Olean Rod & Gun Club, Inc.
Winter Pistol League
"Steaks are on" at the 2015 – 2016 Pistol League end of Season Dinner.
Trophies were not awarded for 2015-2016 Season.
Four shooters received trophies for their accomplishments during the 2014-15 season of the Olean Rod and Gun Club's Winter Pistol League. Honored were (from left) Jim Fleming, Port Allegany; John Chapman and Al Kyser, both Olean; and Joe Chamberlain, Allegany. (Photo by Peter M. Caya)
They received trophies for their pistol shooting June 7 at the end-of-season dinner for the Olean Rod and Gun Club's Winter Pistol League. The four were among 16 shooters registered for the league this season.
Honored for first place results in the .22 rimfire category were Al Kyser of Olean, expert; John Chapman of Olean, sharpshooter; Jim Fleming of Port Allegany, marksman; and Joe Chamberlain of Allegany, novice.
First place awards in the centerfire category were Mr. Kyser, sharpshooter; Mr. Chapman, marksman; and Mr. Chamberlain, novice. No awards were presented this year for the .45 category.
The league shoots most Wednesday nights from early October to mid-April in the indoor pistol range at the club, Wayman Branch Road. Shooting is open to club members and non-members. Information about the league is available from Stephen McNall, 372-5655, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Olean shooter took home three top awards from the 2013-14 season of the Olean Rod and Gun Club's winter pistol league. League awards were presented at the club during a party on May 17.
Al Kyser won first place in .22 rimfire, expert class; centerfire, sharpshooter class; and .45 ACP, marksman class.
Others recognized for top shooting in .22 rimfire were John Chapman of Olean, first place, sharpshooter; Jim Fleming of Port Allegany, first place, marksman; and Joe Chamberlain of Allegany, first place, novice. Pat Kennedy of Cuba earned a second place award in the novice class.
Chapman also won first place in .45 ACP, sharpshooter class. Also honored were Stephen McNall, centerfire and .45 ACP, first place, novice; and Kyser, .45 ACP, first place, marksman.
Peter Caya of Scio won the Gary Alger Memorial Trophy as the most improved shooter. Shooting .22 rimfire, Caya improved his average by 42 points in the 2013-14 season.
The league, which is also open to non-members, runs from October to April each year. Further information about the league is available from Stephen McNall, 372-5655.
Winners in the 2013-14 winter pistol league were honored at the Olean Rod and Gun Club on May 17. Shown are (from left) John Chapman, Olean; Al Kyser, Olean; Joe Chamberlain, Allegany; Pat Kennedy, Cuba; Jim Fleming, Port Allegany; and Peter Caya, Scio. (Photo by Carole McNall)