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Trinity County 4-H Shooting Sports wraps up successful season
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Trinity County 4-H Shooting Sports Rifle Senior Teams 1 &2 participated in the State 4 H Indoor Rifle Competition in early June, held in Victoria, Texas. This competition brought their season to an end. Below is a recap of the year and information on how to join 4-H Shooting sports next year. The year started out with 46 participants, which included: 20 Juniors in grades 3-5 (shooting all prone), 15 Intermediates in grades 6-8 (shooting 3 position), and 11 seniors in grades 9-12 (shooting 3 position). This year there were seven certified coaches: David Bullard, Mark Luce, Ricky and Tricia Hortman, Jarrod and Jolena Brown, and James Pickle. The organization would like to thank Amanda Hogg and Jessica Rogers for taking care of some grant work. Recap On April 29, 2017 Trinity County held the District 5 Shooting Sports Rifle Competition in Groveton at the Trinity County Fair Barn located at the "Y". There were four senior teams from the following counties: Trinity (two teams), Angelina (one team) and Panola (one team), along with one individual shooter from Angelina County, one individual shooter from Panola, and one individual shooter from Cherokee. Senior teams and/or senior individuals are the only participants allowed to advance to the state competition. Trinity County Senior teams: Team 1: Tanner Ebarb, Hannah Dial, and Kaylee McClintock Team 2: Lydia Rogers, Hunter Thompson, Morgan Robertson and Clay Carr There were four intermediate teams from the following counties: Trinity County (one team), Angelina County (three teams), and Cherokee County had two intermediate individuals, Henderson County had one individual, and Panola County had two individual participants. The Trinity County Intermediate team consisted of:Colton Shank, Cade Dixon, Dustin Brown, and Kayla Pickle. There were two junior teams, which consisted of Trinity County (one team) and Angelina County (one team) plus two individuals from Cherokee and one individual from Panola County. Trinity County Junior Team: Kayla Kembro, Megan Luce, Cole Hortman and Kade Gomez. If anyone is interested in joining Trinity County 4-H Shooting Sports in the future here are the steps: 1. You must be a member of 4-H and if you join 4-H between August 15 and October 31, 2017. The fee is $20 if you join before October. After that, it increases to $25. 2. You will need to come to a Shooting Sports orientation, which is usually held on a date announced in January. The fee for shooting sports is $40, which covers the cost of bullets and targets. The club has everything participants need to participate except for eye protection. 3. Show up to practice, which is held at a predetermined time for participants on Sundays, and have safe fun!


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