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Handgun club celebrates 35 years of long-range shooting

Miss one shot and it’s over in precision handgun competition.

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ABOVE: Logan County Handgun Association Vice President Lynn Schultz, foreground, takes aim from a Creedmoor position at targets during a recent International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association event at the Logan County Fish & Game Club. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Shooting from a Creedmoor position, Craig Eagle of Columbus aims for targets as far out as 200 yards during a recent International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association-sanctioned event at the Logan County Fish and Game Club.(EXAMINER PHOTOS | JOEL E. MAST)

It’s a sport in which consistency and minuscule adjustments can be the difference in making or missing a 200-yard shot.

For more than three decades, members of the Logan County Handgun Association have met on the fourth Saturday of each month between March and October at the Logan County Fish and Game Club to perfect their skills.

Saturday was the club’s 35th anniversary and they hosted an International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association-sanctioned event.

“We used to draw as many as 200 people for these events,” said club President Steve Powell. “Now it’s more like 30 or 40 shooters.

 

 

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