New Hampton trapshooting

New Hampton trapshooters Dwight Schwickerath (left) and Devin Orthaus “fist bump” after their squad finished off a solid round at the state meet Saturday morning.
The New Hampton trapshooting team has possessed a tradition of excellence, and this excellence was displayed throughout the entire season and carried into the state meet this past weekend at Cedar Falls Gun Club. “We had great weather, sometimes it can be hectic,” assistant trapshooting coach Gayle...
New Hampton’s Taylor Bearman fires a shot during a meet on May 16, and four days later, she fired a season-high 46 for the Chickasaws.
After posting a perfect score on Saturday, May 18, senior Cameron Maas made it back-to-back 50s during his showing last Monday at Turkey Valley. As the only competitor to not miss a bird, Maas took home first in the men’s division. “All of the kids have worked hard this year, especially Cam,”...
Tom Clark looks to knock down another clay during a New Hampton home trapshooting meet this past Thursday afternoon.
The New Hampton trapshooting team showed off its depth of talent last week in a trio of meets. While it’s no secret New Hampton Red has been the Chickasaws’ best squad all year, some other groups proved to be a force as well. “We have a lot of kids that have developed consistent scores,...
New Hampton’s Nick TeKippe fires a shot during a meet held earlier this month at the Fredericksburg Sportsman’s Club in Boyd.
For the first time all spring, the New Hampton trapshooting team lost a meet to someone other than Waverly-Shell Rock.  Osage 1 came away victorious on Saturday at Fredericksburg Sportsman’s Club, defeating runner-up New Hampton Red 240-239. “It’s getting to the time of the year when scores go up...
New Hampton’s Kayla Holschlag fires a shot during Thursday’s meet at home.
It seems like with every meet, the New Hampton trapshooting team gets better and better. This improvement continued at the end of last week for the Chickasaws, as beautiful weather made for some superb scores from multiple squads and individuals. On Saturday, New Hampton traveled to Cedar Falls for...
New Hampton’s Austin Brincks was one of three Chickasaws to record a perfect trapshooting score Monday.
The weather could not have been more perfect for the New Hampton trapshooting team this past Thursday and Monday, as the team posted some of its best scores of the season. At their home meet in Boyd on Monday, the Chickasaws boasted three boys who scored perfect 50s: Mitch Pickar, Austin Brincks,...
New Hampton’s Gavin Rings had a perfect round Tuesday.
With it 70 degrees, sunny, and no wind on Tuesday, the New Hampton and Turkey Valley trapshooting teams posted some of their best scores of the season at the Turkey Valley Trap Range, as they squared off against one another. The Chickasaws dominated the meet, as they possessed the top five squads,...
New Hampton’s Katie Holschlag fires a shot during a meet held earlier this season.
With temperatures in the 60s, no wind, and sunny, the New Hampton trapshooting team couldn’t have asked for better weather on Saturday during their meet at Saint Ansgar.  This showed in the results, as New Hampton Red posted the best score for a squad this spring, hitting 238 of the 250 targets. “...
Turkey Valley’s Jackson Vsetecka totaled a score of 36 at the Fredericksburg Sportsman’s Club on Monday.
It was a good day for the New Hampton trapshooting team, who competed in a triangular against Waverly-Shell Rock and Turkey Valley at Fredericksburg Sportsman’s Club on Monday.  The Chickasaws dominated, with all three of the top boys and two of the top three girls. The only girl who wasn’t from...
Senior Tanner Jenkins lines up a shot during the New Hampton Invitational.
A frigid morning did not stop the New Hampton trapshooting team from having a successful meet at the Fredericksburg Sportsman’s Club, as they took the top two spots, while Turkey Valley placed third.  Along with having a prosperous day of shooting, the Chickasaws honored each of their 15 seniors...

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