Knox Township results
Results of a registered trap shoot at the Knox Township Sportsmans Club: Doubles - Norm Anderson (96), Fred Baker (94), Mike Emigh (94); Singles - Joe Hollenshead (100), Al Cope (100), Jesse Wells (99); handicap - C.D. Jones (99), Sam Russo (96), Kyle Farber (95).
Next shoot will be July 28.
Top shooters from across the country converged on Wilmington, Ohio, last weekend for the National Skeet Shooting Association's World International Skeet Championships. Participants included members of the National Shooting Team, Army Marksmanship Unit, NSSA All-American Team Members, as well as top-ranked civilian shooters.
In international skeet, the top 6 scorers after 200 targets advance to a final round shoot-out for the open world title. The following shooters were named to the prestigious final round honors: Mike Peresetsky Gahanna, Ohio, 186x200 Brandie Neal Spencer, In. 188x200 Hal M. Hare Gahanna, Ohio, 190x200 Staff Sgt. Joe Buffa, USA Ft. Benning, Ga., 191x200 Joe Dixon, USA Columbus, Ga., 191x200 Sgt. Mark Weeks, USA Ft. Benning, Ga., 195x200.
Weeks continued his world champion performance and shot a perfect 25x25 to take the World Skeet Title. Dixon took silver and Buffa bronze, Neal was 4th, Hare 5th, and Peresetsky 6th.
Class titles were based on the 200 target event, and excluded the top six finalists: Class AA1, Mark Kiddie (182x200), AA2, Master Sgt. Rod Pinkston (178x200), AA3, Mike Picard (173x200); Class A1 , Mike Knowlton (184x200), A2, Linda Ferrence (182x200), A3, Canal Winchester's (OH) Mike Beery (170x200); Class B1, Mike Tobler (181x200), Class B2, Circleville's (Ohio) Terry Thompson (171x200), and B3 by Colorado's Charlie Golden (145x200); Class C1, Tom Compton (160x200), C2, Blanchester's Greg Van Winkle (145x200); Class D1, New Yorker Jim Ruth (also won the senior title) (158x200), , D2, Jack Grehan (153x200); Class E1, Maryland's Justin Stephen (164x200); World Junior Title, 16 year old Nico Tarantini of Florida (167x200).
NWTF event Aug. 16
The Thundering Toms of Trumbull County will holding their third annual NWTF Super Fund Banquet at 6 p.m.. Aug. 16 at 6 DiVieste's Banquet Center , 754 North River Road in Warren. Events include auctions, door prizes, limited edition artwork, silent auctions, raffles, exclusive firearms, and dinner.
Admission includes dinner and a one-year membership to the NWTF. Jakes tickets are available at a reduced price. For ticket information call Joe Sassone (330) 782-0958, or, Darryl Vaughn at (330) 638-6460; By mail : Thundering Toms of Trumbull County, 342 Argyle Ave. Youngstown , Ohio, 44512-2320.Deadline for reservation is Aug. 7. Tickets will not be available at the door.
Jeff Fullerton of Columbiana won $500 in the fifth Chester Newell Sportsmans Club Catfish Tournament on the Ohio River. Fullerton's catfish measured 40-inches, the largest fish caught to-date.
The next tournament will be July 27. Call (304) 387-3982 for details or information.