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50th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot Set for May 2-4

LINCOLN, Neb. – More than 2,000 students are expected to compete in the 50th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot May 2-4 on the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association (NTA) in Doniphan, Nebraska. Competition will take place in individual and team divisions. Junior high students (grades 6-8) will shoot 100 16-yard targets on May 2. High school competitors (grades 9-12) will shoot 75 16-yard targets on May 3, then 75 handicap targets on May 4. The high school shooter with the …

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Christiansen perfect in winning two titles at Cornhusker Trapshoot

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Max Christiansen of Norris had a perfect day Friday. He broke all 235 targets he shot at and won two championships at the 49th Cornhusker Trapshoot. He won the 16-yard individual title and the high school team crown in the senior high competition. Christiansen hit all 75 targets at 16 yards, then broke 150 straight targets in a shoot-off to eliminate Casey Petersen of Platte Valley 4-H, who took second place. The Norris 1 team of Christiansen, …

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Papillion-La Vista going for three straight at 49th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot

LINCOLN, Neb. – Papillion-La Vista will be going for its third straight ladies team title this week at the 49th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot on May 3-5 on the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association (NTA) in Doniphan. Four of the five shooters from last year’s team return. Madeline Wilson, Zoe Timberlake and Nikayla Lambert were on the past two winning teams for Papillion-La Vista. Coco White also returns from last year’s squad. The Cornhusker Trapshoot is open nationwide to …

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49th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot Set for May 3-5

LINCOLN, Neb. – More than 2,000 students are expected to compete in the 49th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot May 3-5 on the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association (NTA) in Doniphan. Competition will take place in individual and team divisions. Junior high students (grades 6-8) will shoot 100 16-yard targets on May 3. High school competitors (grades 9-12) will shoot 75 16-yard targets on May 4, then 75 handicap targets on May 5. The high school shooter with the highest …

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Christiancy wins 2017 Cornhusker Cup

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Trent Christiancy of Young Guns 4-H of Hildreth ruled the field Saturday in the senior high competition of the 48th Cornhusker Cup. His handicap score of 74 of 75 was the day’s best. Combined with the 73 he shot at 16 yards on Friday, it propelled him to the Cornhusker Cup with a 147. Blair’s Weston Zolck finished second overall at 145 after taking second Friday at 16 yards. Christiancy finished sixth overall last year, and was …

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Lincoln Pius’ Alberts wins 16-yard title at Cornhusker Trapshoot

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Friday’s senior high school 16-yard competition in the 48th Cornhusker Trapshoot was just a warmup for the top two finishers. In the end, Trevin Alberts of Lincoln Pius X came out on top. Alberts broke all 75 of his targets, then hit 174 of 175 targets to survive nine challengers in a shoot-off to win the title. He edged Weston Zolck of Blair, who earlier shot a 75 before breaking 173 of 175 in the shoot-off. The …

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Steuben is junior high champion at Cornhusker Trapshoot

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Thursday was a two-trophy day for Brock Steuben. He was the overall individual champion and was part of the winning 4-H team during the junior high competition in the 48th Cornhusker Trapshoot. Steuben, of Blue River 4-H, hit 98 of 100 targets at 16 yards, and then defeated Lincoln Lux Middle School’s Dalton Jirsa, who also shot 98, in a shoot-off. Steuben was joined by Austin Lorenz, Collyn Brummett, Brennen Stones and Eli Friesen on Blue River’s …

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48th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot Set for May 4-6

LINCOLN, Neb. – A record 2,700 students are expected to compete in the 48th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot May 4-6 on the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association (NTA) in Doniphan, Nebraska. “This great, family-friendly shoot is the largest youth event in the state,” said Shoot Director Terry Brentzel of Oshkosh. “Parents, grandparents and siblings come out in force to support their shooters. It’s fun time for all, with a state fair atmosphere.” Competition will take place in individual and …

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Blair’s Miller Wins 2016 Cornhusker Cup

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Billy Miller of Blair relied on consistency during a weekend of inconsistent conditions to top the field in the 47th annual Cornhusker Trapshoot on Saturday at the Nebraska Trapshooting Association home grounds. The junior won the Cornhusker Cup by hitting 143 of 150 targets over two days. He hit 72 of 75 at 16 yards Friday on a breezy, but mostly dry, day. Rain soaked the ground overnight and shooters on Saturday were greeted with standing water, …

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Ashland’s Johansson Wins 16-Yard Title at Cornhusker Trapshoot

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Maxwell Johansson of the Ashland 4-H trap team was the winner in 16-yard targets in the senior high division of the 47th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot on Friday. He shot a perfect score of 75 and then won a shoot-off against two competitors. Riley Ross of Grand Island and Brandon Kreikemeier of Omaha Creighton Prep also shot 75s and finished second and third, respectively. North Platte’s Zack Krzyzanowski, the two-time defending champion at 16 yards, shot a 73 …

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