A non-profit organizaton for the promotion of skeet shooting both in Mississippi and Nationally.

The 2014 Mississippi
Skeet Shooting
Hall of Fame
Inaugural Class of 2014
has been posted to the Hall of Fame Page HERE

Mississippi Skeet Shooting Hall of Fame Inaugural Class in Clarion Ledger: http://www.clarionledger.com/story/sports/outdoors/2014/09/21/mississippi-skeet-shooters-inducted-hall-fame/15999107/
Mississippi skeet shooters inducted into Hall of Fame
Accomplishments dating back to 1950s

Mississippi Skeet Shooting Hall of Fame Inaugural Class in Tupelo Daily Journal: http://djournal.com/sports/states-first-skeet-hall-fame-class-hails-hollaway/ State's first skeet hall of fame class hails Hollaway - Daily Journal
By Gene Phelps Daily Journal BLUE SPRINGS

The 2014 Mississippi
Skeet Championships

Frank Callahan 2014 Mississippi HOA Champion
Frank Callahan the 2014 Mississippi HOA Champion with 396x400!

Caile Bradham 2014 Mississippi HAA Champion Caile Bradham the 2014 Mississippi HAA Champion with 490x500!
Caile was also the 2014 Doubles, and 28 Gauge Champion

Marie Callahan 2014 Mississippi Lady HOA Champion
Marie Callahan the 2014 Mississippi Lady HOA Champion

Matt Tyrone 2014 Mississippi 12 Gauge and COC Champion Matt Tyrone the 2014 Mississippi 12 Gauge and COC Champion!

Trip Jones 2014 Mississippi 20 Gauge Champion Trip Jones the 2014 Mississippi 20 Gauge Champion with lone windblown 100x100!

Wayborn Bowling 2014 Mississippi 410 Bore Champion Wayborn Bowling the 2014 Mississippi 410 Bore Champion with lone 100x100!

Glen 'Top Hat/Red Shoes' Dawson Glen "Top Hat/Red Shoes" Dawson lines up for the MS200 Championship Shootoff

Spencer Wallace shoots 1st 25 in the 2014 Mississippi 12 Gauge Championship

Spencer Wallace - 1st 25 Straight
More MSSA Championship pictures available HERE

Capitol Gun Club

The Last MS200 of 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Gulf Coast Rifle and Pistol Skeet Club

Russell Walker Claims the HOA Championship at the 2014 Cause Allen Wants To Shoot Open

Ralph Grasson Doubles Champion
Allen Winstead 12 Gauge Champion
Russell Walker 20 Gauge Champion
Ralph Grasso 28 Gauge Champion
Allen Winstead 410 Bore Champion
Russell Walker HOA Champion

The 2014 Hillbilly Open

Mike Schmidt claims 2014 Hillbilly Open Doubles
Mike Boyd 2014 Hillbilly Open 12 Gauge Champion
Caile Bradham 2014 Hillbilly Open 20 Gauge Champion
Dennis Burns 2014 Hillbilly Open 28 Gauge Champion
Mike Goines 2014 Hillbilly Open 410 Bore Champion
Mike Schmidt 2014 Hillbilly Open HOA and HAA Champion

Whitetail Ridge Outdoors

The 2014 Hillbilly Open

August 15-17, 2014
Whitetail Ridge Outdoors, Blue Springs, Mississippi

Online Squadding available HERE

PDF Program available HERE

2014 Zone VI Championships
National Shooting Complex, San Antonio, Texas


I have come in from 2014 Zone VI Championships at San Antonio tonight, Monday August 4, 2014, and I have corrected some issues with the Doubles and 28 Gauge Results. Please take some time to review the results under the 2014 Results tab and please send me a note if you find any descrepancies.
I will post some further wrap up details in the coming days.
For those who attended, THANK YOU VERY MUCH for attending!

Good Shooting! Hope to see you back in San Antonio for the Mini and Main World Championships!

Skeete Smitha claims the Doubles Championship with 1st 100 in Doubles on his 13th Birthday! and Jason Ward is Runner-Up with 100x100

Christiaan Webb claims the 12 Gauge Championship at the 2014 Zone VI Championships!

Skeete Smitha claims his second with the 20 Gauge Championship at the 2014 Zone VI Championships!

David Hebert claims the 28 Gauge Championship at the 2014 Zone VI Championships over 10 other perfect scores!

Jason Ward claims the 410 Bore Championship at the 2014 Zone VI Championships over 2 other perfect scores!

Christiaan Web is the 2014 HOA Champion at the 2014 Zone VI Championships with 399x400 and the HAA Champion with a 498x500!

!! The Double Eagle scheduled for July 4th weekend at Poplar Bluff Gun Club has been cancelled !!

The work on skeet fields has been delayed by weather.

