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The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Michigan Junior Feature: Anthony Wilder

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer Rifle, pistol, shotgun – some themes are universal. What most appeals to Anthony Wilder of Pelkie, Mich., about bullseye pistol shooting is “the challenge, definitely the challenge of it…beating my scores that I have shot in the years past, every year always beating myself.” [caption id="attachment_22158" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Anthony Wilder (left) at...
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Maryland Junior Feature: Shannon Moriarty

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer Ten-year-old competitive shooter Shannon Moriarty likes to keep her dad honest and her scores on the rise. Shannon is one of, if not the, youngest current high power service rifle competitor, having just entered the sport this year. She shoots almost weekly with her dad, Christopher Moriarty, at matches in Maryland,...
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National Air Rifle Athletes Travel to Camp Perry to Compete in June

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The 2019 CMP National Three-Position Air Rifle Championships will be held June 27-29 and July 13-15 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Ohio. After months of intense competition, over 350 hopeful junior marksmen, families and friends will gather to witness who...
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CMP Reveals Important National Matches Updates for 2019 Season

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has announced the enhancement of numerous events scheduled during the prestigious National Pistol and Rifle Matches, held throughout the month of July and early August 2019. Striving to the organization’s mission of advancing the realm of marksmanship, the recent developments of the National...
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