Hearst Rifle Trophy

Hearst Doubles Rifle Team Match

The Hearst Rifle Trophy was donated by William Randolph Hearst to the National Matches in 1940.  The Hearst Rifle Trophy is a 17th century Spanish flintlock carbine in blunderbuss style, inlaid with ivory and mother-of-pearl and having a chased lock.

HEARST RIFLE TROPHY WINNERS

The Hearst Rifle Trophy was originally awarded to the highest scoring service academy or ROTC competitor and subsequently to the high collegiate competitor in the National Trophy Individual Rifle Match.  The trophy was out of competition from 2003 through 2005.  It was reassigned to the Hearst Doubles Rifle Team Match in 2006.

Awarded to:  the winning two-person team in the Hearst Doubles Rifle Team Match.

INDIVIDUAL

SCORE

YEAR

J.W. SCANNELL, ROTC

1937

T.J. EBNER, NROTC

1954

TERRANCE L. KATZER, ROTC

236

1956

JONATHAN G. HAWKINS

241

1957

GERALD B. BREMSETH, ROTC

1958

WILLIAM R. FORD, USMA

244-19V

1959

PAUL W. RENNE, ROTC

245

1960

BENJAMIN R. MATULA, ROTC

243

1961

FRANK C. MASHBURN, USMA

242

1962

LANNY R. BASSHAM, ROTC

246

1963

HOWARD D. SEEL, ROTC

249-19V 1964

WILLIAM D. BASHAM

246

1965

THOMAS R. DUKE, USMA

246

1966

In 1967 there was a change in the course of fire

JOHN R. WILLIAMS, USMA

451-07X

1967

JAMES V. GRIZZELL III, ROTC

473-07X

1969

GEORGE E. PAAJANEN, ROTC

1970

HEBER R. NORCKAUER, JR, ROTC

473-12X

1971

JOHN P. CALDWELL, ROTC

1972

JERRY A. PROVORSE, JR, ROTC

482-07X

1973

RICHARD G. KOSTRICKEN, ROTC

475-05X

1974

ERIK REINCHENBERG, ROTC

472-07X

1975

ERIK REINCHENBERG, ROTC

472-08X

1976

DANIEL E. BROWN, ROTC

475-06X

1977

ROGER K. WITHROW, ROTC

474-05X

1978

DAVID L. DESMON, ROTC

450-09X

1979

DAVID L. DESMON, ROTC

467-13X

1980

DAVID L. DESMON, ROTC

474-07X

1981

TIMOTHY J. OHLT

462-11X

1982

MIDN BEN INTOY, USNA

467-08X

1983

MIDN GILBERT VINCENT, USNA

471-07X

1984

MIDN JOHN P. GASPERINO, USNA

461-08X

1985

CDT MIGUEL CASTELLANOS

474-11X

1986

GREG D. HOULDSON

466-04X

1987

DAVID M. CHASE

468-11X

1988

ERIK LEASE

475-06X

1989

SCOTT A. REDHEAD

474-10X

1990

SCOTT KLAWON

468-11X

1991

ROBERT KEISTER

472-07X

1992

THOMAS H. HOOD, JR

463-06X

1993

HARLAND PEELLE

471-07X

1994

KENYON EYMAN

474-08X

1995

CRAIG PIPER

462-08X

1996

JONATHAN A. COWEN

486-11X

1997

THOMAS S. YACKLEY

384-11X

1998

CHRISTOPHER STARK

478-11X

1999

KEITH KACMAR

464-03X

2000

PAUL KERR

486-15X

2001

ADAM BESTER

492-19X 2002

Not awarded 2003-2005.

In 2006, the Hearst Rifle Trophy was reassigned to the Hearst Double Team Match.

SFC LANCE HOPPER, USA
SFC GRANT SINGLEY, USA

592-16X 2006

Cpl ERIC SWEARINGEN, USMCR
GySgt JULIA WATSON, USMCR

590-17X

2007

SFC LANCE DEMENT, USA
SFC GRANT SINGLEY, USA

587-16X

2008

MSG JACK PARDY,USAR
SFCVNORMAN ANDERSON, USAR

583-10X 2009

SSG BRANDON GREEN, USA
SGT TYREL COOPER, USA

591-31X

2010

SFC LANCE DEMENT, USA
SFC GRANT SINGLEY, USA

592-24X 2011

SSG TYREL COOPER, USA
CPL MATTHEW RAWLINGS, USA

593-21X 2012

SSG TYREL COOPER, USA
SGT AUGUSTUS DUNFEY, USA

594-22X 2013

SGT KRISTOFFER FRIEND, USAR
CPT SAMUEL FREEMAN, USAR

587-21X 2014

SFC BRANDON GREEN
SGT JOSEPH HALL

591-18X 2015

MSG ROBERT MANGO, USAR

SFC JOEL MICHOLICK, USAR

597-24X 2016