Brownells and the NRA have been teaming up since 2001 with a goal of annually awarding youth with an Outstanding Youth Achievement Award. It’s an honor to receive the medal and certificate, but the significance is more than a medal and a paper certificate; it’s recognition and acknowledgment of dedication and hard work, of focus […]
The National Rifle Association has as one of it foremost goals the protection of firearm-related rights. In this respect, it is the leader when it comes to programs related to gun safety, wildlife conservation, women’s and junior programs, philanthropy and education (not just gun related either). Programs such as Eddie Eagle (aimed for youngsters) and […]
Recently, I was in Redding, Calif., for the 29th Western Trail Classic Archery competition! I was asked to be a California Correspondent for American Trigger Sports Network TV, so I was covering the event! The Western Trail Classic is a remarkable event, orchestrated by a brilliant team from the Straight Arrow Bow Hunters. For the past 44 […]
When Smith & Wesson teen shooter Molly Smith is not training or in competitions with her revolver, she remains an active student — educating herself and participating wholeheartedly in extracurricular school activities. Molly, a gifted writer and orator, recently argued for the Second Amendment in her school’s Mock Trial event. We think it is heartening to read that she and other students vigorously debated and considered the impact of the Second Amendment, while exercising their First Amendment right.
Just last week, it seemed like everyone and her brother in the shooting world was heading to the SHOT Show. Sadly, I still have one more year before I can make it out to the show myself. Luckily, there is no height limit … but, they do have an age limit! I hope everyone who attended […]
Just this month, I had the new and exciting experience of shooting Action Shotgun. Straightforward enough, eh? Well, for my stature it took a little bit more energy! At the same time I think that my stature made it more fun. Let me say that shotgun has been one of the most fun things I’ve […]
There comes a time in every (short) person’s life when she is faced with a challenge; for some that challenge comes often. Most recently, my challenge was an option: do I give up when faced with a port too high for me to even see the target, or do I shoot? Well, I was going […]
One thing I love to mention about shooting, when people ask about the sport, is when there are women shooters there is an immediate bond. And as great as it is to be part of this “sisterhood,” there also is something more — the legacy this sisterhood upholds that dates back to the first gun […]