FHSU takes top honors at Prairie Classic shooting tournament



08/31/12 jgm

HAYS, Kan. -- The Fort Hays State University Shooting Team take first place team and individual competitions at the Prairie Classic held Aug. 25 and 26 in North Platte, Neb.

Four schools competed in the tournament -- FHSU, Oklahoma State University, Kansas State University and Colorado State University.

FHSU won first and second place in trap singles, trap doubles, skeet doubles and 5-stand. The team also won first in skeet singles.

Print Zutavern, Broken Bow, Neb., sophomore, Damian Giles, North Platte, Neb., senior, and Robert Ring, Springfield, Colo., senior, placed first, second and third in the men's individual standings. Ashley Nau, Gering, Neb., junior, placed first and Kendall Hostler, Grand Island, Neb., sophomore, tied for second in the women's individual standings.

The team was also presented with a $5,000 Scholastic Clay Target Program Award.

The SCTP provides the opportunity for students to participate in sports of trap, skeet and sporting clays in a supportive environment taught by trained and supportive adult coaches focusing on the safe handling and use of firearms.



-- end --

Back to top