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4-H shooters hit their target

Milam Shooting Sports competitors are: (front, L-R) Cameron Cooper, Kendall Lee, Connelly Cooper; (middle) Patrick Dean, Lane Prazak, Ethan Krumnow, Natasha Ramthun, Kristian Lee, Kayleigh Farek; (back) Cooper Smith, William Dean, Garrett Timmerman. Not pictured: Gabriel Ramthun, Carson Cobb, Patrick Cobb, Brad Young. Milam Shooting Sports competitors are: (front, L-R) Cameron Cooper, Kendall Lee, Connelly Cooper; (middle) Patrick Dean, Lane Prazak, Ethan Krumnow, Natasha Ramthun, Kristian Lee, Kayleigh Farek; (back) Cooper Smith, William Dean, Garrett Timmerman. Not pictured: Gabriel Ramthun, Carson Cobb, Patrick Cobb, Brad Young. Members of the Milam County 4-H Shooting Sports Club participated in the 2009 Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games in San Antonio, Texas during the week of July 20-25.

During the week, members participated in various rifle, pistol, muzzleloading, hunting and archery events. More medals were brought home this year than ever before. Members won the following awards:

Kayleigh Farek, Rockdale—1st, Senior "B" Class 50 meter 3-Position Smallbore Rifle; 3rd, Senior "C" Class Light Rifle Any Sight; 3rd, Senior 2 "A" Class Clout Compound Archery; 4th, Senior "A" Class Hunting and Wildlife Management and Identification.

Cooper Smith, Cameron—1st, Senior "C" Class Light Rifle Any Sight; 2nd, Senior "B" Class Running Target; 3rd, Senior 2 "A" Class Centerfire Pistol Any Sight; 3rd, Senior "B" Class Smallbore Pistol Any Sight; 3rd, Senior "B" Class Sporter Air Rifle; 3rd, Senior "C" Class Smallbore Pistol Silhouette Any Sight.

Kristian Lee, Gause—2nd, Senior 2 "A" Class Wand Barebow Archery; 3rd, Senior 2 "A" Class Field Barebow Archery; 3rd, Senior 2 "A" Class Clout Barebow Archery.

Garrett Timmerman, Rockdale—3rd, Senior 1 "A" Class .45 Pistol Metallic Sights

William Dean, Rockdale—1st, Senior 1 "A" Class Clout Recurve Archery; 3rd, Senior 1 "A" Class Centerfire Pistol Metallic Sights; 3rd, Senior "B" Class 100 Yard High Power Sporter Rifle

Natasha Ramthun, Buckholts—1st, Senior 1 "A" Class 3-D Barebow Archery; 3rd, Senior 1 "A" Class Wand Barebow Archery.

Carson Cobb, Cameron—2nd, Intermediate "C" Class Running Target.

Connelly Cooper, Gause—1st, Intermediate "D" Class Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Any Sight; 2nd, Intermediate "A" Class Clout Compound Archery.

Patrick Cobb, Cameron—1st, Junior "A" Class Running Target

Brad Young, Rockdale—3rd, Junior "A" Class Running Target

Patrick Dean, Rockdale—1st, Junior "B" Class Smallbore Rifle Silhouette; 2nd, Junior "A" Class Clout Compound Archery; 2nd, Junior "A" Class Wand Compound Archery; 3rd, Junior "A" Class Air Pistol; 3rd, Junior "B" Class Light Rifle; 3rd, Junior "A" Class FITA Compound Archery.

Cameron Cooper, Gause—1st, Junior "A" Class FITA Compound Unaided Archery; 1st, Junior "A" Class Field Compound Unaided Archery; 2nd, Junior "A" Class 3-D Compound Unaided Archery; 3rd, Junior "D" Class Running Target.

Gabriel Ramthun, Buckholts—Clover Participant Medal.


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