Trapshooting

Back Row – Coach Jerome Townsend, Coach Chris Klotz, Jack McMahon, Connor Size, Tommy Raemakers, John Tuttle, Matt Rodgers, Drew Tagel, Coach John Size, Coach Scott Townsend
Front Row – Max Coover, Nathan Hovey, Tucker Cudmore, Aiden Ronk, Farhan Kakish, Luke Frohardt
Not Pictured – Griff Wyse, Conor Connealy, Yu Ang (Leon) Zhu, Coach Mike Ostransky, Coach Mike McNally, Coach Jackson Panzer
Photo by Mike McNally

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Coaches

Head Coach – Jerome Townsend
402-203-2533
jeromeetownsend@gmail.com

John Size, Coach,
(402) 203-3630
jrsize@gmail.com

Mike Ostransky, Coach
Chris Klotz, Coach
Jackson Panzer (’18), Asst. Coach
Caleb Vincentini (’12), Asst. Coach
John Drahota (’82), Sponsor

  • March 12 (Saturday) Competition Shoot #1
  • March 19 (Saturday) Competition Shoot #2 
  • March 26 (Saturday) Competition Shoot #3
  • April 02 (Saturday) Competition Shoot #4
  • April 09 (Saturday) Competition Shoot #5 
  • April 12 (Tuesday) Practice – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 4pm
  • April 15 (Friday) Practice – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 4pm
  • April 16 (Saturday) Competition Shoot #6 – (Not Yet Assigned), 06:30am
  • April 19 (Tuesday) – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 4pm
  • April 22 (Friday) – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 4pm
  • April 23 (Saturday) Conference Shoot – Lincoln Trap & Skeet, 07:30am
  • April 24 (Sunday) – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 2pm
  • April 26 (Tuesday) – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 4pm
  • April 28 (Thursday) – Valley Trap Range, Traps 7&8, 12pm
  • April 29 (Friday) – NTSA Trap Grounds, Doniphan NE, TBD
  • April 30 (Saturday) – NTSA Trap Grounds, Doniphan NE, TBD

Trapshooting

Mount Michael is a member of the Eastern Cornhusker Trapshooting Conference (ECTC) which organizes the high school shoots.  The season begins the middle of January and concludes with the state shoot in Doniphan, Nebraska the first week of May.   There are a total of 6 competitions, an all-conference shoot and the state shoot for a total of 8 meets.  Most shooters use a 12ga. shotgun and practices are held at the Valley Trap Range three times a week during the season.  The competitions are held on Saturdays at various ranges around Omaha and Lincoln.

Trapshooting is a sport requiring hand to eye coordination, focused concentration and mental stamina.  Teams consist of “squads” made up of five shooters.  Each shooter shoots 10 clay “birds”from five different positions (called “the line”) for a total of 50 shots The shooting is done from 16 yards behind the trap house.  The score of “hit birds”is then halved and the shooter shoots the next 50 targets from this yardage behind the trap house…this is called the handicap.  For example, if a shooter shoots 48/50 @16 they will then shoot the next 50 from 24 yards behind the house for the handicap round.  The scores are then tallied and three groups of awards are given:  16yd High, Handicap High and High Overall (all 100 targets).  These three awards are given to teams and another group of awards is given to individuals.

Team Webpage 

http://www.shootnta.com/