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Trap team works towards nationals in new season

Eighth grader Melanie Johnson shoots at the Alexandria State Championship in 2019, held by MSHSL. This year's championship is currently scheduled for June 8 through 16.

Meg Skaret, Layout Editor

April 10, 2020

The trap team promotes the tradition of clay target shooting and trains its members to respect and conserve the outdoors. Practices for the team started earlier this month at the Oakdale Gun Club. The team competes with other schools in the state by gaining points throughout the season. They are progr...

Trap team hits the success bullseye

Tyler Hagberg, Online Editor-In-Chief

May 12, 2015

The bright orange clay pigeon flies over their heads as senior Erich Korth is at the ready to take fire with his 12-gauge shotgun. Korth has a direct hit, tiny shards fall to the ground into a field. He is a strong supporter and collaborator in the start of a trap shooting team for the high school in 2012, his freshman year. The trap shooting team has seen strong positive f...

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