Minnesota Trapshooting Association
MTA HOT SHOTS
MINNESOTA TRAPSHOOTING ASSOCIATION
MTA HOT SHOTS
Randy Cook achieved GRAND SLAM by shooting 100 Straight at the Wisconsin State Shoot.
Pete Walker achieved GRAND SLAM by shooting 100 Straight at the Wisconsin State Shoot.
Danny Knudson 2023 HAA Champion with the lone 395!
Leo Brand, Minneapolis 200 Singles/200 Doubles RAN ‘EM ALL 400X400. Rochelle, Leo’s Mom won her FIRST Buckle C Class Champion
Derek Fischer. Made it to the 27 yd line at the Central Zone Forest Lake Gun Club
David Smith, Bemidji, recieved his 50,000 Doubles pin from Pete Walker at the 2022 Heartland Grand.
John Haverly received his 27 yd. punch/pin at the 2022 MN State Shoot.
Abby Malecha makes it to the 27 yard line in approximately 12 months by posting a 98 at the Wisconsin State shoot. Way to go Abby.
Congratulations to Laure Zumbusch for being the only Resident Lady to run the 200 Championship Singles at the MN State Shoot in MTA History!
Anthony Klassen big brother to Miranda, beat the field at the Minneapolis Gun Club Handicap Championship with the combined score of 193 for the two Handicap events. Anthony will receive a custom Championship buckle and gets his name on the perpetual plaque. Great shooting Anthony.
Ben Dietz wins the Wisconsin NR Singles Championship after a 6 box shoot off against Ricky Marshall with the trap set on High, Fast and Wobble.
Leo Brand, at age 15 makes it to the 27 yard line at the Heartland Grand. Congratulations Leo.
Derek Fischer shot his FIRST 100 Straight in Singles at the Owatonna ATA Central Zone Shoot.
MTA 2023 Hot Shots
Mary Amey shot her 75,000 Singles Targets
Ed Diets shot his 50,000 Singles Targets
Kent Griffiths shot his 75,000 Handicap Targets
Jim Karels shot his 50,000 Handicap Targets
Durand Wagner shot his 50,000 Handicap Targets
John J Kelly shot his 25,000 Handicap Targets
Darrel Terning shot his 25,000 Doubles Targets
Chad Stuewe posted his first 100 straight in singles at the the DelMonti in Monticello.
Troy Haverly posted a 99 in the Heartland Grand Championship Handicap Event.
Glen Lonneman attained his 100,000 Singles Milestone.
Randy Jones attained his 50,000 Singles Milestone.
Daryll Olson attained his 25,000 Singles Milestone and his 25,000 Handicap Milestone.
Michael Wenner attained his 25,000 Handicap Milestone.
Grand American Hot Shots
Jack Knaus ran the 100 straight in the Doubles Championship and went on to take the Jr. Gold Championship.
Pete Walker posted ANOTHER 100 straight in Handicap at the Grand. 3rd one in three weeks.
Rich Wolf make it to the 27 yd. line for the first time posting a 97 at the Grand and also posted his first 100 straight in Singles at the Grand.
Craig Isaacson made it to the 27 yd. line for the first time posting a 96 at the Grand.
Bob Newman got punched to the 27 yd line
Spring Grand Hot Shots
Pete Walker had the lone 98 in Event 16 Handicap, 427 entries, and backed it up the next day, Event 18 Handicap with a 97.
Daryll Olson Event 16 Handicap 22-24 yd. Winner
Rod Tollman Event 16 Handicap Chair Class Winner
Glenn Linden Event 22 Handicap Sub-Vet Winner
Rod Tollman Event 23 Singles Chair Class Winner
Gerald Bauer Event 24 Handicap Sub-Vet Winner
David Olson Event 24 Handicap Vet Winner
MTA 2022 Hot Shots
Frank Redfield and Jim Lambert received AA27AA designation.
Randy Cook, recent addition to the MTA Hall of Fame wins NR Singles Championship at the 2022 Wisconsin State Shoot by running the 200 and then a bunch more.
Jack Knaus at the Southern Grand won Jr. Gold HAA and HOA.
George Pappas at the Southern Grand was runner-up in Sub-Vet in the HAA and was Category in the HOA.
Randy Cook in Sr. Vet at the Southern Grand was runner-up in the HAA.
Scott Messenger at the Southern Grand took Doubles Champion in Sr. Vet
Pete Walker at the Southwestern Grand took AAA Champion in HOA.
Abby Malecha at the Southwestern Grand took A Champion in HOA and Jr. Champion in the Handicap Championship and is now on the 25 yd. line.
Randy Cook, 2022 HoF inductee, won HAA & HOA at the 4th annual Jacobson Memorial Shoot in Flordia.
George Papps took HOA & HAA at the Beretta USA Shoot at the Silver Dollar in March.
Curt Peterson at the 2022 Spring Grand in Tucson won the Caesar Guerini Pelimanary Handicap.
Curt posted a 99 and tied with Patrick Lamont and won the shoot-off.
MTA 2021 Hot Shots
Jim Lambert made it to the 27 yd. line at the MO Fall Handicap Shoot. Congrats Jim.
Rochelle Bethel, in just her 2nd season shooting ATA targets ran her FIRST 100 STRAIGHT at the Heartland Grand finishing the 200 singles with 197 and was Lady 1 runner up in the Handicap Championship Event. Rochelle is in the Brand Family…as in Tony and Leo.
Steer & Calf Hot Shots
Brenan Boltjes 191×200 Steer
Amy Howard 191×200 Calf
Pete Walker 197×200
Nick Kubasch 193×200
Jimmy Bowen AA Champion Rapid City Trap Club Gold Shoot
Curt Peterson lone 98 in Handicap Casa Grande Pre Spring Grand.
Scott Messenger Lone 200 in Singles Silver Dollar Bill Jacobsen Memorial.
Derek Fischer High Handicap 95 Spring Grand…Three-way tie.
Pete Walker one of three 200 Singles Spring Grand.
Ali Jean Peterson Lady 1 Champion Spring Grand Event 22
Rod Tolman multiple Chair Class Winner Spring Grand
Scott Steffen R/U SuV Handicap Championship 2021 Spring Grand
George Pappas SuV Champion Silver Dollar Open Preliminary Singles
Leo Brand shoots his 1st 200 straight Singles targets at the Central Zone shoot at 14 years old.
Randy Cook and Dean Neumann both ran 100 straight Singles in Event 7 at the Heartland Grand
Randy Cook and Dean Neumann both ran 100 straight Singles in Event 12 at the Heartland Grand.
Abby Malecha and Pete Walker both posted 99 Handicap in Event 16 at the Heartland Grand.
Randy Cook and George Pappas both ran the 200 Singles in the Championship Singles.
Nick Kubasch posted 98 in the Championship Handicap at the Heartland Grand.
MTA 2019 Hot Shots
Randy Cook of Deer River, Minnesota won the Western Grand Handicap Championship in Vernal, UT on June 9th, 2019.
Shooting 98×100 (27 yards) and winning shoot-off.
Ben Dietz for the 2nd year in a row takes HAA at the MN State Shoot and wins the Singles Championship.
Jack Knaus wind the Doubles Championship.
Jake Mader wins the Handicap Championship.
Two Jr. Shooters and 1 JRG Shooter win the 3 Championship Events. Jack, Ben & Jake.