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Tuscaloosa County 4-H Shotgun Team 


      The Tuscaloosa County 4-H Shotgun team represented Alabama at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Grand Island, NE from June 23-29, 2014. The members of the team are Cole Ballard, Jacob Jones, Grant Madison, and Miller Jacobs. One of their coaches and the father of team member, Miller Jacobs, accompanied the team. 

     They competed in three different clay target competitions consisting of, sporting clays, skeet, and trap. Out of 24 teams, the Tuscaloosa County 4-H Shotgun team finished 8th in sporting clays, 6th in skeet, and 10th in trap. The team finished 7th overall in the shotgun competition. Individual high finishers from the team were Miller Jacobs who finished 17th in sporting clays, Jacob Jones finished 11th in skeet, and Cole Ballard finished 5th in trap.      

      The coaches from other teams that participated in the competition said that Alabama had the best looking uniform and were complimentary of the team’s safety, the way they handled their gun, and their sportsmanship. The trip was a wonderful experience for all that attended.



June Seob Shin

2/19/2016 11:12 AM