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South Dakota’s First Collegiate Varsity Shotgun Sports Team

  YANKTON, SD — Coach Randy Hummel loves two things, shotgun sports and family. The veteran 4H Shooting Sports instructor and former NRA Hunter Class Silhouette Pistol competitor has been peering down barrels, and teaching others do the same, for most of his life. So, when Mount Marty College (MMC) asked him to take his […]

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USAHSCTL And MCAC Form Partnership For College League

MINNESOTA  –  The Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) has teamed up with the League to offer a  new sanctioned sport – Clay Target – to begin in Fall 2018. Trap shooting is the shooting sport of choice for the MCAC’s Clay Target offering, in which a team of 5 take turns shooting at clay targets […]

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League Announces National Championship!

    MICHIGAN  –  The USA High School Clay Target League, the nation’s largest high school clay target shooting sport program, is very pleased to announce that 2018 will be the inaugural year for the USAHSCTL National Championship! The exciting event will take place July 12th-15th, and will feature a trap shooting competition for the […]

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COVERAGE: High school trap league exploding onto the scene

April 7th, 2016 – – Andrew Johnson Hundreds of high schoolers shouldered their shotguns this week as the South Dakota State High School Clay Target League kicked off its second season. Last year 211 students from seven high school teams participated in the league’s inaugural spring season. This week, teams from 21 high schools started practice […]

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Coach Education and Support Program

The Coach Education And Support Program provides a support platform for coaches to help student athletes, other coaches, and themselves. This program is consistent with the League’s mission, policies and procedures. Features of the Coach Education And Support Program: Get your questions answered through blogging with an experienced coach! View instructional videos Contact the Coach Advisory Council for assistance with […]

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Platte-Geddes takes a shot with high school trapshooting

Troy Kirsch can’t help but be a little jealous of kids these days. Unlike when he graduated from school in Platte, high school students now can participate in one of their favorite hobbies as a club sport: trapshooting. “I would have loved to do this as a kid,” he said. “This is a pretty great […]

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SPT Mobile App Now Available!

NOW AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID AND iOS! The Shooter Performance Tracker® (SPT) is The South Dakota State High School Clay Target League’s exclusive performance tracking tool provided to all participants of the League. Each athlete receives personal access to the web-based application to monitor their True Team® scoring and progress compared against their team, their conference, […]

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New Youth Trap League In Pierre Sees Successful Response

The newly formed Pierre youth clay target league for high school and middle school students has had an amazing response. In fact, the newly formed league has had such a successful response; leaders have had to put a cap on the amount of students that can be on the league this year.  Several groups in […]

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2016 Spring USA


OVER 200 STUDENTS JOIN SOUTH DAKOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE INAUGURAL 2016 SEASON South Dakota – 211 students from 7 South Dakota high school teams will participate in the inaugural South Dakota State High School Clay Target League’s (SDSHSCTL) 2016 spring trap shooting season, which began April 3rd. “We are tremendously excited to […]

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