2014 Arkansas State and Open
Blue Rock Sportsman's Club
Jonathan Hopper claims the Doubles and AR Championship and Mike Galloway is Runner-Up and AR Runner-Up

Jay Clark claims the 12 Gauge and AR Championship and Bo Echols is Runner-Up and AR Runner-Up

Mike Galloway claims the 20 Gauge and AR Championship and Clark Hartness is Open Runner-Up

Full Doubles Results available HERE

Capitol Gun Club

The 60th Rebel Open

Wayborn Bowling, Mike Schmidt, and Mike Boyd claim the Champion, Runner-Up and 3rd places in the 60th Rebel Open Championships!

Full Doubles Results available HERE

2014 Arkansas Open
Blue Rock Sportsman's Club

Whitetail Ridge Outdoors

The Patriot Open
A MS200 Challenge Shoot

Full Results available HERE

Capitol Gun Club

The Fallen Hero's Open
A MS200 Challenge Shoot

Full Results available HERE
Mississippi Shooters Sweep "ALL" the Gun Championships at the Kolar-DU Rock, Blue Rock Sportsmans Club, North Little Rock, AR

Full Results avaialbe HERE

The Catfish Open - 2014

Full Results available HERE

The 2014 April Fools Open (MS200)

Results are: HERE

Gulf Coast Rifle and Pistol Skeet Club

Results are: HERE

The 22nd Bois d' arc Open
Mike Galloway claims the 2014 Golden Bodoc with a 395x400

Mike Galloway - 2014 Bois d' arc HOA Champion

2014 22nd Bois d' arc Open results are available under the Shoot Results section.

Mississippi State University Shooting Sports Club

Bulldog 5Stand Clays Championship Results are: HERE

Bulldog Skeet Championship Results are: HERE

Trap Results Coming Soon! Please Check Back!

Gulf Coast Rifle and Pistol Skeet Club

The 2014 Sweetheart Open
A MS200 Challenge Shoot

Results HERE

The New Year Open
A MS200 Challenge Shoot

Results HERE

Debra M. Smith (1953 - 2014)

Debra M. Smith TUPELO – Debra Middleton Smith, 61, passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014, while vacationing in Alaska. She was born March 3, 1953, to Durward ""Dewey"" and Ruby Ruth Middleton. Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Tupelo High School and St. Dominic's School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse with North Mississippi Medical Center for over 25 years. Her love of caring for others did not end with her retirement from nursing. She adored her role as ""Nonnie"" helping to care for her grandchildren, was a vital member of numerous philanthropic organizations over the years, including The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and Chapter R, P.E.O., and was an active and supportive patron of The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team (""FAACT""). She loved our Heavenly Father, his only Son, her family, her friends, and her fellow man. She never met a stranger. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Madison H. ""Hamp"" Smith; her children, Amelia Murphree (Will) and Wade Smith (Ginny); her grandchildren, Emma Lee Morrison, Robert Murphree, Tristan Smith, and Addison Smith; her aunts and uncles, Betty Craddock (Tony), Bob Ruth (Wren), and Mae Ruth; and countless friends and ""family by choice."" She was preceded in death by her parents and numerous aunts and uncles.

A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, September 16, at 2 p.m. at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors with Rev. Russell (Rusty) Glasgow officiating. Pallbearers will be Philip Aguirre, Jim Beane, Jordan Beane, Pete Harris, Danny Hester, John Sims, Dennis Tregoning, and Gary Walker.

Visitation will be Monday, September 15, from 4 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Debra's name to The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team (""FAACT""), P.O. Box 511, West Chester, OH 45071 (www.foodallergyawareness.org) or to the Tupelo chapter of The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary (""SAWA""), 527 Carnation St., Tupelo, MS 38804.

Funeral Notice for
Bill Devours

Grace and peace to the faithful of Saint Johns:

With a heavy heart we announce the death of Bill Devours, yesterday, August 24, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday, August 28th from 11:00 - 12:00pm in the Chapel at St. John's. The funeral service begins at 12:00 pm in the church and a reception follows immediately in the Parish Hall with a private interment at a later date. Please remember Bill and his family in your prayers and may his soul and the souls of all the faithfully departed, through the mercy of Christ, rest in Peace.
Memory Eternal!!!
Saint Johns Episcopal Church
541 North 5th Ave./ P.O. Box 1766
Laurel, MS 39441

John Satterwhite

John Satterwhite passed away. John was an ambassador of the game and a supporter of Catch-A-Dream Foundation and MS Department of Wildlife and will be missed.

Clarion Ledger - Satterwhite Touched Lives

Michael E. Schmidt, Mike Schmidt Jr's Dad, passed away last night (8/19/2014) he was a 84. Michael was retired from the Marine Corp and ran the Minneapolis Gun Club when Mike was young.
Michael was an NSSA Life Member (30835) and frequented the Armed Forces Championships in years past. Keep Mike and his family in your thoughts and prayers. I will pass on more details here when they become available.

