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TomH 03-28-2016 07:42 PM

Reade Range GSV Schedule for 2016
The Reade Range GSV matches for 2016 are as follows:

Saturday June 25th is the Garand and Springfield club match

Saturday September 17th is the State Garand, Springfield, and Vintage rifle match

Both matches will feature course A (30 shot +5 sighters) course of fire

The match bulletins will be available at

dave1085 03-30-2016 08:15 PM

Thanks Tom. Will see you in Sept. Not sure about June. Dave

TomH 06-21-2016 05:03 PM

Reade Range club match this Saturday June 25th
M1 & Springfield 35 shots each
Hope to see you there
Sign up 8:00 am Firing begins 9:00am

BuddyBGood 06-23-2016 07:58 PM

On my way,since I can't do September.

BuddyBGood 06-26-2016 08:42 PM

Reade match
Tom,thanks for a good match.I thought I was doing good till I saw your scores.
Maybe next time or at Perry.

TomH 06-27-2016 08:25 AM

Thanks to everyone that came and shot the match.
Those who didn't missed a fine sunny day of shooting.
Get ready for September 19!

TomH 08-09-2016 07:58 AM

Just a little over a month away from the State GSV match and the entries are starting to roll in.

It was very good to see many of you at Camp Perry

Sept 17 in the State match date. Hope to see you there

BuddyBGood 08-09-2016 08:55 AM

Reade range
Sorry to see this state match is the same time as CMP Vermont games.
Won't be able to attend either one.
Everybody moves up one place.LOL.
Have a great time to all at either event.

TomH 08-23-2016 11:51 AM

A few of the emails on my list bounced back so here is a link to the match bulletin:

Less than a month away and entries are starting to roll in list your squadding requests and I'll set it up

see everybody soon

TomH 09-12-2016 07:41 PM

The week is here! Hope you've been practicing

The range will open at 7:00 AM First shot at 8:00 AM
We will accept entries the morning of the match until 7:30AM

Looking forward to seeing everyone.

TomH 09-13-2016 12:15 PM

It has been brought to my attention that the match bulletin states firing will begin at 8:00 AM not 9:00 as I previously stated

sorry for the bad info.....please plan accordingly

TomH 09-19-2016 08:36 PM

20 shooters did what more Americans should do these days.....ignored the weather report on their cell phones and arrived at Reade Range for the 4th annual Pa. State GSV Championship match.

Overcast skies greeted the rifleman and at 8:00 AM the National Anthem signaled the start of the day. The cooler temperatures kept the hot competition at a bearable level and the small amount of rain that fell barely slowed the pace. When the last round was fired at approximately 5:00 PM. Tom Morley of Washington, Pa. stood as the 2016 State Champion firing and excellent 847-16, close on his heels was last years champ Mark Holsopple of Wilcox, Pa. with a 840-16, finishing 3rd in his first GSV competition was longtime silhouette shooter Wally Howard of Hazel Hurst, Pa.

This years match saw an almost 30% increase in the level of achievement pins awarded with a total of 28 medals earned.

The individual rifle class wins were split between Morley and Holsopple with Morley winning the M1 and Springfield classes with score of 290-5 and 283-3 respectively and Holsopple the Vintage winner firing a 282-5

A special thanks to Dave Williams for calling the line all day. Dave was recovering from a car wreck and unable to shoot so to be part of the match he volunteered to call the line for us.

Once again Wendy Hemphill and Jennifer Stemerick kept track of the score cards and had the match winners and medal winners ready for us before our hot dogs were digested. Thank you Ladies!

Without the cooperation of everyone involved, this match would be nearly impossible to complete in one day.
Throughout the course of the day I raised the question if the guys still liked this format and the answer was a unanimous Yes!
So gentlemen and ladies regardless of the score you shot take pride in keeping these "wooden legends" active ...see you again next year.

TomH 10-06-2016 12:19 PM

The State match scores have been posted to Competition Tracker

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