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Re: NRA High Power Rifle Matches

Postby Sam Summey » Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:18 pm

Polk County Gun Club concluded the COVID-19 abbreviated 2020 NRA High Power Rifle Season last Saturday, September 19, 2020.
In total we successfully completed 2 matches, July and September. The weatherman cancelled the August match by predicting doom and gloom rain.

Last Saturday could not have had more perfect weather, temperature around 61 degrees all day with overcast skies. We had a competitor/visitor Harold Mauck, from Hutchinson, Kansas. Harold is working on his "bucket list" by competing in a High Power Rifle Match in every state of the Union. Harold picked Polk County Gun Club for his match in North Carolina. He expressed appreciation for allowing him to compete at PCGC and he also expressed delight for the hospitality he was shown by PCGC Members and the camaraderie. As he left, Harold said that next time he is in NC he would like to return and compete with us.

Haley Robinson was the overall Match Winner with a score 789-34x.
1st Master was Harold Mauck with a score of 763-20x
1st Sharpshooter was Sam Summey with a score 713-6x

Greg Ficklin announced that he would be holding the CMP Military and Modern High Power Rifle Clinics the third Saturday Starting in October throughout the Winter months concluding with the Annual Frozen Chosin Korean War Commemorative Match in February. These clinics are a great way to learn the basics of high power rifle competition.
Attachments
September 2020 Match Report.xls
Sept. HPR Results
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Re: NRA High Power Rifle Matches

Postby Sam Summey » Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:41 am

Polk County Gun Club opened our 2021 High Power Rifle Competition Season with our (non-sanctioned) annual club match The Frozen Chosin Commemorative last Saturday February 20. The weather was what would be expected for February (for a change) 25 degrees and quite windy throughout the day. The temperature climbed into the low 40s later on. The match was intended to be shot on the electronic targeting system but the batteries failed on the computer (due to the cold) that is used to control the system. We had to run the match using the old standby system of "walk and paste". There was 11 hearty souls to participate, Patrick McCraw showed up to compete with a Mauser 1898 (circa 1902) shooting the old style open Mauser sight. Patrick certainly gave everyone a "run for their money" including Ken Lore (Match Winner 363-5Xs/400) with his 2nd place performance (346-1X/400). Jim Laietta finished 3rd (338-2Xs/400). Most competitors shot M1s, Russ Templeton shot a CEMTNE.
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Ken Lore Winner
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Modest Patrick McCraw
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2021 Frozen Chosin Competitors
HP Frozen Chosin 2021..pdf
2021 Frozen Chosin Results
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Re: NRA High Power Rifle Matches

Postby Sam Summey » Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:42 am

Polk County Gun Club 2021 Match Schedule
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PCGC 2021 High PowerRifle Schedule.pdf
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