Local sports briefs, Sept. 9, 2013

Shooting Sports

Orchard Gun Club event

The Orchard Mesa Gun Club will hold its annual Savage Club Shoot and public sight-in day on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The club is located at 150 Browning Rd. (Highway 141 area of A1/2).

The event will have rifles from Savage Arms available for people to shoot. They include a variety of weapons including a .338 Lapua law enforcement series bolt action rifle.

The first three rounds of ammunition will be supplied for most rifles with extra rounds costing $1 each. The Lapua will cost shooters $5 a round. The world’s fastest rimfire weapon will also be available to shoot.

The local 4-H club youth shooters will also be on hand for demonstrations. They will be demonstrating rifles, archery, black powder and more.

There will also be a variety of custom-made rifles on display. Some of these rifles will be available to shoot.

More for information, contact Chuck Lopas at 270-4522.

Local Softball

GJ Force to hold tryouts


The GJ Force 14U competitive softball team will be holding tryouts on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 4-6 p.m. at Monument Little League. Tryouts will also be held for those interested in a 12U and/or 10U team that is forming for the 2014 season. Contact: Bryan 270-6614 or Robin 260-3238 for further details.


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