2020 WV State Team Posted

The 2020 WV State Team is posted. Steven Sprout had the high average of all shooters a 94.03 to claim Captain of the First Team. Michael Snyder with a 91.41 is the Second Team Captain. First time Team placements this year were Anthony Sellaro and Collin Hopkins.  Lacy Hockman returns to the WV State Team as the Lady I on the Second Team, as Lacy Effland she was previously on the 2000 WV State Team as a junior.  We're glad to see her return to shooting and shooting she has done, registering 7250 targets last year and 1800 already in the new target year.

West Virginians at the 2019 Grand American

Report from the 2019 Grand American


16 shooters traveled from WV to the Mecca of trapshooting in Sparta for the  120th  Grand American World Championships. First to appear on the leaderboard was Sandy Spencer broke 93 in Event 2 the Trap & Field Handicap for Lady II Third Place.

Mark Isner won 25 -26 Runner-up in Event 5 the Trapshooting USA Handicap with a score of 95.

Jim Schad was in a shoot off for his yardage group for 3rd place in Event 16 President Terry Dean Handicap by Perazzi.

2019 WV State Shoot Results

Donald LaFollette, Handicap Champion; Todd Sauble, Singles Champion; Chuck Jackson, Doubles Champion; Steve Sprout, HAA Champion and Mark Isner, HOA Champion.

WV Shooters at the Ohio State Shoot

The Ladies strike first: Sandy Spencer and Tammy Jackson have trophied in Lady II, Sandy breaking 99 in the first event PATRICK MCCARTHY SINGLES and Tammy the win in the second event RYAN MINYO HANDICAP with a 93. Well done Ladies!

Event 4 STOCK LOCK II HANDICAP Darrel Murray breaks 96 for the Non-Resident Veteran Winner and Tammy Jackson wins Non-Resident LadyII with a 92.

Michael Kemp Sweeps All Championships at the 14th WV Hall of Fame


Michael Kemp Sweeps All Championships at the 14th WV Hall of Fame and comes close to the ATA Grand Slam.

WV Shooters at the Buckeye Open


In Wednesday's rain drenched 200 Doubles Bill King Jr was the Class B Winner with a 188

Thursday's 1st handicap Anthony Sellaro broke 95 to secure 3th Place.

In Thursday's singles Jim Schad breaks them all. In only his second perfect century, the other at Vandalia, Jim smoked the birds.

2019 WV State Shoot Program


Superior Industrial Laundries Inc Providing WV State Team Jackets

We want to thank Russell Lillard, president of Superior Industrial Laundries of Kingmont, WV for his support of the WVATA he has provided the the Open Hi Gun trophy at the WV HOF Shoot and emboridered apparel for the WV State Team for several years. This year Russ is donating the jackets below emboridered with the State team Logo and shooters name.

Frank A Wolfe of Moundsville Passes

Frank A. Wolfe, Sr., 90, of Moundsville, WV, died Saturday, April 20, 2019 in Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville.

He was born Dec. 6, 1928 in Limestone, WV, the son of the late Smith and Ruth Gum Wolfe.

He was a US Marine Veteran, a retired employee from Consolidated Aluminum and a member of the NRA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers, five sisters and a grandson, Jeffrey Philip Wolfe.

Florida State Shoot News

Fred Dague trophied in the Florida State Shoot starting with day one Event 1 winning Open AA with a 97, Event 13 Singles Championship Non-Resident AA turning in a 198. Tammy Jackson won Lady II Champion in the Handicap Championship Event 15 with a 92. Along with Tammy and Fred, Doug Damron, Morgan Lough and Chuck Jackson also attended.

West Virginians at the Southern Grand American

   Nine shooters from WV competed in the 39th Southern Grand American last week. Chuck and Tammy Jackson, Doug Damron, Morgan Lough, WV ATA President Scott Ross, WV ATA Vice President Russ Lillard, WV Hall of Fame members Todd Sauble and Fred Dague, who also is an All American Sub Veteran and Barrister in training Alec Sauble. Todd was the first to strike Event 7 Singles Class Championship winning Sub Veteran Runnerup with a score of 99, also winning Sub Veteran Handicap Championship Event 15 with a 94. Doug Damron won Sr.

Jack Gandee of Mineral Wells Passes at 83


Jack L. Gandee, 83, of Mineral Wells passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia.

He was born February 14, 1936 in Wood County, son of the late David R. and Olive Mossburg Gandee.

News from the WVATA winter meeting

Lots of news this year:

 Todd Sauble was inducted into the WVATA Hall of Fame, you can read his nomination letter by clicking on his name under the Hall of Fame tab at the top of the website.


We have a new club that has joined the WVATA. The DuPont Employees Recreational Club in Washington, WV. Rusty McHenry is the director, Welcome.


It's Gonna Be Cold Outside So Here is Some Reading

Here is some reading about the history of the Southern Zone Trapshoot thanks to Darrel Murray

just click here on the History Tab

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