April Bowling Pin Match Results

It turned out to be crisp but lovely day for a match at the range. I guess a few of you are still practicing or scrounging up ammunition. For the nine of us who did attend, we go to see a little of everything including some spectacular early season failures. In addition, today’s contestants witnessed a new club record for clearing five pins from a table. Art Schoner now holds the club record for a 2.38 second relay. Congratulations. For the rest of us, the good, the bad and the just plain embarrassing results are listed below. See you next month at the range. Steven Category Rank Shooter String 1 String 2 String 3 String 4 Total Fastest String Carbine 1 Art Schoner 3.77 2.38 3.47 4.58 14.20 2.38 2 Steven Gordon 5.96 4.89 2.75 2.66 16.26 3 Tim Branbos 5.48 5.74 5.32 4.74 21.28 4 Taylor Strickland 9.03 7.17 4.32 3.73 24.25 5 Courtney Bolze 3.17 14.54 8.46 3.94 30.11 NFS Frank Sanders 13.40 8.65 10.13 8.36 40.54 6 Brian Wells 25.00 8.16 4.19 3.96 41.31 7 Frank Sanders 10.68 11.92 11.00 8.69 42.29 Major 1 Steven Gordon 6.18 7.09 5.73 6.20 25.20 2 Taylor Strickland 8.59 10.62 12.00 …

Are They Doing That Bowling Pin Thing Again?

Yes Virginia, yes we are. We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Bowling Pin Match season kicks off this Saturday, April 3rd at 9:30. As always, the match is at the ASC range in bucolic Wakefield VA. The 2021 tables are built and the pins have been procured in the off season. If you have ever wanted to shoot on brand new tables, (we have seen you shoot so trust me) this is your only chance this year to do so. The rules have not changed for 2021, but it never hurts to refresh yourself. You can find them along with the the directions to the match at www.airfieldshootingclub.com. And of course, our resident assistant chief adjunct pinhead is always available at stevengordon@cox.net for those more perplexing questions like should is use a 9mm for carbine. (not if you want to beat Art) See you Saturday Steven

Work Party For Pin Shooting 7 March 1000 – 1500 hrs

A work party has been called to help prepare for restarting our Bowling Pin matches. Primary work will include building the tables for the pins, and general range prep. It’s requested that any Pinheads that are available attend and help out.   For information about the pin matches, or further information about the work required to keep them going you can contact Art.Schoner@airfieldshootingclub.org.  

A Bowling Pin Farewell to 2020

Gentle Shooters, I am always a bit melancholy for this post, which is my final match report for 2020. It has been an eventful year for all of us. Like many things, our season was shortened. For some of us who are used to being out and in front of people but now relegated to sitting behind a computer screen all day, just seeing old friends and being able to participate in an event we truly love was something to look forward to each month. Thanks to each and every pin shooter who came out in blistering heat and oppressive humidity. Thanks for helping to get the tables built, set up and broken down each month. . For going on pin patrol, finding and carting pins to the warehouse. Thanks for the atmosphere and the camaraderie. And most importantly, thanks for being safe competitors. On the note of competition, just a reminder to never give up. Our top two five gun aggregate shooters this month were separated 92/100’s of a second. Congratulations to both of them. Kudos to Art Schoner’s decisive carbine win. He has been gunning for it for a while now. Our next match will be Saturday, April …

December Bowling Pin Match

Gentle shooters, The last installment of how the pins fall for 2020 will occur this Saturday, December 5th at 9 AM at the Airfield shooting club range in scenic Wakefield. If you miss this match, you will not shoot as genuine ASC sanctioned bowling pins until next April. Don’t let that happen. Plan to be at the range this Saturday at 9 AM. Bring your best guns and skills and impress your friends. If you need details about the matches you can find them at airfieldshootingclub.org. Any you can always address questions and concerns to our resident pinhead at stevengordon@cox.net. See you at the range! Steven

November Bowling Pin Match Results

Gentle Shooters, We had an excellent day of both weather and friendship on our range today. The results featured some pitched battles for pin supremacy. In Carbine, the match was decided by under seven tenths of a second and the fastest string was a stingy one-one hundredth of a second. But this isn’t modern youth sports, so not everyone gets a trophy. Your results are listed below. We will see you at the last match of the season on December 5th. Category Rank Shooter String 1 String 2 String 3 String 4 Total Fastest String Carbine 1 Steven Gordon 3.87 2.47 6.16 3.72 16.22 2.47 2 Courtney Bolze 4.19 3.89 4.00 4.80 16.88 3 Art Schoner 3.83 7.28 4.55 4.03 19.69 4 Steve Johnson 5.99 9.63 3.56 2.48 21.66 5 Allen Moran 4.88 4.31 4.53 9.85 23.57 6 Taylor Strickland 8.24 7.24 4.55 4.44 24.47 7 Jesse Taylor 25.00 8.24 35.00 9.18 77.42 Major 1 Allen Moran 7.57 5.42 5.90 8.67 27.56 2 Courtney Bolze 8.24 6.99 10.92 10.09 36.24 3 Joe Ford 11.64 25.00 13.22 13.31 63.17 4 Taylor Strickland 9.33 5.14 11.47 45.00 70.94 5.14 5 Steven Gordon 45.00 14.02 10.48 9.67 79.17 6 Paul Lynch 7.80 65.00 …

November Bowling Pin Match 9AM Sharp!

