March 23, 2016

Sporting clays program gets boost

By STU MERRY

A $5,000 grant from the North Dakota Wildlife Federation is a shot in the arm the for fledgling Garrison Sporting Clays Club.

"It’s going to help us out a lot," said Kelsey Stumvoll, a Garrison High sophomore who has played an integral part in getting the program off the ground.

The funding will offset the cost of a new thrower, a device used to catapult clay targets in the competition.

"That’s going to push us along a good way and will get this off the ground."

While financial support is welcome, volunteers to help with the program is as vital.

"This is all done on a volunteer basis, including coaches," said Superintendent Nick Klemisch.

As of now, there are 20 registered students signed up for the program with more expected.


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