Military Silhouette 2021-04-17

Friday evening, April 16th: Me thinking, it was bitter cold for February’s match, and it snowed during March’s match; maybe I should cancel this match because the weather is actually going to be pleasant? Despite the pleasant weather, ten shooters showed up, including the duo from Susanville and a returing shooter from Carson City. (By […]

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Military Silhouette 2021-03-20

Today is the first day of Spring. And it snowed. The National Weather Service forecast predicted a 11-to-14 percent chance of precipition which became 100% midway through the match. “A Rifleman Persists” — even when it’s snowing! — and that’s what 12 stalwart shooters armed with 16 vintage military rifles did — up until it became […]

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Military Silhouette 2021-02-20

“Where’s Dave?” “Who?” “Dave. D – A – V – E, Dave.” “Dave’s not here.” Six stalwart Military Silhouette shooters attended this year’s first match. Notably absent was the 2020 Champion, Dave, so naturally he was the butt of a few jokes throughout the match. Weather wise, it was a good test for clothing and […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2020-10-17

NOTICE: The November match will be on the 28th (the fourth Saturday, not the usual third). The Match Director ordered Perfect Weather for October’s Military Silhouette Match, and 15 shooters had a delightful time knocking down targets with vintage military rifles. There was the usual (unusual?) collection of rifles, and five shooters opted to bring […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2020-09-19

Thirteen shooters enjoyed being outside again under a (mostly) smoke-free sky, with pleasant temperatures and calm wind. Initiated by Dave R., September is our designated multi-gun match where competitors are encouraged to bring as many as four rifles (i.e., one for each stage) as they can. Some notable rifles included a Winchester Model 1895 lever […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2020-08-15

Roger was HOT, hitting 7 Pigs and 9 (!) Rams with his Mosin & 1903-A3. Dennis E., whose last Mil-Sil match was in 2017, returned to take first place, beating Sylvan by one point. And Dave R. was pleased to beat Jim K. yet again. ANNOUNCEMENT: SEPTEMBER 19th IS OUR ANNUAL “FOUR GUN” MATCH (started […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2020-07-18

Eight shooters beat the heat and enjoyed an otherwise fine morning knockin’ over steel silhouette targets with vintage military rifles, including the vernerable M1 Garand and three bolt rifles. As is typical in many sports, just one point separated the top three places. Congratulation to Roger for 2nd Place with a 1903-A3 and to Paul […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2020-06-20 — It’s “Bren” A While

Sixteen shooters celebrated the First Day of Summer by shooting vintage military rifles under perfect weather conditions. Five shooters had the added pleasure of shooting Chickens offhand. Their joy was so contagious that four other shooters rang up scores good enough to also shoot Chickens offhand at next month’s match! One never knows who’s going […]

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