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Raymond Central’s Gerdes wins Cornhusker Cup

Cornhusker Cup champion Mason Gerdes had a strategy for shooting in the blustery winds of the 52nd Cornhusker Trap Shoot on Saturday in Doniphan, Nebraska. “Shoot ’em fast, shoot ’em quick right out of the trap,” the Raymond Central 11th grader said. “Just don’t let it bother you and focus on the next one.” On a day that saw shooters battle wind gusts of more than 40 mph at the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association, Gerdes excelled. He …

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Pierson is individual champion at 16 yards at Cornhusker Trap Shoot

Mitchell Pierson of Lincoln Southeast survived an eight-person shoot-off Friday to win the individual title in the 16-yard competition at the 52nd Cornhusker Trap Shoot at Doniphan, Nebraska. Pierson and seven others each broke all 75 targets earlier, then, in the shoot-off, the champion failed to miss. Scotlyn Kincaid of Papillion-La Vista won the ladies’ title after a three-person shoot-off after shooting a 73 earlier. The high school team crown went to Papillion-La Vista, which broke 358 of 375 targets. …

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Happle shoots perfect 100 to win junior high title at 52nd Cornhusker Trap Shoot

Wyatt Happle of Beatrice was perfect Thursday, breaking all 100 targets during the junior high competition of the 52nd Cornhusker Trap Shoot in Doniphan, Nebraska. It was no runaway victory for Happle shooting targets at 16 yards at the Nebraska Trapshooting Association home grounds. It was a day of high scores. Harry Morgan of Kiewit Middle School in Omaha shot a 99. Kahne Packer of 5 Clovers 4-H of Wilber, who finished runner-up last year, took third place with a …

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Howe will try to win back-to-back Cornhusker Cups

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunter Howe of the Platte Valley Claybusters 4-H club will defend his Cornhusker Cup this week at the 50th Cornhusker Trapshoot. Nearly 2,400 students are expected to compete in the event May 2-4 on the home grounds of the Nebraska Trapshooting Association in Doniphan, Nebraska. Howe won the overall title last year in a shoot-off. One of the other shooters he defeated in that shoot-off, Corden Novotny of Oak Creek 4-H, also returns. So do six others …

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