U.S. Veteran

Michael E. SchmidtMichael E. Schmidt, Sr., age 83 of Osceola, IA, formerly of Lakeville, MN passed away on August 20, 2014. Mike retired from the US Marine Corp after serving his country for 22 years. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Monica Schmidt; infant daughter, Linda; infant granddaughter, Deborah Martin; parents, Frank and Maguerite Schmidt and brother, Paul Schmidt. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Dorothy; children, Elizabeth (Danny) Martin, Mary Kubilus, Michael Schmidt Jr., Virginia Steve) Hines, and Susan Schmidt; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Dennis (Vivian), Anthony, and William ‘Bill’ Schmidt; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 am Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at All Saints Catholic Church, 19795 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, MN with visitation on Tuesday (8/26) from 4-8 pm at the White Funeral Home, 20134 Kenwood Tr. (Co. Rd. 50) Lakeville, MN (952 469 2723) also 1 hr. prior to Mass at Church. Interment, Iowa National Cemetery, Van Meter, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will also be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 222 East Pearl St., Osceola, IA

Phillip "Phil" Holt (1961 - 2014)
Jeffrey Holt's father from Belden, MS


BELDEN – Phillip ""Phil"" Holt. 53, died July 17, 2014, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born in Michigan on January 31, 1961, to the late George and June Holt. He was owner and operator of Holt Service Center for more than 25 years. He was a Mason and a dedicated family man.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Wes Stephens officiating with burial in the East Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Jill Joyner Holt, Belden; daughter, Hannah Beth Scott (Ty), Southaven; son, Jeffery Holt Jr., Belden; brother, Doug Holt (Debbi), Wheeler; sister, Janell McGrath, Michigan; mother-in-law, Flossie Joyner; sisters-in-law, Jan Bryan (Doyle), Mitzi Nelson (Tim), Joy Lytal (Glenn).
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim Holt; father-in-law, Bobby Joyner.
Pallbearers will be Mike Mayhew, Maurice McKinnon, Nick Hazel, John Hazel, Bobby Michael, Vince Haygood, Robert Foster and Jeff Schachterle. Honorary pallbearers will be his Bbrothers-in-law, Ben Logan Sr., Jason Steel, Larry Decker, Steve Wright, Jeff Scott, Billy Joe Scott, Tracy Jones, Vance Yearber, Barry Gentry, Dennis Stafford and Bruce Roberts.
Visitation will be 5 until 9 p.m. today.
Condolences may be made to www.watersfuneralservice.com.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal from July 17 to July 18, 2014

Arrangements for Charles Gates

Visitation Friday, May 2nd
12:00 (noon) - 2:00 pm
Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home
350 High Street
Jackson, MS

Graveside service to follow at
Lakewood Memorial Park
6000 Clinton Blvd
Jackson, MS


I'm sorry to have to pass this type of information on to you guys but Connie Gray passed today 4-16-2014 about 2:00 EST. Visitation (Friday 4 to 8 PM Sat 11:30 until 12:30) and Funeral (Sat @ 12:30) location as follows:

Chattanooga Funeral Home
Valley View Chapel
7414 Old Lee Highway
Chattanooga, Tn. 37421
Please keep Mike in your prayers.

John Qualls

Gray, Constance Sue

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Constance Gray

Constance Sue Gray, 67, of Chattanooga, died on April 16, 2014.  

She was the daughter of the late William and Ruth Vaught and was also preceded in death by her brother, Darrell Vaught, and sisters, Misty Cline and Sheila Vaught.    

Mrs. Gray is survived by her husband, Gary Michael Gray of Chattanooga; sons, Ryan Shrum and Kevin Shrum; daughter, Lorrie (Bill) McKinney; stepdaughter, Michelle Gray; brother, David Vaught; grandchildren, Seth Shrum, Christopher (Marissa) Shrum, Madison Megnin, many nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, in the funeral home chapel with the Reverend Randy Crawford officiating.  Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.  

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 18, and from 11:30 a.m. on Saturday until the time of service at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway. 

Please share your memories at ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.

Constance "Connie" Gray

I am passing this email along from Tami Daniel Means.

Jim Carver will be greatly missed by the Game of Skeet. I have known Jim literally as long as I have known Skeet. He officiated events that I shot in Georgia at Wolf Creek and the Mini World in 1992, my first year of shooting registered targets. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Ladies & Gentlemen,

It is with a very heavy heart, I share with you that Jim Carver, of Granite Falls, NC passed away this evening, after a short illness. Per his request, there will be no memorial service.

Should you wish to send condolences to his family, the address is as follows:

Mrs Maxine Carver
4769 Greenwood Terrace Road
Granite Falls, NC 28630

Please keep his wife, Maxine, and his children, Karla, Keith & Kevin in your thoughts and prayers at this very sad time.


The 2014 MSSA Schedule Announced

Available in PDF Format HERE

National Shooting Sports Foundation Press Release

NSSF News Release - Mississippi Benefits from Spending by Target Shooters

See the New Release HERE

The Mississippi 200 HOA Challenge

Announcement available HERE

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