Students Particpate in 4H Shooting Sports National Championships

Hunter Simons and Austin Stevenson were part of a four member team that placed ninth overall in the nation with Coach Bob Davis directing the team. They were part of the Louisiana Shooting Sports delegation that traveled to Nebraska to compete. The national competition encompasses a variety of disciplines, including archery, BB gun, muzzle loading, air rifle, rifle, air pistol, pistol, shotgun, and hunting skills.

These 4-H member from Winn Parish first practiced on the parish level with personal coaches, advanced to the regional level and then won at the state level that qualified them to compete nationally. “Winn Parish has over one hundred participants in the shooting sports program, according to Donny Moon, and the numbers are growing each year”.

 

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