On June 25 and 26, the Trochu Rifle and Pistol Association held its Summer Shoot at the Tolman Bridge Range. The wet weather failed to curb the enthusiasm of those attending.
On Saturday, nine events were held with the following results:
Rifle Silhouette (22 rim fire) - 1st Ralph Beeton, 2nd Charles Wright, 3rd Ryan Beeton.
Pistol Silhouette (22 rim fire) - 1st Charles Wright, 2nd Robert Ells, 3rd Ralph Beeton.
Handgun Golf - 1st Allan Smith, 2nd Ralph Beeton, 3rd Charles Wright.
Handgun Re-entry - 1st Charles Wright, 2nd Allan Smith, 3rd Ryan Beeton.
Crow Shoot - 1st Howard Vickerman, 2nd Charles Wright, 3rd Ward Beeton.
Buffalo Silhouette (hunting rifle) 1st Ralph Beeton, 2nd Howard Vickerman, 3rd Henry Braconnier.
200 yd. Bench Rest Group - 1st Jim Hanses, 2nd Allan Smith, 3rd Ron Smith.
President's Cup (200 yd Bench Rest (score) - 1st Travis Anderson 100-10x, 2nd Gord Snell 100-8x, 3rd Ron Smith 100-6x.
50 yd. 22 Rimfire Bench Rest Group - 1st Ralph Beeton, 2nd Travis Anderson, 3rd Ryan Beeton.
Saturday night a roast beef, baked potato and beans supper, cooked by Steven and Shannon Varga, was enjoyed by all. A draw for a rifle scope was held and the lucky winner was Jerry Forsman.
Sunday was the shotgun competition: McKee Annual Trap Trophy was won by Ralph Beeton.
The Ken Adams Petroleum Trophy was won by Howard Vickerman.
Harry's Handicap Trophy was won by Dallas Mauck.
Ralph Beeton won the Duck Shoot and the Hunter's Double.
Dallas Mauck won the Pheasant Shoot.
The fall and winter shooting season has started at the Trochu Range in the basement of the Trochu Hall on Monday nights. 22 rimfire rifle and pistol will be used. Everyone is welcomed. If interested in a membership, forms will be available at the hall range on Monday nights or the Trochu Home Hardware.