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2017 Membership Picnic & Lewis Shoot Results

posted Jul 26, 2017, 12:18 PM by JoAnne Smith   [ updated Jul 26, 2017, 12:19 PM ]
The Big 4+ Sportsman's Club held their annual membership picnic under beautiful skies at their clubhouse in Long Lake on Saturday, July 22. About 80 people turned out to enjoy a day of trap shooting, over $4,200 in raffles and good food.

Winners of the Big 4+'s annual raffle were drawn at 4 PM.  Numerous other prizes donated by area businesses and national manufacturers were also raffled off throughout the day.

The 50-Bird Lewis Shoot had 48 entries this year and paid out 5 classes, with each class winning $67. Shooters were allowed two entries.  Ties were broken by sudden-death shoot offs. The winners and their scores were: Ed Borske (Alvin) with 50, Buddy Schaut (Mountain) with 48, Mark McHugh (Newald) with 46,Colt Tittl (Long Lake) with 45 and Harry Wellhouse (Two Rivers) with 41. A consolation shoot was also held, the winner was Penny Traxler (Oshkosh) for $48.  (Lewis class shooters could also play options, which paid $40 each. Ties were broken by sudden-death shoot offs. Dick Helbach (Waupaca) won 25 straight on trap 1 and Ed Borske (Alvin) won 25 straight on trap 2.  Ed Borske also won High Gun and Long Run.  Numerous steak, bacon and chicken competitions were held resulting in spirited shoot offs.

The Big 4+ Sportsman's Club extends their thanks to all who helped make this year's picnic a success. A special thanks goes to the volunteer workers and also the businesses who donated prizes and help to sell raffle tickets.