Greetings Gentle Shooters, Get ready for the second to the last installment of “How the Pins Fall 2020” this Saturday, November 7th at the Beautiful Airfield Shooting Club range in in scenic Wakefield. A quick inspection of the club calendar shows that there is an event on the 50 yard range a 2PM, so we are asking shooters to arrive by 9AM to insure the range is available for the next group on time. you can find rules for the match and directions to the range at www.airfieldshootingclub.org. And of course you questions to our resident associate adjunct assistant chief Pinhead are always welcome at stevengordon@cox.net. See you Saturday. Steven

October Bowling Pin Match Results

Greetings Gentle Shooters, Thanks to everyone who came out to shoot the match today. We have really nice weather and the scores reflected that. Given our early season shutdown, this was the only humane weather we have had this year. Results are posted below. See you next month. Steven Category Rank Shooter String 1 String 2 String 3 String 4 Total Fastest String Carbine 1 Dale Mullin 6.01 4.41 6.70 4.68 21.80 2 Courtney Bolze 3.95 6.11 7.53 4.60 22.19 3 Steven Gordon 5.50 4.18 11.09 4.25 25.02 4 Charles Lankford 7.22 7.16 6.52 14.60 35.50 5 Taylor Strickland 13.72 5.76 13.81 5.80 39.09 6 Art Schoner 3.31 2.57 35.00 6.07 46.95 2.57 7 Dennis Bondi 35.00 7.59 7.03 35.00 84.62 Major 1 Terry Miltier 4.78 4.92 4.64 2.63 16.97 2.63 2 Courtney Bolze 7.13 7.09 5.79 6.24 26.25 3 Steven Gordon 6.77 5.31 8.64 10.64 31.36 4 Allen Moran 12.46 5.47 6.53 9.32 33.78 5 Joe Ford 11.05 6.31 8.44 9.06 34.86 6 Ray Neiderhiser 9.50 8.84 7.02 14.35 39.71 7 Dale Mullin 9.07 13.23 9.17 9.90 41.37 NFS Terry Miltier 4.98 35.00 7.14 8.89 56.01 8 Art Schoner 45.00 10.44 12.29 7.54 75.27 9 Charles Lankford 8.81 55.00 …

Bowling Pins Anyone? 9AM Sharp, Please!

Greetings Gentle Shooters, Fall is upon us. Its my favorite time of year and this Saturday, October 3rd looks to be an exceptional day for a shooting match. The weather is perfect with a high of 68 degrees and sunny skies. Please arrive by 9AM to set up. We need to be off the range by 2:30 Saturday to support another club activity. What can I tell you about shooting Bowling Pins. They are fun and action packed. Come on out and give them a whirl. Directions to the range along with a complete description and rules for the match are at www.airfieldshootingclub.org. Specific questions are welcome to our Resident Chief Adjunct Assistant Pinhead in training at stevengordon@cox.net See you there, Steven

Labor Day Pin Shoot Results

Greetings Gentle Shooters, It certainly was nice to see so many of you out at the range today. We had much more hospitable weather than the last two months. Our shooters made the best of it, as the scores below attest. Our next match is October 3rd. We hope to see you there. Steven Category Rank Shooter String 1 String 2 String 3 String 4 Total Fastest String Carbine 1 Art Schoner 3.56 3.43 2.82 3.43 13.24 2.82 2 Steven Gordon 4.31 3.13 4.68 4.77 16.89 3 Dennis Bondi 2.86 4.56 4.50 6.80 18.72 4 Courtney Bolze 3.91 3.55 4.70 6.91 19.07 5 Ellie Gordon 8.19 3.39 3.48 4.33 19.39 6 Taylor Strickland 45.00 12.66 10.50 25.00 93.16 7 Chris Covert 55.00 65.00 10.89 45.00 175.89 Major 1 Terry Miltier 5.73 9.19 5.37 4.78 25.07 NFS Terry Miltier 4.80 13.09 5.68 7.38 30.95 2 Brian Howell 8.05 4.62 25.00 3.99 41.66 3.99 3 Courtney Bolze 12.06 6.40 11.03 12.79 42.28 4 Steven Keene 5.54 6.74 35.00 8.79 56.07 5 Taylor Strickland 10.76 11.26 25.00 12.74 59.76 6 Art Schoner 13.80 11.10 11.72 35.00 71.62 7 Steven Gordon 25.00 25.00 35.00 35.00 120.00 8 Mike Johnson 10.67 65.00 14.15 45.00 134.82 …

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