hero by many accounts.
Back and forth for the top rifle team ranking has been the name of the game nearly all season for the WVU Mountaineers and the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs. The two squads have swapped spots several times this season thus far.
The weekly CRCA rankings has Texas Christian University the top rifle school in the country, followed by West Virginia University.
It came down to the X-count to determine the contest between the two top rifle teams in the country. Navy and Army swap spots.
WVU and TCU remain at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in the weekly CRCA rankings, while the Navy rifle team jumps two spots after a big win on the road against Ohio State.