Rifle trio aiming for National Junior Team
Sometime before the sun comes up on Monday, three gun-toting local athletes will follow Horace Greeley’s advice to “Go west.”
Plenty of trout stockings still available
All during the month of March, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission personnel and a small army of volunteers have criss-crossed the region to stock fish in preparation for the opening day of trout season.
- Local sports in brief 3/15/2013
Seven Springs set for U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifiers
Shaun White competed in a U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifier. So did Craig Kelly, Kelly Clark and Terje Haaksonen.
Those names are giants of in the world of snowboarding and it’s possible the next big name will be at Seven Springs Mountain Resort this weekend as the long-running event takes place in conjunction with a U.S. Revolutions Tour stop. The event is scheduled to run through Thursday.
Morgan wins predator hunt
Sean Morgan of Northern Cambria was top dog in the coyote category of Jerome Sportsmen’s Association’s third annual Adam Deist Memorial Predator Hunt.
Outdoors show postponed amid backlash
A large Pennsylvania outdoors show was postponed indefinitely Thursday after its organizers’ ban on assault weapons triggered a backlash and a growing vendor boycott.
Habitat project set for Feb. 9
Jerome Sportsmen’s Association, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Cambria Somerset Authority, will be working on wildlife habitat improvement Feb. 9 at the Quemahoning Reservoir, near Hollsopple.
Expo organizer’s ban on assault weapons irks some
Some gun enthusiasts are calling for a boycott of what’s billed as Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor-sports show because of a ban on displays of assault weapons.
Lesions found on Susquehanna River smallmouth bass
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission says there’s a serious problem with disease being found in smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River.
Bear harvest numbers mixed
Bear season appears to have been a mixed bag in the region, with the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s preliminary harvest figures showing a big increase in the number of animals taken in Somerset County and a commensurate decline in the Cambria County kill.
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