Auburn Trap Club

Gunshots, helicopter search startle

A helicopter search drew concern from a North Auburn resident who said gunfire is a common sound where she lives. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and their helicopter crew se ...

Trap shoot like a champion

Editor's Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Bernie Fox, champion trap shooter and president of the Auburn Trap Club, Friday, for instructions on how to trap shoot li ...

Jenson teaches others to ready, aim and fire

Buddy Jenson has a mission — to save the sport of trapshooting one clay pigeon at a time. Jenson, 20 of Loomis, who coaches the Auburn Gold Miners Trapshooting team, is also th ...

Community Portrait: Crack sharpshooter helps women build their skills

Patricia McLelland-Merydith is a petite woman, 54 years old, maybe stands 5-feet-3 inches tall, weighs 109 soaking wet, is kind and polite. Nothing about McLelland-Merydith’s app ...

Trap shooting team headed to nationals

The foothills are echoing with the word “pull” as a small group of local teens who took the Clay’s Trap Shooting State Championship by storm  are now practicing for the nat ...

Guns at 5 a.m. not pleasant

Jeers to the Auburn Trap Club for pandering to the media. At the ungodly hour of 5 a.m. on Jan. 29, the women’s trap shooting exhibition began with TV cameras rolling. The pro ...

Trap club encourages youth, women to participate

Dear Mr. Newman: I read your letter about the Auburn Trap Club, Your Views, Feb. 27. I take vigorous exception to your statements. I am a past president of the club and have been ...

Trap club biased against young, women shooters

I am a dedicated member of the NRA and have traveled the country in hunting pursuits and shooting with the foremost experts in the sport. In all my travels, I've never been witness ...